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University of Europe for Applied Sciences BSc Business & Management Studies
University of Europe for Applied Sciences

BSc Business & Management Studies

6 Semesters

English, German

Full time

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Sep 2024

EUR 708 / per month *


* EU applicants / non-EU applicants: EUR 12,100 yearly


Economic thinking for the entrepreneurs of tomorrow

As a manager of tomorrow, entrepreneurial thinking and action are your most valuable tools. A completed program in business administration is your ticket to a career in the private sector. Our graduates enjoy the best job opportunities, thanks to the practical experience they gain early on. During your studies, you will forge close contacts with the industry and gain valuable projects and work experience in your career.

At the University of Applied Sciences Europe, innovation, practical experience, and entrepreneurial spirit meet on an international level. We want to ensure that you develop into a future-oriented manager in your desired industry.

Our university focuses on your development. That's why we teach in small learning groups and a friendly and personal atmosphere. You will be taught by renowned lecturers with both scientific and business backgrounds. You will study at a centrally located campus, equipped with the latest technology, and known for its international character.

At the University of Applied Sciences Europe, you even get the possibility to actively shape your studies and your career path. Depending on your personal career goals, you will select your specializations and choose from a range of available interdisciplinary subjects. The programs taught at our university also include practical projects with top business partners and a semester abroad or an internship. You can even take part in optional worldwide excursions (for example to Silicon Valley). This way, you will be perfectly prepared for the job market of tomorrow.

Course Requirements

Application requirements:

Please note: All documents in a different language require an official translation to English or German.

  1. Application form
  2. High school/bachelor diploma and transcripts (Or equivalent occupational diploma officially translated to English or German.)
  3. Language Proficiency* (or request to waive**)
  4. CV
  5. Copy of Passport
  6. Letter of motivation
  7. Non-EU applicants only: €3,000 deposit (This reservation fee will be deducted from the total amount of study fees)

Once the application is complete, the student is required to complete an online test (UE sends the login details). The online test is an intelligence structure test. The students are not required to study for this test.

*Language Proficiency:

Please note: German-taught programs need both English / German language certificates.

  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • TOEFL iBT72
  • TOEFL ITP (paper based) 543
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) 59
  • Pearson Test of English (General) Level 1
  • Cambridge English Advanced and Proficiency 160 overall
  • Cambridge Exam First (FCE)
  • TOEIC Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150
  • PASSWORD 5.5 (no less than 5.0 in each component)
  • EF SET (50-minute Test) 51 (only for students applying with an MOI (Medium of Instruction) letter)
  • Duolingo 90

**Language Waiver:

To request a language test waiver, you must have studied in a country where the official first language is English:

  • At least nine months in duration;
  • Full-time;
  • Undertaken at a recognized institution where teaching and assessment throughout the course are entirely in English;
  • Has been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course to which you are applying;
  • Medium of Instruction (MOI) should indicate English + EF SET or any accepted English proficiency certificate requested.


  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  • Campus: Berlin, Hamburg and Iserlohn
  • Language:
    • English (Berlin & Hamburg)
    • German (Iserlohn)
  • Semester abroad or internship: 4th semester
  • Semester start dates:
    • Winter semester: September
    • Summer semester: March
  • Credit Points: 180 ECTS
  • Options for specialization:
    • Finance
    • Accounting, Taxation & Auditing
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Supply Chain Management
    • ​Automotive Management
  • Highlights:
    • Study in small groups and a friendly atmosphere at an international campus with renowned lecturers. Selectable specializations, practical projects, field tripssemesterser abroad, and internships provide great career opportunities.

What makes it outstanding to study at the University of Applied Sciences Europe

The University of Applied Sciences Europe is state-accredited, has received multiple awards, and is a worldwide leader among universities with an international approach.

Here you will study in small groups. This guarantees you individual support and personal contact with the professors, who are experts in their industries.

You will notice our practical approach from the first semester. The variety in our courses allows you to determine the content of your studies yourself. The university offers modern equipment like beamers in all rooms, Mac pools, and more.

To apply to our undergraduate programs, you need to have a high school diploma or equivalent. You also need to spend a semester abroad, which is mandatory, and the projects and excursions give you the opportunity as well to develop a successful business network.

Studying at the University of Applied Sciences Europe in Germany

We emphasized internationality. That's why we were ranked as "one of the best 25 performers in Business Studies among private universities in Europe" (U-Multirank 2020). Our many international students come from all over the world to pursue a highly valued (state and FIBAA-recognized) German degree that is entirely taught in English. We are also ranked as one of the top ten performers in the Business Studies category in universities in Germany in 2020 (U-Multirank 2020).

Germany, known as the country of innovators, the largest economic power, and the center of high-tech and automotive technologies in Europe, is the perfect place to get your degree. Additionally, Germany is a particularly safe and liveable country with relatively low tuition fees and affordable living costs. Furthermore, Berlin is known as Europe's start-up capital, a magnet for creatives, and "the place to be" for young people and entrepreneurs.

That's why we encourage international students to come here and study with us. You can apply with your national school degree now. We will then take a look at your application and guide you through the process.

The program - courses, internships, semester abroad

Our focus is on developing your talents. Our program, therefore, includes, in addition to the core competencies of business administration, economics, law, and other subjects that you may choose according to your career desires: corporate management, marketing, controlling, finance, e-business, entrepreneurship, and logistics.

With our specializations, you can plan your education even more precisely according to your individual goals. In addition to two internships lasting several weeks, you have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge on an international level during your semester abroad.

Your career options with a degree in Business & Management studies

As a graduate in Business & Management Studies, you have numerous options: industrial or SME sector, commerce or financial sector. With your business know-how and strong social skills, you can take on specialist and leadership roles in all sectors and at firms of all sizes.

You can be responsible for budgets and staff, making sure that the company remains competitive. The wealth of possibilities is what makes this program so appealing. You can choose a career that matches your personality and interests. Typical areas of work include:

  • Consultant in corporate consulting (national and international)
  • Assistant to corporate management
  • Marketing and sales manager
  • Start-up entrepreneur

Students talk about their studies at #uestories

"I was received here very warmly. The students and professors always lend a sympathetic ear and support you whenever they can. The vibe between the professors and students is really something special. I haven’t experienced anything like this before.

Because it is so very international, the University of Applied Sciences Europe is more open than other universities and it has been very easy for me to fit in here. To me, this is thinking without boundaries. I like it very much."

Daniel, Business and Management student.

Application process

You can apply a year in advance for your desired starting semester.

To qualify for our Bachelor in Science programs at the University of Applied Sciences Europe, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Fill in the online application form
  • Certified copy of your high school diploma or equivalent occupational certificate, including an internship
  • Entrance examination
  • Attend the personal interview online (e.g., via Skype)
  • Good English language skills

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