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Business Administration B.A.

You want to study but gain your first practical experience at the same time? Are you interested in economic contexts and the associated increasing digitalization and would like to help shape the current and future challenges in business and society? Then the Business Administration degree program at Hof University is the perfect choice for you.

You have the choice: Either you decide on a field of study and become a specialist in your field, or you put together your study program according to your interests from various fields of study.


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Accredited Bachelor's program

Whether as a specialis in a subject area or as an executive in management, you will not only need to master your subject area in the course of your career, but you should also understand the "language" of the relevant neighboring disciplines. That is why we also take care of your interdisciplinary skills, such as comprehensive digitalization, IT and sustainability skills, project management skills by integrating cross-faculty and international projects into the teaching modules, or presentation and communication skills through cross-module collaborations and teamwork.

We provide you with the fundamental knowledge and skills in the field of digital business administration that you need for your professional career. This also includes, for example, the use of basic business software applications or the discussion of the influences of megatrends on business models of the future.

Semester 1 - 4
Foundation Area - Regardless of the specialization area:

During the first four semesters, you will gain the fundamental knowledge and skills in the field of digital business management, as well as the technical, methodological, personal, and language skills you will need for your professional career:

1st semester:
Introduction to Business Administration; Fundamentals of Economics; Introduction Digital Business; Accounting; Presentation and Facilitation; Human Resources and Organizational Management; Business English I; Cost and Performance Accounting;

2nd semester:
Fundamentals of Marketing and E-Commerce; Process Management; Accounting; Fundamentals of Business Law; Business Mathematics; Business English II.

3rd semester:
Intercultural Competence; Fundamentals of Business Taxation; Fundamentals of Corporate Finance; Fundamentals of Procurement, Production and Logistics; IT Management; Business English III.

4th semester:
Statistics; Scientific work; Project management/teamwork; Conversation and negotiation skills; Sustainability management/corporate social responsibility; Quality management; Digital applications; Business management seminar.

Semester 5 - 6:
Area of specialization - Choose from 7 specialization areas:

Now you have a choice. You can choose one field of study, or compose your study program according to your own interests from different fields of study. You will also complete a full semester in a company or organization of your choice and gain practical experience. You are free to choose the time for this as part of your specialization studies.

7th semester - Final thesis

In your last semester, you will write your Bachelor's thesis, ideally in a company.

  • Personnel Officer
  • Controller
  • Project Manager
  • Process Manager
  • Assistant to the management
  • Accountant
  • Quality Management Representative
  • Logistician
  • Consultant

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Business Administration

Degree awarded
7 semesters
Winter and summer semester
Application period

Winter semester: May 1 - July 15

Summer semester: November 15 - January 15


Tuition fees
Language of instruction

Campus Hof

The campus is the management and administrative center of the university. Here you will find the university library, high-tech laboratories and university sports facilities.

More about Campus Hof


 Kathrin Schötz
Kathrin Schötz +49 9281 409 - 3222

Student Affairs - Admission

 Holger Edelmann
Holger Edelmann +49 9281 409 - 3223

Student Affairs - Program Manager