Bachelor of Arts # Business Administration (English)<br>(2 specialisations)
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For international companies, well-trained staff members with sound and practice-oriented expertise in economics are a crucial factor of success. Our bachelor’s degree programme “Business Administration (English)” is the ideal basis for that. This six-semester programme taught in English is tailored for students who desire to broaden their perspectives and integrate their qualifications into a globalised world. Thanks to its international orientation it opens up new study and work opportunities – across educational and professional borders. Our study programme is characterised by the transmission of scientific principles, methodological competences and profession-oriented qualifications. Our graduates gain a wide spectrum of theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of economics, management, marketing, and scientific research and writing skills which they can transpose directly into practice.

Students are able to choose between the full-time study model and the practice-integrated dual study model. In addition, they choose between the specialisations “Hotel and Tourism Management” or “Marketing Communications and Public Relations”.

Study plan

The bachelor’s degree programme Business Administration (English) taught in English comprises a total of 180 ECTS within three years (6 semesters) and consists of the following modules and classes:

Our students can choose between the following two specialisations:

We will be glad to inform you in advance about contents, requirements, and perspectives of this study programme and its specialisations. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Office of Student Affairs!

Tuition Fees

A degree programme at the state-accredited HWTK University of Applied Sciences is an excellent investment into your future career. Flexibility, personal atmosphere and a compact course of study are just a few of the many advantages we offer.

Further information on tuition fees can be found here.

Admission Requirements

The admission to our programmes is regulated by the Berlin Higher Education Law (BerlHG) as well as the HWTK regulations concerning studies and admission. For admission to the bachelor’s degree programme “Business and Administration (English)” applicants have to fulfil the following requirements:

  • General university entrance qualification/ subject-related entrance qualification/ advanced technical college maturity or any comparable recognised entrance qualification,
  • online submission of application documents including CV, letter of application and approved certificates,
  • English language certificate equivalent to the Level B2 (CEFR).

German language skills are not required, but recommended.

Applicants who can provide one of the following two documents only have to fill in the HWTK application form:

All other applicants are required to apply to uni-assist ( in addition to their HWTK application. Once uni-assist has determined that you generally qualify for university entrance, HWTK decides whether you are accepted into the programme.

If you would like to apply to HWTK University, please can use our online-application form

We look forward to your application!

Study Models

For the bachelor’s degree programme “Business Administration (English)” you can choose one of the following study models:

According to your personal preferences you can switch to another study model at the end of the semester. For instance, you can begin in the full-time study model and continue your studies in the dual study model.

Office of Student Affairs Berlin

You are welcome to visit our Student Advisory Service in Berlin for personal consultation every Wednesday from 2.00 to 4.00 pm or on appointment.

Throughout this personal consultation you have the possibility to get to know our study models (full-time study and dual study) and our specialisations “Hotel and Tourism Management” and “Marketing Communications and Public Relations”.

If you are interested in the dual study model, please note that you are responsible for finding your own partner company. Should you and your partner company require further information regarding HWTK, we will be glad to assist you.

The Office of Student Affairs is located on the 6th floor, Friedrichstr. 189, 10117 Berlin.

We look forward to meeting you!

Student Advisory Service

Phone: +49 30 206176-74