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Bachelor of Arts in Business (BA)

Part-time studies, 6 semesters

Mandatory international experience

Languages of instruction: German, partly English

No tuition fees

Facts about the study program


designation International Business Administration
Level of qualification according to the national
and European Qualifications Framework
Bachelor (1st cycle)
Qualification awarded Bachelor of Arts in Business, BA  
Field of study according to ISCED-F code 0413 - Management and Administration
Mode of study Part-time studies
Length of programme (standard period of study) 6 semesters
Number of credits 180 ECTS
Languages of instruction German, elective courses in the 4th and 5th semester mainly in English
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  • Study trip (currently to India or South Africa, 2 weeks) in 3rd or 4th semester
  • Short-term stays abroad, e.g. in the framework of RUN-EU
  • Semester abroad (optional) in the 4th or 5th semester (depending on available study places at partner universities)
  • Professional practical training abroad possible in the 6th semester
Work placement Compulsory professional practical training (12 weeks) in the 6th semester
Credit for relevant professional activity possible
Academic calendar To academic calendar
Examination regulations and grading scale To Examination regulations and grading scale
final examination Final bachelor's oral examination

No tuition fees, obligatory ÖH fee

Start of study September
Specific admission requirements General university entrance qualification or equivalent
(for details see admission-requirements)
Application Apply now
Application deadline for each winter semester: May 15


Admission to the final examination



In order to register for the final bachelor's oral examination, all courses in the curriculum must have been positively completed.


Bachelor's thesis

The bachelor's thesis is written in the 6th semester as part of the professional internship. You work on and document a practical problem and its solution according to scientific criteria. It can also be written in English.


final examination

Oral commissioned final bachelor's examination