Business Administration/Sustainability and Resource Efficiencyfull time

  • Bachelor of Science


  • 7 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Pforzheim


Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Business Administration
  • Environmental Management, Energy Management

Production and Process Engineering, Energy and Environmental Management, Environmental and Climate Footprints, Efficiency & Management, Environmental Law, Resource and Raw Materials Management, Lean Organisation, Material Flow Analysis


Do you care about our planet, want to shape the future in a sustainable way and want to make money with green ideas? Then you have come to the right place with our Bachelor's degree course in Business Administration/Sustainability and Resource Efficiency (BSc). The degree course can be seen as a kind of "technical business administration" and deals with future-oriented topics such as sustainability, climate protection, energy efficiency and resource conservation. We provide you with the necessary tools to analyse, introduce and implement the topics in practice. With this solid education, you can develop holistic solutions for complex challenges at interfaces, for example in production. You learn to evaluate the entirety of a product life cycle economically and ecologically and to identify potential and the significance for the environment and companies. The qualification is practice-oriented, wide-ranging and interdisciplinary.

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

90% of study places are awarded via the university’s internal selection procedure with the following selection criteria: Initially, a weighted overall grade is calculated for the higher education entrance qualification. This is determined as follows: Average grade in the university entrance exam (HZB) - 50% Individual grades of the qualification for admission to higher education in Mathematics – 30% Individual grades of the qualification for admission to higher education in English – 20% Then a weighted grade for the selection procedure, determined as follows: Weighted overall grade for the qualification for admission to higher education – 70% Result of the academic ability test – 30% Participation in the academic ability test is voluntary; it can improve your chances of gaining a place to study but can never diminish them.

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2020/2021)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    see application deadlines for new students

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    see application deadlines for new students

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Not applicable

Tuition fee

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service