Business Administration - Energy and Water Economicspart time degree programmes for professionals

  • Master of Science


  • 5 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Mülheim an der Ruhr


  • February 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)

    February 2024 (EU), February 2024 (Non-EU)
    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study

Business Administration

Target group

This programme is ideal for those who want to solve the challenges of the energy and water industries and help to shape the future of energy and water supply.


The interdisciplinary course deals with sustainability and risk management in the energy and water industry, with the design of renewable energy systems, with water and waste water management. In addition, Business Administration modules are offered \; The first semesters include Economics, Research Methodology and Quantitative Analysis. Presence events take place on Fridays in the afternoon or on Saturdays. Various communication options via the e-learning portal module. Examinations of all modules can be taken every semester. There are no study or examination fees, only the semester fee and material fees.

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Admission to the Master's degree programme requires the completion of at least seven semesters of professional qualifying studies in an economics or business/industrial engineering degree programme. At least 210 credits and at least 20 credits from modules with quantitative methods of economic sciences (e.g., micro/macroeconomics, external/internal accounting, controlling, investment and financing), at least 45 credits from other modules with economic sciences content and at least 5 credits from modules with content from mathematics/statistics are required. See the Examination Regulations for details on the prerequisites.

Lecture period
  • 01.09.2023 - 29.02.2024
  • 02.04.2024 - 12.07.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
Summer semester (2024)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.12.2023 - 01.02.2024


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

    01.12.2023 - 01.02.2024

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.12.2023 - 01.02.2024

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    01.02.2024 (Universitywide deadline)

Tuition fee


The University Ruhr West does not charge tuition fees. However, students must pay a semester fee. Important for business administration master students: Business Administration Master’s students please note that in addition to the semester fee, the Institute for Composite Studies charges a material procurement fee of EUR 110 (total amount winter semester 2022/23: EUR 443.06).

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service