Business managementpart time degree programmes for professionals, distance studies, full time

  • Bachelor of Arts


  • 9 trimesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Bielefeld, Köln, Frechen, Bamberg, Rostock, Hannover, Berlin, Düren, Waldshut-Tiengen


Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Admission only in the winter trimester

Area of study
  • Business Administration
  • Economics

Business Administration, Management of SMEs


The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Business Administration is aimed at prospective students with an interest in economic and company management issues who want to gain an internationally recognised degree in order to take on management roles in medium-sized enterprises or become self-employed. This degree appeals to both students with a school leaving certificate with/without a specialist subject who have no previous subject-specific knowledge and applicants who have already gained some initial professional experience.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Formal requirement for admission to a Bachelor of Arts course at the FHM is a higher education entrance qualification or an entrance qualification for universities of applied science. Working professionals with an appropriate professional qualification can also commence studies. Optional qualifications for admission to a course: Higher education entrance qualification Entrance qualification for universities of applied sciences Master craftsperson Master craftsperson candidate with entrance qualification for universities of applied sciences Business Manager (awarded by the Chamber of Crafts, HWK) Master Professional of Business Management (Chamber of Commerce and Industry, IHK) Graduates of a 2-year training course at a professional school Bachelor Professional of Business Management and Business Management Assistant (IHK) Certified Business Manager There are no course entrance restrictions for Bachelor of Arts courses at the FHM. Instead, the most qualified applicants are selected in an internal selection procedure of the university. An elaborate procedure similar to the personnel selection procedure of modern commercial enterprises has been developed by the FHM for this purpose.

Lecture period

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2018/2019)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Not applicable

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Enquire at the university of applied sciences

Tuition fee

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service