Languages and Business Administrationfull time

  • Bachelor of Arts


  • 7 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Zwickau


  • August 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)

    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • German Studies
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Chinese Studies
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • International Business Administration

Chinese-speaking Cultural Area, Ibero-Romance Cultural Area, Business Communication German, German-speaking cultural area


This degree course opens the doors to the world for you. The programme combines languages, economics and intercultural communication in one course. Students can choose between focusing on Chinese or Ibero-Romance languages and cultures. In addition to an excellent education in the common and business language of the chosen major as well as the second language English, you acquire extensive knowledge of Economics and skills in the field of Intercultural Communication. You will acquire key qualifications such as interdisciplinary thinking, teamwork and cooperation skills as well as a successful attitude towards values and norms of other cultures. The highlight of the LBA course is the integrated year abroad. You study a semester at a partner university in China, Spain, Latin America or Portugal, and then do a company internship in the target country. From the winter semester of 2023/24 onwards, you can start at German level A2 in the Business Communication German major. In the first year of study, you will attend English-language specialist seminars and quickly improve your German skills through intensive language training. In addition to an excellent education in the common and business languages of German and English, you will acquire extensive knowledge of economics and intercultural skills. Note: The previous focus on francophone culture will no longer be offered as of the winter semester of 2023/24. The degree course in Applied German-French Media Communication will be offered as an alternative. Applications may be possible after the deadlines if degree courses still have excess capacity. If you are interested, please enquire by telephone on +49 (0)375/5361184 or +49 (0)375/5361180.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

- Higher education entrance qualification (school leaving certificate giving right of entry to higher education (Abitur), advanced technical college certificate, upgrading qualification, successful entrance examination, etc.) - Language requirements: German C1 (for non-native speakers); English: B1.2 - When applying for the specialisation Business Communication German, the regulations of the cooperation agreements apply

Lecture period
  • 11.03.2024 - 30.06.2024
  • 04.10.2024 - 28.01.2025

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants


    In the event of vacancies, you can also apply after this deadline.

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    enquire at the university (International Office)

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

    enquire at the university (International Office)

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    enquire at the higher education institution

Tuition fee


no tuition fees

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages

English, French, Spanish, Chinese

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