International Business Administration

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • 7 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 210 ECTS
  • €590/Month
  • without NC
  • Full time
  • Fast track available

Digitalisation, globalisation, social change – today’s companies are facing many challenges. Strengthen your international profile: study business administration and develop innovative solutions and sustainable management concepts for tomorrow.

  • English
  • summer and winter semester
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Your course content
Study Business Administration in Berlin

The International Business Administration programme offers you a holistic management education that helps you develop your soft skills. You get to understand economic contexts and know-how, in order to develop innovative and solution-oriented strategies for international companies. As a student, you will embark on a journey with people from different cultures and countries and you will strengthen your international profile.

You also get to choose between:

  • 7 Semester / 3.5-year option (International Experience Track)
  • 6 Semester / 3-year option (Fast Track)

Your career prospects
Our innovative approach that pays off

During your management studies you work on projects with other students from around the globe and solve complex issues together. You learn about your own strengths and develop your communication, team working, intercultural and leadership skills - skills that are needed in the job market.

Choose from the following career paths:

  • Human resource manager
  • Marketing & sales manager
  • Management consultant
  • Management positions in banking and finance
  • And many more...
Your choice
Your choice

Fast Track or International Experience Track

We offer you the opportunity to complete your studies within 3 or 3.5 years, so you can follow your own path. Choose between:

  • International Experience Track | 3.5 years duration (7 semesters): internship/semester abroad (6 months) + internship in the final semester (14 weeks) included
  • Fast Track | 3 years duration (6 semesters): internship in the final semester (14 weeks) included

Get more information about the study programme!

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It's about you
It's about you

Our study concept

Your studies are divided into 5-week blocks. During this time you focus on one management topic which you get to view from different angles. Thanks to this approach you can learn about real management challenges and strengthen the skills that employers are looking for.

Learn more about our academic approach

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Your curriculum

7 Semester 210 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Principles of International Management 5
  • Supply Chain Management 5
  • Accounting 5
  • Get ready for tomorrow, today: Creativity and innovations 5
  • Applied Business Mathematics 5
  • Languages I (German or Spanish) 5
2. Semester
  • Marketing Management 5
  • Principles of Economics 5
  • Digital Business I 5
  • Digital Business II 5
  • Statistics I 5
  • Languages II (German or Spanish) 5
3. Semester
  • Management Accounting 5
  • International Business Law 5
  • Finance and Investment Management 5
  • Start-up and Entrepreneurial Mindset 5
  • Statistics II 5
  • Languages III (German or Spanish) 5
4. Semester
  • International Financial Accounting 5
  • Leadership 5
  • Market and Advertising Psychology OR Econometrics 5
  • Lab Project 5
  • Advanced International Economics 5
  • Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management 5
5. Semester
  • Sustainable Service and Quality Management 5
  • Digital Business Simulation 3
  • Research Transfer 2
  • Study Project 10
  • Business Research Methods 5
  • Career Coaching 5
6. Semester
  • International Experience Track: Internship or Study Abroad 30
  • Fast Track: Internship 15
  • Fast Track: Academic Writing 3
  • Fast Track: Bachelor's Thesis 12
7. Semester
  • International Experience Track: Internship or Study Abroad 15
  • International Experience Track: Academic Writing 3
  • International Experience Track: Bachelor's Thesis 12
Study Project
Study Project

HIYA Magazine

During the 2020 Study Project the students' vision was to support other students, especially the newcomers, with starting their life in Berlin and here at SRH. The International Business Administration students wrote their individual contributions to the magazine in English and their native language.

We hope you enjoy reading them!

HIYA Magazine by our 2018 International Business Administration students

We support you

Full-Flex Offer | For international students only

Are you worried that Covid-19 might affect your academic future? Are you facing visa delays and travel restrictions? Take advantage of our offer to start your studies in October 2021 in a virtual format and receive a reward!

Admission requirements
Our requirements

To submit your application, please provide us with the following:

  • General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or university of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife). If you have not graduated yet, we also accept your last interim certificate.
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of your passport/ID

Please find our English language requirements here:

  • Duolingo 95 Pts
  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct entry)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5 average - please see Language Centre guidelines if results differ
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • FCE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points

You don't feel prepared yet? More information about the Academic English Preparation Course

Fees and Funding
Your tuition fees

Tuition fees

Citizenship | EU/EEA (incl. Switzerland and Western Balkans)

  • International Experience Track (7 semesters) | EUR 590 / month
  • Fast Track (6 semesters) | EUR 750 / month

Citizenship | Non-EU/EEA

  • International Experience Track (7 semesters) | EUR 4500 / semester
  • Fast Track (6 semesters) | EUR 5100 / semester

The monthly/semester tuition fees remain the same for the entire duration of the study programme. An additional enrolment fee of EUR 500 (EU/EEA) / EUR 900 (non-EU/EEA) is to be paid once at the start of the programme.


Information on financing options & scholarships can be found here.

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Application process and deadlines

We are happy to welcome you to our university. This is our application process:

  1. You submit your online application via the SRH application portal
  2. If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a personal/phone interview
  3. If the interview is successful, you will receive an acceptance letter and the study contract
  4. You sign the study contract and send it back to us
  5. You pay the enrolment fee (all students) and – if you are a non-EU/non-EEA student - the 3-month deposit
  6. You receive your letter of admission
  7. You take part in our Welcome Week and then you are good to go!
Get started now Your path into the future
  • You will take part in a step-by-step learning experience
  • You will study in small teams through practice-oriented tasks
  • You can concentrate on what is important in 5-week blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers
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