SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences

International Business Administration Supply Chain Management

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • 6 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 180 ECTS
  • €790/Month
  • No foundation year necessary
  • In accreditation
  • without NC
  • Full time

Become a supply chain expert in the global economy! In addition to a broad and general management education, you get to strengthen your logistics know-how. You also promote your soft skills and practical experience in projects and your internship.

  • English
  • winter semester | SRH Berlin x SRH Gera

Your course content What you will learn

Our new Bachelor's programme B.A. International Business Administration - Focus on Supply Chain Management provides you with a well-rounded international business education that trains important soft and hard skills that employers are looking for.

You learn the basics of management in modules such as economics, international management, accounting or finance and apply your newly acquired expertise in projects with students from all over the world and in your internship.

You understand the difference between different company forms, how to set up contracts and how to protect intellectual property. You know how to use data from the entire company for important business decisions and are familiar with consumer behaviour.

You acquire knowledge about leadership styles and what makes good leadership, and you have experience with different creativity techniques to foster innovation and new ideas. In the interdisciplinary entrepreneurship project, you develop a new product with other students and have the chance to apply agile project management knowledge.

Thanks to the supply chain management focus, you are able to plan, manage and analyse the flow of material, information and goods in companies. You are familiar with global procurement and supply chains and learn more about the advantages and disadvantages as well as the sustainability of different logistics models and means of transport. You learn more about the purchase, production and storage of goods, their costs and decision-making factors for companies.

You grasp the importance of process management for successful supply chains and flows of goods, know how to forecast future demand and are able to gain an understanding and use enterprise resource planning systems such as SAP first-hand.

In addition to the general international focus of the programme, our language modules and the project and skill-based approach help you to be well prepared for the business and supply chain challenges of the 21st century.

Your career prospects Our innovative approach that pays off

Due to the shortage of skilled labour in the logistics industry, supply chain experts are in high demand. After your studies, you are be able to plan, integrate, control and analyse supply chain and business processes. You get to benefit from positions within the manufacturing, trade and logistics industries. As a management all-rounder, you can also start a career in a variety of industries, small and large companies, start-ups and institutions.

Future job positions and areas of work include:

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Account Management
  • Project Management
  • Management and administration positions
  • Purchasing
  • Disposition
  • Consulting
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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.

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Curriculum B.A. International Business Administration - Supply Chain Management

6 Semester 180 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Principles of International Management

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Accounting

  • Get ready for tomorrow, today: Creativity and innovations

  • Applied Business Mathematics

  • Languages I (German or Spanish)

2. Semester
  • Supply Chain Management Process Management

  • Principles of Economics

  • Digital Business I

  • Digital Business II

  • Statistics I

  • Languages II (German or Spanish)

3. Semester
  • Management Accounting

  • International Business Law

  • Finance and Investment Management

  • Start-up and Entrepreneurial Mindset

  • Statistics II

  • Languages III (German or Spanish)

4. Semester
  • Supply Chain Management Global Logistics

  • Leadership

  • Market and Advertising Psychology

  • Econometrics

  • Lab Project

  • Business Intelligence & Operations Research

5. Semester
  • Using Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP) in the Supply Chain

  • Supply Chain Planning & Execution

  • Digital Business Simulation

  • Research Transfer

  • Study Project

  • Business Research Methods

  • Career Coaching

6. Semester
  • Internship

  • Academic Writing

  • Bachelor's Thesis


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). In case you have not graduated yet, please apply with your existing transcripts or your latest interim certificate. However, we need your final degree certificate before you can start your studies.
  • Please note that applicants with foreign degrees might be eligible for direct entry. This means that applicants who meet the requirements DON'T need to do a foundation year before starting their Bachelor's.
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of your passport/ID

Please find our English language requirements here:

  • 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 on average - please see Language Centre guidelines if results differ
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points
  • Linguaskill: 176 - 184 (CES) - all four skills required
  • Duolingo 110 points

Fees and Funding Your tuition fees

Tuition fees

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

  • EUR 790 / month

Citizenship | Non-EU/EEA:

  • EUR 5355 / semester

The monthly/semester tuition fees remain the same for the entire duration of the study programme. An additional enrolment fee of EUR 750 (EU/EEA) / EUR 1000 (non-EU/EEA) is to be paid once. More information about our fees.


Information on financing options & scholarships can be found here.

Apply now Application process and deadlines

Please find the Application and Late Arrival deadlines here.

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 will sign the study contract and send it back to us
  5. You will pay the enrolment fee
  6. You will 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
Apply now!