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Bachelor in Economic and Business Education

Study Business Administration at one of Germany's leading universities

Successfully start your academic and professional career: our internationally oriented bachelor's program in business administration provides you with theoretical knowledge in subjects like marketing, finance and business informatics, and you will spend a semester abroad at one of over 200 partner universities worldwide. Workshops and guest lectures of our corporate partners that regularly visit us on campus to get in touch with you, provide you with connections to the business world and ideally prepare you for your professional career.

The bachelor's program in economic and business education allows you to choose different priorities for your studies. After graduating, you can either start your career in multiple economic branches or continue in the master program.
The bachelor's program in economic and business education focuses on the development of basic economic and pedagogical competencies.
Responsibility and sustainable action are important pillars of economic and business education. Those principle are not only taught in theory but implemented into practice through mandatory internships in schools and businesses.

Short Links

  • Curriculum: Get an overview of the structure of our six semesters in the program.
  • Modul catalogue:  You can get information regarding courses in our PDF-module catalogue
  • Application: All the information needed for the application.
  • Semester timesFor the current as well as upcoming semesters.
  • Study counseling and Contact: Get answers to your questions in-person or online
  • Brochure: Compact overview of the bachelor in economic and business education. (Only available in German)
  • Fees: Administrative costs, that will be paid at every German university. 

Bachelor in Economic and Business Education at a Glance

6 Semester

Duration of study program (full-time),
yearly start in the fall semester
(Semester times)


Language of instruction:

15 July

Application deadline for the fall semester 2023/2024
(including high-school graduates)


Partner universities offer the possibility to study abroad


Student initiatives
offer numerous possibilities to get involved in exciting projects

Study Plan

Study Plan

Application for the bachelor's program in Economic and Business Education

  • Your Profile

    Besides your interest for economic and educational questions as well as in teaching and learning formats at companies and schools, you should bring along a high level of commitment, motivation, and discipline for the bachelor's program in Economic and Business Education. Further, you will require:

    You can find the exact requirements for the program in the selection statutes.

    A good grade average in your university entrance qualification, first working experience in the commercial or educational area as well as extracurricular activities will increase your chances of being accepted to the program.

    The ability to read, understand and work with scientific articles in English is assumed in the bachelor’s program. In case you want to refresh your knowledge of the English language starting with your first semester, we recommend the language course offerings of the University of Mannheim.

    If you haven't attended any math classes in high school in the recent past, we recommend participating in the Refresher Course in Mathematics of the Department of Economics at the beginning of the fall semester, especially in order to be prepared for modules in economics. Important basics in math are indispensable, also for a successful completion of the Economic and Business Education program.

  • How to apply

    You can apply online  for the program between 15 May and 15 July. Enter your personal data and send us your application.

  • Your Admission

    You will receive an official letter of admission via in the first weeks of august. If the bachelor’s program in Economic and Business Education is your first choice, accept the offer in the online portal of Hochschulstart. Afterwards you will receive your admission along with all relevant information for your enrollment by mail or via the application portal of the University of Mannheim. You will further receive information on how your first days here in Mannheim will look like. After you have participated in the introductory events in the week prior to the start of the program, you will be able to create your course schedule and familiarize with the examination regulations.




What comes next after you've graduated from the bachelor's program?

If you don't want to enter the job market right after graduating with a bachelor's degree, you can continue to specialize with a master's program and study the Mannheim Master in Management offered by our Business School. Or join the Gap Year Program of the Area Accounting & Taxation or the Area Operations Management, a structured internship program in which you will complete multiple internships in different companies in only one year before continuing with a master's program. With a bachelor’s degree in business administration, your options are plenty!

Study Counseling

Do you have further questions about our Bachelor in Economic and Business Education? Don't hesitate to book an individual study counselling or write us an E-mail.

Program Management

Clara Vonhof is offering is offering consultation on the following topics:

  • Interest in one of the study programs
  • planning study progress
  • electives

Management of Exam Affairs

Isabella Heppting is offering student on the following topics:

  • acknowledgement of prior performance
  • assessment withdrawal
  • procedural irregularity/cheating accusations
  • changing modules and electives