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Bachelor in Business Administration

Study Business Administration at one of Germany's leading universities

Successfully start your career: our internationally oriented Bachelor 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 career.

Special features of the Bachelor in Business Administration

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The study program consists of various components and prepares you for your future career, e.g. as a consultant, credit analyst or founder. You will get basic knowledge in various fields of business administration, thereby acquiring important management skills. The study plan below gives you an overview of the program's structure.

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An integrated semester abroad as well as the module “Foreign Language Skills” ensures the program's internationality. If you are looking for an even more international experience, have a look at our “IBEA” study option with a semester abroad in Brazil, the United States and Singapore each.

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You can arrange some parts of your studies individually by choosing an elective to deepen your insights in business administration, law or economics. Other electives include basic academic skills and managerial skills such as leadership, conflict management, negotiation training, and many more.

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As tomorrow's decision makers, ethical and responsible behavior is an important factor in the business world. Therefore, we put a special emphasis on corporate social responsibility. Moreover, you have the chance to engage in one of many student initiatives.

Quick facts

What our students think

What I really like about Mannheim is not only the Schloss, which convinces with the latest equipment, but also the great flexibility and the constant variety of the program. The Bachelor's program provides an insight into all areas of business administration, with many opportunities for in-depth study in the form of modules and a wide range of workshops, lectures and internship opportunities.

Franka Schrabbe, Student Bachelor Business Administration / Photo credit: Xenia Münsterkötter

Mannheim is the perfect city in terms of size: small enough to reach the campus quickly and not to have to spend a lot of your free time on the train but at the same time big enough to be able to chose from a large offer of leisure activities. In my case, the university's reputation as well as the recommendations of numerous friends, who study there, have convinced me to come to Mannheim!

Oliver Brunzel, Bachelor student in the Business Administration program


  • Your profile

    General interest in business interrelationsships and the ability to work with dicipline and independently are provide a solid basis for successful studies. The following requirements need to be fulfilled for your application:

    Please consult our statute for important details. 

    To increase chances of admission, candidates should have (very) good grades on your university entrace certification, proof of English skills at the application deadline, practical experience and extracurricular activtities.

  • How to apply

    You can apply online from May 15 to July 15. Enter your personal data and send us your application. Proof of practical experience must include duration and exact job description. Preliminary certificates cannot be considered. For more help please click here.

  • How to learn about your admission

    Until mid-August, you will receive notive on your admission via If you decide to study with us, accept your study place in the portal of Hochschulstart. Afterwards, you will receive your admission letter via mail or via the application portal of the University of Mannheim. The letter contains your enrolment documents. Moreover, you receive information on your first days in Mannheim. After attending the orientation events, you will be able to put together your study plan and familiarize yourself with the examination statutes (only available in german!).


Study Counseling

If you have further questions, you are welcome to make an appointment at the Dean's Office (please write us an email to make an appointment), to call us or to write us an email (contact details below)!

If you have quite specific questions concerning the application and the admission of our program (e.g. applying with a non-german university entrance qualification, the notarization of documents or the correct form of your application), you should directly contact the University’s admission office (

Student Counseling Bachelor in Business Administration
Consultation hour(s):
by phone July until September Tue 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
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