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Business Administration with Informatics B.A.


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Bachelor programme Business Administration with Informatics

The BBA study course delivers a general and broad education in business in combination with information technology, focusing on modern business enterprise tools such as ERP. An international team of lecturers prepares students from approx. 60 countries to effectively navigate the complexities of the global marketplace while maintaining sensitivity towards local needs.The multicultural campus environment, as well as the internationally focused course content, will be an outstanding experience in your life. The high-quality standard of education along with practice-oriented up-to-date content will perfectly prepare you for your future career. Moreover, partnerships with other universities and companies from all over the world will enrich your international experience.

At a glance

What? English-language study programme which focuses on the two key areas of “Business Administration” and “Information Technology”

For whom? For internationally active team players in business who would like to develop solutions in the field of applied informatics

Why? Multicultural environment, international student body, excellent employment opportunities

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The Business Administration with Informatics study programme at a glance
Application Period for the Winter Semester: from 1 March to 15 July (Non-EU students) or from Mid-May to 31 July (EU students).

More Information about the Application Procedure

Admission: NC-free

This study programme has no admission restriction.
Proof of a language qualification is required.

More Information about the Requirements


Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
210 ECTS

Type of study

Full-time study

Beginning / Duration of course

Beginning: every winter semester (October)

Course duration: 7 study semesters (standard period), 210 credit points

Place of study

Campus Soest Maiblüten

Contributions and fees

Language of instruction


Before starting your studies -
Requirements & application procedure


Business Administration with Informatics is a non-NC course, which means that admission is not based on grade point average (GPA). The following requirements need to be fulfilled.*

  • Higher education entrance qualification equivalent to the German higher education entrance qualification (Abitur). You can check country-specific requirements and information on proof of eligibility here.
  • The proficiency of English language can be proven, for example by a TOEFL-test with at least 575 points (paper-based), 232 (computer-based) or 91 (internet-based). Alternatively, a minimum score of 6.5 is necessary for the IELTS-exam.
    Proficiency of German language is not necessary for this degree.
  • An internship/work placement is not required

*Only the German version of the Examination Regulations is legally binding.

Application for Winter Semester

When applying for the Bachelor’s degree course Business Administration with Informatics, please make sure to choose the suitable application procedure for you. Applicants from Germany and the EU countries (including Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway) should apply via the university portal. Applicants from Non-EU countries should apply via uni-assist.

Application for Summer Semester

A summer intake is only possible for higher semester students who switch university. For this purpose, please contact the BBA Administration Office in advance.

Are you interested?

You can apply for the winter semester 2024/25 from Beginning of March to 15 July (Non-EU students) or from Mid-May to 31 July 2024 (EU students). For the summer semester, applications for Bachelor's degree courses are only open for higher semesters.

To the application procedure
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What will the course be like?
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Who is the study course Business Administration with Informatics aimed at?

The study course is aimed at prospective students who want to acquire broad and application-oriented knowledge in business administration coupled with applied computer science skills as well as international competencies through improved English language and intercultural skills.

Target Group

The study course is perfect for anyone who regards themselves as an internationally active team player in business and who would like to develop solutions in the field of applied informatics. The course combines a broad and comprehensive education in business administration with information technology. A focus is set on modern business enterprise tools such as SAP and e-commerce. Students from more than 65 countries, taught by international lecturers, already learn the characteristics of intercultural cooperation during their studies.


What career prospects does Business Administration with Informatics offer?

The objective of the BBA Bachelor’s study is, among other things, the development of analytical problem-solving skills. Employment opportunities for students are far superior if they can demonstrate practice-oriented knowledge, e.g. ERP software (SAP ERP) as well as practical experiences through co-operations with businesses. In addition, the international focus in modules such as Marketing, Innovation Management, Controlling, Business Law, Business Administration, Economics, and Net Economy further boosts international career prospects or applications for international Master’s programs.
For our consecutive Master’s program, please see International Management and Information Systems (IMIS), which focuses on the integrated acquisition of IT and leadership skills to address the increasing importance of information technology in (internationally) linked businesses.

Students' and Alumni voices

How is the study course structured?

The English-language study course provides you with a solid background in two core areas, each with their individual diverse applications and methods: Business, including Accounting, Logistics, Management, and Marketing, as well as Economics. IT, including ERP, E-Business and IT Introduction.
In addition, you will gain in-depth knowledge in English for Business Purposes as well as Academic English and hone the soft skills necessary for your professional development and future career.

Content of the study course

This study program focuses on the two key areas of “Business Administration” and “Information Technology” where graduates acquire comprehensive knowledge, experiences, and skills in Business (Business Administration I and II, Financial Accounting, Business Mathematics, Economics. Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Logistics) and in the information-related and strategy-oriented IT courses (Enterprise Resource Planning, Business Intelligence, Information Management Systems, Databases, E-Business).
A multicultural environment is ensured through English-language instruction and the international focus in all courses as well as the diverse international student body.

In addition to a broad core curriculum, you will be able to select compulsory elective modules from the areas of Business Administration, IT or General Economics as study focus. A continuous development of your soft skills and English language proficiency rounds out your profile.

During the final stage of your studies we support you with your thesis project which can be carried out with or without a praxis partner. You will be able to choose your topic independently according to your profile and interests.

Curriculum Business Administration with Informatics B.A.*

1st Semester2nd Semester3rd Semester4th Semester5th Semester6th Semester7th Semester
International English Communication and Self-ManagementCommunication in Global BusinessCompetence in Business ActivitiesEnglish for Academic Purposes Advanced English Language and Academic Competence Advanced Competence in Academic Writing and Presenting BA Elective
Business Administration IBusiness Administration IICorporate FinanceBusiness-to-Business MarketingControlling & AuditingBA ElectiveBA / IT Elective
Financial AccountingCost AccountingBusiness-to-Consumer MarketingLogisticsInternational ManagementBA ElectiveBA / IT Elective
Business MathematicsMicroeconomicsMacroeconomicsBusiness LawBA ElectiveBA ElectiveFinal Thesis + Colloquium
Management and Information SystemsProblem Solving Using Spreadsheet SoftwareEntrepreneurship and InnovationE-Business / Web DevelopmentBA ElectiveIT Elective
IT-IntroductionDatabasesEnterprise Resource Planning IEnterprise Resource Planning IIIT ElectiveIT Elective
*Only the German version of the Examination Regulations is legally binding

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Electives: Study focus on BA, IT or General Business

Info Sessions / Welcome Days

Online | 01.07.2024
Online Info-Session about the Study Program Business Administration with Informatics

July 1st 2024, 02.00 p.m. – 03.00 p.m. (MET):
Receive all information about the course of study, such as structure and content, as well as requirements and (international) career prospects.

More Information about the Info-Session
Welcome Days

For a comfortable and successful start to your studies, we provide you with various orientation sessions and support services.

More Information about the Welcome Days

Are you interested?

You can apply for the winter semester 2024/25 from Beginning of March to 15 July (Non-EU students) or from Mid-May to 31 July 2024 (EU students). For the summer semester, applications for Bachelor's degree courses are only open for higher semesters.

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Further Information on Business Administration with Informatics B.A.

Examination Regulations and Module Descriptions

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Master‘s Degrees

Bachelor’s students of this course were interested in the following Master’s courses:

Consecutive Master's programmes on Soest campus:
Further Master's programmes:

This list is only an idea of possible consecutive Master’s degree courses. Prerequisite for a Master’s course is a subject-related qualification which is based, among others, on the field of study or specialisation chosen in the Bachelor's degree course. However, in addition to subject-related qualifications, the individual interest is of course also decisive. Therefore, the assessment of eligibility for the desired Master's course is an individual decision.

Academic Advising for Prospective Students will support you in the case of questions and, if necessary, direct you to the right contact person.

You can find an overview of all Master's courses at the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences here.

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Any Questions? Contact us!

BBA Administration Office
Team BBA Administration & Team Economics

Lübecker Ring 2
59494 Soest
Room: 04.103

Postal address

Postfach 1465
59474 Soest