International Business (BA)

Information for Foreign Students

We welcome you to our website of the Faculty of Business Administration. Every year, we welcome 30 international students to our faculty. Would you like to study with us? For further information click the following link to our English-Language Modules.

If you have any queries please contact Christina Fertl for further support or check International Office.

More information for international students: Visitor`s Guide and application.

Course Outline

The double Bachelor's degree programme in International Business (IB) systematically prepares students for management activities in international companies. The Faculty focuses on reinforcing the international orientation of the programme, enabling student exchanges in cooperation with partner universities in Cambridge (UK), Dublin (Ireland or Cork), Spartanburg/SC (USA), Strasbourg (France) and Turku (Finland).

Standard Course Duration

  • 7 semesters (of which one practical semester)

  • 3 semesters are completed abroad

Academic Degree

After successful completion of the programme, two academic degrees are awarded (double degree):

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Landshut
 University of Applied Sciences
  • Bachelor's degree from the foreign partner university (Bachelor of Arts (Hon) or Bachelor of Sciences)

Programme Format: Full-time

Acquisition of 210 ECTS Points

  • 120 ECTS at Landshut
 University of Applied Sciences
  • 30 ECTS for the foreign internship

  • 60 ECTS at the partner university

Entry Requirements

Candidates must hold the general or subject-specific university entrance qualification, the University of Applied Sciences entrance qualification or another school-leaving qualification recognised as equivalent by the Bavarian Ministry of State for Science, Research and the Arts.

Candidates that have not completed any subject-related practical training must undertake a relevant, minimum six-week-long continuous pre-study internship before commencing their course.

The programme is subject to admission restrictions with places being awarded in accordance with the supplementary university selection process. As a further selection criterion to the average grade of the university entrance qualification, the grades achieved in mathematics and English in the university entrance qualification will also be taken into consideration.

Programme Start

The first semester generally starts in the winter (start 01.10.).

Applications for admission must be submitted between 22 April and 15 July of the relevant year. It is not possible to apply outside of this period.

More information on applying is available here:

Information on Applying.

Fees at Partner Universities

Landshut University of Applied Sciences:

Information on tuition fees and student welfare service fees is available here.

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge:
£9,250 for two semesters (for EU students)

Universidad de Alcalá:

none (under Erasmus funding)

UPSTATE University of South Carolina in Spartanburg/SC, USA:

none as part of exchange (limited numbers only), otherwise approx. US$ 8,000 for two semesters

Université de Strasbourg in Strasbourg, France:

none (under Erasmus funding)

Griffith College, Ireland:

€5,500 in Dublin or €5,000 in Cork for two semesters

Novia University of Applied Sciences Turku, Finland:

none (under Erasmus funding)

Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK:

Programme schedule

The International Business programme consists of six theoretical semesters and one practical semester. Students attend the first four theoretical semesters at Landshut University of Applied Sciences and the additional three semesters abroad.

  • The 1st and 2nd semesters comprise an introduction to business administration and economics, accounting and cost accounting, financial and investment economics, information technology and statistics, plus two foreign languages.

  • In the 3rd and 4th semesters, lectures are taught in English. Their content includes marketing and sales, human resources management, organisation, materials management and law.

  • The internship in a non-German speaking country may be completed by students in either the 5th or 7th semester.

  • The final two theoretical semesters are undertaken at a foreign partner university. The programme concludes with a Bachelor's thesis.

Course and Examination Schedule and Module Handbook

The module handbook is available here.

Flyer International Business (BA)

Reports in English

Subject Advice

Prof. Dr. Heinz-Werner Schuster

Subject Areas

International Marketing
International Business Management
Intercultural Management
Sales and Marketing Management


ROOM:  A2 26
PHONE:  +49 (0)871 - 506 400
E-MAIL: heinz-werner.schuster(at)

Dean of Studies, Course Management

Prof. Dr. Burkhard Jaeger

Program Director International Business
Academic Advisor International Business (IB)

Coordinator USA

Subject Areas

Human Resources Management
Restructuring Management
Project Management


ROOM:  A2 04
PHONE:  +49 (0)871 - 506 400
FAX:  +49 (0)871 - 506 9400
E-MAIL: burkhard.jaeger(at)