International Business Administration (Bachelor)

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Students of the bachelor’s programme in International Business Administration acquire knowledge in the key areas of business administration, complemented by introductory modules in economics, business mathematics and statistics, business law, information technology, economic sociology as well as business English. The competences acquired in the programme enable graduates to solve typical problems in the area of business administration independently.

Bachelor of Science

Degree Programme Code: 033 514

6 semesters / 180 ECTS credits (including 30 ECTS credits of extension curricula/individual emphasis)

Language: German

Entrance exam procedure



Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

The Registartion Period for the Entrance Exam Procedure to this Degree Programme has ended on 3 June 2019.

Study programme

Following the Introductory and Orientation Period (STEOP), the programme provides students with a sound basic education in the areas of finance, marketing, organisation and human resources, production and logistics, as well as accounting. The specialisation in international business allows students to acquire language proficiency in a second foreign language. In addition, they have to complete additional courses in international management. To successfully complete the programme, students have to write a bachelor’s thesis.

Five concepts

which you will deal with during your studies (examples):

  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Company law
  • Cost accounting
  • Information technology

 Overview of the programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.

After Graduation

As well-trained “all-rounders”, graduates of the bachelor’s programme in International Business Administration have a wide range of job opportunities in the private and public sector. The degree programme imparts profound knowledge in the key areas of international business administration. On the one hand, the degree programme thus paves the way for entrepreneurial independence. On the other hand, it enables graduates to take up leading positions. The degree programme prepares students for managerial positions in enterprises. It focuses

  • on language training
  • on imparting methodological knowledge and
  • on the cooperation between companies and society.

Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduate Survey

The University of Vienna regularly surveys graduates after the completion of their degree programmes about their experience with their degree programme and the university itself. The survey gives you insight into graduates perspectives of their studies from a subject and organizational related point of view.

Information about the Graduate Survey

Career Tracking of Graduates

The alumni tracking provides information on the career progression of the graduates of the University of Vienna and provides orientation for entry into the profession after graduation (e.g. search duration of first job, salary development and sectors in which graduates are active).

Information about the Career Tracking of Graduates