Business Management (Bachelor)

The corporate world of tomorrow

Want to know the formula for entrepreneurial success? Profound business knowledge plus modern know-how in management results in sought-after specialists and managers. Do you also want to successfully shape companies in the future and address operational problems in a structured and solution-oriented manner? With our Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences offers the optimal basis for a career in business and management.

Study mode: full-time or part-time
Degree awarded: Bachelor of Arts in Business (BA)
Duration: 6 semesters / 180 ECTS
Study places per year: 60 full-time | 40 part-time
Location: Campus Urstein
Language of instruction: German / individual courses are held in English
Tuition: Tuition fee Euro 363,- per semester + Euro 24.70 student union fee per semester
Instruction: full-time: Monday to Friday all-day part-time: Friday afternoon, Saturday all-day and one full week per semester 
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Why study for your Bachelor in Business Administration at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences?

Our Bachelor's in Business Administration is a varied, well-rounded course designed to prepare students for future business challenges. Solid economic knowledge forms the basis of your learning. You will learn to think in a cost-efficient way and make responsible operational decisions. It is just as important to understand essential business processes as it is to identify opportunities and assess risks correctly.

Would you like to know more about a company's main functions? And master various management tools and being able to assume corporate responsibility holistically? With Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, you will become a professional and executive of tomorrow.

The most important aspects of our Bachelor's degree in Business Administration

Study content and focus areas

Every company is constantly evolving as an organisation, and understanding this comprehensively and systematically is the main goal of our Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. To do so, you will require profound economic expertise, as well as a basic knowledge of strategic business management. Both will be taught to you in a practical way right up until graduation.

You will learn more about the internal and external perspectives of a company, as well as legal and institutional frameworks. Strategic management and the consideration of market developments in operational decisions are also discussed comprehensively.

Before you decide on a focus point, we will provide you with in-depth basic knowledge of Business Development & Economics (economic expertise and strategic management), including:

  • General business administration
  • Economics
  • Strategic management
  • Law

From the fourth semester, students will choose two of the following four specialisations:

  • Controlling & finance
  • Human resource management
  • Logistics & operations management
  • Marketing & relations management

Financial and results-oriented, employee-oriented, value-added, or market-oriented and customer-oriented: At Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, you get to decide which area you'd like to work in.

More detailed information on the structure of this degree studies and its individual modules can be found in the business studies Bachelor's degree programme curriculum.

Semester abroad

You can spend your fifth semester at one of Salzburg University of Applied Sciences' international partners! Numerous courses in English also prepare you for an international career in business administration.

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Job prospects & career

Graduates of our Business Administration Bachelor's degree programme are highly sought-after as junior business managers in various industries and professional fields. This applies to line positions, as well as advisory activities.

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