Study Your Bachelor’s in Management in Germany

Our BA in Business Management prepares you for the working world – 100% in English


With the bachelor’s in management at HdWM, you have ideal chances on the job market – no matter where in the world your career path will take you. We offer you a bachelor’s degree in business management in a three-year degree courses, which includes a one-semester internship to gain work experience. Study in Germany, but 100% in English!

During your BA in business management, you will have many opportunities to get to know our partner companies and make contacts with the business world. Benefit from a practical oriented bachelor’s degree in business management closely aligned with the needs of companies. The combination of theory and practice offers you excellent career prospects.

When studying at HdWM, we will do our very best to make you feel at home. Small course sizes and close contact to your professors will help you getting settled in your bachelor’s in management. Learn about other cultures and intercultural communication on a daily basis with fellow students and also professors from all over the world – all gathering in the heart of Mannheim, Germany.


Your English track bachelor’s degree in business management:


Our German track study programs:

Further information on our German-language degree programmes can be found on our German website.


Bachelor’s in management at HdWM: Contact us to find out more!

The Bachelor’s in Management in Brief

DegreeBachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science with 180 ECTS
Duration6 semesters with an internship in the 4th semester.
This program can also be studied in part-time.
Start of programEvery winter- and summer semester (October 1st and April 1st)
Tuition languageEnglish (upper B2 level) or German (min. C1 level)
All common language tests/statements of schools and universities about language proficiency can be accepted. 
HdWM offers German classes for foreign students.
AccreditationAccreditation Council and FIBAA
Formal entrance requirementsYou must either have the German "Fachhochschulreife" or its equivalent, e.g., qualifications such as the International Baccalaureate or the English "A" levels. As a rule, this requires the successful completion of 12–13 years of school education in your home country. Applicants from some countries also need to have begun or even completed further studies.
Tuition fees

350 to 590 Euro per month

For further information about our fees, please read our scale of fees.


For Your Career: The Bachelor’s in Management at HdWM

  • Practically oriented BA in business management 100% in English
  • Study in Germany and gain real-life business experience
  • Active support and individual coaching
  • FIBAA certified management degree programs for Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • State-approved university by the Ministry of Science, Research, and Art of the federal state of Baden-Wurttemberg
  • Good contacts to the business world
  • Study programs aligned to the needs of the working world: bachelor’s in business management with optimal career prospects
  • Option to obtain a double degree in cooperation with the Vaasa University of Applied Sciences (VAMK), Finland
  • Opportunities to move on to our master’s degree program, after gaining your bachelor’s degree in business management

Salman Haikal

Graduate BA Management in International Business

“I highly recommend the Management in International Business course for students who are looking for a study programme which explains the complexity of the world's economy and global markets. The university also offers the possibility for students to study abroad and gain valuable experiences. I participated in the double degree program, which was a life experience. It added value to my studies and gave me the opportunity to grow on a personal and educational level.”


Sonia Smolinska

Graduate BA Management in International Business

“The thoughtful teachers provided me with the educational background to fulfill my dreams – thanks to HdWM I got my dream job! During my bachelor’s in business management, I took part in the Erasmus+ program at VAMK, Vaasa to get a double degree. I believe that every student should take part in it and use the chance to study in such a beautiful place, gain experience and meet new people.”

Answers to your questions about studying our bachelor’s in management

What can I expect of a BA in business management at HdWM?

Every bachelor’s degree in business management that we offer is designed to prepare you optimally for your job entry. With practical elements from the first semester on and up-to-date content they are aligned to the requirements of the working world of tomorrow.

All study programs contain modules to further develop your soft skills. They will give you important skills for your studies and professional lie such as presentations skills, research methods, or public speaking and debating.

Even if you come from abroad to Germany to study a bachelor’s degree in business management here, you can add international elements to your studies. The International Office is there to advise you about a semester abroad at a partner university or short excursions to other countries.

At the same time, our BA in business management gives you the flexibility to work during your studies or take care of personal matters. Because even in the first semester, you have at least one day without lectures at your disposal. If you need more personal space during your bachelor’s in business management, you can also arrange an individual part-time curriculum with us to give you the necessary freedom to combine private or professional responsibilities while pursuing your degree. Just contact the study advisory team to learn more.

Can I combine studies and practical experience?

At HdWM you can study a fulltime BA in business management and get insight into professional life at the same time. Practical elements are integrated into the curriculum of the bachelor’s in business management in various ways.

From the first semester on, our Career Network @ HdWM team will get you in touch with local and internationally operating companies through job fairs, guest lectures, or company visits. This will proof very helpful for your 18-week internship in the fourth semester. To get accustomed to the German application style or to prepare yourself for job interviews, the Career Network offers individual job coaching to make you stand out of the other applicants.

All professors and lecturers in the bachelor’s in management have extensive experience in the business world, which they readily share with their students in the bachelor’s degree in business management.

Classes only take place on 3-4 days per week, which leaves you ample time to engage in voluntary work experience e.g., as a working student. The semester breaks are also a good opportunity to dive into business life to expand your practical experience and add value to your CV.

Please bear in mind that most German companies expect high proficiency in German from their applicants. To enhance your employability on the German job market, we offer German classes e.g., in cooperation with the Goethe-Insitut Mannheim  which are aligned with your bachelor’s in business management at HdWM.

What prospect do I have after graduating my bachelor’s in management?

Based on your bachelor’s in management, HdWM offers a master’s in business management that is also taught 100% in English.

If you aim to directly enter the job market after graduating your BA in business management, you can find here several examples of positions that are open to you.

  • (Agile) project management
  • HR management and development
  • (International) marketing and communication
  • (International) sales
  • Business consultancy
  • Coaching, and training
  • Management consultancy
  • Procurement
  • Market- and opinion research

How can you find your Dream Job? Additional value through the Career Network @ HdWM

What is the Career Network @ HdWM?

The close cooperation with businesses is a cornerstone of our study model and offers advantages for companies, the university, you as a student and alumni alike: You can already gain valuable practical experience during your bachelor’s in management, HdWM thereby optimizes the quality of its studies and companies can attract young talents through HdWM. The HdWM network partners are comprised of multinational corporations and associations as well as start-ups and small or medium-sized enterprises. All of them offer excellent career, networking and advancement opportunities. That's why we at Business Contacts @ HdWM are constantly expanding our network of partner companies to offer a broad range of businesses and enterprises.

Find out more about the Career Network, that also includes the student coaching sessions.

How can I apply for a bachelor’s in management?

Nothing could be easier than applying for the bachelor’s in management at HdWM. Just send us an email with the following documents to

  • Current CV/resume
  • High school diploma or other university entrance qualification
  • Copy of your ID card or passport
  • Certificate about your language proficiency in English (For non-native speakers of English)


Upon receipt of your documents, the admission office will check your eligibility. If everything is complete and meets the German university entrance qualification, you will receive your study contract. Please sign it and send it back within 14 days – and you are good to go!

At HdWM, we are interested in you as a person and your motivation to study a bachelor’s in management. This is why we do without restricted admission.

Beginning of studies is always on April 1st and October 1st. You can apply up to a year in advance at HdWM. We recommend an early application to make sure, you have enough time for the application and visa process. There is now explicit deadline for an application, but please keep in mind that applying for a visa may take several weeks till months – a process on which we have no bearing.

If you want to apply shortly before the beginning of the semester, just contact us and we will find a solution for you.

Find out more about our application process.

Apply now for your bachelor’s in management! We support you on the way there