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HFU Business School International Business IBW (I20217)

International Business

Bachelor of Arts

International - Digital & Workplace-oriented - Sustainable & Individual

Our mission statement

Our graduates possess excellent, practical business knowledge and a high level of international competence. These skills are built on values based on mutual respect, appreciation and a willingness to perform. In 7 semesters, we prepare you for a successful international career in the globalised and digital economy of the 21st century.

Why study IBW?

  • Study in 3 languages: English + German + Chinese/Spanish/French
  • Bilingual or trilingual degree
  • Best job prospects nationally and internationally
  • Top10 ranking nationwide (CHE)
  • Two semesters abroad (study + internship)
  • Top partner universities around the world
  • Double degrees in Spain, Latin America and France
  • Thesis semester independent of location
  • Specialisation possible, e.g. in Digital Business Management
  • Current electives, e.g. Blockchain for Business, Digital Risk Management
  • Forward-looking topics: sustainability and ethics
  • Small groups in a personal atmosphere
  • ECTS 210 ECTS
  • Programme duration 7 Semesters
  • Campus Schwenningen Campus
  • Faculty HFU Business School
  • Programme begins Winter semester (October), Summer semester (March)
  • Application deadline 15 July (winter semester), 15 January (summer semester)
  • Entry requirements University entrance qualification
    English proficiency (approx. 7 yrs school English or TOEFL ibt 79 points) French or Spanish language proficiency (approx. 4-5 yrs) for Francophone World or Hispanic World regional focus. No previous knowledge required for China focus.
  • Teaching Language German and English
  • Accreditation Yes (accredited through the university system accreditation)

In this video Professor Dr. Frank Kramer, Dean of Studies of the International Business (IBW) programme talks about the benefits and focus of the IBW degree at the HFU Business School.

Why study IBW?

Current students of the Bachelor of International Business programme (IBW) share their experiences and reveal why IBW is the right programme to study!