International Business and Management, B.A.

Information about the degree program

You not only want to understand the economy, but also want to experience it in practice? Then you have come to the right place with our English-language course “International Business and Management”!
This course is characterized by a strong practical orientation. In addition to imparting theoretical content in the areas of business administration, economics and management, you have the opportunity to prove your knowledge in numerous project work (including with external partners). In addition, our lecturers have several years of experience in business practice and are always available for you.

During your studies, you will not only learn core competencies such as scientific work or entrepreneurial thinking, but also your soft skills are promoted, the importance of which is increasing in professional life. Through alternative forms of examination such as Presentations you improve both your presentation and communication skills and also learn teamwork and conflict management.

From the employers' perspective, internationalization is one of the most important requirements for future managers. The international environment and courses in English give you the opportunity to develop extensive foreign language skills and an openness to other cultures. You can also get a taste of international air in the course of a semester abroad at one of over 80 partner universities worldwide.

Course Structure

Career Path


Your team of International Business and Management

Professor Dr. Thomas Lucht (currently not available due to illness)
Head of Studies, Professor of Business Administration with an emphasis on Human Ressources and Organisation



Prof. Dr. Ralf Bauer
Temporary Head of Studies, Professor of Business administration with focus on controlling and cost accounting

Prof. Dr. Philipp Schorn
Temporary Head of Studies, Professor of Business administration with an emphasis on accounting and auditing


Fabian Dargel, M.Sc.
Course Coordinator, Scientific assistant as programme manager with focus on business administration and taxation


Place of study

Campus Kleve

Start date

Winter semester



Duration of study

7 semesters of full-time study

Study model

Full-time or dual studies

Degree awarded

Bachelor of Arts


Mandatory 8-week preparatory internship/work placement. This must be completed no later than the 4th semester enrolment deadline.

Restricted admission


Duration of study for dual studies

6 semesters for dual studies according to the Gocher phase model


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Information on admission requirements

Actual information on the application process can be found under Application and Admission.

Online-Application via uni-assist

Contact for questions about the application process, admission requirements and enrollment via contact form

Contact for questions about the organization of the study program, study-related counseling and academic guidance:


General information for IB students

General information site on moodle (internal)

Study Schedule IBM (new)
valid from the start of studies in the winter semester 2019/20

Study Schedule IBSS (old)
valid for all students who started their studies before the winter semester 2019/20