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Business Administration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Fribourg, Switzerland
Participants in the Business Administration programme of School of Management Fribourg are preparing for leadership positions and management roles in industry, NGO and in the public sector. As our study system has a practical focus, our graduates are snapped up by employers, who have a special appreciation for their broad knowledge.
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Capitalizing on our prime location at the crossroads of four countries and our trilingual teaching, the school participates in major international projects. The students in the Business Administration programme of School of Management Fribourg develop cross-cultural and linguistic skills that are directly rooted in practice. Thanks to the contacts established with regional, national, and international businesses as well as public bodies and various other organizations, our students enjoy a rich network will not only be beneficial to them in the future, but also significantly increases their integration potential within the employment market.

Study organization and subjects

In line with the Bologna Convention, the School of Management Fribourg offers a modular course. One module corresponds to a structured regrouping of several classes. One passed module results in a certain number of credits (points). Awarding credits increases the transparency of the challenges and facilitates student mobility on both a national and international scale. 180 credits are required in order to obtain the degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Enrollment is open. Application deadline for students with foreign diplomas is January 31th of each year.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Studies under the Bachelor's degree are characterised by a general approach that is reflected through a wide variety of classes. The first semesters enable students to develop their knowledge of the fundamental subject matters of economics and management (financial management, taxation and law, management and human resources, marketing, political economy, instrumental fields, languages, and communication).
  • In the latter semesters, apart from a number of mandatory courses, students are free to choose their options. The main options (referred to as «majors») include the fields of marketing, human resources and finance. Students at the School of Management Fribourg can choose to specialize in Entrepreneurship. Finally, a number of classes are available as secondary options («minors»).

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Professional experience must be related to business or administrative fields of activity
  • The entry level in accounting skills corresponds to the exit level of the professional baccalaureate
  • Graduates holding a non-commercial professional school leaving qualification or a qualification issued by a secondary school must strive to reach the required entry level through self-study or by attending accounting courses
  • To begin studies students must have attained Level B1 of the Council of Europe Language Portfolio in French and English, or German and English depending on whether they are German- or French-speakers

Tuition Fee

  • International

    942 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 471 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    942 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 471 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Fribourg

  • 1330 - 1960 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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