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International Business Administration: International Management and Economics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Lucerne, Switzerland
The major International Business Administration: International Management and Economics at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts focuses on the competencies required by today`s knowledge workers to plan, coordinate, and enjoy the benefits of working in a global company, ideal for individuals with a global outlook and international aspirations.
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The International Business Administration: International Management and Economics major at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is for you:

  • if you wish to obtain a general education in disciplines that underlie the theory and practice of management and economics
  •  if you are interested in mastery in the disciples of management and economics including core skills in critical thinking, business analysing, intercultural communication and problem solving
  • if you wish to avail of the option to select a minor from other domains offer-ing the opportunity to step outside one’s own discipline 
  • if you seek new international and global challenges by mobility options but also by the international participation of students from around the world
  • if you enjoy working in multidisciplinary teams on real-world problem solv-ing strategic problems to develop core intellectual skills

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The ability to select major and minor options relevant to ones chosen career means graduates are well equipped to take advantage of a wide range of career options available in for-profit as well as not-for-profit organizations. 
  • Graduates develop skills in research, business analysis, communication, intercultural communication, team working, decision making and problem solving. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Have a higher secondary education certificate qualifying the holder for studies at university level in his or her country of origin 
  • Applicants from non-European countries must provide confirmation of acceptance to a bachelor degree course or equivalent in business administration or economics at an acknowledged university in their country of origin.
  • Have a minimum of one year's qualified work experience in a business-related area
  • Have proven knowledge in financial accounting and mathematics
  • Provide evidence of English proficiency corresponding to at least level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference
  • Be prepared to attend an interview either in person or by telephone

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Luzern

  • 1500 - 2100 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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