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Business Administration - Human Resource Management & Leadership, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Berlin, Germany
The aim of the BA (Human Resource Management & Leadership) program is to develop a global business graduate with a well-rounded and state-of-the-art HR management and leadership expertise. Our program encourages students to delve deep into the dynamics of employee behavior and the impact this has on the functioning of organizations.
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Studying Business Administration | Human Resource Management & Leadership provides the perfect opportunity for you to find out firsthand about potential career opportunities in large multinational corporations, startups, and leading consultancy firms. In a practice-driven and motivating learning atmosphere, an internationally experienced team of lecturers and professors at Berlin International encourages you to develop your individual talents and further develop your analytical skills as a future HR management executive.

Project work and practical orientation

Based on a limited number of carefully selected and designed modules in the first year of your studies, you get to cover all major business administration fields, such as foundations of management and marketing, international business, digital business and organizational theory. Simultaneously you get to further develop the all-important practice-oriented business skills, such as team building and conflict management, as well as critical thinking. From the third semester onwards, you then get to really focus on the specific topics of particularly human resource management, organizational leadership, strategic HR management and HR analytics. Additionally, you get to practice negotiating skills and learn to conduct talent management workshops and psychometric assessments. We also help guide your internship journey and thus the overall career preparation. Together, we conduct business simulations, role-plays, and workshops, as well as discuss current business practices and challenges with members of leading multinational corporations and startups. Our truly international student body enables you to gather diverse perspectives on a number of collaborative projects.

Career opportunities in the field of Organizational Psychology

Graduates of the Bachelor program in Business Administration with focus on Human Resource Management and Leadership can work as general managers, human resource assistants, junior HR business partners or trainers, junior employee relations managers, training and development consultants, or assistant to the CEO within small, medium-sized as well as large multinational corporations. Employees in the Human Resource departments can focus on consultancy, recruiting, coaching, training, payment, and controlling. Your work will definitely have an impact on economic, political, social, cultural, and personal life.

As a graduate of the Business Administration Bachelor program with focus on Human Resource Management & Leadership, you have various job perspectives and employers such as: 

  • Getting hired at a: multinational corporation, local niche market leader, non-governmental organization or public sector institutions
  •  Founding an own start-up company e.g. for HR services 
  • Further study and research

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management
  • Marketing
  • International Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

The application process for studying Business Administration with focus on Human Resource Management & Leadership at Berlin International is very easy. You can easily and safely share your personal information through our online application platform. After receiving a confirmation email with a link, you can upload a copy of your documents:

  • Copy of passport or identity card
  • Copy of High-School diploma with transcript (German Abitur / Fachabitur or equivalent). We also need an official translation of your diploma and transcript into English or German if they are in another language.
  • Copy of English Language Test

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7920 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7920 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7920 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7920 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/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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