International Business Administration, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 42 months
  • English, German (book IELTS)
The program includes a mandatory international year during which the courses take place exclusively in English. This International Year will take place in a multinational environment: either at a university abroad or in Frankfurt with international fellow students. In addition, we encourage you to complete the practical module abroad.


This international course is laid out on seven semesters. The degree structure is flexible and gives you different options for participation: From "Internationalisation at home" at the home university to three semesters abroad with a double degree option, provided there with the partner university an agreement. Upon successful completion of a dual degree program will also the completion of the partner university is awarded after completion of the bachelor's program at the FRA UAS.

Duration and conditions

The course lasts seven semesters and starts every year in the summer and in the winter semester. The requirements for enrollment are the college entrance or general university. The authorization number is limited by an internal university numerus clausus.

Partner Universities

Contacts have been to universities in Barcelona, Budapest, Edinburgh, Helsinki, Istanbul, Krakow and Manchester. The awarding of study places at universities abroad based on demand and availability.


FIBAA accredited

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 42 months
  • Credits
    210 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Services
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources Management
  • Production and Logistics Management
  • Taxation
  • Controlling
  • International Management
  • Business Law
  • Business Organisation
  • Insurance
  • Business Language
  • Business information systems: ERP and Business Process Management
  • Business information systems: Internet and Multimedia
  • Business information systems: Systems Analysis
  • Entrepreneurship
For more information, please visit the programme's website.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Admission requirements

To be admitted, prospective students will have to provide evidence of sufficient command of English. Unless they have English as their native language and/or have completed their college prep school education at an English-language school this will usually be proven by passing the IELTS with a score of at least 6.0 or the TOEFL with a score of at least 80. Another option for students who have finished completed a German school education is the completion of a Leistungskurs in English with a grade of at least 3.0.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Frankfurt am Main

925 - 1400 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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