International Business Administration, B.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 42 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
  • English, German (take IELTS)
Part of the course are also organized for key skills such as communication behavior and dealing with cultural differences. 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

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

Programme Structure

Areas of specialisation include:
  • Financial Services
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources Management
  • Production and Logistics Management
  • Taxation
  • Controlling
Required electives may be selected from the following:
  • 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

Students conclude their studies with a bachelor thesis and an oral examination. In the oral examination, students must demonstrate that they can explain and defend the findings of their Bachelor thesis.

The degree of International Bachelor in Business Administration from FHFFM is meant to signify that just as with our well-reputed domestic programme the bearer has received a broad and in-depth business education.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

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.

Partner Universities

Contacts and partner universities are in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Gent, Helsinki, Cracow, Budapest and La Crosse, Wisconsin/USA. For their exchange terms, students will be assigned to partner universities according to demand and availability.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • Free EU/EEA

According to State-of-Hesse legislation no tuition charged. Immatriculation fees 50 per semester. About 200 charged for certain services (subsidised meals obtained in the student canteen, medical services, liability insurance, student union, and a so-called semester ticket). The semester ticket enables students to travel free of charge on the regions public transportation system.


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