Curriculum The Major in Business Administration provides you with a generalist education while enabling you to set your individual priorities. Duration/credits After you have successfully completed the Assessment Year, the Major in Business Administration will provide you with more in-depth knowledge of a variety of issues related to the management of organisations. Bachelor’s studies will amount to 120 credits and are spread over four semesters. Semester information about individual courses is only by way of recommendation. Particularly if you plan to go on exchange semesters, it may be sensible to attend the courses in a different order. Core studies In compulsory subjects (60 ECTS) you will have to attend courses in Business Administration, Economics and Law. This will be supplemented by core elective (4 ECTS) from among the range of electives in Business Administration. In elective subjects (16 ECTS) you can either attend further courses in Business Administration to be chosen from the wide range of options in this field, or you can complement your curriculum with courses from other majors. Thus you will be able to choose your electives according to your own individual preferences – either through a portfolio of courses drawn from a wide variety of disciplines or through focusing on courses from a certain subject area of Business Administration. Contextual studies In contextual studies (24 ECTS) you will have a large selection of non-core-related courses, which will enable you to broaden your horizons. Bachelor’s thesis Your Bachelor’s thesis (16 ECTS) will provide you with an opportunity to examine an issue from a subject area of your own choice in more depth. You can find a summary in the curriculum of the Major in Business Administration. The Major in Business Administration can be completed in German and English. Students who take up their studies in the Major in Business Administration as of Autumn Semester 2014 must earn a minimum number of credits from courses in German and English. At least 9 credits of core studies must be earned in both German and English.