Why study International Affairs (BIA) The Major in International Affairs addresses the central societal challenges of today's world. Generalist education Courses in economics, political science and selected areas of law and business administration provide you with the tools you need to assess relevant issues in politics, economics and law. In the Major in International Affairs we take a generalist approach by integrating various disciplines. This aspect makes the BIA an outstanding programme. International perspectives We are also committed to an international perspective and offer you various opportunities – be it with compulsory courses or electives, exchange semesters or internships – to gain a broad range of international experience. Theory and practice Our major in International Affairs emphasises the interrelationship between theory and practice. Internships, practice credits and special courses offer numerous opportunities during your studies to acquire professional and practical experience, thus allowing you to create an attractive, personal portfolio.