Entrepreneurship and Corporate Succession
Bachelor of Arts
The Bachelor in Entrepreneurship and Corporate Succession combines theory and applied business practice to provide the skills and expertise needed for successful self-employment. This programme is designed as a part-time (evening) course of studies, giving (working) students a certain degree of flexibility. The programme leads to an internationally recognised BA degree. The BA degree also meets the basic requirements for post-graduate study.
|Faculty||Department of Business and Economics|
|Degree||B. A. (Bachelor of Arts)|
|Structure||Part-time (evening programme)|
|Start||Winter Semester (1 October)|
|Accreditation||FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration / Accreditation)|
The programme focuses particularly on the skills needed by entrepreneurs and owner-managers. With programme content specifically directed to small and medium-sized enterprises, graduates are ideally positioned to take on executive tasks in any of the business sectors served by the approx. 3,580,000 small and medium-sized businesses in Germany.
The Entrepreneurship and Corporate Succession programme takes eight semesters (prescribed period of study) as a part-time course of studies (evening programme) and leads to a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. This provides students successfully completing the degree course with a recognized qualification in the business administration skills needed by professional managers.
The Bachelor in Entrepreneurship and Corporate Succession is designed as an interdisciplinary programme. In Part One (4 semesters) students gain a broad and systematic foundation in Business Administration, Economics, Law and Sociology. They are introduced to applied business skills in subjects such as Statistics, Mathematics and Data Processing, and also have an opportunity to acquire language and soft skills (English, Presentations, Communication and Leadership Skills). In all of these areas, the main focus is on the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises.
In Part Two (4 Semester) students specialise in the area of entrepreneurship and/or corporate succession – and, on the basis of a concrete business model, prepare directly for a self-employed career. This ”˜accompanied take-off phase’ is designed to facilitate a smooth transition to self-employment.
|Languages of Instruction||German and English|
|Semester / Study Abroad||Not included|
|Work Experience Semester||May be recognised where students show pertinent work experience|
|Cooperations||An intensive cooperation with the Berliner Sparkasse bank (www.Berliner-Sparkasse.de) networks the programme with the regional economy.
A programme Committee comprising representatives from medium-sized companies and economic institutions advises on and supports the further development, alignment and innovation of the programme.
|Course Times||Usually 6 pm – 9.15 pm on weekdays during the semesters|
Admission Requirements and Selection Procedure
- Academic qualifications meeting the general requirements for admission to a University or University of Applied Sciences, or professional qualifications allowing University admission as specified in §11 of the Law on Institutions of Higher Education in the State of Berlin (Berliner Hochschulgesetz BerlHG)
- German language university entrance exam for foreign students.
- Selection Procedure
Deadlines for applications
|Winter Semester||Summer Semester|
|For all applicants||Until 15 July||no intake|
Fees and Bursaries
|Semester fee||Please click|
|Bursaries||It may be possible to apply for a BaföG grant.|