Attention: You need a German proficiency level of C1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) in order to follow the study program!
In general, the primary task of business administration and economics is the analysis of varying economic aspects. Business administration focuses on economic correlations and regularities of individual businesses. Specifically, details regarding operational structures and processes can be derived. Economics differs in this regard as economic correlations and regularities of a society with regard to individually operating entities, as well as the overall economy are analyzed.
The study program at Paderborn University comprises of several sub-disciplines of business administration and economics. Furthermore, this program is coupled with quantitative methods. These such courses comprise of mathematics, statistics and business information systems. Through the use of an efficient study management plan students can easily meet the standard period of study required. The “Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics” qualifies students professionally. Those eager to gain further qualification can deepen their knowledge through the completion of a four-semester master’s degree.
One particular prerequisite for the above mentioned study program is a strong interest in economic problems. In return, this program offers an up-to-date insight into the national and international labor market. It is adapted on a constant basis in accordance to the changing needs of the market and due to the variety of options, students can individually tailor their studies. The high concentration of business enterprise in the Paderborn region as well as the advanced technical features and human resource facilities of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics offer the ideal conditions for your studies.
The education in business administration and economics at Paderborn University aims predominantly at establishing a manner of thinking which covers a cross-disciplinary manner, including interdisciplinary teamwork and multilingual communication skills. All these requirements will serve as significant advantages for the professional lives of our students. The campus at Paderborn University offers great advisory and support services which helps our students to arrange their studies individually. Moreover, our variety of exchange programs provides our students with the opportunity to gain international experience.
Life in the university town of Paderborn is strongly influenced by its many students. The city, as well as the region offer diverse possibilities for leisure activities. There are several cultural, sporting and social events to choose from. We recommend participation in such events, as they will help you to feel at home very quickly!
We hope, this short introduction has sparked your interest and we are looking forward to welcoming you here at Paderborn University.
Your program coordinator
Prof. Dr. André Uhde