Announcements International Business

In case of any questions or issues regarding the study programme please contact beratung.internationalbusiness@h-brs.de. For questions about the semester fee or a semester of leave, please contact the Registrar's Office.

Please note that students are required to use their university email account for any contact with employees or professors of the university.

Current examination information and Corona Q&A

Announcements

Cancellations and changes in the semester schedule (Updated: 05.06.2020)
 

03.08.2020 - Information for students of the first cohort (start of studies WiSe17/18) with regard to the "Methodological Elective 1"

For organisational reasons, electives are booked by default first on the module Electives (7200) in the 7th semester. As there was an exception for your cohort that you could take two electives for the Methodological Elective 1 (5400), please contact the Examination Office (pruefungenFB01CA@h-brs.de) to transfer the two electives you have taken to the module Methodological Elective 1 (5400). You can then take two more electives in the upcoming winter semester, which will then be transferred to the Elective module (7200).

Alternatively you can of course leave the two electives booked on the module Electives (7200) and register for the module "Methodological Elective 1" in the winter semester 2020. According to the module catalogue the Methodological Elective 1 consists of a specified course “Statistics II, Theory of Science, Research Methods". You need to register for this course via SIS. Information about the registration period will follow via "Announcements".

Please note that according to the announcement of 22.07.19 this regulation only concerns students who were in the 5th semester in WiSe19/20!

 

03.08.2020 - Information for the 7th semester:

- For information regarding the bachelor's thesis click here. You can download the information brochure for the bachelor's thesis from related links on the linked website and also here.

 - Registrations for Electives are scheduled for 15 September - 15 October. An overview of all electives as well as the time schedule will be provided until shortly before registration. For further information concerning the Electives click here.

- Registration and the time schedule for Methodological Elective 2 will be announced in due time. For further information concerning the Methodological Elective 2 click here.

30.7.2020 - Career-Guide for international students, graduates and PhD students

30.7.2020 - Tuition fee waiver places (free places) at our partner universities in summer semester 2021; Application deadline: 1st September 2020

23.06.2020 - International Business Law - Exam preparation

Dr. Bodenheimer offers a lecture on exam preparation on 03.07. Please join the corresponding LEA course. All students who will write the exam from WiSe19/20 in July or the regular exam from SoSe20 in September/October are strongly recommended to participate.

22.06.2020 - Information for all students who want to take the course "Business Simulation" in WiSe20/21 (then 5th and 7th semester students) and have not been granted a place in the SIS: Please send an email with your matriculation number to beratung.internationalbusiness@h-brs.de. We will put you on a waiting list and will contact you after the registration deadline (Registration period: 22.06. - 03.07.)

22.06.2020 - Virtual Summer School Programme 2020 at Coastal Carolina University

Dear students,

In response to the current COVID19 pandemic, we have developed a Virtual Summer School Program in order to offer you an opportunity to internationalise your studies without running the risks of travel restrictions and potential infections.

This program will be delivered fully online. Students of Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg and Hochschule Koblenz are welcome to apply.

Please register by July 10, 2020.

Please download the PROGRAM FLYER (PDF) for the key facts about this program at Coastal Carolina University.

There is also the possibility to recognise the successfull participation of this programme as an elective to your study programme. For detailed information about the academic recognition please contact Karsten Heinrich (karsten.heinrich@h-brs.de).

Kind regards,

Karsten Heinrich

12.06.2020 - Please note the update under "Current examination information": Important information on your SoSe 2020 examinations - Updated: 12.06.2020

09.06.2020 - Information for all students who want to take the module "Corporate Management" in WiSe20/21 in the 5th semester: For time reasons the course "Business Simulation" takes place BEFORE the start of the semester. The course will take place from 29 July to 07 August 2020. Registration: 22.06.20 – 03.07.20 via SIS. Please take note of the notice.

09.06.2020 - The registration period for the regular examinations of the summer semester 2020 is from 15 June to 25 June 2020

04.06.2020 - Timetable for today's presentation of the specialisations (SPF)

03.06.2020 - An additional session in "International Financial Reporting Standards | Analysis of International Financial Statement"  will take place on Friday, 05 June, 9:00 - 11:30.

03.06.2020 - Presentation of specialisations (SPF): You can now join the LEA course "Vorstellung der SPF 04.06"

26.05.2020 - Due to the current situation, the presentation of the specialisations (SPF) for the winter semester 2020/2021 will also take place online in the SoSe 2020. In LEA and alternatively via live video, the lecturers will present the contents of the SPF.

There will be no face-to-face presentation this semester. Corresponding information and the exact times of the SPF presentation in ZOOM will be announced in the LEA course "Vorstellung der SPF 04.06". Registration for this Lea group is possible from 03.06.

The registration for the specialisations (SPF) will take place from 05.06. 07:00 - 29.06.2020 22:00 via SIS.

25.05.2020 - 4th semester: Economic Policy in Practice - Please note that the start on the first day (07th July) has been moved to 09:00.

24.05.2020 - The course IFRS / Analysis of International Financial Statement will not take place on 25 May.

06.05.2020 - Please read the Corona - Info + FAQ carefully for any updates regarding e. g. the start of the winter semester 20/21 and more.

24.04.2020 - The course "International Financial Reporting Standards | Analysis of International Financial Statement" of the specialisation International Financial Management will start on 04 May 2020 as a digital lecture. Please make sure to join the respective LEA course to receive any updates from the lecturers.

20.04.2020 - The course "Statistics" will start on 30 April as a digital lecture with a modified starting time already from 9:00 am. Further information on the time organisation will be provided by the lecturer via LEA and in the first lecture. Please join the LEA-course to make sure you get the information.

16.04.2020 - There are still free places in the Elective "Comparative International Business Studies". Registrations are possible until tomorrow (17.04.) via SIS. The Elective will take place online.

06.04.2020 - There are still free capacities in the German courses. If you are interested, please contact Ms. Sandra Kärcher (sandra.kaercher@h-brs.de) with your matriculation number, the desired course and location (Campus St. Augustin or Campus Rheinbach). If you are not sure which course is suitable, you can take the DW placement test in advance and inform Ms. Kärcher of the result.

30.03.2020 - Important information about updated semester schedules summer semester 2020

You find the updated semester schedules on the respective time schedule website (Time schedules and Schedule list). In addition to the changes in the semester schedule, please note the following information:

4th semester:

  • Spanish III A2.2 (Ruiz Vega): The catch-up classes take place in room G113 in St. Augustin
  • Spanish III B2.1 (Ramirez de Kallweit): The teacher offers the course on Thursdays as an online course on the following days: 02.04., 09.04. and 16.04., each from 08:45 - 12:15h

For the following courses the lecturers will inform you via LEA – please check your e-mails regularly:

  • 2nd semester French (Stich-Desmarchelier)
  • 4th semester Chinese (Zhou)

You will find all other postponements/dates on the respective time schedule website (Time schedules and Schedule list). All other online dates, which will take place in the next 3 weeks, have already been communicated by their respective lecturers via e-mail or LEA. Please join the respective LEA courses to ensure that you will be notified and check your university e-mail account regularly.

24.03.2020 - The lecture "Economic Policy in Practice" will take place on the following days:
07.07. 10:15 - 20:15h
08.07. 09:00 - 19:00h
09.07. 09:00 - 19:00h
Attendance is mandatory on all days!

Registration via SIS from 30.03 - 17.04.2020

Registration and de-registration is only possible in SIS within the registration period. It is not possible to cancel your registration with the lecturer. Non-attendance despite registration will be considered a failed attempt! If you participate in this course without being registered in SIS, your course participation cannot be recognised!!

20.03.2020 - Registrations for the Electives Rheinbach Campus will take place as follows:

  • 23 March to 27 March via SIS (SIS Category: Electives St. Augustin!) for the Electives: Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Group 1 and Group 2
  • 23 March to 17 April via SIS (SIS Category: Electives St. Augustin!) for the Electives: Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Group 3, Case Studies in International Strategy and Operations (by 16:00h!), Scenario Planning and Comparative International Business Studies

Please note that the dates for these courses may still change in the coming weeks. More information as well as the time schedules are available on "Related Links" - "Time schedules".

20.03.2020 - The schedules for the Electives as well as the schedule list for summer semester 2020 are updated. The updated semester schedules for the 2nd and 4th semester lectures (starting from 20. April) will be updated in due time. Please check your emails as well as "Announcements" regularly.

16.03.2020 - The inspection of the examinations has to be postponed until further notice.

04.03.2020 - Inspection of the examinations for winter semester 2019/2020, part one, Sankt Augustin Campus will take place on Wednesday, 25 March 2020. A registration for the inspection is mandatory by 18 March 2020 The exact times for the inspection will be published in due time on Announcements.

26.02.20 Registration for the electives on Rheinbach Campus is open from 23 March to 27 March via SIS. All information about the offered courses can be found on LEA. Students who want to register both for the elective "Case Studies in International Strategy and Operations" and "Public Speaking and Presentation Skills" are advised to register for group C of the latter. Please check the "Schedule list" on the respective time schedule website for all dates.

14.02.20 The semester schedules for summer semester 2020 are now available online on the respective time schedules website. Please note that times and dates are subject to change.

Important notice for the 4th semester:

  • Spanish III: Spanish A2.2 (Ruiz Vega): This course takes place on Sankt Augustin Campus!!
  • Economic Policy in Practice: The course will probably take place during the examination period. The exact dates will follow in due time.

14.02.20 Offer of travel grants for internships abroad in the summer semester 2020 (outside of Europe or in countries that are not part of the Erasmus+ framework (granted by the International Office of H-BRS)); detailed information are available here: https://www.h-brs.de/files/related/reisekostenzuschuss_ausschreibung_sose_20_en.pdf

10.02.20 Registration for the Electives on Sankt Augustin Campus is open from 15 February 20:00 to 15 March 22:00 via SIS.

04.02.20 The crash course for the examination "International Business Law" will take place from 08 February to 11 February, 9:00 - 16:00 in room E 146, except on Sunday 09 February the course will take place in lecture hall 5, 10:00 - 16:00.

04.02.20 Reminder: Registrations for the course "Business Simulation" TOPSIM General-Management II are open until 05 February, 22:00 via SIS

28.01.20 -Updated notice: Summer School at Coastal Carolina University, USA; application deadline: 15.2.2020

21.01.20 Wanted: Student assistant for the conference "Universities, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development in Africa"

17.01.20 - DAAD Programme Promos 2020 (scholarship for a study abroad semester etc.)

15.01.20 Registrations for Business Simulation TOPSIM General-Management II. Registration: 20.01.20 - 05.02.20 via SIS

13.01.20 Registrations for the examination "Development of Business Application Systems" are available from 06 January to 17 January. The examination is scheduled for 20 January, 12:30 -13:30, room G 038.

07.01.20 The crash course for the examination "International Business Law" will take place from 08 February to 11 February (4 block sessions). Registrations for the exam are now reopened until 17 January by mail to beratung.internationalbusiness@h-brs.de. Please include your name and matriculation number.

18.12.19 Information about application procedure in case of a study abroad semester in fall/winter semester 20/21

16.12. Updated: Overview about tuition fee (free) places at partner universities in fall/winter semester 20/21; application deadline: 15th January 2020; New partner university in Rome/Italy (subject to the signing of the Erasmus+ agreement)

29.11.19 Reminder: Examination registrations are open until 02.12.2019 (preclusive period) via SIS.

20.11.19 Vacancy Internship German Chamber of Commerce in Chile. For further information click here.

19.11.19 Language information session for first semester students on 05 December 19 at 13:00 in room E 037

18.11.19 Registrations for specialisations summer semester 2020 are possible via SIS from 22 November 2019 to 06 January 2020.

18.11.19 The course "Business Simulation" in the fifth semester will take place from 27 February 20 to 06 March 20. Further information including registration for the course will be published on Announcements in due time.

18.11.19 (Reminder) Survey on the language modules for first semester students is now online. Deadline is 22 November. Click here to participate.

08.11. All important information about the study abroad semester are published in LEA; here you could find also information for example about scholarships (see "current announcements"

04.11.19 Presentation of the specialisations for summer semester 2020 on 21 November (Sankt Augustin Campus). For further information click here.

29.10.19 Examination information session for first semester students on 20 November, room E 037, 10:45 - 11:30.

25.10. The partner university in Croatia (University of Split) will probably not offer courses taught in English in fall/winter semester 20/21

15.10.19 The course "Workshop Mathematics" does not take place today. The course will start on 22 October.

30.09.19 The lecture "Mathematics" in the first semester will not take place today.

26.09.19 Helpful information for new international students from the Welcome Centre:

24.09.19 Due to insufficient registrations for the Elective "Process Simulation" it will not take place. If you are affected by this change and need further advice, please write an email to beratung.internationalbusiness@h-brs.de

23.09.19 Reminder: The registration for the Electives on Rheinbach Campus is open from 23 September to 27 September via SIS. The time schedules can be found here. The specific dates for "Scenario Planning" are published in the SIS registration mask.

17.09.19 Due to the short-term cancellation of the Elective "Innovation Management"the registration deadline for the Electives on Sankt Augustin Campus has been extended until 20.09.

12.09.19 Please find here the culture programme of the International Office for the coming winter semester 2019/2020.

12.09.19 The Language Centre has published the offer of German courses for the coming winter semester 2019/2020. More information can be found here.

11.09.19 From October 2019, the coSTARK program will again offer career coaching for international students by master students of business psychology. Further information on this coaching can be found here. Registration is possible until 20 September 2019.

10.09.19 The registration for the Electives on Rheinbach Campus is open from 23 September to 27 September via SIS. Please mark this date. The registration for the Electives on Sankt Augustin Campus is open until 15 September 19. Register for your preferred Elective as soon as possible, since places are limited.

06.09.19 The Elective "Innovation Management", scheduled for late September, has to be cancelled for health reasons.

04.09.19 The inspection of the exam "International Financial Management" will take place from 16:20 to 16:50 and "B2B-Marketing" from 17:00 to 17:30 in room E 146 on 6 September.

02.09.19 Please send a short email to beratung.internationalbusiness@h-brs.de to register for the inspection of the specialisation exams "B2B-Marketing" or "International Financial Management". The inspection will take place on 6 September 19. The exact time will be announced within the next days.

02.09.19 Quick reminder: the registration for the Electives is open until 15 September 19. Register for your preferred Elective as soon as possible, since places are limited.

02.09.19 The schedule for International Management is now online.

Summer semester 2019

13.08.19 The registration for the course "Usage of Business Application Systems" in the third semester will be open from 15 August to 15 September via SIS. You will find it in the category "Lehrveranstaltungen".

12.08.19 Please find all necessary information regarding the electives here (also linked under "Related Links").

08.08.19  The personal advice about an internship and a study abroad semester will not take place from 26th August - 6th September 2019. Please contact Ms Atai until 23rd August 2019 in case of urgent questions. Ms Dina Ramien will substitute Ms Atai during her absence.

02.08.19  New partnerships with American universities

01.08.19 The semester schedules for winter semester 19/20 are now available online on the respective time schedules website. Please note that times and dates are subject to change.

29.07.19 Updated overview about tuition fee waiver places at partner universities in summer semester 2020

24.07.19 Registration for the Electives on Sankt Augustin Campus is open from 15 August 20:00h to 15 September 22:00h via SIS.

22.07.19 Students in the fifth semester who wish to do the Methodological Elective 1 in winter term 19/20 will have to complete 2 Electives in order to pass the module. The eligible Electives will be published on Related Links in due time. Please note that you cannot register for both Electives "Research in Accounting and Finance" and "Ghana Project II" (choose only one of them). Be advised to only choose Electives that fit into your personal semester schedule. The semester schedules will be published in August.

17.07.19 Examination "Specialisation: International Financial Management": Please note the updated start/time of the exam: 14:30h - 17:30h.

17.07.19 The postponed lecture (from 05.07.) "Business Law in an International Context" on 19.07. must be cancelled due to health reasons.

04.07.19 2nd semester: The examination "Spanish I: Spanish A1 (Ruiz Vega)" takes place on 5 July 2019, 09:00 - 11:00 in H201 in Rheinbach.

04.07.19 The lecture "Business Law in an International Context" from 05.07. will be catched up on 19.07. from 9:30 - 13:00h (subject to a short-term postponement). Whether the meeting will take place in form of a Webinar or on site in Rheinbach will be announced promptly.

01.07.19 The lecture "Business Law in an International Context" on 05.07. must be cancelled due to health reasons. If you have made a mindmap you can send it to the lecturer via LEA. The lecturer will publish information about a catch-up date under LEA in the coming days. Please inform yourself by regularly visiting the LEA course.

01.07.19 Students who have registered for the course "Economic Policy in Practise" can now join the LEA course.

28.06.19 Summer School at the partner university in Split/Croatia (University of Split)

26.06.19 Important notice concerning the language exams: The dates for the language exams are notional dates! These exams take usually place during/at the end of the semester. Deviations from this will be announced via "Announcements" or the respective lecturer.

19.06.19 Travel grants for internships abroad as of 1st September 2019

17.06.19 4th semester: Reminder - Registrations for the specialisations for the upcoming winter semester 19/20 are open from 14.06. - 03.07.2019 via SIS.

23.05.19 4th semester: The registration for the (mandatory) block seminar "Economic Policy in Practice" takes place from 03.06. - 14.06.19 via SIS. Please note that the schedule for the seminar has changed. The block seminar takes place on 02., 05. and 06.07.19 (each day from 09:00 - 19:00h). The examination elements are (ungraded) written assessments during the game rounds and presentations. Students are also required to participate in a minimum of 2/3 of the course in order to be awarded a pass (§15 (4) BPO-IB 2017).

Registration and de-registration is only possible in SIS within the registration period. It is not possible to cancel your registration with the lecturer. Non-attendance despite registration will be considered a failed attempt! If you participate in this course without being registered in SIS, your course participation cannot be recognised!

22.05.19 - The international day will take place tomorrow (23th May) at H-BRS

20.05.19 4th semester: The presentation of the specialisations for the upcoming winter semester 19/20 will take place on 11 June 2019 (Sankt Augustin Campus) and on 13 June 2019 (Rheinbach Campus). Time schedule Sankt Augustin. Time schedule Rheinbach. Registrations for the specialisations are open from 14.06. - 03.07.2019 via SIS.

09.05.19 From 10.05. to 20.05. students can register in SIS for the new elective "Innovation Management". This course takes place as a block seminar from 16 to 20th September 2019, 09:00 - 14:45h.

Registrations will be considered in the order in which they are received. Registration and de-registration is only possible in SIS within the registration period. It is not possible to cancel your registration with the lecturer. Non-attendance despite registration will be considered a failed attempt! If you participate in a course without being registered in SIS, your course participation cannot be recognised!

07.05.19 The retake of "Development of Business Application Systems" takes place on 28 June 2019, 12:00 - 13:00h in room H005 (Campus Rheinbach). Registration is available from 10.05. - 20.05.19 - preclusive period - via SIS.

26.04.19 The certificates for "Spanish II" (winter term 2018/2019) can be picked up in the SPZ office in Rheinbach. Please inform Ms. Schwenker by mail one day before picking up the certificate.

23.04.19 From now on you will find all time schedules/semester schedules on related links - "Time schedules"

08.04.19 Please note the new start time for "Macroeconomics": 9:45h

02.04.19 Please note the updated rooms for "Management Information Systems" and the language courses in the semester schedule

29.03.19 Business Law in an International Context: Please note the information in preparation for the first lecture

18.03.19 The department's time schedule for summer semester 19 is now available on related links with all the information on lecture periods and examination matters

12.03.19 The advice about the internship or study abroad semester will not take place between 25th March and 29th March; please contact Ms Atai before 25th March in urgent cases.

Winter semester 2018/2019

28.02.19 The semester schedules for summer semester 2019 are now available on "Related Links". Important: Please be aware of the dates of the block events (2nd semester: Statistics; 4th semester: Economic Policy in Practice) and changes in the semester schedule.

22.02.19 Important information about the registration for the electives in the summer term 2019

The registration for the electives in the summer semester 2019 will take place from 22.02.2019 20:00h to 11.03.2019 22:00h. The registration process is as follows:

Please note that places are limited and the registration is binding. Registrations will be considered in the order in which they are received. More information as well as the time schedule are available on "Related Links". We will inform you as of 18th March whether you have received a place in the selected course.

20.02.19 The schedule for the specialisations of summer term 19 is now available on "Related Links"

15.01.19 3rd semester students: The repetition lesson for the re-examination "International Business Law in an International Context" will take place on 24th January from 11:30 - 15:00 in G107.

07.01.19 3rd  semester students: Registration for examination in "Development of Business Application Systems" is available from 07 January 19 to 18 January 19 via SIS. The examination will take place in room G104 on 21 January 19, 12:00 – 13:00.

07.01.19 1st and 3rd semester students: Please read the examination rules for students carefully and keep them in mind

21.12.18 3rd semester students: Important information about a repetition lesson for the re-examination "International Business Law in an International Context"

17.12.18 - Updated overview about tuition fee waiver places (free places) at our partner universities in winter semester 19/20; New potential partner university in Finland (subject to the undersigning of the Erasmus+ contract)

13.12.18 - Students are required to use their university email account for any contact with employees or professors of the university

28.11.18 Information about double degree option at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia (partner university)

27.11.18 3rd semester students: Registration for examination in "Development of Business Application Systems" will be available from 07 January 19 to 18 January 19. The examination will take place in room G104 on 21 January 19, 12:00 – 13:00.

23.11.18 Information about double degree option at the USC, Australia (partner university) and other study options at USC

22.11.18 Summer School at our partner university Tomas Bata University, Czech Republic

16.11.18 You need information about how to get access to the german labour market? The project STARK provides workshops to help in this matter. The workshops will be held in German and English language.

25.10.18 - Information according §4 (4) examination regulations: students have to register for all examinations of the first semester by the end of the fourth semester. Otherwise they are not eligible to take any further exam.

26.09.18 3rd semester students: a re-registration for the language courses is not necessary

26.09.18 Helpful resources and links for international students:

 

Winter semester 2017/2018

15.12.17 - Important information for registration for examinations!

For all International Business students who have not yet registered for any examinations in the initial allotted time (04.12 -10.12.17) we are now extending this period as a singular and exceptional gesture.

You will now have until the 23.12.17 (preclusive period) to register for your examinations due to the possibility there has been a technical issue in the SIS. Please note this is the final deadline on offer and will not be extended.

We kindly request you to write an email with your registration details and the examination(s) you wish to take to the head of the examination board Ms Prof. Dr. Rohleder (Room E133) at: sandra.rohleder@h-brs.de.

Please be advised that as a result of this extension due to extraordinary circumstances, a withdrawal from the examinations will not be permitted without good reason at a later date.