International Business (BSc)

International Business

Our new study programme International Business (Bachelor of Science) will develop your understanding of international business in a globalized world. Based on the latest theoretical concepts of business administration we aim to equip you with the key business skills to work successfully in an international environment. The course of study takes place near Cologne in Germany and provides you with sound business knowledge imparted by experienced lecturers from academia and corporate practice alongside equipping you with the proper skills and tools to successfully apply your expertise in practice. We strongly believe, that with our International Business Bachelor you build the perfect foundation for a career in international management.

Moreover, together with our partner universities from all over the world, we offer a range of specializations which will allow you to deepen your knowledge and meet your individual goals. The course is completely taught in English and its location changes every semester between the two campuses Sankt Augustin and Rheinbach.

As globalisation has changed the business world, internationally operating companies look for qualified and experienced young professionals.Our study programme International Business (BSc) will develop your understanding of global markets, financing and international business.

Specialisations of the bachelor’s study programme

  • Business-to-Business Marketing (B2B)
  • International Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Sales Management

Our Graduates are best prepared to meet these requirements in various business sectors, e.g. Logistics, Human Resource Management, Consulting, Management Accounting and Control, Finance, Business Informatics, Auditing, Marketing (B2B and B2C).

Characteristics of the bachelor’s degree programme

  • All Courses taught in English
  • Study up to three semesters at one of our partner universities
  • Learn another foreign language
  • Courses alternating by each semester between the Sankt Augustin and Rheinbach campuses
  • Starting in winter semester on Sankt Augustin campus

At a glance

Bachelor's degree
RheinbachSankt Augustin
Standard period of study: 
7 semester total including a mobility window for a flexible use of internships or study abroad semester
Accredited by AQAS
Students must provide evidence of one of the following: Entrance qualification for a University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule); Entrance qualification for university; Entrance qualification acknowledged as equivalent by the competent authorities. International students must show proficiency in English: at least B2+ level according to the Common European Framework of References for Languages. There is a limited number of standardized language tests that are being recognized when registering in the study programme International Business at H-BRS. For more details, please refer to the table highlighting all the relevant tests and the minimum scores accepted (You'll find the document under: "Related Documents" on this page)
Language skills: 
The teaching language is English.
Start of course: 
Winter semester (September, Sankt Augustin campus)
Application period: 
Your application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 July.