International Business Administration (Bachelor)

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Students of the bachelor’s programme in International Business Administration acquire knowledge in the key areas of business administration which are supplemented by introductory modules in economics, business mathematics and statistics, business law, information technology, economic sociology as well as business English. Due to the international focus of all lectures and the range of different business languages offered, graduates are able to use their knowledge in a dynamic and international environment.

Bachelor of Science

Degree Programme Code: 033 514

6 semesters / 180 ECTS credits (including 30 ECTS credits of extension curricula/individual emphasis)

Language: German

Entrance exam procedure


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Data updated on: 28.12.2022

*Click here for further information on statistical data in the field of teaching and learning. (in German)


Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

Study programme

Following the Introductory and Orientation Period (STEOP), the programme provides students with a sound basic education in the areas of finance, marketing, organisation and human resources, production and logistics, as well as accounting. The specialisation in international business allows students to acquire language proficiency in a second foreign language. In addition, they have to complete additional courses in international management. To successfully complete the programme, students have to write a bachelor’s thesis.

Five concepts

which you will deal with during your studies:

  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Company law
  • Cost accounting
  • Information technology

... and many more.

 Overview of the programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.

After Graduation

As well-trained “all-rounders”, graduates have a wide range of job opportunities in the private and public sector. The degree programme imparts profound knowledge in the key areas of international business administration. On the one hand, the degree programme thus paves the way for entrepreneurial independence. On the other hand, it enables graduates to take up leading positions. The degree programme prepares students for managerial positions in enterprises. It focuses

  • on language training
  • on imparting methodological knowledge and
  • on the cooperation between companies and society.

Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduate Survey

The University asks graduates to provide their opinion about the degree programme immediately after graduating. The survey results show how graduates evaluate the degree programme they completed from a subject-specific and organisational perspective.


The graduate survey is an important feedback tool for continuously improving the quality of studies.

Graduates ...

  • say that this degree programme receives the grade: 2.7 (satisfactory)
  • rate the level of difficulty as: 3.7 (high)

→ These results are basd on feedback from 87 graduates.

*Detailed information about the implementation, analysis and use of the survey as well as further data can be found in the bachelor’s programme in International Business Administration graduation survey (in German).

Career Tracking of Graduates

The tracking of graduates provides information about the career paths of the University of Vienna graduates and aims at providing guidance for career entry after graduation (e.g. questions about the duration of job search until first employment after graduation, salary development and sectors that graduates are active in).

3 years after graduation ...

  • 70% of graduates residing in Austria are gainfully employed.
  • graduates earn approx. € 3,013 gross/month.
  • 8% of graduates each work in the financial service activities sector, accounting and auditing activities sector and retail sector.

*You can find precise information on implementation, evaluation and use as well as further data for this degree programme in the graduate tracking "BA International Business Administration".