Brief description

Curriculum (German)

Degree programme code: 033 515
Degree programme: Bachelor's programme
Degree programme duration: 6 semesters
Workload: 180 ECTS credits
Degree: Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Available study places: 449
Language of instruction: German/English
Admission requirements: Secondary-school leaving certificate (Reifezeugnis) or university entrance qualification examination (Schulberechtigungsprüfung)
Application procedure: yes

Programme outcomes

Students of the bachelor’s programme in Business Administration acquire general knowledge in the core subjects of marketing, production and logistics, management, finance and accounting. In addition, they gain knowledge in economic sociology, private and business law, computer science, economics, sociology, statistics, mathematics and business English.

The methodological, institutional and application-oriented management competences imparted by the programme enable graduates to solve business administration problems independently.

Fields of activity

The bachelor’s programme in Business Administration offers students a wide range of professional opportunities. The programme qualifies students to take up leadership positions in the economic sector.
Our students have the opportunity to specialise in the following occupational fields: 

  • Management and consulting
  • Production, logistics and SCM
  • Marketing management
  • Banking and finance
  • Accounting
  • Information management
  • International business
  • Public and non-profit management
  • Business law 
  • Economy
  • Business statistics 

In addition to a wide range of courses, our students have the opportunity to complete internships, enabling them to find out which field they would later like to work in. Furthermore, it allows them to establish contacts with potential future employers.  Voluntary stays abroad complement their linguistic, technical and cultural competences.


Introductory and Orientation Period (STEOP)
ECTS credits required: 15
Only after passing all STEOP examinations, students can attend additional courses and take further examinations.
ECTS credits
Basics of General Business Administration5
Basics of Economics5
Basic Principles of Statistics5
Core period
ECTS credits required: 102    
ECTS credits
ABWL: Management6
ABWL: Production and Logistics6
ABWL: Marketing6
ABWL: Financial Management6
ABWL: Business Administration-Accounting9
Quantitative Methods28
Sociology and Information Technology8
Business English6
Specialisation period
ECTS credits required: 63
ECTS credits
Students can select courses from the following occupational fields:
1. Management and consulting
2. Production, logistics and SCM 
3. Marketing management
4. Banking and Finance
5. Cost accounting
6. Information management
7. International business
8. Public and non-profit management
9. Economic law
10. Economics
11. Business statistics
Bachelor’s Thesis module
VO Introduction to Academic Work (1 ECTS credit)
SE Bachelor’s Seminar (incl. Bachelor’s Thesis– 8 ECTS credits)

Extension curricula/ Individual Specialisation Module/ Stay abroad

More than 120 extension curricula from the entire range of courses of the University of Vienna are available to our students.


 Curriculum/Study plan

For all legal regulations and a detailed description of the structure of this degree programme, please refer to the curriculum.

Personal requirements

No particular previous knowledge is required for admission to the bachelor’s programme in Business Administration. However, students should be interested in and enjoy solving business-related problems and issues.

If you would like to know what a balance sheet can tell you about a company, how one can reduce financial risks, how the marketing of products and services works or how energy and environmental resources can be used sustainably, the bachelor’s programme in Business Administration is the right fit for you.


You find general information about the admission procedure on the website of the StudiesServiceCenter

Detail information about deadlines for Business Administration, International Business Administration and Economics are found on the website

Contact and help

Please address questions and concerns regarding the admission procedure to "Studienservice und Lehrwesen" via their contact form.

If you have any questions regarding the content of the programme, please contact:

If you have organisational questions regarding the programme, please contact:

You find useful information on the website of the SSC.