European Economy and Business Management

Our European Economy and Business Management programme is THE degree for a broad-based training in business administration. You will gain an overview of internal company processes on a programme which takes an international perspective and covers everything from accounting and legal frameworks to advanced topics such as setting up a company, choosing a business location, and export management.

Are you interested in taking a business degree? Do you want to learn languages? Would you like to work in an international environment? Do you see management tasks as an exciting challenge?

Focus areas

This degree will prepare you for assuming a wide range of responsibilities in the ever-changing world of business.

The environment in which companies operate is a crucial factor. That’s why the programme adopts an interdisciplinary perspective on the political and economic frameworks and developments in the European Union.

Gain international experiences

Students have various possibilities to go abroad and spend a time at one of our partner universities.

Important dates for elective language level test for advanced persons and language information session for beginners in the language chosen (French, Russian, Spain)

  • For all aplicants who we can offer a study place till mid of June: June 30th 2022 | 6pm
  • For all applicants whom we can offer a study place till end of August:
    September 1st 2022 | 6pm

Graduate skills profile

The necessary soft skills for carrying out a wide variety of tasks at international companies and organisations, such as conducting negotiations and managing intercultural teams, are also an integral part of the curriculum.

Our graduates can hold their own in German- and English-speaking business settings, as well as in another language thanks to French, Russian and Spanish electives. We also provide them with the opportunity to obtain an internationally accredited language certificate.

Potential career paths

  • Export management
  • Management control/finance
  • Management consulting
  • Interest groups
  • International auditing firms

You can find more information in the current brochure of the degree programme

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Elisabeth Springler about the study programme

Elisabeth Springler introduces her degree programme and answers the following questions:
1. What makes your programme special?
2. Which possibilities do I have after finishing the programme?
3. What are the admission requirements?

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Student Tobias Stübinger Interview by Whatchado

"I would say the program is perfect for people, who want to go international one day" says Tobias Stübinger who studies European Economy & Business Management at the UAS BFI Vienna.


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The programme at a glance


Bachelor of Arts in Business, BA

Length of programme

6 semesters

Mode of study

Full-time programme – Monday to Friday (daytime) (FT)

Language of instruction



180 ECTS

Tuition fee

€ 363.36 / semester (+ € 21.20 student union fee)

Specialisation possible

In the 3rd semester:

  • Chinese language and culture course or
  • German language course

In the 4th and 5th semesters: You can choose from 5 courses:

  • Business in a Global Economy
  • Business Development
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Controlling, Risk & Finance (German)
  • Recht und Politik im internationalen Umfeld (German)

Language electives

  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Opportunity to take an accredited language certificate

Admission procedure

  • Online admission test (multiple choice) (reading comprehension, English, mathematics/logic, business administration and degree-programme-specific section)

Preparation materials can be found on the website of the respective degree programme in the download area.

Preparation for admission procedure

For preparation please see the download section. There are no external courses required.

Application period for EU/EEA citizens and applicants

1 October until 6 June

Application period for non-EU/EEA citizens and applicants

1 October until 15 May

Admission requirements

Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework

University of Applied Sciences Master Degree Programme, UNESCO ISCED 7 | NQR 6

Field(s) of study (e.g. ISCED-F)

0413 Management and administration

Access to further studies

Graduates of university of applied sciences bachelor degree programmes may enroll in relevant master programmes at universities and universities of applied sciences.

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Marion Haberfellner

Coordination of the study programme

+43 1 720 12 86-937

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Legende: VZ = Vollzeit, BB = Berufsbegleitend, SS = Sommeremester, WS = Wintersemester