Specialisation International Business

In the specialisation phase, it is compulsory to complete the module "International Business" comprising 24 ETCS. 

The module is structured as follows: 

Compulsory Courses (20 ECTS)

  • UK Organization of the International Firm (4 ECTS)
  • Business Communication (16 ECTS)
    • UK Business Communication I (8 ECTS)
    • UK Business Communication II (8 ECTS)

The following languages are currently offered for Business Communication in the Second Foreign Language:

Elective Courses (4 ETCS)

The students choose courses comprising 4 ECTS from the following topics: 

  • Special Topics in International Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Innovation and Technology Management
  • Environment and Energy Management
  • Group Accounting and IAS/IFRS
  • Special Topics in Banking and Finance
  • International Public Utility Management
  • Negotiations
  • eBusiness
  • International Cooperation Management
  • Intercultural Competence in Business
  • European / International Business History
  • Game and Decision Theory
  • Empirical Social Research
  • Statistics and Econometrics 
  • Competition Law
  • Legal Questions in E-Commerce
  • International Tax Law
  • Group Law


A list of courses, which can be completed as part of this module, can be found in the course directory. 



  • Successful completion of the study entry and orientation phase (StEOP)
  • Knowledge of the chosen language at the A2 level (according to the European Framework)
  • Recommended: Core phase module ABWL: Management
  • The successful completion of UK Business Communication I is a prerequisite for the attendance of UK Business Communication II

UK = Universitätskurs (continuous assessment, compulsory attendance)

Here you can find detailed information regarding the various types of courses.