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The Master of Science degree program in Business Studies of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics of the University of Bremen aimed at providing students with a broad range of skills, in-depth knowledge and international expertise that they will need for international business activities, and to expand the focus on economic and social impacts on internationalization and globalization. The Master program offers eight fields of specialization, whereof two fields have to be chosen by the students:
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Basic data

Title on graduation

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Standard course length

4 Semester

ECTS-Credits

sole subject
120CP

Language of delivery (mainly)

German

Other languages of delivery

English

Admission requirements

For inclusion in a master's degree is the completion of studies at the Bachelor's level requirement.
The subject-specific entry requirements are set out in the current Aufnahme-/Zulassungsordnung (admission regulations).
It also includes the different deadlines for the provision of evidence.

More information at Application and enrolment

Enrolment for new students

for winter semester

A limited number of university places. Further information regarding the specific enrolment procedure in the German "Zulassungs-/Aufnahmeordnung".

Deadlines for applications/enrolment

31.05.

Enrolment for advanced students

for winter and for summer semester

admittance limited

Deadlines for applications/enrolment

31.05. resp. 15.01.

DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT

The Master of Science degree program in Business Studies of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics of the University of Bremen aimed at providing students with a broad range of skills, in-depth knowledge and international expertise that they will need for international business activities, and to expand the focus on economic and social impacts on internationalization and globalization. The Master program offers eight fields of specialization, whereof two fields have to be chosen by the students:
1. Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
2. Marketing and Brand Management
3. International Management
4. Finance
5. Accounting
6. Business Taxation
7. Logistics
8. Innovation Economics.

Main language of instruction is German, but also English-taught lectures are included. Visiting experts from all over the world will be regularly invited to give lectures on topics in Business Studies.

OCCUPATIONAL FIELDS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Subsequent non-teaching occupational fields

Graduates from this programme are academic professionals within their specialization with the ability to perform independent research in that field and to apply their specialized knowledge and skills as a professional on a high either national or international level.

The faculty maintains intensive contacts with companies and offers students, among others the faculty careers day. This is a trade fair that provides a contact to companies directly in the premises of the faculty.

Teacher training (Lehramt)

No courses available for students training to be teachers at state-run schools

Possibilities for additional qualifications

PhD student

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS OF PROGRAM

Detailed list of available courses in online course prospectus

Stages of study / curricula / description of modules

The Master of Science degree program in Business Studies of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics of the University of Bremen aimed at providing students with a broad range of skills, in-depth knowledge and international expertise that they will need for international business activities, and to expand the focus on economic and social impacts on internationalization and globalization. The Master program offers eight fields of specialization, whereof two fields have to be chosen by the students:
1. Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
2. Marketing and Brand Management
3. International Management
4. Finance
5. Accounting
6. Business Taxation
7. Logistics
8. Innovation Economics.

Main language of instruction is German, but also English-taught lectures are included. Visiting experts from all over the world will be regularly invited to give lectures on topics in Business Studies.

This program is to be completed in four semesters with a Master’s Thesis.

Course schedule

Compulsory, elective and optional

The Master of Science degree progam in Business Studies include compulsory and elective subjects.

Typical course types

In the Master program, seminars and the project module will be in the foreground, within which, scientific and independent working are the focal points. The final examination is then comprised of the master’s thesis which can also be accompanied by a seminar.

Practical

The Practical Experience Summer Camp is an intensive 3-week-format in which 10 companies bring in specific project tasks that are handled by student teams (max 5 students). As a rule, most of the work is done directly in the company. While the opening and closing events are fixed dates in plenum, the project duration in between is individually coordinated in the teams, together with the companies. At the final event, the project results of all teams will be presented.

The faculty maintains intensive contacts with companies and offers students, among others the faculty careers day. This is a trade fair that provides a contact to companies directly in the premises of the fac

Foreign language skills

Proficiency in English: Level B2 (European Framework: upper intermediate level) or similar certification.
Proficiency in German (only needed if you did higher school or university education in another language other than German): Lectures are mainly taught in German, so applicants have to pass a German Language test (normally DSH or TestDaF). More information you can find here: http://www.apply.uni-bremen.de/sprache.html

Study abroad

Although a semester abroad is not compulsory, it is recommended. Due to the advised course and study structure of the program, a semester abroad would be best planned for the third or fourth semester of studies. As a result of the choice in major, there is a high flexibility in regard to the courses that will be accredited and therefore a semester abroad can be considered when planning the study program without thought to delaying the duration of studies. Support in organising a semester abroad is offered by the faculty’s Office for Practical Experience and International Affairs. Further information can be found on the homepage of the faculty under the category of 'International'. (https://www.uni-bremen.de/en/wiwi/international-affairs/incoming-guest-study-in-bremen/)
As part of the application process for a place at a foreign university the required foreign language abilities will be verified. When participating in the Sokrates/Erasmus Program students are asked to proof a level of B2 in the respective language of instruction at the host university.

Extensive advisory services in this area are offered by the faculty’s Office for Practical Experience and International Affairs.

Exams forms

All examinations in the Business Studies master’s program take place alongside the respective courses. One of the examination forms is the classic written examination, which are vary in duration depending on the course. This form of examination is mainly offered during the first Semester. Oral examinations, presentations, assignments and projects will be offered too. In many courses so called ‘Portfolios’ are admitted. These forms allow for ‘smaller’ examinations during the lecture period to be considered in the final grade.
When various examination forms are permissible within a course the students will be informed at the beginning of the semester of which examination type will be carried out. The written and oral examinations take place following the lecture period.

Particularities

In the summer, the faculty will be offering a Summer School "Business Studies and Economics" for undergraduate students. The Summer School will take place from June to July. All courses are held in English. In the Summer School, foreign guest lecturers are involved and international guest students learn together with Bremen students.

Certified Derivate Trader (Eurex)

In cooperation with the Capital Markets Academy of Deutsche Börse, students of the University of Bremen can take the Certified Derivatives Trader exam and thus acquire a first-class and demanding additional professional qualification. The focus of the training is on imparting specialist knowledge about trading on the derivates exchange. The course provides basic theoretical knowledge on options and futures, analyses advanced trading strategies and discusses their possible applications in practice. After the course, students will be able to implement and test their own trading strategies. In 2019, prospective economists successfully passed the Deutsche Börse AG Certified Derivatives Trader exam for the first time. To the press release.

APPLICATION AND ENROLMENT

Admission requirements

For inclusion in a master's degree is the completion of studies at the Bachelor's level requirement.
The subject-specific entry requirements are set out in the current Aufnahme-/Zulassungsordnung (admission regulations).
It also includes the different deadlines for the provision of evidence.

Admission regulations

Admission

for new students

A limited number of university places. Further information regarding the specific enrolment procedure in the German "Zulassungs-/Aufnahmeordnung".


for advanced students

admittance limited


Deadline for application (beginner)

  • 31.05. for winter semester

Deadline for application (advanced)

  • 31.05. for winter semester
  • 15.01. for summer semester

Beginning of course for new students

WiSe

Beginning of course for advanced students

WiSe and SoSe

FORMALITIES

Type of studies

postgraduate studies

Time involved

full time study

Studies as

sole subject

Degree/qualification

Master

Title on graduation

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Standard course length

4 Semester

ECTS-Credits

sole subject
120CP

Accreditation


by: AAQ
from: 16.09.2016

Federal law on support in education

4 Semester

Costs

Semester fee 382,67 €

Bremen has a study account model (Studienkontengesetz).

Language of delivery (mainly)

German

Other languages of delivery

  • English

Regulations

Examination regulations
Admission regulations

RESEARCH AND TEACHING

Expertise

Homepage:

https://www.uni-bremen.de/en/wiwi/research/research-at-the-faculty/

 

Our Topics

- Finance, Accounting & Taxation

- Innovation Economics

- Logistics

- Management and Entrepreneurship

- Marketing and

- Statistics and Econometrics.

 

 

 

 

Teachers

21 male Professor and 4 female Professors in the subject business studies and economics

three honorary professors, four private lecturers, one female university lecturer, one male university lecturer and scientific staff

Students

155 female students

192 male students

Collaborations

Universität Oldenburg

Internationale Partneruniversitäten: 
www.wiwi.uni-bremen.de/partneruniversitaeten

CONTACT AND COUNSELLING

Student advocacy

StugA WiWi
Building: WiWi1, Office: A1190
E-Mail: stugawiwi(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-66524

Regelhaft werden Sprechzeiten in der Vorlesungszeit angeboten, die auf der Homepage des StugA´s zu Semesterbeginn veröffentlicht werden. 

In der vorlesungsfreien Zeit ist das Büro in der Regel nicht besetzt. 

Der Studiengangsausschuss Wirtschaftswissenschaft ist die Wirtschaftsfachschaft der Universität Bremen. Hinter diesem Begriff verbirgt sich ein Team aus Studentinnen und Studenten unterschiedlicher Fachsemester der Bachelorstudiengänge BWL und WiWi und dem Masterstudiengang BWL, das sich ehrenamtlich für die Interessen der Studierenden am Fachbereich engangiert. 

So sendet der StugA Mitglieder in die Gremien des Fachbereichs, organisiert zum Großteil die Orientierungswoche am Fachbereich, bietet studentische Sprechzeiten an und wirkt aktiv beim Qualitätsmanagement des Fachbereichs mit.  

Departmental counseling

FB 7 Studienzentrum
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3050
E-Mail: stzwiwi(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-66533

By arrangement

The study center economics understands itself as service facility for students and coworkers of the department. It forms, for example, a point of contact for questions on the organization of studies, examination procedures, recognition procedures, curriculum planning. The study center actively participates in the quality management of the faculty in teaching and studies.

Katy Roseland-Müller
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3050
E-Mail: krosel(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-66504

By arrangement.

Studies centre

FB 7 Studienzentrum
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3050
E-Mail: stzwiwi(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-66533

By arrangement

The study center economics understands itself as service facility for students and coworkers of the department. It forms, for example, a point of contact for questions on the organization of studies, examination procedures, recognition procedures, curriculum planning. The study center actively participates in the quality management of the faculty in teaching and studies.

Practice office

Büro für Praxis und Internationales
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3080
E-Mail: praxint(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: +49 421 21866513

Nach vorheriger Vereinbarung

Dipl.-Oec Maren Hartstock
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3080
E-Mail: mhartst(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: +49 421 218-66505

By arrangement.

Faculty secretariat

Radloff, Sascha Fachbereichsverwaltung
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3420
Fon: 0421 218-66503

Department secretariat

Brigitte Mucek
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3060
E-Mail: mucek(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-66501

Examination’s Board secretariat

Zentrales Prüfungsamt Geschäftsstelle FB 7
Building: ZB, Office: B 1033
E-Mail: zpa-fb7(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218 -61207 und -61211

s. Homepage

Annafrid Schulte
Building: ZB
E-Mail: aschulte(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 218-61211

Status

08.11.2019
Description of subject

DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT

The Master of Science degree program in Business Studies of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics of the University of Bremen aimed at providing students with a broad range of skills, in-depth knowledge and international expertise that they will need for international business activities, and to expand the focus on economic and social impacts on internationalization and globalization. The Master program offers eight fields of specialization, whereof two fields have to be chosen by the students:
1. Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
2. Marketing and Brand Management
3. International Management
4. Finance
5. Accounting
6. Business Taxation
7. Logistics
8. Innovation Economics.

Main language of instruction is German, but also English-taught lectures are included. Visiting experts from all over the world will be regularly invited to give lectures on topics in Business Studies.

Occupational fields and career opportunities

OCCUPATIONAL FIELDS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Subsequent non-teaching occupational fields

Graduates from this programme are academic professionals within their specialization with the ability to perform independent research in that field and to apply their specialized knowledge and skills as a professional on a high either national or international level.

The faculty maintains intensive contacts with companies and offers students, among others the faculty careers day. This is a trade fair that provides a contact to companies directly in the premises of the faculty.

Teacher training (Lehramt)

No courses available for students training to be teachers at state-run schools

Possibilities for additional qualifications

PhD student

Objectives and contents of program

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS OF PROGRAM

Detailed list of available courses in online course prospectus

Stages of study / curricula / description of modules

The Master of Science degree program in Business Studies of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics of the University of Bremen aimed at providing students with a broad range of skills, in-depth knowledge and international expertise that they will need for international business activities, and to expand the focus on economic and social impacts on internationalization and globalization. The Master program offers eight fields of specialization, whereof two fields have to be chosen by the students:
1. Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
2. Marketing and Brand Management
3. International Management
4. Finance
5. Accounting
6. Business Taxation
7. Logistics
8. Innovation Economics.

Main language of instruction is German, but also English-taught lectures are included. Visiting experts from all over the world will be regularly invited to give lectures on topics in Business Studies.

This program is to be completed in four semesters with a Master’s Thesis.

Course schedule

Compulsory, elective and optional

The Master of Science degree progam in Business Studies include compulsory and elective subjects.

Typical course types

In the Master program, seminars and the project module will be in the foreground, within which, scientific and independent working are the focal points. The final examination is then comprised of the master’s thesis which can also be accompanied by a seminar.

Practical

The Practical Experience Summer Camp is an intensive 3-week-format in which 10 companies bring in specific project tasks that are handled by student teams (max 5 students). As a rule, most of the work is done directly in the company. While the opening and closing events are fixed dates in plenum, the project duration in between is individually coordinated in the teams, together with the companies. At the final event, the project results of all teams will be presented.

The faculty maintains intensive contacts with companies and offers students, among others the faculty careers day. This is a trade fair that provides a contact to companies directly in the premises of the fac

Foreign language skills

Proficiency in English: Level B2 (European Framework: upper intermediate level) or similar certification.
Proficiency in German (only needed if you did higher school or university education in another language other than German): Lectures are mainly taught in German, so applicants have to pass a German Language test (normally DSH or TestDaF). More information you can find here: http://www.apply.uni-bremen.de/sprache.html

Study abroad

Although a semester abroad is not compulsory, it is recommended. Due to the advised course and study structure of the program, a semester abroad would be best planned for the third or fourth semester of studies. As a result of the choice in major, there is a high flexibility in regard to the courses that will be accredited and therefore a semester abroad can be considered when planning the study program without thought to delaying the duration of studies. Support in organising a semester abroad is offered by the faculty’s Office for Practical Experience and International Affairs. Further information can be found on the homepage of the faculty under the category of 'International'. (https://www.uni-bremen.de/en/wiwi/international-affairs/incoming-guest-study-in-bremen/)
As part of the application process for a place at a foreign university the required foreign language abilities will be verified. When participating in the Sokrates/Erasmus Program students are asked to proof a level of B2 in the respective language of instruction at the host university.

Extensive advisory services in this area are offered by the faculty’s Office for Practical Experience and International Affairs.

Exams forms

All examinations in the Business Studies master’s program take place alongside the respective courses. One of the examination forms is the classic written examination, which are vary in duration depending on the course. This form of examination is mainly offered during the first Semester. Oral examinations, presentations, assignments and projects will be offered too. In many courses so called ‘Portfolios’ are admitted. These forms allow for ‘smaller’ examinations during the lecture period to be considered in the final grade.
When various examination forms are permissible within a course the students will be informed at the beginning of the semester of which examination type will be carried out. The written and oral examinations take place following the lecture period.

Particularities

In the summer, the faculty will be offering a Summer School "Business Studies and Economics" for undergraduate students. The Summer School will take place from June to July. All courses are held in English. In the Summer School, foreign guest lecturers are involved and international guest students learn together with Bremen students.

Certified Derivate Trader (Eurex)

In cooperation with the Capital Markets Academy of Deutsche Börse, students of the University of Bremen can take the Certified Derivatives Trader exam and thus acquire a first-class and demanding additional professional qualification. The focus of the training is on imparting specialist knowledge about trading on the derivates exchange. The course provides basic theoretical knowledge on options and futures, analyses advanced trading strategies and discusses their possible applications in practice. After the course, students will be able to implement and test their own trading strategies. In 2019, prospective economists successfully passed the Deutsche Börse AG Certified Derivatives Trader exam for the first time. To the press release.

Application and enrolment

APPLICATION AND ENROLMENT

Admission requirements

For inclusion in a master's degree is the completion of studies at the Bachelor's level requirement.
The subject-specific entry requirements are set out in the current Aufnahme-/Zulassungsordnung (admission regulations).
It also includes the different deadlines for the provision of evidence.

Admission regulations

Admission

for new students

A limited number of university places. Further information regarding the specific enrolment procedure in the German "Zulassungs-/Aufnahmeordnung".


for advanced students

admittance limited


Deadline for application (beginner)

  • 31.05. for winter semester

Deadline for application (advanced)

  • 31.05. for winter semester
  • 15.01. for summer semester

Beginning of course for new students

WiSe

Beginning of course for advanced students

WiSe and SoSe
Formalities

FORMALITIES

Type of studies

postgraduate studies

Time involved

full time study

Studies as

sole subject

Degree/qualification

Master

Title on graduation

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Standard course length

4 Semester

ECTS-Credits

sole subject
120CP

Accreditation


by: AAQ
from: 16.09.2016

Federal law on support in education

4 Semester

Costs

Semester fee 382,67 €

Bremen has a study account model (Studienkontengesetz).

Language of delivery (mainly)

German

Other languages of delivery

  • English

Regulations

Examination regulations
Admission regulations
Research and teaching

RESEARCH AND TEACHING

Expertise

Homepage:

https://www.uni-bremen.de/en/wiwi/research/research-at-the-faculty/

 

Our Topics

- Finance, Accounting & Taxation

- Innovation Economics

- Logistics

- Management and Entrepreneurship

- Marketing and

- Statistics and Econometrics.

 

 

 

 

Teachers

21 male Professor and 4 female Professors in the subject business studies and economics

three honorary professors, four private lecturers, one female university lecturer, one male university lecturer and scientific staff

Students

155 female students

192 male students

Collaborations

Universität Oldenburg

Internationale Partneruniversitäten: 
www.wiwi.uni-bremen.de/partneruniversitaeten

Contact and counselling

CONTACT AND COUNSELLING

Student advocacy

StugA WiWi
Building: WiWi1, Office: A1190
E-Mail: stugawiwi(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-66524

Regelhaft werden Sprechzeiten in der Vorlesungszeit angeboten, die auf der Homepage des StugA´s zu Semesterbeginn veröffentlicht werden. 

In der vorlesungsfreien Zeit ist das Büro in der Regel nicht besetzt. 

Der Studiengangsausschuss Wirtschaftswissenschaft ist die Wirtschaftsfachschaft der Universität Bremen. Hinter diesem Begriff verbirgt sich ein Team aus Studentinnen und Studenten unterschiedlicher Fachsemester der Bachelorstudiengänge BWL und WiWi und dem Masterstudiengang BWL, das sich ehrenamtlich für die Interessen der Studierenden am Fachbereich engangiert. 

So sendet der StugA Mitglieder in die Gremien des Fachbereichs, organisiert zum Großteil die Orientierungswoche am Fachbereich, bietet studentische Sprechzeiten an und wirkt aktiv beim Qualitätsmanagement des Fachbereichs mit.  

Departmental counseling

FB 7 Studienzentrum
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3050
E-Mail: stzwiwi(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-66533

By arrangement

The study center economics understands itself as service facility for students and coworkers of the department. It forms, for example, a point of contact for questions on the organization of studies, examination procedures, recognition procedures, curriculum planning. The study center actively participates in the quality management of the faculty in teaching and studies.

Katy Roseland-Müller
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3050
E-Mail: krosel(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-66504

By arrangement.

Studies centre

FB 7 Studienzentrum
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3050
E-Mail: stzwiwi(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-66533

By arrangement

The study center economics understands itself as service facility for students and coworkers of the department. It forms, for example, a point of contact for questions on the organization of studies, examination procedures, recognition procedures, curriculum planning. The study center actively participates in the quality management of the faculty in teaching and studies.

Practice office

Büro für Praxis und Internationales
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3080
E-Mail: praxint(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: +49 421 21866513

Nach vorheriger Vereinbarung

Dipl.-Oec Maren Hartstock
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3080
E-Mail: mhartst(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: +49 421 218-66505

By arrangement.

Faculty secretariat

Radloff, Sascha Fachbereichsverwaltung
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3420
Fon: 0421 218-66503

Department secretariat

Brigitte Mucek
Building: WiWi1, Office: A3060
E-Mail: mucek(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-66501

Examination’s Board secretariat

Zentrales Prüfungsamt Geschäftsstelle FB 7
Building: ZB, Office: B 1033
E-Mail: zpa-fb7(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218 -61207 und -61211

s. Homepage

Annafrid Schulte
Building: ZB
E-Mail: aschulte(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 218-61211

Status

08.11.2019