What kind of BBA are you pursuing

Requirements and application

Application profile

We are looking for personalities with the desire to develop their business talents.

Your skills

If you are interested in business management and are pursuing the goal of making and implementing business decisions on a scientific basis, you will meet the personal requirements for the "Business Administration" bachelor's degree. A high level of work motivation and the willingness to develop your own personality further outside of the subject-specific course content and to deepen your knowledge will contribute significantly to your academic success. Good math and language skills are required.

entry requirements

All entry requirements at a glance

University entrance qualification

To study at Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences, you need the general higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or the technical college entrance qualification (academic and practical part). The full technical college entrance qualification is usually acquired through a school-based and a practical part (in the form of a corresponding internship or vocational training). Access with professional qualifications is also possible.

Pre-study internship


No pre-study internship is required when starting studies in the 2020 summer semester, 2020/21 winter semester, 2021 summer semester and 2021/22 winter semester; this requirement does not apply.

For applications from the summer semester 2022, the pre-study internship must be completed as shown below.

Proof of a pre-study internship of at least four weeks full-time work in the commercial area is required for the start of the course. Proof of this must be available at the start of the course.

The internship can, for example, be completed in the following areas:

  • Service provision,
  • Marketing / Sales / Market Research,
  • Procurement,
  • Human resource management,
  • Accounting,
  • Controlling / financing,
  • Information processing / IT,
  • Communication,
  • Organization.

Information on the admission requirements can be found in the respective examination regulations.

Application process

The bachelor's degree in Business Administration is restricted in admission.

Information about the selection criteria at the HSD and the selection limits (NC values) of the last semester can be found here: hs-duesseldorf.de/nc_ws.

The selection limits (NC values) of the last semesters can only be used to a very limited extent from the summer semester 2021, as the criteria for the allocation of study places and their weighting have changed significantly. The NC values ​​for the following semester cannot be predicted, but result from the competition between applicants for the restricted admission study places.

You can start your studies here both in the summer semester and in the winter semester.

The application deadline is January 15 (summer semester) or July 15 (winter semester) of the year; in 2021, however, July 31st. Applications for the HSD courses are made online. Please note that there are separate application procedures for certain groups of applicants. You can find the relevant information on our application portal.


Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the usual deadlines and periods have changed.

Under application process you will find the currently known dates and deadlines as well as general information about the application. We will inform you of any changes here.

You will find further explanations in the HSD application portal.

Regulations to compensate for the consequences of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 epidemic

Please note any deviating regulations, including in the "Regulations to Compensate for the Consequences of the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Epidemic for Studies and Teaching at the University of Düsseldorf (from April 23, 2020)". Here you find all information.

The online application is usually activated in early / mid-May for the winter semester and early / mid-November for the summer semester. This means that an application is only possible from this point on. An application is only possible for the following semester and not for a later date.

Please also note the information on the allocation of study places in the dialogue-oriented service procedure (DoSV) and use our DoSV checklist.

International applicants can obtain detailed information from the International Office.

Do you feel addressed?

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Advice and contact

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Information before starting your studies

Are you interested in our offers that take place before the start of your studies? Then you will find information about information and block events as well as the course of the introductory week here.

Information for international prospective students

Are you an international student or have you completed your bachelor's degree at a university abroad? Then you will find helpful information at our International Office.