Global Business Management (B.Sc.)
Your springboard to your international dream job
During the course of your GBM degree you acquire the technical knowledge required and deal with interesting issues concerning the opportunities and challenges of globalization:
How do cultural aspects influence international management practices?
What implications does this have for internationally operating companies?
In which markets can companies operate sustainably and increase their value?
How can global projects be planned and implemented?
How are specific target groups addressed in global and digital markets?
How do businesses use international financial and capital markets?
The Bachelor's in GBM is the right choice for you if you ...
✔ ... are interested in international economic contexts and want to position yourself on a broad footing.
✔ ... enjoy Business English and are interested in learning or deepening your skills in other foreign languages.
✔ ... are flexible and mobile and would like to spend a term abroad during your Bachelor’s degree.
✔ ... are committed and independent and would like to put into practice your own projects during your degree.
✔ ... want to study in an engaged community and proactively contribute to everyday studies.
✔ ... want to achieve a lot personally, but also have an eye for social responsibility.
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Prof. Dr. Erik E. Lehmann, Head of Program, Bachelor’s in GBM
Anaís, GBM student of the 10th cohort
Tobias, GBM student of the 8th cohort
Johannes, GBM student of the 10th cohort
Lena, GBM student of the 8th cohort
Alessandro, GBM student of the 10th cohort
Terms 1-3: Principles
The acquisition of indispensable knowledge of business administration and economics as well as the mathematics and statistics methods needed for them, in small groups and as part of the undergraduate degree programs in business and economics.
Accompanying language course (Business English and another foreign language, e.g., Chinese, Arabic, Russian or Japanese, as well as Spanish or French) and teaching of intercultural and social skills (e.g., by working on case studies in Intercultural Management and Project Management or within the scope of the „Social Day“).
Terms 4-6: Specialization
You further deepen your knowledge and your professional competence and transfer these to the international context. In addition, you have the opportunity to specialize in one of four tracks and to prepare for specific professional fields:
■ International Finance
■ International Operations
■ International Strategy
■ International Economics
You acquire valuable experience in project and time management, by independently implementing your own social, entrepreneurial, or research-based project. You spend the 5th term abroad, either at a university or as part of an internship. There you learn team-oriented working in an intercultural context, deepen your language skills, and expand your international network.
What the Faculty of Business and Economics offers
■ Internationally successful research in the important future areas of digitalization, entrepreneurship, sustainability, health, and transformation
■ Regular top positions in rankings (e.g., CHE)
■ Since 2016, FIBAA Premium Seal for excellent quality in study and teaching – as the first and to date only Bachelor’s program of a German state university
■ Outstanding ratings of our courses by the students
We train you to be an international leader.
■ Broad consideration of business and economic issues in an international context
■ Integrated foreign language course
■ Diverse opportunities for integrated study or internship abroad
■ Flexibility and mobility as a fixed part of the education, including compulsory stay abroad
■ Independent implementation of your own projects at home and abroad
■ Comprehensive teaching of intercultural and social skills
We encourage people and help them develop their own attitude.
■ Targeted encouragement of critical reflection and discussions about central topics in society and the economy
■ Many offers for workshops and startup events
■ Support for social projects and welfare institutions with the “Social Day”
■ Numerous opportunities for working at a chair or for engagement in the student initiatives
■ Room to develop a responsible personality due to the informal family and open atmosphere on the campus
We create future prospects.
Outstanding career prospects for our students due to excellent technical, methodological, and personal education, the recognized good reputation of the University of Augsburg and the growing demand for people with a degree in business administration with intercultural skills and project experience
You now have all the opportunities you need to study for a subsequent Master’s degree at the University of Augsburg or at another university at home or abroad.
After you have completed your degree you benefit from our optimal mix of sound education in principles, professional specialization as well as internationality – and not least from the outstanding reputation of the University of Augsburg.
Working in the industry, the financial sector, consulting, or at a startup at home or abroad – we open up worlds for you!
As an association of current and former GBM students, GBM e.V. offers you outstanding opportunities to make and maintain valuable professional and personal contacts during the various years of your degree. The members are offered a varied supporting program with all kinds of different events (e.g., Social Day, series of lectures, summer festival, alumni reunions).
Helena, GBM graduate of the 7th cohort
Laurin, GBM graduate of the 9th cohort
Franziska, GBM graduate of the 5th cohort
Matthias, GBM graduate of the 7th cohort
Luisa, GBM graduate of the 3rd cohort