Track in German-French Management (DFM)
YOUR ROUTE TO A GERMAN-FRENCH DOUBLE DEGREE.
In cooperation with our partner university, Rennes 1 in Brittany, we offer you the opportunity to obtain a German-French double degree in Business and Economics. Our Bachelor’s program in DFM is a Track as part of the Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, or Global Business Management.
THE BACHELOR'S PROGRAM IN DFM IS THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR YOU, IF YOU ...
✔ ... are very interested in finding out more about our economically and culturally very important neighboring country France.
✔ ... you enjoy dealing with people and like to take international and intercultural perspectives.
✔ ... you are interested in solving complex problems and would like to prepare for international leadership tasks.
✔ ... want to achieve a lot personally, but also have an eye for social responsibility.
✔ ... aim to take a business and economics program leading to two full degrees.
DFM AT A GLANCE
*More detailed information on the admission requirements as well as the application process and documents required can be found here.
The Bachelor’s degree in DFM is divided into two sections. The first two years are spent at the University of Augsburg. The final third year of the degree is spent at our partner university, Rennes 1.
First section of the degree at the University of Augsburg (Terms 1-4)
The German-French double degree is possible within the scope of the following undergraduate Bachelor’s degree programs:
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (B.Sc.)
- Bachelor’s degree in Economics (B.Sc.)
- Bachelor’s degree in Global Business Management (B.Sc.)
The content taught during the first four terms in Augsburg varies depending on the basic undergraduate degree selected.
To prepare for the phase abroad, from the first term on you attend Business French courses. In addition, you attend DFM-specific courses given by visiting French professors.
Important note: For the DFM program, the Business French 1 course (Franҫais économique 1) must be taken in the 1st term of your studies. It is absolutely necessary to pass a placement test for acceptance to the course! This test takes place in the first week of lectures. You will find the respective date on the Language Center website.
Second section of the degree at the University of Rennes 1 (terms 5-6)
In the third year at the University of Rennes 1, students specialize on a so-called L3 Parcours. The course content varies depending on the parcours selected.
A minimum two-month business internship is undertaken in France, during which you write your Bachelor’s thesis.
Detailed information on the program in the Business Administration/Economics and DFM combination can be found here. Information on the Global Business Management and DFM combination can be found here.
Juliette Damay, Bachelor’s in DFM graduate and Master’s in DFM student
Jan Baßler, Bachelor’s and Master’s DFM degree graduate
Anja Kefer, Bachelor’s and Master’s DFM degree graduate
Dr. Christina Manthei-Geh, Master’s in DFM Alumna and Assistant Professor at the University of Augsburg
INTERESTED? STILL UNDECIDED?
Augsburg Business Administration, Economics, and Global Business Management students, who are interested in the DFM program have the opportunity to take part in a two-week language course in Rennes after the 2nd term. As part of the language course, it is also possible to attend lectures at the University of Rennes 1 and to get a foretaste of the DFM degree. (No beginner's course, level B2 in accordance with CEF required.)