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Economics B.Sc.


Bachelor of Science

Program structure

In the first study phase (semesters 1-3), in addition to a basic economics module, modules in business administration as well as general and quantitative principles must be taken. The second study phase (semesters 4-6) consists of an emphasis module, which can be chosen from five options, an elective module as well as a seminar and the bachelor thesis. The alternative specializations are Foreign Economics, Market and State, Real Estate and Regional Economics, Empirical Economic Research and Financial Markets.

Special features

Semesters abroad during the second study phase are recommended.
With appropriate qualifications, honors study is possible.


Economics is the science of examining and solving economic problems systematically and on a sound methodological basis. While business administration focuses on the individual company, economics is about understanding the interaction of individuals and companies, explaining macroeconomic processes and analyzing the scope for economic policy action.

Professional prospects / competencies

With an analytically well-grounded education as an economist, students are qualified for entering many economic professions in the private and public sectors. Economists work for companies, associations, economic research institutes, ministries and public authorities, universities, in economic journalism or in international organizations.

Internships, lab courses, practical courses

Internships are recommended. One internship can be credited in the elective module.

Disciplines involved

Economics, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Real Estate Management, as well as elective modules from other faculties

Program duration / standard period of study

The length of the program depends on the progress of an individual's studies. The standard period of study, the time in which the intended program can be finished ideally is 6 semesters. The actual time taken to complete the program may vary. It is limited by the examination deadlines set out in the examination regulations.

Program scope

180 ECTS

Language of instruction

German (individual lectures may be held in English)

Program can be started

In the winter semester

What qualities do I need to have?

Interest in economic issues. Openness for mathematics (which is used for theoretical and empirical analyses).
However, all necessary methodological basics that go further than school knowledge are taught in the program.

Restricted admittance

No, this program is does not have restricted admission based on grades.

Legal requirements for admission

General qualification for university entrance, subject-related qualification for university entrance or professional qualification

Application deadline(s)

Information for international applicants

Registration dates and deadlines

Information on the dates for enrollment can be found on the homepage of the Registrar's Office

Language skills needed

No language certificates are required.
Information on German language certificates for international applicants

Documents needed (to apply / register)

Application for enrollment, university entrance qualification, valid identity card, new passport photo, student health insurance, proof of payment of semester fees, approval document

Information on the documents required for enrollment can be found on the homepage of the Registrar's Office.

Information on the application documents for international applicants

Contact within the faculty

Academic Counseling of the Faculty of Business, economics and management information systems

Markus Lang (Degree Program Coordinator)
University of Regensburg - Faculty of Economics
Phone: +49-941-943-3209

Email: studien.info@wiwi.uni-regensburg.de

Homepage of the Student Advisory Service of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Management Information Systems


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