Business Information Systems (B.Sc.)

University of Göttingen
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
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Entry Requirements

  • The basic requirement for studying at a university is the so-called university entrance qualification, e.g. the Abitur. This qualification can be obtained in different ways and enables its holder to study either at a university or at a Fachhochschule (university of applied sciences). The entitlements listed below are those valid in Lower Saxony. 

Preliminary examination of the university entrance qualification (HZB)
Prospective students who would like to have their university entrance entitlement (HZB) examined prior to applying for enrolment (i.e. university entrance qualifications on the grounds of vocational education and training, entrance qualifications for universities of applied sciences, EU university entrance qualifications acquired outside Germany) can submit their university entrance qualification documents to the University’s Registrar’s Office from the middle of May  


The Bachelor's Programme in Business Information Systems is divided into the orientation phase (1st and 2nd semester) and the in-depth and specialisation phase (3rd to 6th semester). 

In the orientation phase, students acquire basic knowledge in the business information systems (module Information and Communication Systems), informatics (module Informatics I – is only offered every winter semester), in business (module Finance, Financial Statements as well as Markets) and in economics (modules Microeconomics and Macroeconomics) in addition, knowledge in the area of the relevant mathematical and statistical methods (modules Mathematics and Statistics). 

In the in-depth and specialisation phase of the programme, Bachelor students will enhance their knowledge in business information systems, informatics and business in specified areas. During in-depth studies, students must also complete the compulsory modules “Management of Information Economics”, “Management of Information Systems”, “Informatics II” (is only offered every summer semester) and three of the modules “Corporate Taxes”, “Production and Logistics”, “Corporate Management” and “Organisation”, “Internal Corporate Accounting” as well as “Procurement and Sales” (optional compulsory modules). Thereafter, students select a specialisation in the areas of business information systems and informatics. Within their specialization, students have to complete a project seminar and a term paper seminar. Furthermore, a programming language has to be completed successfully.

The elective section comprises modules of the following areas: economic sciences, informatics, key competencies and law. Students may have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in Business Administration, Economics and/ or Informatics. Furthermore, key competencies can be included. In law, themselves (so-called optional compulsory and optional modules respectively). Students must also complete a project seminar and a term paper seminar. 

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