Master of Arts (M.A.)

Study European Business Studies

Are you looking for a degree programme with an international focus? The Master's in European Business Studies covers all the major areas of business teaching, which can then immediately be applied during your degree through practical projects with interesting partners.

Attention: no application is possible for the summer semester 2024! The next possible start date for this programme is winter semester 2024/25. The programme is currently under revision. Stay tuned for more news here soon.

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Content

What is the European Business Studies degree about?

In the Master's in European Business Studies, we prepare you for a management position in an international company. You will learn how changemanagement works in an international context. You will get to know different digitaltools and understand how large amounts of data can be digitally analysed. You will carry out a consultingproject and engage with internationalsalesstrategies. In addition, you can focus your studies by choosing specialisationmodules from either Finance, Human Resource Management, Logistics or Marketing. In the Master's in European Business Studies, you will study in English together with students from all over the world!

Strengths of the degree programme

  • Prepare for an international career and work in intercultural teams!
    During this Master's programme, you will complete cutting-edge modules that prepare you for professional opportunities in the international business world. Studying together with students from all over the world will allow you to gain valuable experience working in intercultural teams.
  • Take advantage of our international opportunities!
    In your third semester, you will have the opportunity to study at one of the OTH Regensburg's more than 60 international partner universities or to complete an internship in an international company whilst writing your Master's thesis.
  • Study in a student city with business flair!
    Regensburg is not only a beautiful city whose old town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006, but also an economic centre with numerous national and international companies located close by.

Career opportunities

Exciting career paths in a variety of international industries

After completing the Master's programme, you will be qualified to take on management positions in all areas of business. Through your choice of specialisation, further deepened during your Master's thesis, you will have set a clear direction for your professional career.

Structure and modules

How is the degree programme structured?

The Master's in European Business Studies is a full-time study programme with a standard duration of 3 semesters.

    • Applied Economics
    • European Management Perspectives
    • Digital Business Analytics
    • Digital Applications
    • International Sales
    • International Supply Chain Management

    • International Strategy
    • International Leadership Skills
    • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Consulting Project
    • Specialisation Modules 1+2

  • Master Thesis:

    • Master Thesis Seminar
    • Master Thesis written
    • Master Thesis oral

Specialisation

Which specialisations can I choose?

In the Master's in European Business Studies you have the choice between 4 specialisations:

Management and Marketing - Teaching language English

- Marketing Trends

- Institutional Aspects of Marketing

Management and Finance - Teaching language German

- Financial Risk Management

- Advanced Corporate Finance

Management and Logistics - Teaching language German

- Internal Logistics

- Supply Chain Management

Management and Human Resources - Teaching language German

- Retention Management and Health Management

- Organisational Development and Change Management

Studies and organisational matters

So that everything runs smoothly

  • Lectures are mainly held on the main campus of the OTH Regensburg in the buildings of the Faculty of Business Studies.

    Building S
    Seybothstraße 2
    93053 Regensburg


  • The accreditation was approved by the internal accreditation commission on January 13, 2019. It is valid until March 14, 2025, subject to the fulfillment of conditions.


  • We encourage students to write their Master's thesis in their third semester at one of our many European partner universities, or in cooperation with an internship in an international company.
    For more information, please check out the International Office website.


  • The Study and Examination Regulations (so-called SPO) form the legal basis for the Master's in European Business Studies. Among other things, they contain information on:

    - Study objective, qualification requirements
    - Programme structure, standard period of study
    - Master's thesis
    - Interpreting examination results and the overall grade
    - Certificate and academic degree
    - Overview of modules, assessments and credits

    You can find the Study and Examination Regulations (in German) under LINKS on top.


1. Please register in the OTH Regensburg application portal. It is not necessary to register with “Hochschulstart” for this degree programme.

2. The application process is entirely online. Please complete the online application and upload all required application documents.

3. Make sure you regularly check your status in the application portal. Here you can also see whether any documents are still missing. These documents must be submitted by the end of the deadline.

4. You will automatically receive email notifications via the application portal when your application status changes.

5. After your application has been processed, you will receive an e-mail with further information from the Admissions and Organisation Office of the OTH Regensburg as confirmation of receipt.

 

6.  If all application documents have been received within the application deadline and are valid, you will receive an e-mail with further information after the examination committee has checked the documents. Please note that it is no longer possible to apply after the application deadline.

7. So what comes next? You can find all the information you need in the section under "Admissions and enrolment".

 

1. Please register in the OTH Regensburg application portal.

2. The application process is entirely online. Please complete the online application and upload all required application documents. Important components of the application are your university entrance qualification, your current transcript of grades from your previous studies and the application for credit transfer. If further documents are required, they will be requested in the application portal.

3. Make sure you regularly check your status in the application portal. Here you can also see whether any documents are still missing. These documents must be submitted by the end of the deadline. Please note that it only makes sense to apply for a higher semester if you have already obtained credits in the same or a closely related degree programme. If this is not the case or if you are in doubt about receiving credit, please apply (additionally) for a first semester.

4. After your application has been processed, you will receive an e-mail with further information from the Admissions and Organisation Department of the OTH Regensburg as confirmation of receipt.

 

5. If all application documents have been received within the application deadline and are valid, you will receive an e-mail with further information after the examination committee has checked the documents. Please note that it is no longer possible to apply after the application deadline. 

6. The examination committee decides on the crediting of academic achievements and whether a placement in a higher semester is possible. This placement is based on the creditable achievements and not on the semesters completed. Please note that there may also be admission restrictions in the admission procedure for higher semesters. 

7. So what comes next? You can find all the information you need in the section under "Admissions and enrolment".

 

UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE QUALIFICATION

For the application for the Master's degree programme “European Business Studies” international certificates and diplomas must first be recognized by uni-assist. Please request a so-called “preliminary review documentation” (in German abbr. VPD). (Exceptions are applications from the PR China and Vietnam. The recognition lies in the responsibility of the particular Academic Evaluation Center. However, if the APS certificate does not show a grade, a VPD is also required. Applicants from India need in addition to the VPD from uni-assist a certificate of the Academic Evaluation Center of India.) You find detailed information in the information sheet.

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Applicants need to have an adequate proficiency in English. Proof of English language skills can be provided through

  • a first degree programme that was held mainly in English or
  • adequate international experience (studies abroad in the English language) or
  • adequate subject-related practical knowledge (an international internship in English) or
  • proof of English proficiency at level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

You have to upload your proof of English language skills when applying or enrolling via the online portal.

 

You can find more information for prospective international students on the web pages of the International Office.

Admission and enrolment

After the Master Commission has checked your documents, you will receive an admission or rejection notice by e-mail.
If you receive admission, you can immediately accept the place of study online in the application portal and upload the enrolment documents.
Enrolment generally takes place in August for a winter semester or in February for a summer semester.
 

Important information for online enrolment

Semester fee

The application for enrolment ("Antrag auf Immatrikulation") will include information about the current semester fee and the transfer details.

Documents

The following documents must normally be uploaded for online enrolment at the university:

  • Signed application for enrolment ("Antrag auf Immatrikulation") along with other documents required, depending on the individual case. You will receive this by e-mail.
  • Signed(declaration of consent regarding data protection (“Einwilligungserklärung zum Datenschutz”). You will receive this together with the application for enrolment.
  • Copy of valid identity card/passport
  • Digital notification of health insurance (M10), see the following notes "I would like to enrol. What do I have to do?"

I want to enrol as a student and have to provide proof of health insurance. What do I need to do?

  • Please contact your health insurance company and inform them that you would like to enrol at Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule (OTH) Regensburg. That is all that you will need to do. Your health insurance company will then send us a digital notification which we will then confirm and return digitally. Please note that we cannot accept any insurance membership certificates in paper form. Our institution number is H0000048.


  • Please contact any statutory health insurance company in Germany with your insurance documents. Please inform the health insurance company that you would like to enrol at Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule (OTH) Regensburg and remain privately insured. That is all that you will need to do. The health insurance company will then send us a digital notification of your exemption from compulsory insurance. Please note that we cannot accept an insurance membership certificate from your private health insurance. Our institution number is H0000048.


  • Please contact any statutory health insurance company in Germany with your insurance documents and inform them that you would like to enrol at Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule (OTH) Regensburg. That is all that you will need to do. The health insurance company will then send us a digital notification. Please note that we cannot accept any insurance membership certificates in paper form. Our institution number is H0000048.


What our students and lecturers say

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