Business Administration Online


Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.)
Length of Study: 4 semesters
Course content: German
Enrolment: each summer and winter term (no admission restrictions)
Application deadlines for all semesters of study: November until 24.02. of each year (summer term), May until 25.08. of each year (winter term)
Form of study: further education, chargeable


1st semester of study:

  • Innovation Management (English)
  • Leadership
  • Management Accounting
  • Economic Policy

2nd semester of study

  • Management Ethics
  • Accounting Policy / International Accounting
  • 2 elective modules from the specialisations

3rd semester of study

  • Research Project
  • 2 elective modules from the specialisations

4th semester of study

  • Master’s Thesis (Seminar and Colloquium

Elective courses possible from the areas of marketing, accounting and controlling, trade and energy management



  • a first professional degree in economics with a grade of at least 2.5


  • a closely related study with at least 90 credit points for basic economic skills


  • proof of a different professional degree in connection with qualified economic skills due to several years of relevant professional employment

If the previous course comprised less than 210, but at least 180 credit points, the missing skills must be subsequently proven. As a rule, a total of 300 credit points is to be attained.

  • proof of qualified professional experience, usually not less than one year

An overall grade worse than 2.5 can be improved by 0.1 to a maximum of 1.0 for every completed six months of relevant practical experience that goes beyond the required scope. The decision on improving grades is taken by the examination board.

Applicants are informed in writing by the examination board at the beginning of the course of the requirements regarding the skills to be proven and the latest possible time for submission of proof.

Application Deadlines

Please apply in good time so that you can start your studies smoothly!

Information about the date of the first term student welcome event, and thus the start of your studies, can be found here.

The processing time for your application can take up to 2 weeks and the last possible date for enrolment is 04.03. for the summer semester 2022.

Applications for the first semester of study:

  • December until 25.02. (summer term)
  • May until 27.08. (winter term)

Applications for a higher semester:

  • December until 25.02. (summer term)
  • May until 27.08. (winter term)

Information on application deadlines and procedures for applicants with a foreign university entrance qualification can be found at


Documents to be submitted (as upload):

  1. evidence of the above-mentioned university degree (bachelor’s certificate, performance overview with grades, etc.) or if the first university degree was not completed: proof that a maximum of 15 of the credit points required for the bachelor’s degree are still outstanding with a provisional average grade 
  2. evidence of above-mentioned practical experience
  3. first university entrance qualification (Abitur, technical college leaving certificate)
  4. certificate in the event of a name change (e.g. marriage certificate)
  5. if applicable, proof of sufficient German language skills for applicants without a German university entrance qualification and without a German university degree (enrolment requirement in the case of admission!!!)

Admissions Procedure

Once your application documents are received by the Kiel University of Applied Sciences, they are checked for form and content by the Student Secretariat and the Examinations Office or the Examination Board of the degree program.

When your documents have been positively checked, you receive an invitation to enrol.

You are informed of the enrolment deadline with the notification of admission. If enrolment is not made on time, the right to the study place expires irrevocably. You can find more information on enrolment here.

If the examination of your documents reveals that the admission requirements have not been met, you receive a rejection notice with a corresponding justification.


There is a compulsory fee charged each semester for the Student Services Authority, the student body and the semester travel ticket.

Also, there is an administration charge for enrolment. This charge is non-refundable.

Additional information on the above-mentioned fees and charges


Additional study courses are subject to a fee

The fees for this course are 1,920 euros per semester for the first to fourth semester, i.e. a total of 7,680 euros.

If you study for more than eight semesters, you will have to pay additional fees.

The detailed fees are regulated by the statute (in German)


Postal Address

Fachhochschule Kiel
Student Secretariat
Sokratesplatz 1
24149 Kiel

Tel.: 0431 210 1339

E-Mail: studieninformation(at)


Student Secretariat
Sokratesplatz 3
24149 Kiel

Opening Hours:

You can find our current Opening Hours here.