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BSc International Business Management

Are you looking for a successful career in an internationally connected world?

Our programme is designed with you in mind. The Bachelor of Science in International Business Management (trinational) is unique:

  • Study in 3 languages (En, Fr, De), in 3 countries (in Basel, Colmar and Lörrach)
  • Gain business experience in 3 integrated internships
  • Earn 3 bachelor’s degrees from three different countries

You will study and work with classmates from Germany, France and Switzerland. You and your class will change country and the tuition language every semester:

  • Semesters 1 and 4 in French at the Université de Haute Alsace (UHA) in Colmar
  • Semesters 2 and 5 in German at the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW) in Lörrach
  • Semesters 3 and 6 in English at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) in Basel

In this trinational programme you will gain international business knowledge through lectures, group work and projects (Module overview). The programme also includes three integrated internships, which are completed between semesters and after the sixth semester.

No previous work experience needed – start directly!

Due to the integrated internships, it is possible to start the trinational programme DIRECTLY after your gymnasiale Matura, Fachmatura or Berufsmatura - no previous work experience is needed.


"It is great to study in three different countries and languages."

Luca is a Bachelor student in International Business Management.

Three internationally recognized bachelor's degrees

On successful completion of the programme you will be awarded three internationally recognized bachelor’s degrees:

  • the Licence Gestion (UHA)
  • the Bachelor of Arts (DHBW)
  • the Bachelor of Science (FHNW)

The organizational and intercultural challenges of this trinational degree programme will prepare you in a practical way for an internationally connected working environment and will offer you a variety of capabilities and resources for a successful career.

Career profile

Our students develop intercultural experience and leadership skills, which prove to be an advantage for their career development. They typically work for international companies, for example, as project managers, product managers, marketing managers, HR specialists, business analysts, key account managers, supply chain specialists, purchasing managers and consultants.
Many successful graduates go on to study at master’s level, for example the MSc in International Management at our School of Business. Others study in master’s programmes that specialise in areas such as economics, banking and finance, marketing or HR, either in Switzerland or abroad.

Study programme


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Study Location

Campus Colmar

Université de Haute-Alsace 34 Rue du Grillenbreit 68000 Colmar
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Campus Lörrach

Duale Hochschule Baden-Würtemberg Marie-Curie-Straße 4 79539 Lörrach
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Campus Basel Peter Merian

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW School of Business Peter Merian-Strasse 86 4002 Basel
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