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Admission to the Specializations

Choosing specializations is an important decision you need to make during your bachelor’s program. Your choice of specializations allows you to advance your expertise in a particular area and can influence your choice of a potential master’s program later on. 

WU offers a wide variety of specializations, and additional specializations are added on a regular basis.

Important dates and deadlines for the 2024-2025 winter semester

August 29, 2024Start of registration for the specializations' access coursesPlease check WU's online course catalog for details, and exact dates and times
September 2, 2024 - September 13, 2024Selection procedures of the  specializationsPlease check the specializations' websites for details on the selection procedures
September 19, 2024 - September 22, 2024Registration period for courses/course 1 of the specializations
Please check WU's online course catalog for exact dates and times
Pay attention to the deviating course registration periods for some specializations

Specializations available for BBE students

SpecializationsPlaces available
20 ECTS credits specializations 
Accounting and Taxation30 (only starts in WS)
Business Information Systems120*
Business Mathematics40* (only starts in WS)
Data Science60*
Decision Sciences: Game Theory, Psychology, and Data Analysis50*
Digital Marketing45*
Economics Core15
Economics Fields10
Economy, Climate Change and Sustainability (ends this SS 24) 
Ecological Economics - Economy, Climate Change and Sustainability (new from WS 24/25)15*
Entrepreneurship and Innovation60*

Ethics for Management, Organizations, and Society  
Finance: Markets, Institutions and Instruments300*
Health and Social Policy30*
Information Management and Control30*
Interactions of Economy and Society10
International Accounting and ControllingSS60*/WS120*
International and European Tax Law10
International Businessfrom 120 to 140*
International Business Communication60*
International Marketing Management45*
Marketing and Consumer Research45*
Responsibility and Sustainability in Global Business (new from WS 24/25) 
Strategy and Managerial Accounting25*
Strategy and Organization30*
Supply Chain and Operations Management20
Supply Networks and Services40*
Sustainability Reporting (new from WS 24/25) 
Urban and Regional Economics 10 (only starts in SS)
10 ECTS credits specializations 
European and International Economic Law 
Mathematical Methods 
Philosophy: Logic and Ethicsonly starts in WS
Topics in Economic and Social History 

*: specializations that are not only offered to BBE students. Places as of 04.2024 - subject to change.

When will I be entitled to apply for specializations/for admission to specializations?

Admission to 20 ECTS specializations

You will need to complete a selection procedure before admission to your chosen 20 ECTS credits specialization. Varying selection procedures apply, depending on the individual specialization.

Step 1: Register for "Access to Specialization" courses (ET)

Step 2: Successfully pass the selection procedure/the Access to Specialization course

Step 3: Register for courses/course 1 of the specialization

Admission to 10 ECTS specializations

It is not required to register for "Access to Specialization" courses (ET) for 10 ECTS credits specializations. Just sign up for course 1 or course 2 on a first-come-first-serve basis in the announced registration periods.

For more information on the specializations, please visit the website of the individual specialization.