The degree programme comprises six semesters (three years), beginning in the winter semester and ending with a vocational Bachelor of Science degree. The Bachelor's degree in Business Education and Management Training imparts competences in the field of business education and training. More information about the contents of the degree programme, the course of studies and how to apply for this programme can be found on the following page.

Enrolment in the first and higher subject semesters of the Bachelor's degree programme in Business Education and Management Training will be suspended from the summer semester 2022.

From the winter semester 2022/23, the degree programme "Teacher Training at Vocational Schools" with the specialisation "Business and Administration" will be offered for the first time.

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Students follow the lecture in the institute building. Photo: Christian Hüller / Leipzig University, SUK

Bachelor in Business Education and Management Training

The degree programme teaches the basics of business education and management training, management science, economics and educational sciences. In addition, students choose a second specialisation from the following range: Management Science, Chemistry, German, German as a Foreign Language, English, Protestant Religion, French, History, Computer Science, Mathematics, Russian or Spanish.

Upon completion of this interdisciplinary and practice-oriented degree programme, students acquire the subject-specific and didactic knowledge that is a prerequisite for a subsequent Master's degree programme in Business Education and Management Training.

  • Completed qualification: Bachelor of Science
  • Standard period of study: 6 semesters
  • Scope: 180 credit points
  • Start: Winter semester

The Bachelor's programme in Business Education and Management Training is modularised and follows a clear structure. It is recommended that you complete your studies in the following order. The recommended study schedule that has been graphically prepared can be downloaded here.

1st semester

  • Teaching methodology I
  • Body - Voice - Communication
  • Introduction to Economics and Management Science
  • Accounting technology
  • Mathematics for Economics and Management Science I
  • Civic and Public Law

2nd semester

  • Teaching methodology II
  • Learning and Instruction (Educational Sciences I)
  • External and internal accounting
  • Mathematics for Economics and Management Science II
  • Commercial and company law

3rd semester

  • Practice in initial and continuing commercial education I (School Practical Studies I)
  • Practice in initial and continuing commercial education II (School Practical Studies II)
  • Statistics and probability
  • Compulsory area (second subject area)

4th semester

  • Training and education from a historical, systematic and international comparative perspective (Educational Sciences II)
  • Practical school studies III
  • Investment and taxation
  • Compulsory area (second subject area)

5th semester

  • Inter-faculty key qualification
  • Subject-related key qualification (internship or semester abroad)
  • Macroeconomics (Variant A) or Bachelor Thesis (Variant B)

6th semester

  • State and economy
  • Compulsory area (second subject area)
  • Bachelor thesis (Variant A) or Microeconomics (Variant B)

Application requirements

  • Higher education entrance qualification (or certificate recognised as equivalent by the competent state authority)
  • Language skills: English B2


Please refer to the Application section for the relevant application deadlines.


If more applications are received than there are places available, admission depends on an internal Numerus Clausus (NCU) of the final grades of the general university entrance qualification.

We strongly recommend that you use the online self-assessments for our Bachelor's degree programmes before applying. Using this self-test, you can check your expectations, skills and interests and receive detailed feedback on how well the degree programmes suit you.

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