• Major programs
  • Minor programs
  • Leuphana Semester

Major programs

Business Administration

In Ma­jor Business Administration you learn how to combine analytically-arithmetically as well as management oriented core disciplines in a socially responsible and sustainable way, for the benefit of business and society. You acquire business and behavioral leadership skills for leadership roles in finance and controlling, marketing or human resource management.


The Major Engineering combines fields that are important for industrial automation and production technology. Graduates can work in many fields, including development and production, technical sales, operations and maintenance, and quality assurance.

International Business Administration & Entrepreneurship (IBAE)

In the English-language bachelor’s program International Business Administration & Entrepreneurship, students acquire business management skills beyond the scope of a classic business degree: Not only aspects such as accounting, finance and marketing, but also psychology, sociology, philosophy, law and IT are covered.

Business Information Systems

The Major Business Information Systems offers a current area of knowledge located at the intersection of information technology, communications, and business administration. The focus of business information systems is on the application of computer science to business issues.

Minor programs

Business Administration
Management competence is increasingly becoming an indispensable additional prerequisite for successful work in a responsible position – also in cases when a specialist area of responsibility is not part of the classical commercial professions. People who want to take on management tasks benefit from business knowledge.

Digital Business
Digital business is the generic term for all Internet- or intranet-supported business activities: It refers to business processes which support communication, collaboration and supply of customers while using digital communication and information technologies to – from product development to marketing and customer service.

Engineering (Fundamentals)
In times of continuous mechanisation and digitalisation, a basic understanding of technology is becoming increasingly important in order to actively shape transformation processes at the interface of society, business, technology and the environment. The Minor Engineering (Fundamentals) provides an overview of the most important technologies and technology-oriented processes in the manufacturing industry.

Engineering (Advanced)
In Minor Engineering (Advanced) you will cross the boundaries of automation technology, electrical engineering and information technology. You will acquire in-depth engineering knowledge in order to design automation in digitalised production processes. As a result, you have an engineering profile that is in great demand in industry 4.0 and in research.

Psychology & Society
Psychology provides unique insights with regard to societal challenges, e.g. sustainability, digitalization, public health or societal conflicts. In Minor Psychology & Society you will develop skills to understand and influence psychological processes in a variety of socially relevant settings.

Social Media and Information Systems
How does a search engine know what to look for next? How do social networks work? How can open digital communication and the need for privacy be sustainably balanced? What are the economic business models behind Internet offerings? Social media, Internet-based information systems, Communities and mobile Internet applications are shaping a new way of communicating.

Business Psychology
Psychology is the science of experience and behavior. Psychologists use natural and social science methods to search for regularities of mental functions and processes. These include, for example, perception, memory, learning, thinking, attention, emotions, motivation, communication and motor skills.

Leuphana Semester

Leuphana Semester

As part of the ideal of liberal education, undergraduate students begin their studies in the Leuphana Semester. All students take courses in three inter- and transdisciplinary modules, and in two subject-specific modules. In two disciplinary modules students learn the basics of theories and models as well as the methods they have to reliably master in their specialist discipline.