SRH Hochschule Heidelberg

International Business Operations Management

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • 6 Semesters
  • Full time
  • on campus
  • 180 ECTS
  • €750/Month
  • double degree
  • only winter semester
  • without NC

In a globalized world, supply chain management is a complex task. Our specialization Operations Management provides you with the skills you need to operate successfully in this field.

  • English
  • winter semester
  • stay abroad

Your course content What you will learn

The academic year is divided into eight 5-week blocks. Within each block, you complete a maximum of two courses in parallel. The content of these blocks builds on each other throughout the entire course of study. The program begins with a pre-module in which you acquire basic study skills from day one. During the integrated semester abroad at one of our partner universities, you will have the opportuntiy to select the specialization Operations Management, gain valuable experience abroad, deepen your language skills and acquire intercultural competence.

By completing your internship (24 ECTS) and your subsequent Bachelor's thesis (12 ECTS), also with a focus on Human Resource Management, you open up your own individual specialization option.
With these prerequisites, your chosen specializiation will show up as "Operations Management" on your bachelor's degree transcript.

Your career prospects Our innovative approach that pays off

After completing your degree, the whole world will be open to you: as a graduate of the Bachelor’s programme in International Business, you will be internationally mobile and able to deal with the challenges of a globalised economy. Your international use of intercultural and language skills rounds off your profile, making you even more attractive on the job market.

How can the value chain be optimized? What happens on the way from the upstream supplier to the customer? In the Bachelor's degree program in International Business - Operations Management, we teach you the integrative processes from procurement to production to logistics. Because in a globalized world, the right supply chain management is a decisive factor for success in competition - and this degree program is your ticket to an exciting and complex working environment.

The following and other career paths are open to you:

  • Responsible positions in the manufacturing industry
  • Management consultancy
  • Divisional management procurement, production and logistics


Open Days Ask the Dean: Info session - July

Join the faculties and Admission Office in an online live session about the upcoming semester!

Open Days Ask the Dean: Info session - August

Join the faculties and Admission Office in an online live session about the upcoming semester!


Curriculum International Business - Specializaition Operations Management (B.A.) Your curriculum

6 Semester 180 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Business Administration I

  • Business Administration II

  • Human Resources

  • Marketing

  • Skills and Tools

2. Semester
  • Operations Management

  • International Law

  • Introduction to Accounting

  • Applied Business Mathematics

  • Business Simulation

  • Entrepreneurship

3. Semester
  • Macroeconomics

  • International Accounting

  • Sales

  • Cost and Performance Accounting

  • Microeconomics

4. Semester
  • Corporate Finance

  • International Taxation

  • Management Information Systems

  • Statistics

5. Semester
  • Study Abroad

  • Study Abroad - Specialization

6. Semester
  • Internship - in the field of Operations Management

  • Thesis - in the field of Operations Management


Admission requirements Our requirements

You can be admitted to study at SRH University Heidelberg if

  • you have a general higher education entrance certificate (Abitur), a subject-specific higher education entrance qualification (fachgebundenes Abitur) or an entrance qualification for studies at universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulreife),
  • or you can demonstrate at least two years of vocational training and a minimum of three years’ professional experience, and have passed an aptitude test,
  • and you have additionally passed our selection process

English language proficiency:

  • IELTS 6.5
  • TOEFL 80
  • Duolingo Certificate 120
  • PTE Academics 58
  • or a comparable test

Fees and Funding Your tuition fees

750 EUR per month full-time + one-time registration fee of 750 EUR (Prices apply only to students from the European Economic Area). 

Applicants from Non-EEA countries without permanent residence permit need to pay a tuition fee of 5,100 EUR per semester + one-time registration fee of 1,000 EUR and must pay the tuition fees for one semester in advance. From the second semester onwards the payments for the remaining semesters of study are due six weeks before the end of the period of study already paid for. The payments have to be done semesterwise. 

For more information and payment modalities, please refer to the current fee schedules (valid from 01.04.2023): 

Fees schedule EEA students
Fees schedule non-EEA students

Apply now Application process and deadlines

We look forward to welcoming you to SRH University Heidelberg very soon.
There are no closing dates for application at our University. This is the application process:

  • If you’re interested in our Bachelor’s programme, simply send us your application online.
  • If you encounter technical difficulties with the online application or have any questions about your application, your contact person Sarah Grabe will be happy to help you.
  • If you meet the admission requirements, we’ll invite you to a selection interview
  • If you pass the selection interview, we’ll send you the acceptance letter and the study contract
  • You then sign the study contract and return it to us
  • You pay the registration fee
  • If you come from a non-EU country, you will pay your tuition fee one semester in advance in addition to the registration fee. From the second semester onwards the payments for the remaining semesters of study are due six weeks before the end of the period of study already paid for.
  • We then issue your letter of acceptance
  • You take part in our Welcome Days – and then embark on your degree programme!




































































































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