Study business management with a focus on technology and internationality

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)International Industrial Management

Interested in working worldwide? The International Industrial Management degree programme will open up job perspectives to you in internationally operating companies. The future-oriented and practical degree programme will prepare you perfectly for challenging tasks in business administration and technology. Become part of this network and build bridges between companies, countries and people with your studies.

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Career Perspectives


Your versatile degree programme will give you “limitless” career prospects at home and abroad. Many international companies have their head office in the region. Benefit from the excellent connections to industry and universities around the world during your studies. With your Bachelor of Science degree, you will have first-class opportunities to start your career in a globally operating major company, with first-class regional medium-sized companies or in business consultancies.

Your interdisciplinary expertise will qualify you to work in a wide range of companies and specialist areas:

  • Marketing, Product Management, Technical Sales, Sales and After Sales, Key Account Management
  • Organisation development, change management, business planning
  • Purchasing and procurement, supply chain management
  • Controlling, invoicing and financial accounting
Technical business economist at work



After registering on the national application portal, you can apply via the Campusmanagement-System HEonline at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences.

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  1. Check the requirements
    Do you have a university entrance qualification (e.g. Abitur/Fachhochschulreife), a school leaving qualification from a country other than Germany or a vocational qualification? If you do, you have already fulfilled the first requirement for a successful application.

  2. Register on
    Please register on the national application portal to receive your Applicant ID.

  3. Register and apply on HEonline
    The next step is to register on Esslingen’s HEonline Campus Management System and apply for one or more degree programmes. When you have submitted your application on HEonline, you can also see it on hochschulstart and prioritise your choices.

  4. Upload your documents
    We need your documents and certificates so that we can process your application. Please upload them on the HEonline Campus Management System. We must have your documents by the application deadline at the latest.

  5. All done!
    You can check the status of your application at any time via HEonline. You should keep your login details in a safe place. Shortly after the application deadline, you will be able to see whether you have received an admission offer on HEonline and hochschulstart.


For whom is the study programme suitable?

  • You are interested in global connections and the networking of international companies.
  • You would like to spend some time abroad during your studies.
  • You have good German and English skills

Other qualities and skills that will help you in this degree programme are an interest in business issues, and the enjoyment of analytical tasks and social skills.

Student of the International Industrial Management degree programme during group work.


What I like most about the international Business Management degree programme is its internationality. I have lots of lectures in English. I can do my mandatory semester abroad almost anywhere in the world. 

Onur Ay, student of the degree programme International Technology Business Management
Student of the Bachelor's degree programme International International Industrial Management

What distinguishes usGood reasons for studying at Esslingen University


With the unique combination of Business Management, technology and internationality, you create a unique profile for yourself.

Right on your door step

Close contacts with global market leaders from the region open up many opportunities for you even during your studies.

Semesters abroad

You complete it as a practical semester in a company abroad or as a study semester at a partner university.

Possible double degree

The optional double degree at Gannon University, USA, is the icing on the cake of your international education.

Important soft skills

Project work, language courses and modern working methods will prepare you for your future tasks.

Employer feedback

Graduates of the degree programme are highly trained and qualified for their future tasks.


Interested? Apply now! for the wintersemester 2024/2025