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Semester Program in Business

Semester Program in Business


The International Semester Program in Business is offered to international students by Ulm University of Applied Sciences. All courses of the program are held in English. The program runs for the regular semester time in spring (March - July) and autumn (End of September - February) in classes together with German students.

The following courses are offered on a regular basis:

​SPiB Courses ​Credits (ECTS)
Fall semester
Spring semester
​Management Courses ​ ​
​International Business* ​5 5
​Performance Management ​5
​Leadership and Business Communication ​5 ​5
​Cross-Cultural Management ​5 ​5
​Sustainability and the Environment
​5 ​5
​Quantitative Methods and Models ​ ​
​Operations Research ​5
Energy Trading and Risk Management ​5
Elements of Complex Systems ​Simulation ​5 ​5
​Statistics ​5
​Culture and History ​ ​
​German as a foreign language (depending on the level) 2, 3 or 5 ​2, 3 or 5
​Germany within Europe ​4
​Germany in the last three centuries
Energy Project** 5 ​5

* International Business is available for exchange students in a Master Program

** Energy Project has a limited number of participants

Some courses might overlap - schedules change each semester.

SPiB Course Brochure (PDF)

German Language Courses

Ulm University of Applied Sciences is offering an intensive German language course for students with no or little knowledge of German. The course takes place before the start of the program and runs two weeks. Students with previous knowledge of German can take part in an introductory one-week block course to refresh their German and learn about aspects of culture and daily life. During term, the Semester Program in Business is accompanied by parallel German Language classes at different levels.

Important Dates / Exams

Arrival and Orientation will take place in the beginning of September or October (fall semester) or in the beginning of March (spring semester), depending on whether students participate in one of the Intensive courses in September or March.

Final exams will take place during the first two weeks of February (fall semester) or during the last two weeks of July (spring semester).

Here you can find the actual semester dates for the


Department of Production Engineering and Production Economics

Prof. Dr. Marc-Oliver Otto
Academic Director of the SPiB
Room A 101
Prittwitzstrasse 10
89075 Ulm
Phone: +49 (0)731 96537-552

International Office

Room E 04
Prittwitzstrasse 10
89075 Ulm

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