International Economics and Sustainability (B.A.)

Bachelor of Arts

Global thinking, sustainable business: Your way to shape the future

You don't just want to study economics, you want to play an active role in shaping a sustainable world?

On the Bachelor's degree program in International Economics and Sustainability, your critical thinking will be challenged in small study groups. You will focus on innovative solutions for the social challenges of tomorrow. We offer a challenging degree program with a practical phase and a semester abroad at one of our 100+ partner universities. Every future-oriented organisation has a sustainability perspective and is looking for committed people who critically question the status quo and develop it further.

We think sustainability and business forward – are you part of it?

Degree program at a glance


Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Type of study

First degree

Start of studies

Winter semester

Standard period of study

7 semesters

Admission restriction



Osnabrück – Caprivi Campus


Career prospects

The degree program qualifies you for direct career entry or for a Master's degree in economics, business administration, sustainability or politics. The range of possible professional fields is extremely diverse and is possible wherever analytical thinking, economic expertise and a high level of problem-solving skills are required nationally and internationally, such as:

  • Management and political consulting
  • Public service (e.g. ministries)
  • Medium-sized companies and corporations
  • Chambers and associations (e.g. professional organisations, chambers of commerce)
  • Non-governmental organisations ("NGOs", e.g. in the field of human rights, environmental protection, development work)

Master & Co: Academic further development

You can expand your academic options with a Master's program, either directly after your Bachelor's degree or at a later date.

After completing a Master's program, the doors to a doctorate are also open to you.


Would you like to talk to someone about the International Economics and Sustainability degree program, ask specific questions or simply find out more? Then we look forward to hearing from you via one of the following contact options.

Advice and information

Program coordinator

Program management

Program director

Application, admission and exams

Registrar's office