Business Administration

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:36 months
Local:$ 4.9k / 1 Semester(s) Foreign:$ 4.9k / 1 Semester(s)  
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The most successful business leaders can integrate knowledge of finance, marketing, management and operations into effective business models. The BBA program at European University Barcelona prepares students for a full range of functions within the business world. Our graduates can move from a sector-specific role into a broader international management role and possess the diverse skills necessary to do so.

Duration: Six semesters/three years (Summer Fast Track option available)

Credits: 192 ECTS/140 CH

Start Dates: October, February, June, August

Locations: Barcelona, Munich, Geneva, Montreux

Teaching Language: English

Campus Exchange Programs: You can transfer to any of the four main campuses after any completed semester. We also have exchange programs with a long list of other universities around the world. Please see list of partners.

Double Degrees: When studying an undergraduate degree at European University you can also obtain:

A second bachelor’s degree from Nichols College in the U.S.A. through our Dual BBA program with Nichols

A second bachelor’s degree from Shinawatra International University in Thailand through our Dual BBA program with SIU

Internships: EU has departments in each campus to help students procure internships.

European University – The Business School in Barcelona, Spain

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) six-semester program allows students to evaluate the complexity of modern international business organizations, the intricate relationships that exist between businesses, the social frameworks in which they function, and the challenges of administration at all levels. The curriculum is diverse and stresses the application of knowledge within a business environment.

Students explore the principles of accounting, finance, management, marketing, economics, and consumer behavior. The goal of the program is to provide a practical working background that prepares the graduate for immediate entry into a management position.


  • Develop interdisciplinary knowledge of all functional areas of business and their conceptual frameworks by taking a wide-range of courses across multiple disciplines.
  • Obtain a practical working background that prepares the graduate for immediate entry into a management position.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Admissions on a rolling basis. Tuition fee
  • EUR 4900 Semester (EEA)
  • EUR 4900 Semester (Non-EEA)

Tuition per semester (semesters one and two – with deposit deduction) - 4900;
Tuition per semester (semesters three thru six) - 5900

Start date February,June,August,October 2015 Fall Semester: October 6, 2014 Spring Semester: February 2, 2015 Summer Semester 1: June 1, 2015 Summer Semester 2: August 3, 2015 Credits (ECTS) 192 ECTS

Credits: 192 ECTS/140 CH

Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Part-time, Full-time Intensity Flexible More information Go To The Course Website

Course Content


    • BCO111 - Foundations of Business Management (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO112 - Marketing Management (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO113 - Writing Communication Skills (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO114 - Accounting I (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO115 - Micro Economics (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO116 - Elementary Calculus (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO117 - IT Software for Business (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO118 - Environmental Sustainability (2CH/3ECTS)
    • Seminars/Industrial Visits (1CH/1ECTS)
    • BCO121 - Ethics in Business (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO122 - Oral Communication Skills (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO123 - Accounting II (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO124 - Macro Economics (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO125 - Business Law (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO126 - Mathematics of Finance (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO127 - Applied Management Statistics (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO128 - Advertising, Media & Branding (2CH/3ECTS)
    • Seminars/Industrial Visits (1CH/1ECTS)


    • BCO211 - Strategic Marketing (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO212 - Business Finance I (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO213 - Human Resources Management (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO214 - Production Management (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO215 - Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO216 - Management Information Systems (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO217 - E-Business (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BBA211 - Cross-Cultural Business Issues (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BBA212 - Knowledge Management (2CH/3ECTS)
    • Seminars/Industrial Visits (1CH/1ECTS)
    • BCO221 - Global Economics (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO222 - Business Finance II (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO223 - Social Media Marketing (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO224 - Financial Markets (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO225 - Consumer Behavior (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO226 - Sales & Purchasing Management (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BBA221 - Marketing Research (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BBA222 - Project Management (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BBA223 - Service Management (2CH/3ECTS)
    • Seminars/Industrial Visits/Thesis Seminar (1CH/1ECTS)


    • BCO311 - Global Business (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO312 - Financial Statement Analysis (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO313 - Negotiation (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO314 - Small Business Management (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO315 - Corporate Finance (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO316 - Industrial Marketing (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BBA311 - Business Logistics (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BBA312 - Decision Analysis (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BBA313 - Change Management Today (2CH/3ECTS)
    • Seminars/Industrial Visits/Thesis Seminar (1CH/1ECTS)
    • BCO321 - Strategic Management (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO322 - Budgeting & Control (3CH/4ECTS)
    • BCO323 - Organizational Communication (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BCO324 - Cases in Marketing (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BBA321 - Cases in Finance (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BBA322 - Leadership & Team Building (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BBA323 - Total Quality Management (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BBA324 - Retail Management & Merchandising (2CH/3ECTS)
    • BBA325 - Portfolio Management (2CH/3ECTS)
    • Thesis Seminar (1CH/1ECTS)
    • Final Case: Marketing (3CH/3ECTS)
    • Final Case: Finance (3CH/3ECTS)
    • Thesis (6CH/6ECTS)


English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test : 80

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.



A diploma from an accredited secondary school equivalent to:

  • Certification from an accredited secondary school: High School Degree; Baccalauréat; Maturité Fédérale; Deutsches Abitur; A-levels; Bachillerato or equivalent

For non-native speakers, proven proficiency from one of the following:

  • TOEFL score 213 (computer based) or 79/80 (internet based), or 550 (paper based), Institute code 0476
  • IELTS score 6.0
  • Cambridge ESOL, Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), minimum C
  • EU´s internal English exam

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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