Witten/Herdecke University

Degree programmes requiring German language skills

What sets us apart from business schools

Professional training plus education
These are the freedoms the Bachelor of Choice in Witten offers you
Double degree programme Victoria/Canada: The best of both worlds
Congress for Family Businesses
Pluralism in economics
Entrepreneurial spirit
Large network with links to professional practice
Independent Projects
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
State examination

Studierende im Bereich Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft der Universität Witten/Herdecke
Bachelor of Choice - full flexibility to tailor your studies
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With the Bachelor of Choice, we offer you the full flexibility to tailor your studies according to your wishes. All Bachelor's degree programmes at the Faculty of Management, Economics and Society are interconnected. If you realise within the first year that your chosen degree programme is not the right fit for you after all: that's no problem, you can simply change to another degree programme within the Bachelor of Choice model. All your achievements will be transferred. You have nothing to lose - neither credits nor time!

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Studying at Witten/Herdecke University

  • Innovative, formative, entrepreneurial
  • Ranking positions always among the top ten (CHE, trendence, universum)
  • Professional training plus education
  • Excellent career options
  • Small interactive courses and seminars
  • Extensive network of international partner universities
  • Strong practical orientation
  • High rate of start-ups
  • Early independent research projects 
  • Student contributions to design of curricular content
  • Germany’s first Bachelor programme in "Philosophy, Politics and Economics"


Students participating in group-mentoring
Students participating in group-mentoring
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The educational approach in economics studies at Witten/Herdecke University is based on:

  • Expertise and problem-solving skills
  • Personal growth
  • General education

In order to live up to these principles, students need sufficient space to re-examine themselves repeatedly in exchange with others, and to assimilate the feedback and support they receive. Our comprehensive mentoring programme promotes this process.


Die Universität Witten/Herdecke ist durch das NRW-Wissenschaftsministerium staatlich anerkannt und wird – sowohl als Institution wie auch für ihre einzelnen Studiengänge – regelmäßig akkreditiert durch: