Bachelor Finance & Management

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Bachelor of Finance & Management at a Glance

Standard period of study: 6 semester (or 7 semesters within the Global Track)
Semester start: March (Spring term) and September (Fall term)
Update: You can start your studies at ISM online even without a visa − for more information, please consult our study advisors.

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Campus: Frankfurt/Main, Cologne, Berlin
Study types: Full Degree (full-time on campus), Distance Learning (online)
Accreditations: AACSB, FIBAA, German Accreditation Council
Semester abroad: Two integrated: one compulsory, one optional
Practical experience: 20-week compulsory internship, workshops, excursions
Language: 100% in English language
Additional languages: German - compulsory for international students,
French, Italian or Spanish is compulsory for all German-speaking students
Tuition fees:

Overview of tuition fees and early-bird discounts

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Do you want to learn more about us and our study programs? Visit our info events and online trial lectures. We're looking forward to meeting you!

2024-06-18 at 04:00 PM (CET) - Online Lecture: "Introduction to International Management" (Prof. Dr. Marcus Störkel, Bachelor International Management)
2024-07-03 at 04:00 PM (CET) - Online Lecture: "How on Earth Does Netflix know that Stranger Things is something I should be watching?!" (Bachelor Information Systems, Business Analytics & Master Data Science)

ISM is AACSB accredited

ISM is AACSB accredited

ISM has been recognized at the highest level by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and is currently the only private German university of applied sciences holding the AACSB accreditation. After years of dedicated effort, ISM has now been granted the AACSB accreditation which is an important seal of quality which certifies excellence in research and teaching. The key requirements for receiving the prestigious accreditation are: highest quality in teaching, committed lecturers who proactively support students, successful cooperation with companies and international universities as well as very good career entry opportunities for graduates. Only around six percent of all business schools worldwide received this seal. Read more

B.Sc. Finance & Management Study Profile

Studying Financial Management

Develop a Flair for the Right Numbers

A Bachelor in Finance & Management offers you a wealth of information in the field of business and economics fundamentals on one hand, and financial management, on the other. Whether you are interested in financial planning, business taxation or corporate finance - the undergraduate program Bachelor of Finance combines the classic management and economics principles of business administration studies with extensive knowledge on the management of the financial sector.

The Bachelor of Finance teaches you about the core subjects of the finance world: among other, you will get to know principles of finance, accounting, financial products and how companies operate on global capital and financial markets. With the Bachelor of Finance program, you will also acquire know-how in finance topics such as corporate finance, financial management and reporting. During the last two semesters you will additionally gain more in-depth knowledge of subjects such as mergers and acquisitions or international financial reporting.

If you decide to pursue a financial management degree at ISM, your will also enjoy compulsory internships in Germany and abroad, interesting hands-on consulting projects, workshops and a permanent contact with experienced lecturers from the financial management and business world.

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#In the Middle of Practice

Consulting in the Digital Age - ISM Students Visit Deloitte Digital

In order to bring the dynamism and innovative power of start-ups to companies, consulting firm Deloitte established its own digital unit to drive digitalization strategies and the development of digital business models. During the financial management course, a field trip took students to Deloitte's headquarters. The concept was examined more closely and then the students were asked to demonstrate their innovative ability themselves. A digital product was developed as part of the Deloitte Innovation Challenge for the areas of tax, consulting and audit, and strategic recommendations for action were drawn up.

Finance Bachelor - study abroad

Getting to Know International Financial Markets

Studying Finance & Management means not only acquiring business knowledge, but also understanding the structures of the global financial markets.

In order to prepare you for a career in international financial management, the Bachelor of Finance comprises

  • intensive language training in German, French or Spanish,
  • an integrated semester abroad at one of our over 190 partner universities, and
  • an optional second semester abroad.

Studying finance at ISM also means taking part in many practical projects and benefitting from a continuous direct exchange with the business world. Thus, you will gain insights into many companies, develop your problem-solving skills and can immerse yourself in different fields of work during your studies with an internship in Germany or abroad. This will bring you closer to your dream job.

Learn more about the semester abroad

#On the Move Internationally During the Studies

The Perfect Wave – Semester in Down Under

Australia is perfect for students who enjoy travelling. At the other end of the world, exciting metropolises, diverse landscapes and a unique animal world await you. Nikolai Rublack studies Finance & Management at ISM and spent his semester abroad at Bond University in Australia.


How Can I Apply for a Bachelor in Finance and Management?

Is studying finance something for you and is a financial management degree a perfect fit? You don't shy away from mathematics, quantitative topics and accounting and have an analytical mind? You're known for keeping track of things and have a passion for numbers, taxes and balance sheets?Then you should study finance!

In order to study Finance & Management at ISM, the university conducts an internal entrance exam. This tests your motivation as well as your personality and your abilities.

Learn more about admission requirements and application process

Where can I study Finance & Management?

Do you see your future in the finance business and would like to be an expert in financial management one day? Do you want to aim high for a position such as that of Manager Corporate Finance in a company of your choice? Then make your dreams come true: you can study the Bachelor of Finance at our campuses in Frankfurt/Main, Cologne and Berlin.

What are you waiting for? Kick-start your future finance career today with a Finance Bachelor here at ISM!

#Kick-Start Your Career

Living the American Dream: Becoming a Company Founder in California

The integrated semester abroad took Tim Prüsener to San Diego during his financial management studies. But the originally planned three months have turned into several years. The city on the West Coast of the USA, which is considered to be the start-up Mecca of America, lived up to its name - and turned the ISM student into a successful company founder in the field of marketing.

What Are My Career Options after Graduation?

Thanks to digitalization, the finance industry has developed new and interesting positions for career starters and experienced staff in the investment and banking sector, in insurance companies or in corporate finance functions for example as financial managers. Due to their business model, banks, financial institutions and insurance companies offer many typical finance-related services.

Finance know-how is also one of the key qualifications for a career in management. By linking management, business administration, controlling and accounting with finance in your degree program, you will be able to score points with hiring managers after graduation.

After completing a B.Sc. Finance degree, if you want to go for higher studies, you can also pursue a Master of Finance or even a MBA degree.

Your Advantages at a Glance

High quality education: first-class teaching and unlimited state accreditation (FIBAA).

Close to practice: 56 international & guest lecturers from the business world.

Strong internationality: students from 84 nationalities. 30% international students.

Network of more than 190 partner universities to chose for your semester abroad.

Personal teaching atmosphere: study in small learning groups.

Study Finance (B.Sc.) at three campuses in Germany: Frankfurt/Main, Cologne, Berlin.

Do you have any questions about studying? Please contact us!

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Feel free to send us your questions from Monday to Friday. We'll respond to you from 10 am to 3 pm (CET) on weekdays. Looking forward to chat!

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Dortmund Campus
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Stuttgart Campus
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Hamburg Campus
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Munich Campus
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Cologne Campus
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Frankfurt Campus
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Berlin Campus
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