Bachelor in Management (BSc)

Apply for our next intake in 2017

Our BSc program lays the groundwork for an international career in management. There is an optional specialization in logistics and supply chain management. You can also choose the intensive track, on which you earn extra credits towards your degree.

KLU is a great place to study

  • Research university with high academic standards combined with practical application
  • Top ranked in CHE university ranking and Handelsblatt research ranking
  • Small classes, interactive teaching and excellent student-professor ratio
  • Truly international students and faculty; all courses taught in English
  • Internships and semester abroad integrated into the curriculum
  • Case- and project-based learning, excursions, business simulations, regular interaction with industry professionals
  • High quality career services and corporate network, career orientation and guidance
  • State-of-the-art campus in the heart of Hamburg’s HafenCity

Curriculum and Services

Our three-year BSc in Management program starts every September.


  • Courses in management/economics, languages, personal skills
  • specialization in logistics or management
  • Optional intensive track with higher workload and additional practical training
  • Exchange semester with partner universities
  • Three-month practical training period
  • Bachelor’s thesis (3 months)



Our Career Services offers a unique program that targets your personal development and your contacts with future employers. Our International Office paves the way for your semester abroad and our Program Management ensures that your course of study meets our quality standards and runs as smoothly as possible. Upon acceptance, we will help you organize your journey to Hamburg and continue to assist you throughout this process.

You do the studying - we do everything else!

Kim Bredemeyer, Student BSc Management, Class of 2018

Studying at KLU means having many different parts of the world on campus but still being in the beautiful city of Hamburg. Knowing that support is there for every aspect of our studies is a special feeling – it makes studying at KLU an exciting time.

Kim Bredemeyer, Student BSc Management, Class of 2018

Angie Khullar, Student BSc Management, Class of 2017

KLU facilitates the network of opportunities and aids in gaining a broader perspective on different aspects of business. It’s a rewarding experience to be a part of KLU.

Angie Khullar, Student BSc Management, Class of 2017

John Kaller, Student BSc Management, Class of 2018

I have always enjoyed talking and discussing all kinds of matters with people from other cultures. At KLU, the small classes create a level of intimacy and exchange with other students and professors you won’t find anywhere else.

John Kaller, Student BSc Management, Class of 2018

Dana Balschuweit, Student BSc Management, Class of 2017

I experience KLU as an extraordinary university with a career-enhancing, carefully considered degree program concept. Students are not just treated as numbers but as individuals, which has reinforced my decision to study at KLU.

Dana Balschuweit, Student BSc Management, Class of 2017

Ann-Christin Stermann, Student BSc Management, Class 2017

One of my favorite things about KLU is the semester abroad. It gives you the perfect opportunity to find out more about a specific country and maybe to learn the language as well.

Ann-Christin Stermann, Student BSc Management, Class 2017


The tuition for the three-year program is €5480 per semester for the standard track (180 ECTS credits) and €6380 per semester for the intensive track (210 ECTS credits). Please enquire about our various financing options.

How to Apply

  • High school diploma/school leaving certificate
  • TOEFL (577/233/90) or IELTS (band 6.5) to demonstrate English proficiency
  • Interview with program management and faculty members
  • Additional requirements may apply for applicants from certain countries. Please inquire.

You do not have your school leaving certificate yet? Just provide a transcript of records including all grades given to date and you can hand in your school leaving certificate at a later stage.

  • Start of application period: November 1st, 2017
  • Recommended application deadline, non-EU applicants: March 31, 2017
  • Application deadline: June 30, 2017

We recommend that you submit your application as early as possible. For fully completed applications received by December 31, you will be granted a 10% early-bird discount on the overall tuition upon enrolment.

Non-EU applicants please note: The visa process takes up to two months, starting on the date of acceptance by KLU. Please keep in mind that there are a lot of other organizational matters to deal with when planning your study abroad. We recommend non-EU applicants to apply before March 31, 2017.

We require an application fee of €30 for EU applicants and €50 for non-EU applicants, to be paid once you have fully completed your online application. 

We will consider your application as soon as we have received all the required documents and will notify you of the board of admission's decision promptly (6-8 weeks).


Only candidates we have admitted can apply for scholarships.

KLU merit-based scholarships (50%-100% tuition)

Applicants are chosen based on outstanding academic performance (GPA* less than or equal to 1.5), social commitment, and extracurricular activities. 

High school exchange scholarship (100%)

Applicants are chosen based on strong academic achievement in high school (GPA* less than or equal to 2.0) and have spent at least 5 month abroad during a high school exchange program.

*GPA = Grade point average according to the German grading scale (1.0 is the best possible grade and 4.0 is the minimum passing grade).

Meet us

You are welcome to schedule a personal appointment. We would be happy to show you around and answer all your questions. Please call us at +49 40 328 707-160.