The International Semester Program in Business is offered to international students by Ulm University of Applied Sciences. All courses of the program are held in English. The program runs for the regular semester time in spring (March - July) and autumn (October- February) in classes together with German students.
The following courses are offered on a regular basis:
|SPiB Course||Member of the Faculty||Credits (ECTS)|
|Management Courses |
|International Business*||Prof. Dr. Ben Dippe||5|
|Performance Management and Cost Accounting||Prof. Dr. Barbara Gaisbauer-Pointner||5|
|Leadership and Business Communication||Prof. Dr. Ben Dippe||5|
|Cross Cultural Management|
Prof. Dr. Ben Dippe
|Environmental Policy (spring semester)|
Prof. Dr. Barbara Gaisbauer-Pointner
Prof. Dr. Raymond Bentley
|Quantitative Methods and Models |
|Operations Research||Prof. Dr. Marc-Oliver Otto||5|
|Energy Trading and Risk Management||Prof. Dr. Marc-Oliver Otto||5|
|Simulation||Prof. Dr. Christian Inotakis||5|
|Culture and History |
|German as Foreign Language (depending on the level)||Prof. Dr. Ben Dippe||2, 3 or 5|
|Germany within Europe (fall semester)||Mrs. Roswita McLeod||4|
|Germany In The Last Three Centuries (spring semester)||Prof. Dr. Klaus Peter Kratzer||4|
|Intercultural Communication||Prof. Dr. Barbara Gaisbauer-Pointner||2|
|Project in (Energy) Economics**||Prof. Dr. Barbara Gaisbauer-Pointner||10|
* International Business is available for exchange students in a Master Program
** Project in Economics has a limited number of participants
Some courses might overlap - schedules change each semester.
An exact description of the course content can be found here.
German Language Courses
Ulm University of Applied Sciences is offering an intensive German language course for students with no or little knowledge of German. The course takes place before the start of the program and runs two weeks. Students with previous knowledge of German can take part in an introductory one-week block course to refresh their German and learn about aspects of culture and daily life. During term, the Semester Program in Businessär is accompanied by parallel German Language classes at different levels.
- Students have to be nominated by their home university. Their home university sends an e-mail with names & e-mail-addresses to Stephanie.Wagner@thu.de
- Students receive a link for the online application
Important Dates / Exams
Arrival and Orientation will take place in the beginning of September or October (fall semester) or in the beginning of March (spring semester), depending on whether students participate in one of the Intensive courses in September or March.
Final exams will take place during the first two weeks of February (fall semester) or during the last two weeks of July (spring semester).
Here you can find the actual semester dates for the
Faculty of Production Engineering and Production Economics
Prof. Dr. Marc-Oliver Otto
Academic Director of the SPiB
Room A 101
Tel.: +49 (0)731 502 8136
International Office (Akademisches Auslandsamt)
Room E 03
Tel.: +49 (0)731 502 8272
Tel.: +49 (0)731 502 8457
Tel.: +49 (0)731 502 8023