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Economics and Business Administration

Bachelor of Economics and Business Administration, 180 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Aalborg
Duration 3 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3070 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Would you like to find new materials for medical uses or manufacture cheaper solar cells for electricity production? And are you interested in developing catalysts to reduce air pollution or secure clean drinking water? Or maybe you are intrigued by the development of nanomaterials?

With a BSc in Economics and Business Administration you will be able to describe, formulate and communicate business problems and results in a scientific context, conduct economics and business administration-related analyses using scientific methods. 

The Bachelor degree will enable you to employ methods in the subject area of economics and business administration and to develop capabilities in its central disciplines, theories and concepts. After the successful completion of the programme, you will have acquired practical qualifications in analyzing concrete operational and strategic problems in a professional business context, enabling you to exercise and substantiate professional decisions.

Career Opportunities  

Most of our students continue on a master program. Other students find employment in areas as diverse as:
  • retail management
  • financial services
  • accountancy
  • management consultancy
  • pharmaceuticals
  • some become self-employed
The latest graduate destination information shows that six months after graduation the vast majority of graduates from this programme are employed, whilst others are undertaking further training. Students have also gone on to set up their own businesses after graduation.

About the Degree

On graduation, you will qualify for further studies in relevant Master's programmes and for employment in companies. If you wish to take a Master degree at Aalborg University several options are available within the area of economics and business administration:
  • Innovation, Knowledge and Economic Dynamics (Economics)
  • Innovation, Knowledge and Entrepreneurial Dynamics (Economics and Business Administration)
  • International Business Economics (Economics and Business Administration)
  • International Marketing (Economics and Business Administration)


Entry Requirements for international applicants
  • Upper secondary school exam
  • English B or an acceptable IELTS or TOEFL or Cambridge score
  • Mathematics B
  • History B or History of Ideas B or Contemporary History B or Social Science B or International Economy B
In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aalborg University 
Apply through the national electronic admission system, with all relevant documentation.
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To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly. 

A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Applicants holding a Danish entry exam

Application date
Jul 05
Start date
Sep 01

Applicants holding foreign entry exam or Danes applying through quota 2

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01


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