Study programmes

Studying while working or training

The study programmes offered at FOM University of Applied Sciences are characterised by especially practice-oriented teaching, flexible study time models and outstanding course organisation. This allows students from all kinds of professional and academic backgrounds to pursue a Bachelor or Master degree course without having to give up their job. Around 17,000 graduates have taken advantage of this opportunity to date.

Bachelor degree courses for working professionals

FOM University of Applied Sciences specialises in the continued academic training of professionals and trainees. "Traditional" Bachelor degree programmes are taken in seven semesters and are primarily business-oriented. Students graduate with a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Laws.

Bachelor degree courses
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
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Banking & Finance
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Business Administration
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International Business 1)
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International Management
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Law of Taxation
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
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Business Administration and Business Psychology
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Business Information Systems
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
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Commercial Law

1) Collaborative study programme with Cologne University of Applied Sciences and the FOM-affiliated IOM Institut für Oekonomie und Management

Bachelor degree courses in three stages for working professionals with or without general university entrance qualification

At FOM Open Business School, working professionals with or without a university entrance qualification study in three stages with the option that they can interrupt their studies after each stage. In many cases, their professional qualifications can also be recognised as academic credits.

Bachelor study programmes in stages
University certificate: Graduate in Economics (FOM)
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Controlling
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Purchasing and Procurement Management
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Event Management
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Finances and Investment
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General Management
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Management in the Healthcare and Social Sector
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Property Management
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IT Systems Management
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Logistics Management
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Marketing Communication
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Marketing and Distribution
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Human Resource Management
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Project Management
University certificate: Graduate in Business Administration (FOM)
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Business and Communication
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Business and Management
University degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
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Business and Communication
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Business and Management

Bachelor degree course for persons working in the health and social sector

The School of Health & Social Management is aimed at professionals specifically from the health and social services sector who wish to supplement their practical knowledge with an understanding of basic academic fundamentals and principles and obtain a Bachelor degree.

Bachelor degree courses
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
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Management in the Healthcare and Social Sector

Engineering degree for persons working in technical professions

At FOM School of Engineering, professionals from technical professions with or without an initial university degree study for a Bachelor or Master degree.

Bachelor and Master degree courses
Bachelor degree courses
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
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Automation Technology 1)
Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)
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Electrical Engineering 2)
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Electrical Engineering & Information Technology
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General Engineering
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Mechanical Engineering
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Mechanical Engineering 2)
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Mechatronics 2)
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Regenerative Energies
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Industrial Engineering Mechanical Engineering 2) 3)

1) Collaborative study programme with the Mannheim University of Applied Sciences and the FOM-affiliated IOM Institut für Oekonomie und Management

2) Collaborative study programme with Bochum University of Applied Sciences and the FOM-affiliated IOM Institut für Oekonomie und Management

3) Undergoing accreditation

Master degree courses
Specialist degree
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
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Mechanical Engineering 1)
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Mechatronics 1)

1) Collaborative study programme with Bochum University of Applied Sciences and the FOM-affiliated IOM Institut für Oekonomie und Management

Master degree courses for working professionals

Professionals with an initial university degree can choose from a comprehensive range of generalist or specialist Master degree courses in FOM's postgraduate programme. They graduate with an MBA, Master of Arts, Master of Science or Master of Laws.

Master degree courses
Generalist degree
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
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Business Administration
Master of Arts (M.A.)
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Management
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Management (specialisation in Municipal Management)
Specialist degree
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
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Corporate Communication
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Finance & Accounting
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Human Resource Management
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IT-Management
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Logistics
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Sales Management
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Technology and Innovation Management
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Business Psychology
Master of Laws (LL.M.)
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Mergers & Acquisitions

Dual Bachelor degree course for trainees

At FOM School of Dual Studies, trainees study for a Bachelor degree parallel to in-company training. Two study time models are available.

Bachelor degree courses
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
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Banking & Finance
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Business Administration
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Business and Management, area of specialisation General Management
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Business and Management, area of specialisation Trade
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Business and Management, area of specialisation Logistics
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Management in the Healthcare and Social Sector
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International Business 1)
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International Management
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Law of Taxation
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
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Automation Technology 2)
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Business Administration and Business Psychology
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Business Data Processing
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
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Commercial Law
Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)
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Electrical Engineering 3)
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Electrical Engineering & Information Technology
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General Engineering
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Mechanical Engineering
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Mechatronics 3)
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Regenerative Energies
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Industrial Engineering Mechanical Engineering 3) 4)
Bachelor degree courses with in-house training to qualify as an International Commercial Assistant
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
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Banking & Finance
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Business Administration
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International Management
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
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Business Administration & Business Psychology
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Business Data Processing

1) Collaborative study programme with Cologne University of Applied Sciences and the FOM-affiliated IOM Institut für Oekonomie und Management

2) Collaborative study programme with the Mannheim University of Applied Sciences and the FOM-affiliated IOM Institut für Oekonomie und Management

3) Collaborative study programme with Bochum University of Applied Sciences and the FOM-affiliated IOM Institut für Oekonomie und Management

4) Undergoing accreditation

Contact

Student Advisory Service

If you have any questions concerning studying at the FOM do not hesitate to contact our Student
Advisory Service:
+49 (0) 201 81004-0
studienberatung@fom.de