German International University of Applied Science (GIU AS) offers Industry-focused and Future-oriented Study Programs taught in English in cooperation with the German Founding Universities of Applied Sciences.

English is the Teaching Language

International Business

If you're looking to expand your business in the future, have you considered the advantages of international business?

Bachelor of International Business – Making students fit for an International Enterprise

The GIU will offer among its first batch of courses an undergraduate degree programme in International Business. The Bachelor’s course (Bachelor of International Business) aims at preparing students for executive positions in internationally active corporations or small and medium-sized firms. The programme is unique in being developed in close connections with the corporate world. Following the German approach of a University of Applies Science, the course emphasizes practical application and hands-on teaching approaches in close cooperation with international enterprises. The course gives students the opportunity to develop competences in business administration and imparts them with the ability to think on an international scale. To provide students with a maximum of professional insight and with a kick-start into their careers they have the opportunity to complete extended internships abroad.

Tourism Management

Do you consider managing a large hotel or to work toward a senior management position with a well-known corporation? You definitely have to apply now!

(Source: Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences)

Tourism management is concerned with the activities associated with travel planning of individuals or groups by travel agencies. Tourism management includes attractions management, convention planning, customer service, event planning, food service, gaming, lodging, marketing, sales and travel. Working in tourism management is your gateway for various jobs almost anywhere in the world.

Tourism Management optimally prepares students optimally for the future because of the various focal points, the modern education campus and the practice-oriented study. It includes courses such as hotel and restaurant management that have developed on the basis of tourism business management.

Banking & Finance & Accounting

Banking and Finance

Students can safely navigate the business world, which is characterized by global markets, complex businesses, changing financial market structures, and multi-layered legal frameworks.

The focus in Banking and Finance program is on quantitative methods for instance, the application of mathematical and statistical methods in the financial sector. The students develop adaptable skills and are equipped with the adequate knowledge to succeed in the business world.

In the Bachelor's degree program Banking and Finance (B. Sc.), Students gain professional competence and acquire specialist skills, knowledge of scientific working methods as well as knowledge in the practical application of the learned theory. In projects, they learn to set and achieve goals together in a team; they learn what is needed to survive in an intercultural environment and understand the economic and ethical relationship between society and business.

Accounting and Controlling

How to protect your business property? Accounting and controlling is definitely the right answer; apply now to learn all about managing your financials!

Accounting is the systematic maintenance of financial records of the company, summarizing records to compile the financial statements of the organization. Accounting also helps in decision making, planning, and controlling processes.

Accounting and Controlling provides an opportunity to extend your knowledge of Accounting and Controlling in an international context. This program guarantees a top-quality education. Graduates of this program are qualified to perform cross-sector specialist and management tasks in international companies and auditing and consulting organizations.

Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium Enterprises

Entrepreneurship

Are you willing to take your dreams into your hands and lead it in the direction of your own choice?

Entrepreneurship is the willingness to create, develop, organize and manage a business venture along with any of its risks business while building and scaling it to generate a profit. Entrepreneurship is the process by which either an individual or a team identifies a business opportunity and acquires and defines the necessary resources needed for exploitation

The global market ranks highly on innovation indicators such as research & development spending and patenting activity.

This program

  • Provides students with theoretical basics
  • Prepare students with a variety of practicable methods
  • Covers studies in entrepreneurship, general business and economics, business accounting and business law as well as social sciences, statistics and business mathematics.
  • Analyses key issues related to innovation management and entrepreneurship
  • Offers students a strong grounding in how to start and grow a business in a dynamic marketplace
  • Students will participate in the development of innovative new business models for real startups from the for-profit and non-profit sector.
  • Students will be able to identify the key success factors in entrepreneurship and apply models and tools of innovation & technology management.

Small and Medium Enterprises

The SME Management program qualifies graduates for management and leadership functions in small businesses and for the successful implementation of own business ideas. Special emphasis is placed on innovation management and guaranteed lasting success.

We provide state-of-the-art practical management methods and cross-cutting skills which you can extend in the wake of many regional and international collaborations, case studies and practice-oriented projects. The curriculum stands out thanks to a vast set of options available for students.

Logistics

Do you have what it takes to handle a complex operation? No more worries, we will help you become expert;

Logistics is the process of planning in details and implementing complex operations as it is the management of the flow of things between the point of origin and destination(as input in the production process or final consumption) in order to meet consumer/corporations’ needs. The resources needed in complex operations and that are managed in logistics include physical items such as food, materials, animals, equipment, and liquids; as well as intangible items, such as time and information. Logistics involves the integration of information flow, materials handling, production, packaging, inventory, transportation, warehousing, and often security. Logistics management’s role is to satisfy customer demands.

  • Companies strive to employ comprehensively-trained graduates who have good potentials and are familiar with logistics different topics and that is due to the booming in the logistics industry in the past few years. As a result the logistics industry is not only a growth industry, but now also the second largest industry in several countries, e.g. Germany.
  • Logistics has its global production networks so it plays an essential intermediate role that links service providers, suppliers and divisions to meet customers’ needs and to improve and ensure a smooth production process.
  • Company-internal logistics operations, global production and logistics networks benefit from industrial engineers specializing in logistics.