Occupational fields

As a Business Economist OST, you will be one of the most sought-after specialists and managers. Thanks to the consistent practical relevance of your studies, you will be able to take on qualified activities and specialist management tasks in companies from all sectors, in administrative companies or non-profit organizations after only a short induction period.

Graduates are trained for the financial management of companies and the quantitative control of the company's success.

Typical occupational fields for business economists with a major in Accounting and Controlling are:

  • Financial Controller
  • Project Manager Accounting
  • Auditor
  • Commercial all-rounder in an SME
  • Prospective CFO in an SME

Graduates of the major in Banking and Finance take on specialist and management positions at banks, insurance companies, FinTechs, or consulting firms with the following specialization:

  • Client Advisor
  • Asset manager
  • Asset manager
  • Financial analyst
  • Banker
  • Consultant
  • Treasurer/CFO

Graduates in Marketing Management have the best prerequisites in the following professional fields:

  • Product/Brand Manager
  • (Key) Account Manager
  • Social Media Manager
  • Online Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Prospective CMO in SMEs
  • Aspiring managerial function in sales/sales

Graduates of this specialization have the best prerequisites in the following professional fields:

  • Executive Assistant
  • Project Manager Management Support
  • Corporate Development
  • Branch/profit center managers, e.g. in SMEs
  • Junior Business Consultant
  • Leading position in a start-up

After a few years of professional experience, this specialization opens up the possibility of self-employment - whether by taking over the succession in a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME), setting up your own company or managing a foreign subsidiary.

The modules of the specialization strand can also be combined with all other specializations. This also opens up numerous positions in other functional areas (e.g. marketing, HRM, etc.), even if these are not the focus of the strand.

Graduates in the specialization Business Psychology and Organization have the best prerequisites in the following professional fields:

  • Management & Oganizational Consulting (disruption / transformation)
  • Specialist for Organizational Development and Human Development
  • Project Manager
  • Management Trainer or Management Coach
  • Assistant to the Management
  • People Analyst & Innovation Scout

Graduates in International Management have the best prerequisites in the following professional fields:

  • Assistant to the management or division management in internationally active companies
  • Assistant to the management of a foreign branch office
  • Head of international or intercultural project groups
  • Junior consultant in international consulting companies