Why choose the FH Aachen
Faculty of Business Studies?

The Faculty of Business Studies has about 1,800 students and is the largest faculty of the FH Aachen. For over 40 years, our faculty has been educating students in economic sciences, in a practice- and value-oriented manner. The course of study comprises Bachelor‘s degree programmes as well as Master‘s degree programmes.

There are many reasons to apply for a stay as an exchange student at the Faculty of Business Studies. Here are some of them.

1. Study at a Top ranked University of Applied Sciences in Germany

The FH Aachen is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Germany. We are proud that the Faculty of Business Studies has broken into the top of the reputable university ranking CHE. Furthermore, all our degree programmes have been awarded with accreditations which gives you the opportunity to benefit from a high-quality education.

2. International and Multicultural Atmosphere

Every year we welcome more than 100 students from all over the world. International students joining the FH Aachen Faculty of Business Studies appreciate the international and multicultural atmosphere created by a mix of German and international students.

3. A Student-oriented city in the heart of Europe

Have you ever been in three countries at the same time?! As Aachen is located in the border triangle of Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, this is possible. Moreover, every fifth inhabitant is a student which means that Aachen has a really young population. There are, in fact, plenty of student activities where you can meet lots of new people.

4. Hot Springs and a Treasure Chest of Architectural Gems

Refresh your mind during a study break and take a bath in the hot springs. Water is the basis for Aachen’s very existence. The hot springs have determined the course of Aachen’s history for centuries, attracting people since Celtic times. Well before Charlemagne’s day, the Ancient Romans relaxed in the largest Roman baths in Western Germania. Everywhere in Aachen, you will encounter some part of the historical heritage of the city's imposing past. The most famous one is the UNESCO world heritage site, the “Imperial Cathedral”.

5. Excellent Services for International Students

Feel welcome. Find help. Our multilingual staff offers you support and assistance before and after your arrival in Germany and, in collaboration with the Community of International Business Students (CIBS), organises extracurricular activities. Moreover, exchange students have the opportunity to get a buddy who will help them during their stay in Aachen.

6. Full Credit Transfer

Broaden your horizons and earn credits for your studies! Students of our partner universities can earn credits at the FH Aachen Faculty of Business Studies and transfer them back to their home university, all while being exempt from paying any tuition fees to the FH Aachen.

7. German Language Courses

Learning a language is one of the best ways to understand a culture. Therefore, the Faculty of Business Studies offers exchange students free German language courses at different levels.