Regardless of the company's business branch, size, or structure, a company has, almost every activity within itself is largely guided or determined by legal requirements or provisions. Businesses are facing more and more legal implications in their daily operations. Therefore, the demand for business-oriented lawyers, legal-oriented staff and even for commercial lawyers is really high nowadays. Our business law program does not only offer you legal and business knowledge with its international and interdisciplinary dimensions. On the contrary, it gives you the opportunity to develop yourself as a person in many ways, to become a person, that is able to tackle and solve problems alone and in a team. You will be able to understand legal implications in the business world. Graduates will have a wide range of excellent  opportunities to make it into the business world, and an amazing broad career path.   Graduates also have the possibility to apply to a Master program at German university or abroad.

At a glance

Duration of study
7 Semesters – full time (210 credits)

5th semester (100 days)

Bachelor of Laws - LL.B.

Twice a year 

Program language
German (at least 12 credits in English)

The acceptance requirements are a higher education degree and good English language skills. Non-native speakers must prove sufficient knowledge of German

If you have further questions regarding our study program or the application procedure, please do not hesitate to contact us: wirtschaftsrecht(at)hs-pforzheim(dot)de or telephone: 0049 7231 28-6086


Your future with the degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

Almost every business activity is governed by the law. Company managers are seeking to employ new people with a strong legal knowledge combined with the understanding of the financial and economic impact of the law. This program offers the right combination of Law + Business, enhancing the interaction between legal procedures and business management. 

The program is based on the logical way of looking at a problem and developing an outcome for the problem. The complete study is taught in German.

The LL.B. program can also act as an excellent foundation for further academic pursuits such as a master degree in Germany or at a foreign university.

What we offer

  • A varied, practical and orientated study programme,
  • Lecturers with a high level of professional competence,
  • Individual mentoring for students,
  • Advanced English language programme,
  • Legal courses in English,
  • Small groups of 30 – 40 students, and
  • Excellent career paths

If you are interested in acquiring strong knowledge in legal business law combined with the understanding of how law impacts the business world financially and economically, if you are able to present and express your ideas and arguments in a clear and convincing language and you possess logical thinking skills, then you are an ideal candidate for the Business Law program. 

If you are interested in foreign languages as well, especially English, you definitely should apply. 

The bachelor's degree in business law provides the basis for various master's programs and gives the opportunity for a graduate to have a diverse range of carrier paths within the business and administration scope with legal and management relevance.

  • General Business
          - Human Resources
          - Marketing
          - Purchasing
          - Sales
          - Data protection
  • Tax Advisor and Auditing
  • Business Compliance
  •  Bankruptcy
  • Bank and Insurance companies
  • Federal, Municipal and University Administrations
  •  Chambers and associations
  • Legal Firms
  • Non-profit organization    

Successful business lawyers show great commitment and initiative, enjoy complex issues, critical thinking and independent reasoning.