Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - School of Business and Economics

Information about the beginning of your studies

You decided to continue your study at our faculty. We look forward to meeting you and would like to offer you some advance information to make your first weeks at our university a little easier.

Introduction week events of bachelor's courses in Business Administration and Economics (as mono-bachelor's degree or combined bachelor's degree)

A week before lecture time we hold an ‘Induction week’ (see event dates in German).

"By Students for Students": Offers of the Student Council during the Induction Week

Sample timetable for the first semester of the Business Administration and Economics mono-bachelor’s courses (in German)

Sample timetable for minors in Business Administration (combination bachelor)

Sample timetable for minors in Economics (combination bachelor)

The version of sample timetables is preliminary and will be supplemented by further tutorials/exercises.

Introduction week events of master's courses in Business Administration, Economics and MEMS

To prepare you for the start of your studies, we offer a mathematics and econometrics preparation course before the start of the lecture period. Detailed information can be found in the event schedule.

"By Students for Students": Offers of the Student Council during the Induction Week

Possible timetable of first semester in Master's Business Administration
Possible timetable of first semester in Master's Economics
Possible timetable of first semester in Master's MEMS

Präsentation International Office (Outgoings)

The study and examination regulations of the Master's degree programmes and diagrams on the structure are available on the website of the Examinations Office.

Start of the lecture time

The lecture time of the winter term 22/23 begins on 17 October 2022 with a convocation day (there are no teaching sessions on that day). Lectures, practical exercises, and tutorials begin on 18 October 2022 accordingly. The winter semester (lectures) ends on 18 February 2023. Afterwards, you should plan on an examination period of approximately two weeks.

Semester times / deadlines / dates Research semester

You can create an individual schedule via AGNES. Please find registration deadlines for seminars in the course catalogue.


Information from the student council to the students 1st semester:

Dear students, we are the Student Council (Fachschaft) of the School of Business Administration and Economics and we are looking forward to the start of the new semester together. So that you don't miss any events where you can network, we have created an official Whats App group for you, where you can find the most important information, both about first events, as well as your future studies. There you can exchange information with fellow students and students from other semesters. We are looking forward to meeting you!


Whats App Gruppe BA 1. FS


Whats App Gruppe MA 1. FS


Schedule of Events Wiwi Ersti Woche Bachelor students 2023 - Student's council

Schedule of Events Master Freshman Week 2023 - Student's council


Helpful links:

Central events of the HU and Checklist for the start of studies at the HU zu Berlin (in German)

Study guide of the School of Business and Economics (in German)

Examination Office

Information about exams

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