The connection between people and business – that is the essence of the degree programme in Management and Human Resources (MPW).

Business management subjects with the human aspect as the element and motor of success.

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Josias Richter, MPW Studierender am Campus Schwäbisch Hall

Ich studiere Management und Personalwesen, da es die perfekte Brücke zwischen den sozialen Aspekten (Kontakt zu Menschen) und den betriebswirtschaftlichen Aspekten ist. Der Campus Schwäbisch Hall lebt diese beiden Seiten durch die familiäre umgangsweise und die unternehmensnahe Lehrpraxis vor.

Josias Richter, MPW Studierender am Campus Schwäbisch Hall

Course profile

Abschluss: Bachelor of Arts
7 Semester: 210 ECTS
Sprache: Deutsch
Standort: Schwäbisch Hall
Studienform: Vollzeit
Studienbeginn: Sommersemester & Wintersememster
Bewerbungsfrist: January 15 & July 15

Course content

In the Management and Human Resources degree programme you will complete a two-semester foundation course in Business Administration. In addition to the economic foundations of management, you will also learn about private commercial law and tax law. You will gain specific knowledge in all aspects of modern HR combined with cultural and international topics as well as basic language training in Business English.

In the main course, interdisciplinary skills are acquired in all relevant fields of operational and strategic human resource management. Among other things, these deal with personnel policy, recruiting, motivational systems, personnel development, foreign assignments and personnel research.

You will gain insight into the current human resources work of companies within the scope of regular specialist lectures as well as study trips. The degree programme is supplemented by a potential semester abroad.

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Career prospects

a graduate, you will design international human resources strategies and be a part of them yourself. In addition, you will be able to manage all relevant processes of human resources, e.g. in personnel planning, recruitment or personnel development, analyse, solve and design complex human resources problems. The degree programme is geared to the requirements of advancing globalisation and demographic developments.

After graduation, professional positions in human resources will be open to you in companies of all industries and sizes. There are areas of work in the field of management consulting. What all professional fields have in common is the challenging work on – and with – the most exciting resource that companies possess: people

Course of studies

The Bachelor’s degree in Management and Human Resources is modular in structure. A module consists of various one or more teaching units that are grouped thematically. At the end of the semester there is one performance review per module. The graphic below illustrates the modules of the foundation course. In the first two semesters, you will receive basic training in business administration.

  • Economic principles of management
  • Management decisions in operational performance processes I and II
  • Quantitative Methods and Business Information Systems I and II
  • Business English I and II
  • Fundamentals of Business Accounting
  • Legal and Tax Framework of Management
  • Academic work


You will find an overview of the modules of the foundation course here.

The main course of studies is devoted entirely to Human Resources and shows the different facets of modern HR work. The core areas of human resource management are covered such as: human resource planning and controlling; recruitment and release of staff as well as organisational development and remuneration systems. The special legal issues of human resource management and special features of international and intercultural human resource management are also covered.

  • General Management
  • Processes and Fields of Action of Personnel Management (operative personnel management)
  • Processes and Fields of Action of Personnel Management (personal development processes)
  • International and Intercultural Aspects of Human ResourcesSocial and Leadership Competencies
  • HR Research & Development

Special Legal Issues in Human ResourcesYou will find an overview of all modules here.


In the practical semester you will be able to apply in practice the theoretical knowledge you have acquired. In addition, you will gain practical experience in human resources for a subsequent bachelor’s thesis. The content of the practical study semester is to perform qualified work in a selected area of human resources. We recommend that you work on special projects and in an international context. Of course, we will also support you with finding an internship abroad.

You would like to do a semester abroad? We will support you in finding the right partner university and suitable courses. You can find out more in advance on the following page. Whether you want to go to Finland, France, Spain, South Korea, Taiwan or New York, we are sure to have the right partner university for you!

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Außenansicht des Campusgebäude in Schwäbisch Hall

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