Business, Cultural, and Legal Studies Department

The programs in the Business, Cultural, and Legal Studies Department (WS) with their common focus on business and a particular emphasis on ethics, compliance and intercultural competence, help develop the ethically-thinking and sustainability-oriented managers of tomorrow.

The Business, Cultural, and Legal Studies Department (WS) at the HTWG Konstanz - University of Applied Sciences offers degree programs focusing on business, culture and legal aspects. These currently include:   

  • 5 bachelor’s programs
  • 3 master’s programs
  • Numerous continuing education programs

The department has over 1,000 students, 35 professors and around 30 staff members who together shape the bachelor’s and master’s programs, the language and business areas as well as the department’s institutionalized student initiatives.

The department is an attractive place to teach, study and work. Thanks to our innovative, practically-oriented and research-based classes, students are encouraged to develop themselves on both a professional and personal level.



The Business, Cultural, and Legal Studies Department is an interdisciplinary and internationally-oriented department which aims to develop the professional and personal competence of its students. Practical instruction methods, close ties to industry and partnerships with companies in Germany and abroad form the basis of a strong education.


We prepare our students for their professional future endeavors using modern teaching methods that combine research findings with practical, real-world applications. Our courses emphasize value-oriented behavior and intercultural competence. We help develop the managers of tomorrow, who think critically and act in an ethical manner.


Bachelor's Programs

Business Administration

Business Law

International Management: Asian Studies China

International Management: Asian Studies Southeast Asia

Business German and Tourism Management


Master's Programs

Legal Management

International Management Asia




Part-time Master’s Programs (tuition required)

MBA Digital Execution

MBA General Management

MA Patent Engineering