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Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics

General Business and Economics

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How do you run a successful company and drive the economy as a whole? The minor study program in General Business and Economics combines the basic principles of business administration and economics.

You will learn how politics and central banks influence economic growth, what strategies can be used to reduce unemployment, and what happens when inflation or interest rates go up. The program will also familiarize you with the core operations that take place within companies, from setting out a business strategy, to finances and accounting, all the way through to human resources and marketing issues.

Career prospects

The minor study program in General Business and Economics will complement your major and qualify you to take on business administration and economics tasks in any industry.

Major Minor andere

General Business and Economics is available as:

Minor program (30 ECTS credits)

Can be combined with the following major programs:

Business and Economics
Banking and Finance
Business Administration

Weiterführende Informationen

How to proceed?

You plan to pursue a Bachelor's program at our Faculty. Information on the next steps you need to take is available here.

Application and admission: For assuming studies at our Faculty, you first need to apply to the University of Zurich.
Application and admission

Changing program: Being a student at our Faculty, you have come to the conclusion that another study program might fit your interests even better.
Changing program

Regulations: You will find everything you need to know about your studies in the regulations.

Questions on your program of studies: You are pursuing studies at our Faculty and have specific questions? Our academic advisors or the Dean's Office are ready to help you.