Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

  • Business from A to Z, including professional experience
  • Dual degree in Dublin or Paris
  • Program for talented and gifted students

Your Entry Point to a Changing Business World

Our Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programs offer broad and balanced foundations for future business leaders.

Business School Lausanne supports your preparation for a professional life by offering a comprehensive Bachelor that not only builds a strong foundation in all practical and professional skills, but also provides you with courses on managerial and inter-personal skills that prepare you for working in a fast-changing market.

Your portfolio of skills and knowledge will have everything future employers are looking for. Nothing will be missing in your profile.

Signature courses: innovative content and out-of-the box thinking

Among the 36 courses that make the complete program, some stand out as the explore the latest Business Trends or look at content rarely seen in Bachelor of Business Administration programs.

  • Social Media for Business
  • Sustainable Development Goals Explorer
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Game Theory for Business
  • Web Design and Development
  • Digital and Marketing Analytics
  • Personal Branding and International Business Etiquette
  • Introduction to Big Data & Analytics using Python

Read the complete list of the courses of the BBA program

Program Format

Duration: 2 or 3 years (depending on option selected)

Start Date: September, November, February and May

Number of courses: 36 courses and 8 BIW

Workload: 3-5 half-day classes (Mon-Fri) plus homework

Number of terms: 4 terms, comprising of 10 weeks, per academic year

Program credits: 200 ECTS

Originality and flexibility of the routes

The programs come in various formats: 3 years with internship option, Double Degree (Dublin or Paris), accelerated 2 years for talented and gifted students & the Entrepreneurial Learning Program.

3 Years with Optional Internship

  • Obtain your Bachelor degree within 3 years.
  • Evenly spread curriculum allowing you more time for extracurricular activities.
  • Possibility to complement your studies with a practical experience such as internship or volunteering during your final year (2 terms).

Dual Degree

  • Obtain your Bachelor degree within 2.5-3 years (depending on start date).
  • Final, third year in Dublin or Paris, allowing a double Bachelor degree from BSL and Dublin Business School (DBS), or BSL and Université Paris-Est Créteil (UPEC).
  • International, multi-faceted and diverse learning environment.

Accelerated 2 years for talented and gifted students

  • Obtain your Bachelor degree within 2 years.
  • Condensed curriculum with a more dynamic approach towards learning.
  • Get a head start in forging your professional path or continue with graduate studies at the master’s level.

Entrepreneurial Learning

  • Obtain your Bachelor degree within 3 years.
  • Develop strong Entrepreneurship skills & Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • During two “full immersion phases”, choose from Employment Experience, Impact Experience, Applied Business Project or Academic Experience*

*available only for your second immersion


With help from the Careers Office, you will have direct access to companies and internship positions in industries that are related to your area of study.

Having access to internships will not only complement your studies, but it will allow you to enhance your network as well as to gain real-world experience before completing your degree and often increase your chances for employment when you successfully become a Master in the field of business.

The Careers Office also provides you with a structured program that supports your job search after the end of your studies.

Find out more in the career & employability section of this program.

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