Global Information Management (GIM)

Study Programme

The BA Global Information Management (GIM) allows students to start the courses in English and learn German in parallel. The last two years are studied in German and include an internship. Providing students the possibility to develop an individual multilingual profile and to expand communicative competences. 

The internship gives a first impression of the world of working in a German company and connects the theory of the studies with work experience. 

GIM includes content relating to Digitalization and Internationalization. Language and information science are combined and intercultural processes are viewed from a linguistic perspective. Furthermore, the design of user-friendly websites as well as software systems in an international context will be addressed. 

Students learn the following modules:

  • Information Retrieval
  • Information Science
  • Information Management
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Online Marketing
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Natural Language Processing

Overview Study Program

1. Year:

Lectures in English

External German language class

2. Year:

Lectures in English

External German language class & German language test/ certification

3. Year:

Lectures in English and German

Internship in a German organization

4. Year:

Lectures in English and German

Bachelor Thesis


As the requirements depend on several criterias, please check your university admission here.

We accept the following English B2 certificates:

  • IELTS min. 5,5
  • TOEFL iBT min. 78
  • TOEFL CBT min. 207
  • TOEFL PBT min. 543
  • Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE)
  • Cambridge Business Vantage (BEC Vantage)
  • Cambridge English: Legal (IELC)
  • Cambridge English: Financial (ICFE)
  • IGCSE 1st/2nd language average B2
  • TOEIC Listening and Reading Test min. 785
  • TOEIC Speaking Test min. 160
  • TOEIC Writing Text min. 150
  • telc B2 certificate
  • UNIcert II


Application Process

The application process will end on April 30th 2024.

Please hand in your application through

The platform will be open from March 16th, 2024 to accept your documents.

German Language Class

The German language class will be a part of the studies, where it is possible to learn German. 

It is speficially adapted to the needs of the students. Everyday language will be trained as well as technical language in the context of information science.

  • Accomplish German langauge level: Telc B2/C1 (CEFR)
  • Duration: 4 semesters 
  • Affordable base for the internship in a German organization
  • Cooperation partner: Volkshochschule Hildesheim
  • Costs around: 900 € per term

Job opportunities

GIM offers many chances and job opportunities. Since it is a practical oriented, interdisciplinary and international study program, there is the opportunity to work in companies of different areas.

The internship offers the chance to get to know work practice in a German organization and a possible working enviornment after graduation. 

Potential job description in Germany:

  • IT Project Management
  • Information Management 
  • Corporate Communication
  • Online and Social Media Marketing
  • Software Development
  • Consulting
  • Knowledge Management
  • Usability
  • E-Commerce
  • E-Learning 

Hildesheim´s Internship possibilities

Hildesheim offers many possibilities regarding the internship. 

Many organizations such as Robert Bosch GmbH, SEG Automotive Germany GmbH, Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke GmbH or MediFox GmbH & Co. KG. 

The city is also very close to Hannover which provides further opportunities to find an internship. 


When does the GIM Bachelor programme start? 

GIM will start in October 2024. Registration for international students needs to be done by the 30th of April.

Is an Internship obligatory?

Yes, it is obligatory to do an internship. The internship will enable you a better understanding of the German culture and working style. 

What do I need for my application?

University entrance qualification, CV, Transcript of records, B2-English certification

What does the university of Hildesheim offer me besides classes? 

Buddy programs, international office, erasmus events, special study program events, excursions, sport activities, university festivals, and a lot more.

When does the study program start?

Winter semester 2024.

Do you offer scholarships?

Yes we do have some scholarships

When is the application deadline?

16th of March until 30th of April 2024. 

How to apply?

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