Credit system Management and Economics

Times of employment

Over a continuous period of at least two years, with business/economics contents as listed under vocational education.

Special educational backgrounds

Specialised grammar school (Fachgymnasium) with economic focus, out-of-school/work training with economic/mathematical/business contents.

Practical activities 

Over a continuous period of at least six months in business/economic-related areas, internships/work placements.

Out-off-school achievements

In education-related competitions on a state/federal level, BFD (federal volunteer service), military service, alternative civilian service, FÖJ (voluntary year of environmental service), FSJ (voluntary year of social service), developmental aid.

Other qualifications

Holders of scholarships from an adult education institution (like the German National Academic Foundation), special-interest subject economics during the last two years at a Fachgymnasium (4 hours per week).

Vocational education

Completed before 15 July

  • any business-related profession
  • doctor's assistant (Arzthelfer)
  • bookseller (Buchhändler)
  • pharmacist (Drogist)
  • office communication clerk (Fachangestellte für Bürokommunikation)
  • media and information services clerk (Fachangestellte für Medien- und Informationsdienste)
  • labour promotion clerk (Fachangestellte für Arbeitsförderung)
  • warehousing and logistics professional (Fachkraft für Lagerwirtschaft)
  • hospitality professional (Fachkraft im Gastgewerbe)
  • chain food services professional (Fachmann für Systemgastronomie)
  • food production and sales professional (Fachverkäufer im Nahrungsmittelhandwerk)
  • finance assistant (Finanzassistent)
  • advanced commerce professional (Handelsfachwirt)
  • housekeeper (Hauswirtschafter)
  • hotel clerk (Hotelfachmann)
  • clerk of the court (Justizfachangestellter)
  • mathematical technical assistant (Mathematisch-technischer Assistent)
  • music dealer (Musikalienhändler)
  • notary office clerk (Notarfachangestellter)
  • patent agency clerk (Patentanwaltsfachangestellter)
  • solicitor and notary office clerk (Rechtsanwalts- und Notarfachangestellter)
  • solicitor office clerk (Rechtsanwaltsfachangestelter)
  • restaurant professional (Restaurantfachmann)
  • social insurance clerk (Sozialversicherungsfachangestellter)
  • tax accountant assistant (Steuerfachangestellter)
  • veterinary assistant (Tierarzthelfer)
  • public administration clerk (Verwaltungsfachangestellter)
  • public administration specialist (Verwaltungswirt)
  • business assistant (Wirtschaftsassistent)
  • dentist´s assistant (Zahnarzthelfer)