The "Kaufmännisches Berufskolleg II" is based on the BK I and leads - in one year - to the "Fachhochschulreife" which authorizes for studying at a „Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften“ (University of applied sciences) (in former times: Fachhochschule) in the Baden-Wuerttemberg region.
For a nation-wide recognition a stage of minimum 6 months has to be evidenced additionally.
The subjects are the same as in BKI, there are only two exceptions: Im berufspraktischen Bereich wird statt Textverarbeitung und Geschäftsprozesse das Fach „Büromanagement“ unterrichtet und als zusätzliches Fach kommt Biologie hinzu.
All pupils have to take a written exam in the three core subjects German, mathematics, English as well as in the intensive course "Business Administration".
In addition, they have to take an oral exam in - at least - one significant subject . This could be a subject in which the pupil has already taken a written exam.
Supplementary "economics" program: If you participate in a voluntary two-hour class and successfully pass an additional exam you can achieve the training qualification „Staatlich geprüfte/r Wirtschaftsassistent/in.