WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

Bachelor in International Business Administration

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)
Subjects: Business Administration, International Business
B.Sc.
Degree
180
ECTS
240
No. of places
English
English & German
Language
Winter semester:  15 May
Application Deadlines
3 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
7200€ / 12600€
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
Applications submitted until March 15 will receive an application fee waiver. After March 15, a non-refundable application fee of 50 € is charged for processing each application received by WHU.

Course description


The program is taught mainly in English with some courses offered only in German. You can choose to study completely in English.

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Secondary school diploma or equivalent higher education entrance qualification (e.g., IB, Abitur, A-Levels). If your secondary school diploma has not been issued by the application deadline, you may apply with the most recent mid-term report card/predicted grades from your final school year.

Work Experience

Practical experience: Achieved through either a business internship or apprenticeship amounting to a total of six weeks. This can also be a combination of multiple internships lasting at least two weeks each. Internships shorter than two weeks, older than two years, or completed at your family's business will not qualify. The internship(s) must be completed before the start of the program.

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
TOEFL iBT
min 95
Specification: For the bilingual track.
IELTS
min 6.5
Specification: For the bilingual track.
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least C (for the bilingual track).
TOEFL iBT
min 100
Specification: For the English track.
IELTS
min 7
Specification: For the English track.
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least B (for the English track).
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
If you are currently studying at an English-speaking school, you may be exempt from an English test. No information provided by the university regarding the German language skills required.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Applications are open from:
Winter semester:September 15 (German)September 15 (EU)September 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection


Admission test/interview:
None
No. of places available:
240
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
50 €. Applications submitted until March 15th will receive an application fee waiver.

Application Documents


  1. Chronological resume: Formatting is maximum of 2 pages DIN A4, font size Arial 11, standard borders. It must include the following content:
    1. First name, last name, date of birth (no other personal contact information, no picture).
    2. Education (from the past three years).
    3. Work experience (e.g. internships, student jobs, apprenticeships, freelance work).
    4. Volunteer experience (unpaid work or projects).
    5. Intercultural experience (e.g in your home country or abroad through projects or travelling).
    6. Interests and hobbies (e.g sports, the arts, clubs).
    7. Languages (native language and any others with proficiency level).
  2. Letter of motivation: Formatting is maximum of 2 pages DIN A4, font size Arial 11, standard borders. It must include the following content:
    1. First name, last name, date of birth (no other personal contact information, no picture).
    2. Motivation for wanting to study international business administration.
    3. Motivation behind wanting to study at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.
    4. Personal profile (e.g. strengths, weaknesses, fit for WHU, career goals).
  3. Front and back side of your ID or passport: Please upload the file as: Last Name_First Name.jpeg.
  4. School leaving certificate/Diploma or the most recent grade report from your final school year.
  5. Proof of English proficiency (see language requirements) or registration for the Institutional TOEFL Test at WHU. Please note: English-based curriculum students (A-Levels, IB, etc.) are exempt.
  6. Proof of an apprenticeship (with a certificate from the Chamber of Commerce) or of a commercial/business-related internship. The duration of the placement must be clearly stated in order to demonstrate your fulfillment of the six weeks. This can be achieved through multiple internships as long as each one lasts a minimum of two-weeks. Internships shorter than two weeks, older than two years, or completed at your family's business will not qualify. If you have yet to complete an internship, a letter from the company confirming the upcoming position is acceptable.
  7. Scholarship form: If you are interested in applying for one of the WHU scholarships please apply use the corresponding form.

Further Information


For more information please check the

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