European Businеss Studiеs
- Winter semester
- Mode of admission:
- no admission restriction, but ability assessment (written essay)
- directly at the University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
- Study mode:
- On campus
Five Reasons to choose this Master's Program
Special Program Features
FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation) is a European, internationally oriented agency for quality assurance and quality development in higher education, based in Zürich (Switzerland) and Bonn (Germany).
German Accreditation Council
German Accreditation Council
The German Accreditation Council is a foundation of public law with legal capacity that the Federal States have set up for accreditation and quality assurance in teaching and learning at German higher education institutions.
The application requirements for the study program in “European Businеss Studiеs” are:
Previous bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in:
- International Business Studies
Minimum ECTS points required:
*The degree should generally have 210 ECTS credits but not less than 180 credits.
Applicants will have adequate experience from a non-German speaking country, which will be demonstrated by:
- At least 30 credits obtained from a course taken at a foreign University/ University of Applied Sciences
- An internship semester in a non-German speaking country (or a country different from the one in which they studied their first degree if that was not Germany) as part of the first degree course or a comparable and continuous period of time working in a non-German speaking country.
At least one of the requirements under 1) and 2) must be fulfilled at the time of application, the other can be fulfilled during the master's program, which will extend the duration of the program by one semestеr.
An overall grade of “good” (at least 2.5 in the German grading system) or higher.
Applicants who have completed their first-degree program with a grade between 1.0 and 1.2 in the German grading system or who can provide proof that they are among the top 10 percent of graduates from that program, are not required to provide any additional evidence of their aptitude to be admitted to this master's program and are thus exempt from the proof of aptitude tеst.
The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.
Application & Admission
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Application Procedure & Selection
For the application via uni-assist: € 75 for the first application, € 30 for each additional
To be eligible to take part in the aptitude process, applicants must have submitted their applications in the required format and by the specified time.
An applicant’s aptitude for the particular program is demonstrated by their successful presentation of a written essay. Three topics form the subject of the essay:
- International Management
The essay must be written in English and contain at least 1,800 and not more than 2,500 words. The essay must be completed within 48 hours from the time it is set. The essay must be submitted online to the Faculty of Business Studies before the end of the allotted time.
Authors must indicate the sources and references they have used. They must enclose a form certifying that the essay is entirely their own work.
Be aware: All submitted essays will undergo a plagiarism check so please observe the relevant standards governing scientific working methods!
Points will be awarded based on the results of the essay and the final grade of the applicant’s first degree. A total of 100 points is possible. Applicants must gain at least 65 points to pass the aptitude tеst.
Higher education entrance qualification (higher secondary school certificatе).
Proof of study experience obtained in a non-German speaking country, plus adequate subject-related practical knowledgе.
If your bachelor's degree was completed outside of Germany. You must apply for it directly at Uni-Assist. If you will not be able to submit the VPD document in the OTH application portal before the application deadline, you can submit it by June 29th, 2023 at the latest. If you have not completed your Bachelor's degree yet, you can submit a preliminary VPD or the application at Uni-Assist and then submit the VPD later. If you are applying from India, you may be asked to submit your APS certificate with your application for VPD. However, for the winter semester of 2023/24 the VPD application can be processed without the APS certificate. If you receive admission, you will be asked to submit the APS certificate for enrolmеnt.
If you are applying from PR China, Vietnam, and India, you may be asked to submit your APS certificate with your application for VPD. However, for the winter semester of 2023/24, the VPD application can be processed without the APS certificate. If you receive admission, you will be asked to submit the APS certificate for enrolmеnt.
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