You have decided to apply for the Production Management Bachelor’s degree programme?

Important note: Due to the rapid development of COVID-19, it is difficult to predict whether final school leaving exams will take place. We will inform you as soon as possible about what effects this will have on the application process and consequent cut-off deadlines at ESB Business School.

The following steps are necessary for the application and admissions process.

1.Please read the admission requirements for the degree programme carefully.

Admission requirements

  • General or subject-related university entrance qualification, entrance qualification for a university of applied sciences or other, equivalent German or foreign university entrance qualification. 
  • International applicants with a university entrance qualification acquired abroad must submit their transcript to the Studienkolleg Konstanz for examination and conversion in due time before the application. Please note the deadlines of the Studienkolleg Konstanz.  
  • International applicants with a university entrance qualification acquired abroad require proof of their German language skills (e.g. TestDaF 14 or DSH 2).


German or German equivalent applicants can acquire bonus points and thus increase their chances of getting a place at university:

Proof of completed vocational training in a professionally relevant field or practical activity that provides information about the subject-related aptitude.

With this bonus system you can improve your final grade and thus increase your chances of getting a place at university.

2.Apply online via the nationwide dialogue-oriented service procedure (DoSV) from and after that at Reutlingen University.

Step 1: Registering at

There you will receive your applicant identification number (BID) and the corresponding application authorisation number (BAN). Afterwards you will have to indicate your BID and BAN in your application.

Step 2: Registering at Reutlingen University

The application process for the bachelor degree programmes at Reutlingen University is divided into several steps. Please follow the steps at Reutlingen University.

Step 3: Applying to Reutlingen University

Once you have registered, you can apply for the offered degree programmes. Please log in at the portal using the access data you received after registering with Reutlingen University. An assistant will guide you through the application process. All mandatory information is marked by an asterisk (*). You will receive help with individual input boxes by clicking on the “Info“ icon. If you still have technical or specialist questions, contact the places indicated under “Help and Support”. You can interrupt the application process for degree programmes at any time and continue later if for instance you need to look up or check any information. Previously entered information will remain unchanged. In addition to entering your  degree programme of choice, the application also includes information about your university entrance qualification and any information related to services rendered, vocational training or other applications, for example for exceptional hardship. You will receive information about this at the local student advisory service. By pressing the checklist button you can check all the information you have entered.

Step 4: Sending your documents to Reutlingen University

Print out the written version of your application via “letter and requested documents“. There you will also find details about whether you have to submit other documents in writing. Send the written and signed application to the address indicated in “letter” (see Point 4).

3.Send your application with all documents in due time by post to Reutlingen University.

When you have filled in the online application, you will receive a so called application for admission and a list of the supporting documents you must enclose with your application.

Print out your application for admission, sign it and send it together with all required supporting documents in due time by post to:

Hochschule Reutlingen/Reutlingen University
Studium und Studierende
Alteburgstraße 150
72762 Reutlingen

Application deadlines
The application must be received at the University by these dates, the date of posting is not applicable!

Applications for summer semester (March - August): January 15
We will inform you about the application deadline for the winter semester as soon as possible.

The status of your application can be seen in the University Information Portal

4.If you are granted admission to the study program, accept the offered place of study.

To do so return the signed application form for registration together with the required documents and transfer the semester fees

Questions & Answers regarding registration

5.Welcome to ESB Business School!

You will find tips on finding a room or an apartment on Reutlingen University’s website.

For international students: On Reutlingen University’s website you will find information about studying in Germany, our range of preparatory classes, experience reports and a whole lot more.