Application

You have chosen the International Business Development Master’s degree programme and would now like to apply? To do this the following steps are necessary:

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

Admission requirements

  • Proof of a qualified German or foreign university degree following a course of study at a university with 180 or 210 ECTS credits in an economics degree course
  • Total average grade of university degree at least “good“ (2.5).
    Degree grades obtained abroad must be converted in advance to the German grading system by a grade recognition body.
  • A good command of the German language.
    Evidence of this can be provided by the supporting documents listed in section 1 of the statutes related to the language skills required for studying at Reutlingen University in the respective applicable version.
  • Evidence of good English language skills at level B2 in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is to be provided by the supporting documents listed in section 2 of the statutes related to the language skills required for studying at Reutlingen University in the respective applicable version. 

2.Fill in the online application form of Reutlingen University.

To the online application form of Reutlingen University

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

Print out and sign your application for admission. 

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

Your application must include the following documents:

  • Application for admission
  • All necessary supporting documents (you received a list of all necessary supporting documents when you filled in the online application form).

Send the complete documents by post and in due time to:

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

Application deadlines

Your application must have arrived at the University by these deadlines, the date of posting does not apply!

Summer semester (March - August): 15 January
Winter semester (September - February): 15 July

You can see the status of your application here.

4.Accept the invitation to a selection interview.

After the expiry of the application deadlines we will invite you by telephone or by email to a selection interview. Please inform us immediately if it is not possible for you to keep the appointment.

Please note that you will be excluded from the application process if you do not accept the invitation to the selection interview. You will also receive a letter of exclusion if you have not been invited to a selection interview although you fulfil all the formal criteria of the selection regulations. Whether you receive an invitation is determined by your credits in comparison with the other applicants (see Sec. 5 of the entrance and selection regulations).   

The selection interview will take place at ESB Business School immediately after the expiry of the application deadline.
Dates for the selection interviews for the summer semester 2020: 15 to 24 January 2020

5.After receiving admission to the University, accept the offered university place.

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

Questions & Answers regarding registration

The following criteria are important for admission to the course:

  • Transcript of grades and records
  • Course related practical experience
  • Experience abroad
  • Foreign language skills

6.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.