You have chosen the International Management Full-Time MBA programme and would now like to apply? The following steps are necessary to do so:

1.Read the admission requirements for the study programme carefully.

Admission requirements

  • General or subject related university entrance qualification
  • University degree, usually at least a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Degrees from foreign universities must be recognised in Germany (by the Preparatory College (Studienkolleg) in Konstanz)
Please note the deadlines of Studienkolleg Konstanz.

  • At least two years professional experience, of which at least one year after completing first degree
  • Very good English language skills, corresponding to C1 level according to the European Framework of Reference
  • Successful participation in the aptitude test
  • Certificate of practical experience

The degree programme is open in principle to graduates from all disciplines. This MBA, however, is designed primarily for non-economists. Particularly graduates of engineering or science disciplines such as engineers, computer scientists, physicians, linguists and humanists as well as lawyers form the priority target group of this degree programme.

2.Fill in the online registration form for the aptitude test.

Registration for the aptitude test MBA International Management (Full-Time)

By completing the questionnaire early, you open a time window for yourself and us for possible questions and/or submitting documents later. After you have submitted the questionnaire, we will contact you soon regarding an appointment for the aptitude test, provided you meet the admission requirements.

3.Participation in the aptitude test.

Passing the aptitude test is the admission requirement for registering for the degree programme.

The approx. 30-minute aptitude test is held in the form of an assessment interview with professors from the degree programme. Appointments for an aptitude test are possible at any time. This aptitude test is conducted using Skype for applicants from abroad.

After completing the aptitude test you will receive a feedback by email within 14 days.

4.Use the online form for enrolment at Reutlingen University.

Online form for enrolment at Reutlingen University

Notice: Although the word “application” is used in the link portal, these steps lead directly to the application for registration. This can only be fully completed if you have passed the aptitude test (point 3) and uploaded appropriate evidence of this.


5.Complete your application and send the application for registration with all supporting documents in due time by post to Reutlingen University.

Please note that after completing the online application for enrolment, you can no longer make any changes to the application for enrolment via the portal. For this reason do not reject the study place online in order to make corrections but please contact the admissions and enrolment office of the university. 

After completing the online application, print your application for enrolment, sign and send it together with the following supporting documents in due time by post to:

Hochschule Reutlingen-Reutlingen University
Studium und Studierende
Zulassungs- und Immatrikulationsamt
Alteburgstraße 150
72762 Reutlingen


  • Application for registration (you will receive this after you have applied online for enrolment at Reutlingen University). The application for registration must be signed.
  • Certified copy of university entrance qualification or school-leaving certificate (e.g. A- levels, matriculation standard).
  • Certified copy of your first degree certificate (e.g. diploma/bachelor)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • De-registration certificate (only for applications with a bachelor’s degree from a German university)
  • Applicants with a degree from abroad:
    If you have a university degree certificate from abroad, you need to apply additionally for recognition of the degree by the Studienkolleg Konstanz (preparatory college). You will then be informed whether you can obtain admission to a university in Baden-Württemberg. 
  • English language skills C1 (for more information: here)
  • Evidence of professional experience
  • Evidence of passing aptitude test



Registration deadline: 15 September


You can see the status of your registration application in the university portal

6.Payment of semester fees and submission of additional documents.

If your application is successful and the supporting documents have been submitted, you will receive a notification of fees and a list of any additional supporting documents. Please transfer the semester fees (1st instalment of € 3,450 plus semester fees) and send any additional documents to the admissions office by the registration deadline at the latest. The documents must have arrived at the university by these deadlines, the date of posting will not be taken as proof. 

Questions & Answers regarding registration

7.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.