International Business (Master) – How to Apply
Are you considering applying to the Master's program in International Business? This page provides you with relevant information on the admissions process.
At a Glance
|Master of Arts (M.A.)
|Type of program
|Beginning of program
|120 ECTS credits
|Language of instruction
|International double degree possible More (pdf, 2 MB)
|Program accredited until Sep 30, 2025
|Printable info sheet More (pdf, 339 KB)
The required IBMA Application Form as well as a document with important information for applicants (including FAQs) is available for download in the purple box (left side).
University degree (Bachelor's degree or higher) in the field of business and economics with an international focus or in another suitable field. The minimum required grade is 2.5/good (German grading system) or equivalent.
If you have not graduated yet, you may still apply for admission if you expect to have graduated by the time the Master's program starts.
An international focus is given if the curriculum includes at least half of the following subject areas: international marketing, international finance, international human resources management, international economics, international corporate strategy, international cost accounting, international law, intercultural skills. The Examinatino Board decides on the suitability of a program.
- Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) with a minimum score of 500 (or an equivalent result in a comparable test, please refer to Important Information for Applicants for a list of accepted tests and minimum test scores.)
- Excellent English language skills (B2 level, as established in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), please refer to Important Information for Applicants for a list of accepted tests and minimum test scores.)
Applicants need to provide information on their qualifications during the admissions process. Additionally, an interview can be conducted with all applicants to determine if all admission requirements are met.
Information for Applicants
a) Application process for
|Applications are submitted through TH Köln's campus management system (CaMS).
Information on the documents which are to be submitted with your application is available in CaMS.
|Application deadline: June 1, 2023
b) Application process for
You are required to apply to uni-assist.
Please note the information on the application process through uni-assist.
|Application deadline: May 15, 2023