Application requirements

Successful candidates are required to demonstrate the following abilities through their application documents and a compulsory interviews with interviewers of the IBR Institute of International Business Relations.

Intellectual Capacity

Applicants from the United States are required to have completed a high school degree or its equivalent with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Furthermore, they are required to have successfully finished 16 academic units during their high school years (grades 9-12) in:

  • English (4 units), including English IV or Honors or AP English with minimum grade C
  • A second language (2 units): In the case you finished successfully only 1 unit in a second language, kindly contact IBR service staff for an alternative
  • Social studies (3 units)
  • Mathematics (2 or 3 units) including Algebra II OR Trigonometry (11th class) and Precalculus (12th class) with minimum grade C
  • Science (2 or 3 units) in either biology, chemistry, or physic with minimum grade C
  • Electives (2 units)

Note: Applicants must have successfully completed a minimum of 5 units in mathematics and science combined.

Our local service staff will provide assistance in evaluating your high school diploma.

Vocational Potential

We seek candidates for our bachelor’s studies who demonstrate their potential to assume leadership roles. The university is focused to draw candidates, who in the first instance wish to gain a practical orientation to an academic discipline of their personal choice, business management, and leadership. Typically, candidates are curious about a global working environment, different cultures, and approaches to university education.

Personal Motivation & Maturity

Our bachelor’s studies are demanding learning experiences, which are aimed to prepare you for successful start into your vocational career. In this respect, we will seek candidates who are reflective, energetic, mature, and realistic, as well as ambitious and highly motivated.

Language Ability

All our bachelor’s studies are conducted in English. If English is not your native language, we must ensure that you have an acceptable level of proficiency in English.

To enhance the study experience in Germany, we have incorporated the learning of the German language into the first two years of all bachelor’s studies. While knowing German is not a mandatory requirement for admission, having intermediate-level proficiency in the language will enhance the value derived from your time in Germany significantly.