Application and Admission

During the application process it is our aim to put together a carefully selected international team of students with diverse talents, experiences and academic backgrounds.

The following list shows the requirements necessary for being admitted to the MBA International Business:

  • Higher education degree (Bachelor, Master, Diploma) from a German higher education institution or a comparable education at a foreign higher education Institution (certificate and Transcript of records need to be in German, in English or as certified translation)
  • At least one year of professional experience after the first higher education degree
  • Proof of English skills
    • TOEFL (550 paper based)
    • IELTS (5.5-6.0)
    • Other certificates are accepted as well(e.g. GMAT, TOIC, UNIcert© Certificate)
  • Completed application form
  • Curriculum vitae in tabular form
  • Letter of motivation where you describe why you want to study the MBA International Business programme at FHWS (1-2 pages)
  • Passport photo
  • Copy of your passport/ID card

  1. Please make sure that the following documents are available:
    • Certificate and Transcrip of records of university degree
    • Proof of at least one year of professional experience after having graduated from university
    • Proof of good English skills
    • Curriculum vitae in tabular form
    • Letter of Motivation
    • if applicable: confirmation letter that applicant has been supported by Mr. Shamin Siddique (confirmation letter is available from Mr. Siddique)
  2. After you filled the online application form and uploaded your documents, we will analyze them. Please allow about 5-10 working days for this step. You will automatically be notified concerning your Admission.
  3. If you are admitted to the programme, we will send you a letter of admission and an invoice for the advance payment.
  4. Please make sure to use the correct reference number which is given on the invoice so we can assign your payment correctly and promptly. As soon as your advance payment is recorded, we will prepare the necessary documents (e.g. for your visa application). Please also e-mail evidence of your payment to Mr Siddique.
  5. To apply for a visa, you will need the original letter of admission as well as an invitation by FHWS. We will send you both by mail. For more information on visa requirements, please refer to the website of the German Embassy in your home country.

Overall tuition fees: € 16,500

Advance payment (payable after being admitted): € 3,000

1st semester (due at 1 October): € 2,500
2nd semester (due at 5 January): € 5,500
3rd semester (due at 15 June): € 5,500

Other costs

The following points want to give you a rough estimation about which other costs you may have to bear when studying MBA International Business:

Accommodation costs for 3 semesters: € 4,500

Accommodation in an off campus student residence is about € 250 per month depending on the room. Please note that this kind of accommodation must be paid in advance and may demand an advance payment of € 200.

Please contact the Studentenwerk Würzburg for more information.

Travel to and accommodation at partner universities: € 1,000

Airfare is about € 800, accommodation about € 200

Health insurance: € 1,400

All students at FHWS must have their own health insurance. For students below the age of 30, health insurance costs about € 80 per month; for older students it is about € 150 per month.