B.A. International Business - Intercultural Studies (IBIS)


General Entry Requirements

The general requirement for studying International Business – Intercultural Studies at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences is that an applicant holds an academic qualification which would enable him/her to study the chosen programme in his/her home country.

International Applicants

Before applying, international applicants will need to have their university entrance qualification confirmed by Studienkolleg - Center for International Students ASK in Konstanz; the ASK will also have to confirm that their German language skills are sufficient. The ASK handles these applications for all Universities of Applied Sciences in Baden-Wuerttemberg.

You may find all related information on the ASK website.

Postal address of the ASK:
Center for International Students
Brauneggerstr. 55
78462 Konstanz

German Language Requirements for International Applicants

International degree-seeking students must provide evidence of proficiency in German, by means of either:

  • DSH (Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang / German Language Examination for Academic Purposes) - DSH-2 or DSH-3 are required for admission to Heilbronn University;
  • TestDaF (Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache / Test in German as a Foreign Language) - The average result must be at least TDN 4;
  • Prüfung zur Feststellung der Eignung ausländischer Studienbewerber für die Aufnahme eines Studiums an Hochschulen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (at the Center for International Students);
  • Deutsches Sprachdiplom der Kultusministerkonferenz – Stufe II;
  • Goethe certificate C2 (Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom of Goethe Institut);
  • Deutsche Sprachprüfung II of the University of Applied Languages Munich or
  • telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule

The proof that one of the above examinations has been passed must be submitted by the application deadline (15.01./15.07.). If the proof is not submitted or not submitted on time, participation in the selection procedure is not possible.

Once the ASK has confirmed that both the academic qualifications and the German skills of an applicant are sufficient you can register at at https://int.hochschulstart.de/ and after that apply to Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences.

For your application at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences please fill out the application form for admission (in German), print out the form, sign and send it to Heilbronn University by post within the deadline.

More information to application process you will find here.

EU Applicants

Applicants from EU member states who possess a German university entrance qualification are treated as German citizens and should follow the normal application and admissions procedure. More information you will find here.

Application Address

Hochschule Heilbronn
Studierendensekretariat Internationale Betriebswirtschaft - Interkulturelle Studien
Max-Planck-Str. 39
74081 Heilbronn

Application Deadlines

- July 15th for the winter semester and
- January15th for the summer semester