International Business & Intercultural Management (M.A.)

Application and Admission Procedure


Applicants with a first degree awarded by a non-German institution must prove that their Bachelor's degree is equivalent to a German first degree before applying to Heilbronn University. More information about the recognition of foreign degrees is available here.

How to apply:

Please use the Master Programme Application Form.

The deadline for applications is July 15th. Documents arriving after the deadline will not be considered.

The form must be filled in on the computer and then printed and signed.

Please submit hard copies of the following documents along with the printed and signed online application:

  • General Certificate of Education* or other school leaving certificate*
  • First Degree Certificate* relevant to this application and Transcript of Academic Record*
  • TOEFL or IELTS or CAE certificate* (except native speaker of English**)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of Motivation (approximately 2 pages in English language)
  • Certification of the recognition of foreign degrees* issued by the Studienkolleg - Center for International Students Konstanz OR              VPD*: Document issued by uni-assist. The VPD document can still be accepted in the application process 2018, as long as it is issued especially for Hochschule Heilbronn.
* True copies of documents certified by a German authority or by apostille together with sworn and certified translations (if the original documents are not issued in German or English)

**Native speakers are considered natives of Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, UK, USA.

If applicable, please submit the following documents as well:

  • Testimonial confirming your relevant work experience after first degree
  • Certificate confirming your international experience abroad
Please send your application documents for Heilbronn University to the Registrar´s Office (Akademische Abteilung) by post:

Registrar´s Office
Max-Planck-Straße 39
74081 Heilbronn

For more information on the application process and administration, please see here or contact

Mrs. Miriam Kraft

Phone: +49 7131 504 6726
Fax: +49 7131 252 470

Download the list of application documents here.

Please keep us informed about any changes in your contact details. We will use email to contact you throughout the application procedure. Make sure that you have clearly written your email address and that you regularly check your email account.

Information about Sworn Translations

Applicants have to submit sworn translations of the original documents if the original documents are not issued in German or English. Typically, the document must be translated professionally and have the professional's certificate of accuracy attached to the translation together with a copy of the primary document. Then, the primary document, the translation, and the certificate of accuracy are photocopied in the form of a certified copy.

Online-account for Applicants

Starting the online application at Hochschule Heilbronn you will receive a personal password-protected account. The account allows you to manage the whole application process and check the status of your application.

Please follow this link to our application platform.