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Admissions

The admission process at EU Business School is straightforward. Students may choose to apply online or send their application by post.

Candidates are evaluated on the strength of their application with consideration given to the students's leadership potential, academic achievements, performance on standardized texts, extracurricular activities and personal experiences.

Enrollment takes place thorughout the year taking advantage of our program's year-round start dates. Foundation and bachelor's students can begin their studies in September/October, February, June and August, while our master's and MBA programs begin in October, January and March. This flexibility allows students to start studying at their earliest convenience.

Our admissions team is available to help you with any queries or questions you might have. To find out more about EU, we also encourage you to visit our campuses, meet our current students and attend our classes and open day sessions.

To find out the requirements to enroll in a specific program, select the program below.

Admission Process for the Executive BBA Program

At EU we understand that choosing a program that fulfills your professional objectives while fitting your educational goals is a process that requires a lot of research and deliberation. EU's dedicated admissions team is available to help students with any queries or questions they might have. To find out more about EU Business School, we also encourage students to visit our campuses, meet current EU students and attend our classes and open day sessions.

Admission Requirements:*

  • 1 certified copy of high school diploma.
  • Proof of English level: TOEFL score 80 (internet-based), 213 (computer-based); IELTS 6.0; CAE B2 with a minimum score of 169; PTE 57; English native or equivalent.
  • Minimum five years of successful managerial experience
  • Applicants must be aged 25 years or older

*Students not meeting these criteria will have an interview with the admission committee and will be either considered on a merit basis or directed to a foundation program. For more information, please contact the admissions department of your chosen campus.

Please see the documentation section below to find out about the documents required for your application.

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  • Print and fill out the Further Education application form.
  • Scan and send the completed application form via email to the admissions department of your chosen campus.
  • Receive an email with instructions on how to submit further documentation.

Submitting the application package:

The admissions department of your chosen campus will contact you by email with instructions on how to submit your application package. Send your application package containing the requested documents by post or email (if applicable). The admissions department will confirm receipt via email.

All applicants should submit the following documents in order to complete the application process:

  • 1 completed application form (if the application was not filled in online)
  • 1 certified copy of high school diploma and transcripts*
  • Proof of English level: TOEFL score 80 (internet-based), 213 (computer-based); IELTS 6.0; CAE B2 with a minimum score of 169; PTE 57; English native or equivalent.
  • 2 letters of recommendation**
  • 1 written or video essay***
  • An electronic passport photo or 3 printed passport-size photos
  • 1 copy of valid passport or ID card
  • 1 bank certificate or letter certifying the applicant's financial solvency
  • €/CHF 200 non-refundable application fee. Please attach a money order, check or receipt for a bank transfer payable to EU

Application and Document Details

  • Diploma*

Arrange to have your high school certificate and transcripts sent to the EU Admissions Department of your chosen campus. Applicants who do not have a secondary school certificate at the time of applying must present an official secondary school transcript or record for their last year of secondary school study. Transcripts are considered official if they bear an official school stamp and the signature of the principal. They should also include the school’s contact information. Records must list the subjects taken, grades earned or examination results in each subject and include certificates or diplomas. If the documents are not in English, they must be sent with a certified English translation.

  • Letters of Recommendation**

Submit two letters of recommendation from academic advisors who are familiar with your academic performance and potential for leadership. If you have been out of the academic world for a while, please submit two letters from employers and/or managers who are familiar with your work ethic, ability and leadership skills. Any letter not written in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

  • Written/Video essay**

Write an essay or record a 2-3 minute video essay and include it in your application package. This will help the EU Admissions Committee become acquainted with you, see how motivated you are to join us and determine how well you can express yourself. The essay should be on one of the following topics:

  • Tell us about the most challenging team experience you have had to date. What role did you play? What did you learn?
  • Please describe a personal failure that has impacted your life and what you learned from it.
  • What achievement are you most proud of (studies, sports, professional life, etc.)?
  • If you could imagine an entirely different life from the one you lead, how would you want it to be?
  • Each of us has been influenced by people, events and situations in our lives. How have these influences shaped who you are today?
  • The essay will be evaluated on the basis of clarity, creativity, completeness of response, sentence structure, spelling, grammar and style.

To submit your video essay, please follow this link, upload it and insert the email address of the campus of your choice.

The Further Education programs at EU Business School have two start dates per year, these dates are the same for every campus. Semesters begin in October and February every year.

The next start dates are:

  • Fall Semester: September 28, 2020
  • Spring Semester: January 25, 2021
  • Fall Semester: September 27, 2021
  • Spring Semester: January 24, 2022

To see our term start and end dates, click through to our academic calendars.

How much will I have to pay for tuition?

Please visit the Executive BBA Tuition & Fees section on our website. 

I have been accepted to EU Business School. What should I do next?

Pay the advanced tuition payment and confirm your intention to attend by paying the first installment of the program. Upon receipt, we will send confirmation of your enrollment at EU.

How do I pay tuition fees?

Students can pay their tuition fees via bank transfer, check or credit card. Once we have received the complete application package, the admissions department will send you information about tuition fee payments.

I have paid my advanced tuition payment. What should I do next?

Student visas are necessary for Non-European Union citizens. On receipt of the final acceptance letter from EU, non-European Union applicants should apply for a student visa at the nearest embassy or consulate of the country where they wish to study. Please allow enough time to process your visa. We advise non-EU applicants to apply at least three months before the beginning of the academic semester. The admissions department will contact you to offer help with your student visa and to answer any other questions that you might have.

For European Union and non-European Union applicants, the tuition fee payment must be made before the start of the academic semester.

How do I find out about accommodation?

Please contact the admissions department of your chosen campus for housing advice.

Do I need health insurance?

Health insurance is mandatory in most European countries. Students are requested to obtain health insurance themselves. Please do not hesitate to contact EU if you need health insurance service provider or any assistance.

I have paid my fees and have received a visa. What happens next?

The academic department will email you class timetables before the beginning of the academic semester.

How can I visit my campus before the beginning of my studies?

Please contact the admissions department of your chosen campus. We will be happy to show you around.

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