Admission and Enrolment

Master of Science in International Business

Admission requirements

Bachelor degree

To have finished or be in the last year of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university.

  • Applicants who are currently studying the last year of their Bachelor's Degrees will need to have finished their university studies and obtained their final diploma before the beginning of the program.
  • Applicants who finished their Bachelor's Degrees some time ago should preferably not exceed 3 years of working experience in a position relevant to the program's field.

Proficiency in English

To present an official English Certificate with the following minimum scores:

  • TOEFL CBT: > 235
  • TOEFL PBT: > 575
  • TOEFL IBT: > 100
  • CAE: C1
  • IELTS: > 6.5
    • Applicants whose mother tongue is English do not need to present the aforementioned certificate.
    • Applicants who have completed their full Bachelor's Degree at an English-speaking university must submit written evidence that the language of instruction of their studies was English.
    • Knowledge of Spanish is desirable but not required for Master of Science candidates.

Admission and Enrolment

To apply for admission to this program, students must read and accept the Terms and Conditions of Contract once they start the application for admission through the following form.

  • Fill in the program's online application form
  • Pay the admission fee by credit card or bank transfer (120 €)
  • Upload the required application documents
  • Have an admission interview (Skype)
  • Expect the admission resolution in writing

During the admission process the Admissions Committee will need a series of documents to evaluate your profile's suitability for the program. A copy of the following application documents will be required from you:

  • Scanned copy of the student's Bachelor's Degree
  • Scanned copy of the Transcript of Records. Make sure that it includes your GPA (Grade Point Average).
  • Scanned copy of the student's Passport/ID
  • Official proof of English (Check on the required scores above)
  • Presentation letter or video
  • Photo (.JPG)
  • CV or videocurriculum (written in English)
  • 2 academic recommendation letters (mandatory) and 1 professional letter (optional)
  • GMAT:
    • Required for students from non-analytical Bachelor's Degrees (Humanities, Communication, Tourism, Law, Politics etc.)
    • Strongly recommended for science students (Biology, Pharmacy, Medicine, etc.) and students whose analytical background is not duly justified (on the Transcript of Records or by work experience).
    • Not required for students from analytical related Bachelor's Degrees (Economy, Business and Administrations, International Business, Statistics, Engineering, Maths, Physics, etc.)
    • For the MSCIB - Although GMAT is not strictly required, analytical skills and business experience will be positively evaluated.

Please note that when paying for the program's fee by bank transfer you will be required to introduce your program code. The program code for this program is {1526}.

Application deadlines

All Masters of Science operate on a rolling admission basis: the sooner you apply, the greater your chances of being admitted. Applications will be considered in accordance with the dates given below. Applications received after the deadline will be rolled to the next round.

Rounds Application deadline Resolution week
1 10/11/2021 25/11/2021
2 01/12/2021 16/12/2021
3 16/12/2021 31/12/2021
4 12/01/2022 27/01/2022
5 02/02/2022 17/02/2022
6 23/02/2022 10/03/2022
7 16/03/2022 31/03/2022
8 06/04/2022 28/04/2022
9 27/04/2022 12/05/2022
10 18/05/2022 02/06/2022
11 08/06/2022 23/06/2022
12 22/06/2022 07/07/2022
13 06/07/2022 21/07/2022
14 19/07/2022 29/07/2022
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