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19.9.2016 - 16.12.2016 - Winter Semester 2016

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Applications for the academic year 2016/2017 are already closed. Information about the admission procedure for the academic year 2017/2018 will be available this autumn.

Bachelor’s degree

The International Business Program is designed for students from all over the world who have completed their bachelor’s study or who are going to finish it by the end of August 2017. Previous economic and/or business education is an advantage.

How to prove the bachelor’s degree:

  • Graduates of Czech and Slovak universities provide a legalized (notarized) copy of their university diploma,
  • Graduate of Slovenian, Polish and Hungarian universities provide a legalized (notarized) copy of their university diploma
  • Graduates of German universities apply for a recognition/nostrification of the university degree at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the Czech Republic – detailed information of the application procedure can be given by the IB program administrator.
  • Graduates of other universities provide a legalized (notarized) copy of their university diploma and an academic transcript and apply for the recognition of their previous university degree (for details, please see part Recognition/nostrification of the previous University degree).

The resolution of the recognition procedure should be a part of the documents attached to the application to the IB program.

In case a bachelor´s degree will be achieved in the academic year 2016/2017 an applicant is requested to attach to the application documents a confirmation of study and a temporary transcript of records. The bachelor’s degree should be completed, at the latest, by the date of the admission exam. Students accepted into the program, but who have not finished their bachelor’s study by the date of the admission exam, must do so by August 2017; these students must provide all documents by the first day of winter semester, at the latest.

English knowledge

The following certificates are accepted:  

  • TOEFL ( required points of the test in these versions: PBT: 567 , CBT: 227 , IBT: 87 )
  • IELTS result 5,5 – 6,5 (Academic)
  • Cambridge ESOL FCE
  • or the equivalent of another internationally accepted English certificate corresponding to the “B2” level ot the CEFR

The test in English is not required from the native English speakers and if the student’s previous education was in English (this fact must be confirmed).

Entrance Exam – long distance exam (via email)

  • May 1 – 3, 2017 – entrance exam (via email). The applicants are advised to be online these days.
  • an essay in English on a given economic topic – 2200 words (it comprises generally the level of the bachelor study at the University of Economics, Prague – not achievement of the number of words could cause a loss of points in the final evaluation of the applicant)
  • motivation letter of one page of the text (max. 450 words)
  • Entrance exam – will be announced in due time.


Administration fee
50 EUR (amount in the Czech crowns will be calculated according to the Czech National Bank rate to the date of the application opening). The payment must be made according to the instructions received automatically via email upon registering an e-Application.
The administration fee is non-refundable.

Instructions, information to the e-Application and other required steps in the application process find in the section “How to apply