Admission Requirements

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 2019. 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 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 2018/2019 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 by the date of the admission exam. Students who have not finished their bachelor’s study by the date of the admission exam, must do so by August 2019; these students must provide all documents by the first day of winter semester, at the latest. The recognition process of the previous university degree abroad must start immediately after the documents required for the recognition procedure are available! The process takes up to 60 days!

Read carefully and follow instructions of each and keep in mind to fulfill both processes on time!!

English knowledge

The following certificates are accepted:

  • TOEFL ( required points of the test in these versions: PBT: 567 , CBT: 227 , iBT: 87 )
  • IELTS result 6,0 – 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 fully taught in English (this fact must be officially confirmed by a university).

Entrance Exam – long distance exam (via email)

  • May 1 – 3, 2019 – 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).
    The topic for the essay will be based on economic issues, such as presumption for economic globalization and its positive and negative impacts, the role of international organizations involved in economic globalization, governance of international trade and its rules, foreign direct investment and its impacts on the economies of developed and developing countries, the position of developing countries in the world economy, newly emerging problems in economic relations between and among countries, trade, investment and business relations among countries, what can influence international business in global economic environment, new emerged political issues and their impact on business, etc. Applicants are encouraged to use examples from their country in order to illustrate the conclusions of the essay.
  • motivation letter of one page of the text (max. 450 words)
  • Entrance exam conditions and instructions will be announced in due time.


Administration fee
50 EUR. The payment must be performed according to the instructions in the e-application section “Paid” and will be sent automatically via email after 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