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International student application guidelines

If you are applying for a bachelor or master programme, this information will help you to do it correctly.

  1. Check admission requirements
  2. Send electronic application to IUBH via the online application or contact one of our international agents
  3. Receive Offer Letter & transfer deposit to reserve study place
  4. Receive Letter of Admission & tuition contract
  5. Apply for visa
  6. Receive confirmation of enrolment in the IUBH

Your application in detail

1. Check admission requirements

The entry requirements to enter the IUBH vary depending on your previous education and the programme you are interested in.

You’ll find all details in the section admission requirements. For further questions please contact our International Admission team:
For our International Admission team in Berlin please contact:

2. Send application to the IUBH (electronically)

The first step towards your admission is to fill in the online application form.

Please be sure to upload all of the documents listed below:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume
  • Personal statement* (maximum 800 words, 1-2 pages, paper format DIN A4)
  • 1 passport photograph
  • Copies of your school leaving certificate + transcript of academic records
  • Copy of TOEFL/IELTS/CEFR/Pearson (PTE) score report   
  • Copy of your passport   

* Personal statement: We welcome students who reflect our values: academic excellence, international orientation and high commitment to personal goals and achievements. Please write approximately 1 ½ page (maximum 800 words) about

  • yourself
  • your personal goals
  • why you have chosen the IUBH

After submitting your online application we will check if you fulfil the entry requirements and will contact you within two weeks.

3. Receive Offer Letter & transfer deposit to reserve study place

If you fulfil the requirementas, you will receive an Offer letter. You must sign the Offer Letter and pay a deposit to the university’s bank account via

This deposit is mentioned in the acceptance form and will be deducted from your tuition fees.

4. University's letter of Admission & tuition contract

After paying the deposit, you will receive the university’s Letter of Admission and your tuition contract documents. You will need both for your visa application.

Please sign the contract and return it to IUBH via email as soon as possible.

5. Visa application for Non-EU applicants and information on Blocked Account.

See Visa Process and information on opening the Blocked Account here.
For help please contact our international admission team.

6. Receive counter signed tuition contract

Once we have received your signed tuition contract we will send you a counter signed copy, the orientation information and the invoices for the remaining fees.