Pre-Master Programme

Programme introduction

"Thorough preparation accounts for 50% of success in life" - German saying

IUBH has been awarded best German university for career development, accreditors praised IUBH´s consistent, fact based approach in integrating feedback of all levels in order to increase IUBH graduates career prospects.

Latest IUBH research has shown that student and graduate success highly depends upon communication skills in scientific and business English, being integrated into the international community and learning skills. Success in the German job market is highly determined by a good knowledge of German language.

Facts & Figures


IUBH PreMaster Programme

0,5 semester
Type of study
Bad Honnef, Berlin
Bad Honnef: May and November, late arrival possible upon request
Berlin: June and November*

*first intake: WS18 - 26th of November 2018

Overview of subjects

  • Academic Writing Skills
  • German Language and Culture
  • Academic Standards and Procedures
  • Professional Development

Focus on your success in your IUBH Master programme

The IUBH PreMaster builds skills in order to leverage your success and to give you the best possible start. You live on Campus, you get acquainted with all the facilities, such as IUBH´s world class library, the globally oriented Campus, your fellow students from over 85 nations as well as the surroundings of Bad Honnef.

Once your degree programme starts, you can entirely focus on your studies and your personal success. Everything else, time consuming and distracting, has been done before - and your success story can start!

IUBH has issued a limited number of scholarships. Please apply now.

Guaranteed progression into high-end quality IUBH Master programmes

IUBH research has shown, that success at IUBH and in the German economy depends highly upon communication skills, successful study habits and personal networks. All these are trained intensively in the PreMaster programme - in order to give you the best possible start into your global career.

Upon graduation, your progression into all our high-class master's programmes is guaranteed!

Leverage your success and start your studies

  • Outstanding Teaching and Individual Attention
  • A global and accomplished faculty that shares knowledge and experience with students
  • Intensive work in small groups (around 20 students) with an international profile
  • Practice-Oriented Through and Through
  • Academic knowledge is put to work in case studies, projects and hands-on research
  • Real-life experience through guest lectures, company presentations, company projects and excursions
  • Excellent Campus Infrastructure
  • Student dorms, campus WLAN and a good range of food options
  • Campus infrastructure, high-end IUBH library, study advisory service

Your benefits at IUBH

  • Qualified lecturersFaculty with international business, consulting and academic experience
  • Learning environmentInstruction in small, international groups and in English
  • On-site supportExclusive campus community - faculty and staff know you by name
  • PreparationDevelopment of key social, professional and intercultural skills for a successful management career
  • NetworkExtensive industry contacts for internships and career, including information and networking programmes