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Does the HTW Berlin have a TOEFL institution code?

Yes, we do. Our TOEFL institution code is 8405.

Does the MIB have partner programmes abroad?

HTW Berlin has around 150 partner universities worldwide.

Does the MIB stipulate the completion of an internship?

An internship is not a compulsory requirement of the MIB programme. However, if you wish to acquire voluntary work experience during the semester vacations, HTW Berlin will endeavor to provide advice and support. It is up to the student to take responsibility for finding an internship.

Do I need to have any professional experience?

Professional experience is not an admission requirement. However, students with only 180 credit points at the end of their Bachelor’s degree can make up the remaining 30 credit points by providing proof of six months of professional experience after their first degree.

Do I have to take the GMAT?

We would be very interested to receive a copy of your GMAT results but they do not constitute an admission requirement.

How should I send my reference letters?

References should be written on official university paper and be sent together with the other application documents in a sealed envelope to HTW Berlin (Admissions Office). Further information concerning the application procedure can be found online.

I do not have a TOEFL certificate. Do you accept any other proof of English language ability?

Yes. In addition to a TOEFL certificate (minimum scores: 580 paper-based/237 computer-based/96 internet-based), we accept the IELTS certificate with a minimum score of 6.0.

Is it an advantage to apply early?

We would prefer to receive all applications early, but this does not influence your chances of admission in any way.

Is the programme certified?

The MIB programme is accredited by the FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation).

Is there a limit to the number of students admitted each year?

The capacity of the programme is limited to 40 students. We try to maintain small class sizes in order to ensure excellence in teaching.

What are my future job prospects with an MIB?

Our graduates now hold a number of middle management positions in various areas within large multinational companies. Once you join the programme, you will be a part of the MIB network and will profit from alumni connections.

Who is my contact for admissions-related queries?

For admissions-related questions please contact our Admissions Office.

Will I have to sit an interview?

As a rule, no. In certain cases, however, the admissions committee reserves the right to request an interview.