How to apply

Cooperative Studies Programme in Business Administration

  • Degree
    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Industriekaufmann/-frau (IHK)
  • Type of study
  • Standard period of study
    7 semesters incl. internship
  • Credits (ECTS)
  • Language of instruction
    German / English
  • Department / Central Institute
    Department of Business and Economics

How to apply without a German university entrance qualification

The application is to be submitted  online-Bewerbung  to Siemens AG up to a year before commencement of study

  • University entrance qualification or an entrance qualification for a University of Applied Sciences
  • English language skills: Level B2
  • Good Mathematics skills
  • Grade average: 2.1

For study courses in German international students have to prove their German proficiency through the “Test of German Language Ability for Foreign College Students (DSH 2)”. Graduates of the Goethe-Zertifikats C2 (Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS)) by the Goethe-Institut, Test-DaF-Graduates with the result of TDN degree 4 in all four tests and graduates of  the test „telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule“ do not need the DSH.

Your English level has to be at least B2 CEFR (Common European Framework of References) or above. For the Master programme International Finance, only TOEFL and IELTS will be accepted. The required minimum scores of some of the most known English certificates are listed below. We accept certificates of up to five years old. If you have studied a minimum of two semesters entirely in English, this can be accepted as equivalent (please provide proof with your application). You do not need to provide further English certificates if you hold a GMAT.  

  • TOEFL IBT – 87 points
  • IELTS – 6.0 points
  • BULATS – 60 points
  • Cambridge - CAE

Please note: We do not accept A-level /school leaving certificates or DAAD language certificates as English proficiency tests.
Please, note that your qualification will be checked only upon application, not beforehand