Information for interested undergraduates

© Uwe Dettmar

You have successfully completed your bachelor’s degree program and are looking to become more specialized by deepening your knowledge and skills? Based on a wide body of methodological knowledge, the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration offers master and programs that build upon the bachelor’s degree program.

Unfortunately, due to pandemic related reasons, we are unable to offer an event on campus this year. Nevertheless we would like to inform you about the possibilities you have if you want to study a master program.

Get a first impression at our virtual campus tour:

General Information

Chat for applicants

We would like to offer applicants for our master's programs the opportunity to ask questions during a weekly video chat via Zoom. The meetings will take place Mondays and Fridays from 1 - 2 p.m. (CET).

Please use the following link to register for one of the meetings:

https://uni-frankfurt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEode6sqjwsHdAjj6Z5KQaluFSvQ7FzZ6dc

After registration you will receive a confirmation e-mail with details on the meeting.

Uni-assist

All applications for a master’s degree at the Faculty of Economics and Business are to be made via www.uni-assist.de/en. For applicants with a bachelor's degree from a German institution an online application is sufficient. International applicants additionally need to send their application documents as certified hard copies to uni-assist in Berlin before the application deadline after completing the online application.

Information on certification guidelines can be found here:
https://www.uni-assist.de/en/how-to-apply/assemble-your-documents/certified-copies-and-translations/

If you have any questions about certification, please contact uni-assist directly.

Formal criteria of admission

Applicants who have not received their diploma until the end of the application deadline need to hand in a transcript of records or a preliminary mark sheet which states the courses taken so far along with the credit and the marks earned. In this case at least 80% of the undergraduate program need to be completed. This criterion cannot be waived. The admission is based on these preliminary documents.

In case of admission, the final undergraduate diploma needs to be handed in until the end of the first master's semester.

APS

Applicants with a bachelor's degree from China, Vietnam or Mongolia need to provide an APS certificate additionally to the required documents.

You can find more information on APS here:
https://www.uni-frankfurt.de/35970764/aps1?

Master programs

Necessary requirements

Applicants are required to have completed an undergraduate degree with at least 90 ECTS credits in Business Administration / Economics / Management, which is roughly half the workload of a three years undergraduate program. Modules of quantitative Methods are included in this calculation.

International applicants need to supply proof of their German knowledge through the DSH-2-exam or an equivalent certificate. For more information, see:
here:https://www.goethe-university-frankfurt.de/67109673/German_language_requirements?

Further, applicants need to provide proof of their proficiency in English at the CEFR level B2.

All applications that do not fulfill these requirements will be rejected.

Detailed information regarding the application process can be found here:
www.wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de/bwl-application

Criteria of admission

All applications, that were handed in correctly, are ranked on a scale between 1 and 10 according to the following criteria:

  • Average Bachelor's grade (final or preliminary): 51 %
  • ECTS / credits in quantitative methods modules: 39 %
  • Average grade of the quantitative methods modules: 10 %

The available positions in the master program will be assigned according to the ranking. The annual admission score represents the application with the lowest score that still gained admission.

In the winter term 2020/21 the admission score was 8,2 for the master program in Betriebswirtschaftslehre. You may use the tool provided on our website to calculate your score:
www.wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de/bwl-selection

Application period

Applications can be handed in from April 1 until May 15 via uni-assist.

Necessary requirements

Applicants are required to have completed an undergraduate degree with at least 90 ECTS credits in Business Administration / Economics / Management, which is roughly half the workload of a three years undergraduate program.Courses on quantitative methods are included in this calculation.

Further, applicants need to provide a TOEFL or IELTS certificate with a minimum score of 100 points or a band score of at least 7.0, respectively. This requirement can be waived only if the applicant has studied at an institution in a majority English speaking country according to the UK Visas and Immigration department:
https://www.gov.uk/student-visa/knowledge-of-english

All applications that do not fulfill these requirements will be rejected.

Detailed information regarding the application process can be found here:
www.wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de/im-application

Criteria of admission

All applications, that were handed in correctly, are ranked on a scale between 1 and 10 according to the following selection criteria: 

  • Average bachelor's grade (final or preliminary):   51 %

  • ECTS / credits in quantitative methods modules: 39 %
  • GMAT / GRE test (verbal section): 3 %
  • GMAT / GRE test (quantitative section): 3 %
  • International experience: 4 %

GMAT/GRE and international experience are not obligatory. If no test i shanded in or if applicants do not have international experience these portions of the score will be calculated with 0 points. Applications will be accepted, though and applicants regularly are able to gain admission without these criteria.

The available positions in the master program will be assigned according to the ranking. The annual admission score represents the application with the lowest score that gained admission.

In winter term 2020/21 the admission score was 7,67 for the master program in International Management. You may use the tool provided on our website to calculate the score of your application:
www.wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de/bwl-selection

Application period

Applications can be handed in between April 1 until May 15 via uni-assist.

Necessary requirements

Applicants are required to have a bachelor's / master's degree in economics or business in order to apply. An undergraduate or graduate specialization in economics or business is preferred, but candidates with strong analytical skills from related fields will also be considered. 

Further, applicants need to provide TOEFL (at least 100 points) or IELTS (band score at least 7.0). This criterion can be waived only if the applicant has been graduated from an institution in a majority English speaking country according to the UK Visas and Immigration department:
www.gov.uk/student-visa/knowledge-of-english

All applications that do not fulfill these requirements will be rejected.

Detailed information regarding the application process can be found here:
www.wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de/abteilungen/ei/mieep/application-and-admission/admission-and-requirements.html

Criteria of admission

All applications, that were handed in correctly, are ranked on a scale between 1 and 10 according to the following selection criteria: 

  • average bachelor's grade (final or preliminary):   51 %

  • ECTS / credits in quantitative methods modules: 14 %
  • average grade in the quantitative methods modules: 10 %
  • motivation letter: 25 %

The available positions in the master program will be assigned according to the ranking. The annual admission score represents the application with the lowest score that gained admission.

For detailed information see here: www.wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de/de/abteilungen/ei/mieep/application-and-admission/admission-and-requirements.html 

Application period

Applications can be handed in from April 1 until June 15 via uni-assist.

Necessary requirements

Applicants need to have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the area of Economics, Finance, or in some related field. 

Additionally, applicants need to provide a valid GMAT or GRE with at least 50% in the quantitative section.

Further, applicants need to provide TOEFL (at least 100 points) or IELTS (band score at least 7.0). This criterion can be waived only if the applicant has studied at an institution in a majority English speaking country according to the UK Visas and Immigration department:
www.gov.uk/student-visa/knowledge-of-english

All applications that do not fulfill these requirements will be rejected.

Detailed information regarding the application process can be found here:
www.wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de/studium/studieninteressierte/master/master-in-money-and-finance.html

Criteria of admission

All applications, that were handed in correctly, are ranked on a scale between 1 and 10 according to the following selection criteria: 

  • average bachelor's grade (final or preliminary):   51 %

  • ECTS / credits in quantitative methods modules: 12 %
  • quantitative section of GMAT/GRE: 12 %
  • motivation letter: 25 %

The available positions in the master program will be assigned according to the ranking. The annual admission score represents the application with the lowest score that gained admission.

For detailed information see here: https://www.wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de/de/abteilungen/ei/mmf/application-and-admission/admission-and-requirements.html 

Application period

Applications can be handed in from April 1 until June 15 via uni-assist.

Necessary requirements

The master program in Business and Economic Education requires a bachelor in this field or a bachelor in economics / business administration. In case of the latter, applicants have to provide 60 ECTS in education after gaining admission.

International applicants need to supply proof of their German knowledge through the DSH-2-exam or an equivalent certificate. For more information, see:
here:https://www.goethe-university-frankfurt.de/67109673/German_language_requirements?

Additionally, all applicants have to hand in an exposé of studies which provides information regarding the motivation as well as the aspired career path of the applicant.

Criteria of admission

All applications, that were handed in correctly, are ranked on a scale between 1 and 5 according to the following selection criteria:

  • Final / preliminary bachelor-grade: 60 %
  • Exposé of studies: 40 %

The available positions in the master program will be assigned according to the ranking. The annual admission score represents the application with the lowest score that gained admission.

Application period

Applications can be handed in from April 1 until July 15 via uni-assist.

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