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Please find all important information regarding prerequisites, processes and documents for your application to the Global MBA at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg below.

Your interview will take place promptly after we have received your application. In order to guarantee a high quality, our MBA program in Global Business Management is limited to a maximum of 25 participants per year. Because of the consistently high demand, we therefore recommend all potential candidates to apply as soon as possible for our Global MBA program 2024-2026. Thereby you increase your chances of a successful application.


Application process

  • Application period for the next class starting in October 2024:

    • Start of application period: 01.10.2023

    • Final deadline for applications: 15.06.2024

    • Start of program: Winter semester 2024/25​

  • Two-step application process:

    • Evaluation of all your documents

    • Personal interview


  • Letter of motivation and curriculum vitae

  • Certificate of first professional degree* (e.g. Bachelor)

  • Certificate of University entrance qualification

  • Proof of periods spent abroad (times, certificates of achievement)

  • Proof of English language skills (if available)

  • Proof of previous professional experience

  • All applicants with less than 240 ECTS from their first degree: Special Suitability Assessment Test (SSAT):

    • Catalog of competencies incl. corresponding evidence

    • Self-assessment

    • The corresponding documents can be downloaded below (please note the download instructions).

  • Completed Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS) in business administration, related field or other equivalent studies

  • At least one year of practical experience upon commencement of the MBA program (e.g. qualified internships, student work, professional experience)

  • Good command of English


  • Significant application

Admission form

Personal data

I am
Form of address

Educational and academic background

Employer (if currently employed)

Currently employment (if currently employed)


How did you hear about us?*

Application documents

Curriculum vitae*


University certificate(s) incl. Transcript of Records & Diploma Supplement & University Entrance Qualification*


Application photo*


Job references*


Download SSAT documents:

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SSAT Catalog of competencies


SSAT Self-Assessment


Other certificates (e.g. language certificate and others)


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