Application documents

A complete application should include the following documents:

  • Online application form
  • Motivational Essay
  • Official transcript(s) of grades (high school diploma)
  • English language test score (where applicable)
  • International passport copy and photo

1. Online application form

To be considered for admission in bachelor’s studies of IBR Institute of International Business Relations, a candidate must complete an online application. IBR will confirm the content of the received information, and our local office will contact you for further admissions procedures.

2. Essays

The essay you are required to submit, represents you with an opportunity to tell us more about yourself. Use the essay to detail your schooling experience and how you spend your free time (i.e., synagogue, church, sport, music, theatre). We are also keen to learn more about your ultimate career interests, values, and goals. We are interested in what motivates you. Provide us with evidence, if possible, of your leadership and teamwork experience. More importantly, expand in detail on why you are seeking to pursue an international bachelor’s degree. The essay is considered an important part of your application and as a result, we recommend that you spend a significant amount of time in their preparation thereof.

3. Official graduation certificates from secondary school (high school)

All applicants must submit an official graduation certificate from a secondary school (high school), which should include the student record (grade sheet certificate). All documents should be officially presented in either the English or German languages.

4. English language test score (where applicable)

Proficiency in speaking, writing, and reading in the English language is essential. In the instance where:

  • English is not your native language or
  • you have not received your high school diploma at an English speaking school, or
  • you have not lived for more than 2 years in a country where English is an official language.

and you wish to be considered for one of our bachelor’s studies, then please contact IBR ( to discuss the options available to you to test your English language proficiency.