Admission process

Applications for the academic year 2019/2020 are open from December 3, 2018.

The IBB admission process starts on December 3, 2018, and ends on April 30, 2019, at 10:00 CEST. Successful applicants then start their IBB studies in September 2019.

Therefore, the IBB program has only a winter intake of new students.

How to apply

  1. First of all, register your e-application through our Information System – just click here

  2. Afterwards, fill in the IBB Application Form, sign it and send it with all the required documents either electronically (scanned, via e-mail) to ibb@vse.cz or via mail to our address

  3. And follow the instructions you will receive electronically concerning the application fee and entrance examination

Application fee

The application fee is EUR 50, which corresponds to CZK 1,300, and is to be paid by the date of the application deadline.

Please, follow the instructions which you will receive by e-mail, once you register your e-application.

What documents do I have to submit?

Entrance Exam

Applicants complete the entrance exam in a long-distance formKnowledge of English is a prerequisite and must be proven within the entrance exam. No English language test is required.

Parts of our entrance exam

  1. Essay on a given economic topic in English (min. 1200 words, evaluated by a max. of 150 points, topics available in the IBB Application Form)

  2. Motivation letter in English (max. 50 points)

  3. Skype or phone interview in English (conducted with the applicants, who pass the written part of the exam; max. 50 points)

A minimum achievement of 50% on all parts (essay, motivation letter, interview) is required.

Recognition of previous education

IBB is designed for students from all over the world who have completed their secondary education.

Applicants with foreign secondary education (i.e. their secondary school leaving certificate/diploma was issued by a foreign secondary school) have to have their foreign secondary education recognized by the Faculty of International Relations.

Only when the Faculty of International Relations expresses doubts about sufficient level, scope, or content of the previous foreign education of an applicant, the applicant will be asked to present the nostrification clause, which is issued by the Czech authorities.

  • Recognition of previous education

Visa and health insurance

Visa and health insurance issues are extremely important. Please, study this part before you apply.

  • Visa and health insurance