Application for the Darmstadt MBA

The decision to apply for the Darmstadt MBA should be thoroughly considered. Therefore, we offer a comprehensive and personal consultation in which you can discuss any questions which you may have concerning the programme and your individual career tracking.

Would you like to apply?
Then please send us an email with all the necessary documents, including the application form, to the following email adress:

Application Form
Application Form (India)

Application Deadline

Hybrid: 30th August each year

Live-Online: 15th September each year

For more information about the application process, please check the Application Guide.

Admission Requirements

For admission to one of our MBA programmes we require

  • An above average economics or non-economics university degree
  • A minimum of three years of professional experience after graduation
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the English language*
  • Optional: GMAT certificate

* We accept the following certificates or equivalents of it

  • IELTS​​​​​​ (minimum band score of 6.5 or better) 
  • TOEFL (minimum internet-based score of 88 or better)
  • Cambridge Certificates (FCE – First Certificate of English (General English, BI), Grad A /
    BEC Vantage (BI), Grade B or better / BEC Higher (CG), Grade C or better)

Applicants, who have sufficient english language skills, but no corresponding test certificate can take an
English language test offered by the h_da language center. Please note: the test is currently only available online due to COVID-19.

English Proficiency Test for Applicants

Applicants, who have sufficient english language skills, but no corresponding test certificate can now take an web based English language test.

Testing dates for winter term 2024

  • 4th April
  • 2nd May
  • 6th June
  • 4th July
  • 1st August

To register for the test, please send the Registration form via e-mail to You will receive further information along with your registration confirmation. Please note, that a registration is only possible in conjunction with an application for our program of study!

How does the test work?
The test will take approximately 90 minutes.
It will evaluate the following branches of your language-capability:

  • Reading capability
  • Writing capability
  • Conversational capability

You will receive a Link to a website where your test will take place. You have to make sure that the lecture can see you. At the beginning, the lecture will ask you to hold up your ID.

How do I prepare myself for the test?
With this test, we intend to assess your current capability of the english language and if your language abilities will be sufficient to follow the lectures of our MBA-Programme. Therefore, particular preparation for the test is not necessary. If you still want to practice though, we recommend taking any opportunities to engage actively in the english language. For example: Speaking english in your company on a regular basis is the best form of preparation.

How much does it costs?
We charge a handling fee of 50€. You have to make sure that you transfer the handling fee before the test starts. About 3 days before the Test date.