Your guide to take your first steps to enroll in the Bachelor’s degree program in International Business Administration.
Are you interested in applying for the English-language Bachelor's degree program "International Business Administration"? In order to enroll, you are required to meet the university's admission criteria as well as complete an admissions procedure held once a year during the spring/summer. Successfully pass the admissions procedure and you are eligible to enroll in the program for the following Winter Semester or the subsequent Summer Semester.
A maximum of 80 students will be accepted into the program.
The admissions procedure consists of the following steps:
Bachelor's Degree Program
International Business Administration
Online Registration Period:
April 6 – May 20, 2021
Applicants may not register outside of the designated registration period!
80 students will be accepted in the program
Please note: Only the German version of the regulation is legally binding. The English version is a translation and not a legal document.
The online registration period is between April 6 and May 20, 2021. A link to register online will be available on April 6th!
When registering online, you will be registering at the JKU for the first time and will receive a guest account to use during the admissions process. This guest account allows you to proceed with all of the additional steps in order to register.
Please note: Do not use an Austrian university matriculation number as this number will not work in the applicant account.
Log in to your account and then select the Bachelor's degree program: International Business Administration.
In addition, as part of this step, we need:
After entering your details, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. If you do not receive this confirmation e-mail, check your spam folder in your e-mail account or contact email@example.com. Your registration confirmation for the admissions procedure will be attached in the e-mail. Please keep your confirmation in a safe place as you will need it to complete the subsequent steps in the admissions procedure and for admission to the program.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If the number of applicants who register for the program is less than the number of available spots in the program (80), the admissions procedure will not move forward. In this case, all applicants can enroll in the program (during the enrollment period) for the desired semester (i.e., for the following Winter Semester or Summer Semester). If there are more than 80 applicants, the admissions procedure will move forward. You will receive an email by May 27, 2021 notifying you about whether or not the procedure will take place. If so, you will receive an e-mail containing a link to upload the required application video (see Step 2).
You will receive an e-mail by May 27, 2021 informing you of whether or not the admissions procedure will take place. If it does, the e-mail you receive will contain a link to the Moodle course where you will upload your application video. The e-mail address used will be the address you provided during the online registration procedure.
The video must be in English and should answer the following questions:
Your video must be 1.5 to 2 minutes long and no larger than 250 MB. Acceptable formats include: .avi, .mov, mp4, .m4v, 3gp, .asf, .wmv, .mpg, .mpeg, .mpe. You can use your smart phone to make your video.
We are required to verify your identity and ask that a copy of your passport be uploaded via the same Moodle course. The deadline to upload your application video and a copy of your passport ends at midnight on June 10, 2021.
Your video will be reviewed by our program management team to determine if the content and language requirements have been met. After your application video has been evaluated, you will receive an e-mail by no later than June 17, 2021 about whether or not you may continue taking part in the admissions process.
Do you any questions about the video? Contact us by sending an e-mail to: email@example.com!
If you received positive feedback in regard to your application video by no later than June 17, 2021 and have been approved to continue taking part in the admissions procedure, your next step is to write and upload an essay. The essay must be written in English and then uploaded into the Moodle course. The essay will be evaluated in regard to significantly understanding the reading material in particular, your ability to argue and express an opinion, and use of language. The Essay Guidelines and Essay Template are available in the Info Box to the right.
1. Familiarize yourself with the reading material
The essay is based on the following reading material (available as an e-book): Fundamentals of Business, Third Edition
Skripak, Stephen J. and Ron Poff (2020). Fundamentals of Business, 3rd Edition, Blacksburg, VA: VT Publishing. hdl.handle.net/10919/99283. Licensed with CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0
The corresponding chapters are:
2. Think about the following general topics and look into the following companies
Companies to base your essay on include:
Detailed essay assignments can be accessed in Moodle between June 18 and July 1, 2021. Choose ONE assignment and ONE company to write about. Your essay must be 10,000 to 16,000 characters (including spaces). The Essay Guidelines and Essay Template are available in the "Submit Your Essay" Info Box above.
Between June 18 and July 1, 2021, you will have a 72-hour period to access the assignment as well as write and upload the essay. The 72-hour period begins once you log in to the assignment in the Moodle course. If the essay is not uploaded within 72 hours once you have logged in, you will be excluded continuing on in the admissions procedure. The last opportunity to upload your essay is July 1, 2021!
You will receive an e-mail containing the results (in accordance with § 14 of the Admissions Regulation) by no later than July 19, 2021. The e-mail address used will be the address you provided during the registration procedure. At the same time, and based on the results, you will be notified as to whether or not you have been accepted to the program.
Do you have a question about the essay? Contact us by sending an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org!
As soon as you receive confirmation of having been accepted to the program, you are required to submit an application to enroll at the JKU in order to complete the admissions process. If starting the program in Winter Semester 2021/22, you must enroll by August 9, 2021; for the Summer Semester 2022, you can enroll within the general enrollment period.
Information about enrollment, including the required documents and when and where you can enroll, is available below.
When you enroll to study, you will be subject to paying the Austrian Student Union fee and, if applicable, tuition fees. Only then will you be officially enrolled and ready to begin your studies! See Austrian Student Union Fees and Tuition for detailed information.
The Austrian Student Union fee and, if applicable, tuition fees are to be paid each semester!
Need an Overview?
Here you will find an overview of general information about the program.