Application, Admission and Enrollment for the Global Business Master's Degree Program

Due to the limited number of spaces available, the admissions procedure for the Joint Master's Degree Program in Global Business Studies is very selective. Prospective applicants are asked to complete a three-step application procedure.

The procedure gives us an opportunity to become better acquainted with all applicants. In order to enroll in this academic degree program, you must meet all of the following requirements. 

Step 1: Document Pre-Check and Application

As part of the first step in our application procedure, please provide the following information:

Submit your application by sending it to: and we will invite you to upload your documents onto our online form. 

Once you have submitted your application, we will review it to ensure you meet the formal requirements and have the personal qualifications to enroll in the Global Business Program.

We receive a large volume of applications and we therefore ask for your patience as we review your applications and the corresponding documents.

If you meet all of the formal requirements and you have been selected to enroll in the Global Business Program, we will be happy to invite you to a personal interview.

Key Facts

Registration period for the upcoming intake (23/24)

November 1 - December 1, 2022

First step to apply

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Frequently Asked Questions

For more information on the program please check FAQs, opens an external URL in a new window

Step 2: Personal Interview

The interviews will take place at the Institute of Innovation Management. If you are outside of Austria and cannot attend the interview in person, the interview will be conducted online.

The interview will be held in English and you will be asked about your intent to take part in the program as well as your personal and professional aspirations. In addition, we will create a personal "roadmap" to assist in completing the Master's degree program.

Personal interviews are normally held during December and January.

After the interview, we will let you know if you have been nominated for the program. If you accept the nomination, we will be happy to welcome you to the Global Business Master's degree program.

Step 3: Admission to JKU

Once you have successfully completed the application process, you can officially enroll at the Johannes Kepler University Linz.

See: JKU Admissions Office registration site, opens in new window for detailed information.

Additional Steps to Start Your Studies

Pay Student Union / Tuition Fees


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