Your application to the degree programme International Management and Leadership!

We look forward to receiving your application! Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time if you have questions about your admission for study or about the application procedure.

The following documents are required to complete your application:

  • The online application form
  • Cover letter (motivation letter)
  • Curriculum vitae in tabular format 
  • Evidence of general university entrance qualifications (school-leaving examination, advanced level qualifications, university entrance examinations)
  • Completion of a Bachelor‘s degree or equivalent

    • Transcript of Records – performance overview
    • Diploma certificate
    • Bachelor's/Master's degrees, diploma examination certificates or diplomas

  • Diploma supplement: if applicable
  • Proof of at least two years professional experience (certificate of employment, employment contract)
  • If your native language is other than English, you need to provide evidence of your English proficiency (at least level B2 based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). This proof can by provided by a toefl or IELTS test. Applicants with “Matura” or “Abitur” are exampted.
  • Copy of your passport
  • Passport photograph

Regulations for applicants with international certificates/documents

Proof of higher education at an institution in another country need to be legalised. Guidelines for legalisation and translation can be found under International.

 

 

Winter Semester start: Students must apply by May 15th!

Applications can be submitted via the online application platform.

Should you lack certificates or exam results by the application deadlines (May 15th), you should send these in once you have obtained them.

Important for applicants from third-party states (outside of the EU and the EEA): the final application date is March 1st!
The duration for applying and obtaining a visa and/or residence permit my vary by country of origin. We recommend that you inform yourself as soon as possible.

The admission procedure consists of two stages

Stage 1
Stage 1 includes the preliminary examination of your documents, in particular the evaluation of your motivation letter, your achievements in the preliminary studies as well as your professional experience.

The best 45 candidates from the rankings in stage 1 will be admitted to stage 2.
Stage 2 Stage 2 consists of an one-hour structured interview conducted by two experts. The interview covers the following topics
  • personal motivation to study,
  • professional experience,
  • previous specialist knowledge,
  • organizational prerequisites.

To prepare for the discussion in the field of previous specialist knowledge you will receive a selected assignment or a professional article before the interview.

Additionally, you participate in an online English test.

The best 15 applicants will be admitted.

We are seeking high-calibre candidates and have timed the admission process as follows:

November 15th to May 15thYou can submit your online-application consecutively from November 15th to May 15th.
Application deadline for third-party 
states: March 1st

The application deadline for applicants coming from and living in third-party states (outside of the EU and the EEA) is March 1st! The duration for applying and obtaining a visa and/or residence permit my vary by country of origin. We recommend that you inform yourself as soon as possible.

 

Early stage: 
Deadline March 1st
  • Applicants who have submitted their documents by March 1st will take part in the admission procedure in April.
  • There will be a decision at an early stage, if FH Vorarlberg offers you a place to study or not.
  • If it is not quite sure, you will first receive a place on the waiting list. In June, FH Vorarlberg allocates the remaining places among all applicants on the waiting list.
Phase 2:  
after May 15th
  • You are applying between March and May 15th? Then you will participate in the admission procedure in May and June. 
  • All applicants from Phase 2 and the applicants from the waiting list from March will be informed by the end of June about the outcome of the final admission process.

International documents

Regulations for applicants with international certificates/documents

Proof of higher education at an institution in another country need to be legalised. Guidelines for legalisation and translation can be found under International.

 

 

For third-party states (outside of the EU and the EEA), the following applies:

If you have submitted documents to Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FH Vorarlberg) and there is any doubt about the authenticity of these or the documents are not sufficient for a decision to be made about whether the entrance requirements are met, FH Vorarlberg reserves the right to charge a deposit of EUR 250.00.

This deposit will be refunded if checks prove the authenticity and accuracy of the documents and you are accepted for study, you accept the offered place, enroll in our program and start your study at our university.

It may also be necessary for you to send the original documents (or certified copies of these) to FH Vorarlberg before you will be included in the admission procedure. It is therefore in your interests to apply early.

Important for applicants from third-party states (outside of the EU and the EEA): the final application date is March 1st! The duration for applying and obtaining a visa and/or residence permit my vary by country of origin. We recommend that you inform yourself as soon as possible.

More information about the degree programme

Contact Persons International Management and Leadership MA

Sabine Simon

Sabine Simon
Degree Programme Administration

 +43 5572 792 5602
iml@fhv.at


Prof. (FH) Dr. Sierk Horn
Subject Leader International Management and Leadership, Professor

+43 5572 792 3315
sierk.horn@fhv.at

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Prof. (FH) Dr. Markus Ilg
Head of Department Business Administration, Programme Director Business Administration Master, Programme Director International Management and Leadership

+43 5572 792 5601
markus.ilg@fhv.at
https://sites.google.com/site/markusilg/

E2 11

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Do you need further advice? We are pleased to answer your questions and give you further information personally.

Service Hours:
Friday 9 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m
(or individual appointment)