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Admission Requirements

The admission requirements for the China-Europe Executive Master of Business Marketing program at Freie Universität Berlin are:

  • Prior academic degree from a university, university of applied sciences, or professional academy (no major restrictions concerning discipline)
  • Relevant professional work experience (typically not less than one year after first academic degree)
  • Proof of English language skills for graduate/master's degree programs: CEFR: Level B2:
    • Option A: Show us your English language proficiency with proof of six years of English instruction in school (i.e. English as a foreign language class in High School)
    • Option B: Present English test certificate (e.g. IELTS: 5.0; Cambridge Examination: FCE, CAE, CPE; TOEFL: Paper 500 or Computer 170 or Internet 80) 
    • Option C: Show us your English language proficiency by choosing and taking the offered online video interview (if you want to take the offered online video interview please write us an e-mail to china-europe-embm@fu-berlin.de and we will send you an invitation e-mail to take the online video interview)

Application Process


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The application process can only be done online through the Online Application Portal of Freie Universität Berlin (do not send any hardcopy via mail). A detailed guideline with all the necessary steps for application is listed below. Please read the information posted carefully and follow the listed steps:

  1. Fill out the attached application form + prepare your Letter of Motivation (see instructions on the application form).

  2. Prepare the following documents and scan them as separate PDF files:

    • ▪ Degree Certificate (e.g. Bachelor)
    • ▪ Certificate of Employment (indicating entrance date and issue/signature date)
    • ▪ Certificate/Proof regarding English proficiency (or take the offered online video interview by following the instructions listed above under Option C)
    • ▪ Letter of Motivation (see application form for detailed instructions)

    If the above documents are not in German or English, please also provide an authorized translation.

  3. Create an application account: follow this link for registration: https://identity.fu-berlin.de/registration/?lang=en. (After that we will send a confirmation mail to the e-mail address you entered. Please click on the link provided in that e-mail in order to activate your account. Do not forget to click on the link since it will only be valid for one day.)

  4. Follow this link: http://www.fu-berlin.de/en/studium/bewerbung/master/weiterbildende-masterstudiengaenge/link-bewerbung-master-weiterbildend/index.html. Then open the link at the very bottom of the page "Online-Form for Continuing Education Master Programs Application Portal" to start the online application process.

  5. About 24 hours later the system has processed your application. Now open the email you received after having applied online and click on the provided link to go to the applicant information portal. You will be directed to the Online Information Portal. Click on Bewerberinfo der Freien Universität Berlin to get to the login page for the Online Information Application. Please upload all the requested documents listed below:

    • ▪ Application Form (see step 1)
    • ▪ Application Documents (see step 2).

  6. Summary: Your application is finished after you are successfully registered in our Online Application Portal (see step 4) and uploaded the requested application documents (see step 5). If you chose the offered online video interview we will also consider the results for admission. NB: Do not send any hardcopy via mail.

Application and Admission

Please note that only complete applications, including all the requested documents mentioned above, will be considered for admission.

Applications after the application period will be considered on the basis of available study places. If you have any further questions about the China-Europe EMBM program, feel free to contact us in GermanEnglish or Chinese any time.

We look forward to hearing from you and to welcoming you to the China-Europe EMBM program!