Application

Application Procedures

To apply for the Master’s program “International Management & Information Systems” please make sure you are in the right category as an applicant. You will be considered as an EU applicant if you have completed your Bachelor's degree at a German university, or you are nationals of European Union countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway.

How to apply for IMIS

Non-EU/International Applicants

Application period

16 May – 15 November

How to apply?

Please use the uni-assist online portal to apply. For further information please visit “Application procedure via uni-assist”.

Application steps


On behalf of the Fachhochschule Südwestfalen, uni-assist checks whether the applicant complies with the formal requirements of the study programs. If an applicant is entitled to study and fulfill all the formal application requirements, uni-assist will forward their application to the university in electronic form. The university alone will then carry out the selection and admission process and issue letters of admission and rejection.

Important: As an international applicant, if you do not have a German address and you would like to receive an admission letter in advance by email, please fill in the Declaration of Consent and submit it together with your application documents at the uni-assist application portal.

EU Applicants

Application period

10 December – 31 January

How to apply:

Please use the FH SWF online portal to apply. After the application contact the IMIS office via email.

FH-SWF Applicants

Application period:

10 December – 31 January

How to apply:

Students or graduates of FH-SWF who are interested in IMIS, please contact the IMIS Office before applying online!

Application steps:

Required documents

Please submit officially authenticated copies of the following:

  • All academic certificates and transcripts with individual grades and CGPA.
    All transcripts must be accompanied by an explanation of the grading system. If your subject and grade summary does not include the applied grading system, please include information on the grading system used by your school or university as well.

  • School leaving certificate/higher education entrance qualification (Abitur, Baccalaureate, GCE) (Not required for FH SWF students/graduates)

  • English language certificate (TOEFL score 575/232/91 or IELTS band 6.5 [minimum band of 6.0 is required for reading and writing] is required)

  • Declaration consent (only if you would like to receive an admission letter in advance by email)

  • Additionally, you can submit a motivation letter and a current CV in the application.

Important: All certificates must be submitted as officially authenticated copies in the original language and sworn translation form in German or English language.