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CBS International Business School

Check whether CBS International Business School is right for you as an international student.

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Cologne, Germany
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Study abroad at CBS International Business School

CBS International Business School (CBS) is a groundbreaking private institution based in the charismatic German city of Cologne. CBS also has state of the art campuses in Mainz and Potsdam.

You can study world-class programs at bachelor’s, master’s, and postgraduate levels at CBS, mainly in the business discipline. CBS passionately prepares students for fruitful careers through its unique learning methods, which perfectly blend theory with practical activities.

The University’s three campuses house impressive facilities, like fantastic libraries, a helpful career center, and an excellent counseling service. There are also brilliant study spaces, social zones, and hi-tech computer labs.

There’s a range of extra-curricular organizations you can join to help you develop highly sought after skills and networking connections, like the student parliament, sports teams, media team, and finance and business club.

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Why study at CBS?

  • Business partnerships

    CBI has strong connections with world-leading companies

  • Work experience

    Plenty of opportunities to secure outstanding internships

  • Global education links

    The University has partnerships with 120 universities across the world

  • Great location

    CBS campuses are situated in globally renowned German cities

Life as an international student

There’s a tight-knit student community at CBS, with over 1,900 students studying there. Currently, there are 400 international students from over 75 countries attending the University. You’ll experience many cultures in a friendly and eclectic environment, enabling you to become a truly global citizen.

The University provides fabulous accommodation options. Student residences are modern, spacious, and conveniently located near campus. There’s plenty of choice available, from trendy city apartments to peaceful halls surrounded by greenery.

If you need help, the outstanding international office will support you, their door is always open. The super helpful staff also arrange regular activities to help you settle in comfortably and build meaningful connections.

Student life & facilities

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    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - From €13,860 to €14,460 per year
  • Graduate tuition - From €15,060 to €23,220 per year

Scholarships for international students in Germany

  • Amount - €3,000
  • The applicant must be a non-EU citizen
  • A full application for a CBS program (bachelor)
  • The applicant provides excellent academic achievements or proof of extracurricular activities in a social and cultural field or a letter of motivation (1-2 pages) that states your enthusiasm to study at CBS and in Germany


CBS International Business School

The University’s campuses are located in world-famous cities with so much to do. You can experience delicious cuisines, hang out at lively social hotspots, access a plethora of shopping outlets, and enjoy famous tourist attractions.

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Visa requirements for CBS International Business School

Many international students will require a visa to study in Germany, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

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