Application procedure for international students
Applications for Academic Year 2021-2022 are now open!
You will need to fill out our online application form. You will then be contacted by IBC-M to make arrangements for your entry exam and interview.
2. Entry Exam & Interview
IBC-M conducts entry exams and interviews to ensure the quality and English language skills of our students.
Students applying from abroad will also need to demonstrate their English language and Math skills as part of the admissions process.
In order to apply for a place at IBC-M, you will need to provide:
- A letter of motivation written in English. The letter should give some information about your background, interests, and explain why you would like to study at IBC-M.
- An official transcript of your grades in Maths and English from secondary school. IBC-M requires that you have achieved a pass (Grade D and above, or equivalent) in both Maths and English.
- A certificate of English Language proficiency from an internationally recognized assessor, IELTS or TOEFL. You must be assessed at a minimum level of B2 or equivalent, in line with the Common European Framework Reference. Students who have already completed an international English (TOEFL or IELTS) with the below stated scores are exempt from the IBC-M Entry Exam (English Section). TOEFL iBT minimum score: 80, IELTS Academic minimum score: 5.5. The results you present must have been obtained within the last two years in order to be valid. If your score is below these requirements, you are still encouraged to apply for an exemption as all applications are evaluated on a per case basis. If all other criteria are met, you may be offered a place on the programme but may be required to attend additional English classes to ensure you meet the required standard.
- An interview, which will be conducted in English, over Skype.
These criteria are a common measure of the English and numerical skills and abilities of people from different educational backgrounds.
You must fulfill all of these criteria to a satisfactory level in order to be admitted to IBC-M. Admission is not guaranteed.
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Offer and Registration Fee
Based on an evaluation of the documentation provided, and your performance in the entry exam, you will be contacted and offered a place at IBC-M.
For new international students, the tuition fee is 2500.00€/year. To secure your place, you will need to pay a 1,000.00€ registration fee. You can make the payment via bank transfer. IBC-M’s banking details are:
Account holder: IBCM
Bank: NLB Bank, Kosovo
Account number: 17-07-0177000106.03
This figure includes the price of all examinations, the majority of learning materials, and the first exam re-sit if required. The tuition fee is fixed for 3.5 years. After successfully passing the IBC-M entry exam, students will be asked to pay a 1,000.00€ registration fee that will be discounted from your tuition fee for the first year.
For more information, please contact the Students Service office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. VISA application
As an international student, you will need to apply for a VISA in order to study in Kosovo. Check the following details for more information: Visa Guidelines.
Please note that IBC-M cannot cover the costs of flights or VISA applications.