Application Procedure

Do you want to apply for one of our Master´s programs?

Please read the explanation given below. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

As we have a rolling application process, applications can be submitted throughout the whole year. However, for an intake in the same year we recommend to submit the application until June, especially if a visa is required.

Ms. Katrin OlböterHECTOR School, KIT
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Ms. Katrin Olböter

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1. Submission of the Application

Complete your application on our online application portal. Before starting the application process, we recommend you to have the following documents at hand:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates (e.g. Bachelor certificate, transcript of records, diploma supplement) 
  • Passport photograph
  • Job reference (official letter of your current employer that states your position and how long you have been working there; signed by CEO or HR manager) 
  • Letter of recommendation regarding your skills (e.g. by your employer, former employer, or former professor)
  • English language proficiency
    English language proficiency is required, e.g. English as mother tongue or test certificate (e.g. TOEFL score of at least 570 PBT; 230 CBT; 90 iBT or IELTs at least 6,5 points) or appropriate proof of C1 level.
  • Optionally, other documents proving your qualification
  • Declaration of financial support

2. Review of Your Application by the Admissions Office

Upon receipt of your application, a confirmation will be sent. Your documents will then be reviewed by the admissions office and if approved, you will receive suggestions regarding the day and time of the interview.

3. Interview With a Program Director

One of the directors of the master program you applied for will interview you for 30 minutes at the HECTOR School or via the phone. After a positive evaluation, another 30-minute interview will take place at the HECTOR School or over the phone, in which the managing director of the HECTOR School will ask you for your motivation and possible further development.


Based on your application documents and the HECTOR School interviews, and in accordance with the admissions regulations, the admissions committee will decide on an internal ranking of the applicants. Immediately after the meeting of the admissions committee, you will receive a status report confirming your successful application.

Altogether, the process from receiving your application until the final decision of admission is completed within 6 weeks.