Admission

We look forward to learning about you through your application to Estonian Business School. Here you will find a detailed explanation of the admission process to EBS and admission requirements. First-year applicants and transfer students both have to go through the admission process. We advise you to pay attention to the requirements and deadlines.

Admission information

 

 

Admission & FAQ

All the admission information and frequently asked questions can be found here.
Country specific requirements Here you will find a detailed explanation of country-specific requirements
How to apply?

Find the step-by-step guide for applying here.

Online consultations

If you would like to receive more information about the admission process before applying, then sign-up for a personal online consultation. The online consultations take place twice a month.

We encourage you to register if:

  • You have questions about EBS application process that prevents you from applying;
  • You doubt whether your previous education and/or work experience is compatible with your chosen study programme
  • You are choosing between several study programmes and want more information or support to make the right choice
  • You want more information about the organisation of studies or the financing of studies

Register for the consultation

 

Important dates
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The start of admission round for the study year 2024/2025

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APPLICATION DEADLINE- INTERNATIONAL

The application deadline for EU, USA, Canada, Japan, Turkey, Ukraine and Kazakhstan applicants in DreamApply for the study year 2024/2025.

The application deadline for non-EU applicants is closed. The next admission round starts in February 2025

 

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APPLICATION DEADLINE - ESTONIA & FINLAND

The application deadline in SAIS and DreamApply. Admission interviews take place at EBS Tallinn campus.

Application deadlines

DeadlineS

For applicants from
1 February – 1 April Application period for non-EU citizens
1 February – 1 June Application period for citizens EU/EEA countries, Ukraine, and non-EU applicants, who are residing in Estonia on a legal basis
1 February – 4 July Application period for Finnish citizens
Middle of August Start of studies for master's students
August 26-30 Introweek and start of studies for bachelor's students

Bachelor's programmes

 

Read about programmes

Bachelor's studies requirements

The suitable applicant meets the following requirements:

  • Submits online application in DreamApply;
  • Holds a higher secondary education degree or an equivalent qualification;
  • Holds sufficient proficiency in English (B2);
    • A list of accepted internationally recognised language tests are provided below; 
  • Demonstrates their motivation, ambition and argumentation skills in a catchy application;
  • Completes the admission interview at EBS.

Programme requirements                                                                                                           

              

International business 

administraTion

ImPACTFUL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Education Higher secondary education  or equivalent Higher secondary education  or equivalent
Programme requirements  

Mathematics results

English language requirement, B2*

          
            

English language requirement, B2*

 

Admission interview Yes Yes
Study language English English
Nominal studies             

3 years

            

3 years

            

Start of studies

            
            

Autumn semester

            

Autumn semester

Study format             

Daytime studies, Tallinn:

Mon-Friday 8.30-17.15

according to the schedule

            
            

Daytime studies, Tallinn:

Tue-Thursday 8.30-17.15

according to the schedule

            
Specialisation

Marketing and Communication;

Finance and Accounting

 

36 ECTS of electives in EBS or

in partner university abroad

            
Application

Admissions for English programmes starts

February 1st 2024

Admissions for English programmes starts

February 1st 2024

  Apply in DreamApply Apply in DreamApply

Master's programmes

MA programmes

Let’s create a better world together! EBS’s innovative MA programmes prepare managers to solve the challenges of the future. In addition to making a profit, the need to deal with social, environmental and economic problems has become an inevitable part of entrepreneurship. Our top-notch specialisations, which are taught by top-tier faculty and established industry professionals, allow you to master a chosen field of business management.


Our MA programmes add value to your bachelor’s degree by deepening and widening your academic knowledge, further developing your analytical thinking, and improving your professional, leadership and team-related skills. As a graduate of an MA programme, you are a forward-looking, ambitious and entrepreneurial leader with the necessary business and professional skills. 

MBA programmes

The MBA programme is suitable for you if you do not come from a business studies background and you have at least three years of management or team-lead experience. We will provide you with skills, tools, knowledge, and confidence to make informed decisions in the challenging technology-driven global business setting.  We work with real-life examples in a team-centered learning and teaching setting.

 

 

Read about programmes

Master's studies requirements

The suitable applicant meets the following requirements:

  • Bachelor degree or an equivalent qualification;

  • Holds sufficient proficiency in English (B2);
    • A list of accepted internationally recognised language tests are provided below; 
  • Demonstrate their motivation and drive in a catchy application;
  • Completes admission interview at EBS.

One-year programmes              

  One year MBA Leading Digitalisation and
Navigating the Start-Up Economy
Leveraging Green Economy Innovation
Previous education Non-business master's degree, 240 ECTS bachelor's degree or an equivalent qualification             

Bachelor's or master's degree 
or an equivalent qualification

            
Bachelor's or master's degree 
or an equivalent qualification
Admission interview             

Yes

            
Yes Yes
English requirement             

English language requirement, B2*

            

English language requirement, B2*

            

English language requirement, B2*        

Programme requirements             

 3 years of management or team-lead experience

            

 3-years of relevant work experience

            

 3-years of relevant work experience

Study language English English English
Nominal time 1 year (60 ECTS) 1 year (75 ECTS) 1 year (75 ECTS)
Start of studies Autumn semester  Autumn semester
Autumn semester
            
Study format

Every second week
Fri-Sat 10.00-17.15

Every second week
Thu-Sat 10.00-17.15

      

final schedule depends on

the chosen specialisations*

Every second week

Thus-Sat 10.00-17.15

 

final schedule depends on

the chosen specialisations*

Admissions

Admissions for English programmes

starts February 1st 2024

Admissions for English programmes

starts February 1st 2024

Admissions for English programmes

starts February 1st 2024

  Apply in DREAMAPPLY Apply in DreamApply Apply in DreamApply

Two-year programmes              

  Two year MBA MA Business innovation in the new economy
Previous education             

Non-business 180 ECTS bachelor degree or
an equivalent qualification

            
 Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Management or equivalent is required
Admission interview Yes Yes
English requirement             

English language requirement, B2*

            

English language requirement, B2*        

Programme requirements             

 3 years of management or team-lead experience

            

Reflection paper, 1A4

Study language English English
Nominal time 2 years 2 years
Start of studies Autumn semester
Autumn semester
            
Study format

Every second week
Fri-Sat 10.00-17.15

      

final schedule depends
on the chosen microdegrees*

Every second week

Thus-Sat 10.00-17.15

          

the final schedule depends
on the chosen specialisations*

Admissions

Admissions for English programmes

starts February 1st 2024

Admissions for English programmes

starts February 1st 2024

  Apply in DreamApply Apply in DreamApplyAnchor

    Proof of sufficient language level

    For equal evaluation, we ask the candidates to present an internationally recognised English language test, so that results could be comparable. A list of suitable internationally recognised language test are provided below. We do not accept any other internationally recognised language test.

     

    Requirements for internationally recognised language tests:    

    • TOEFL iBT score 87 
      • Please note that the TOEFL test result is valid 2 years!
    • IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing Service) 5.5 with or above in each individual component.
      • Please note that the IELTS test result is valid 2 years!
    • Cambridge test FCE (CAE; CPE are suitable as well)

    The internationally recognised test of English may be replaced by: 

    • Completion of previous educational level in a country where the English language is spoken as mother tongue. EBS waves requirement only for the following countries: USA, UK, Ireland, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand.
    • Completion of the previous level of education taught fully in English in EU/EEA member states.
          Please note that the transcript of the record must include that studies were conducted fully in English.
    • Other countries have to present an internationally recognized language test even if the student studied previously in the English language.

    EBS reserves a right to waive the requirements based on previous experience with applicants from different countries.