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Admissions examination

Admission practices for students with international credentials

ITB admissions examination

Our admission practices for students with international credentials are oriented toward swissuniversities Best Practices. When equivalence to swissuniversities Best Practices cannot be determined, prospective students are required to take an entrance exam.

The admissions examination is conducted by ITB. It is held online and does not require on-site attendance. To ensure that this test is what you need to be admitted to FHNW School of Business please contact our admissions office.

  • Length 2 hours, 60 tasks
  • Test components
    • Quantitative problems: quantitative and math skills
    • Figural problems: reasoning and cognitive skills
    • Text analysis: text comprehension
    • Graphs and tables: data comprehension and interpretation

Register for the admissions examination

Test Dates

  • 22.04.2023 (registration open until 05.04.2023)
  • 20.05.2023 (registration open until 03.05.2023)
  • 24.06.2023 (registration open until 07.06.2023)
  • 25.11.2023 (registration open until 08.11.2023)

Oral Component

The ITB-Business (English) exam will be complemented by a recorded online interview. Once we have received your application and ITB-Business (English) exam results, you will receive an invitation for a 5–6-minute recorded interview.