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Admission

BSc in Business Information Technology

Since 01.09.2022 the new regulations entered into force.

The most important changes for studying at FHNW School of Business are:

  •     An entrance examination is now required for most tertiary B degrees.
  •     In the case of a second degree or a change of degree programme, sufficient credits must still be available.
EducationAdmission requirementAdditional work experience (1)
  • Professional Baccalaureate, commercial or technical
  • Commercial School (with Professional Baccalaureate)
yesnone
  • Other Professional Baccalaureate
  • General Baccalaureate (2)
  • International Baccalaureate (4)
  • Specialised Middle School Baccalaureate
  • German University of Applied Sciences Entry Diploma entitling studies in all federal states of Germany (5)
  • Higher Vocational School
yes12 months
  • Higher Vocational School of Business Information Technology (HFWI) Diploma
acceptance of credits subject to study regulations 
  • Foreign Certificate
on request (3)12 months
  • Federal PET Diplomas
Entrance exam
  • Transfer from Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences
determination of equivalence 

1) Work experience must include a predominantly commercial or technical activity and have taken place after completion of upper secondary education.

2) Baccalaureate certificates obtained outside Switzerland are accepted if granted access to Swiss universities without examination.

3) For international students: The entrance examinations are held in English. Subjects: English, Business Studies, Accounting, Mathematics. Registration Deadline: End of January.

4) Accepted, if in final diploma 32 out of 42 points achieved (without bonus points) as well as 6 subjects from the IB group list. At least 3 subjects have to be at Higher Level (one of these being a mathematics or natural sciences subject).

5) A minimum grade of 2.5 is required.

You do not need to submit a language certificate for the BSc in Business Information Technology. However, for successful studies we recommend that you have already reached the level of at least B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) in all language skills before starting your studies.

Secure your study place now!

We recommend early registration until April 30 so that we can guarantee your place in the programme.

Registration BSc in Business Information Technology