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EBS Business School


Oestrich-Winkel, Germany


An excellent education is a worthwhile investment that will pay off many times over throughout life. Since its inception in 1971 as the first private higher education institution for business studies in Germany, EBS Business School has stood for academic excellence teaching and research, for innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.

EBS Business School is one of three faculties at EBS Universität, which along with EBS Law School and EBS Executive School has a total enrolment of approximately 2,000 students, doctoral candidates and exchange students. EBS Business School is situated among the vineyards of the Rheingau, just outside the rural town of Oestrich-Winkel, which is in the heart of the scenic Rhine-Main-Region but in close proximity with easy access to the vibrant cities of Wiesbaden (the capital of the state of Hesse), Mainz and Frankfurt, the financial metropolis of continental Europe with more than 430 national and international financial institutions including the European Central Bank.

Academic Areas of Expertise/Focus:

Finance, Accounting, Controlling & Taxation; Management & Economics; Marketing


BCom or MBA

Available Spots:

4 semester spots/academic year

Special Admission Requirements:

Due to policies in place at EBS, the exchange program to this destination is not open to students originally from or with German citizenship.

Approximate Term Dates:

Semester 1: late August - December

Semester 2: mid January - May

Summer Program Option:

EBS Summer Session


Full-time Course Load: minimum 20 ECTS and maximum 30 ECTS + 1 language course/semester (equivalent to 10-15 UofA credits)

Language(s) of Instruction: English
*Assuming sufficient language skills, exchange student are able to take a mix of English & German taught courses

Course Restrictions: EBS is a specialized business and management university. No courses are offered in other areas


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