Students from non-partner universities from outside of the European Union who wish to come for a short-term study stay of up to one academic year might be accepted as “Free-movers”. These students can come to IBA to complete selected semesters.


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The admission of a “Free-mover” is at the discretion of the individual programme management, including acceptance conditions and tuition fee. Participating students may be awarded course credits enabling them to continue/complete a degree at their home institution but will not normally be eligible for a degree at IBA. 

As Free-mover student you can choose the following programme:

AP Degree in Marketing Management

Please note: you have to choose one semester. It is not possible to choose different subjects from different study programmes/semesters. Furthermore, it is not possible to choose the internship semester. 

Application checklist

The following documents must be included in your application to the IBA

  • Application form
  • CV/resumé in English
  • Transcript of records
  • Dokumentation for English lauguage skills
  • Copy of passport

Language policy

As a free-mover student you must have a high level of English. The study programmes, which you can choose between are taught in English, and we do not offer additional lessons in English.

We do not demand an official language test, but we expect applicants to have a level equivalent to the level required from full time students.

You can read more about the English language requirements under the relevant study programme. 

Application deadlines

Autumn Semester: March 15

Spring Semester: October 1

Further information

You can find further information about housing, visa/residence permit, and life/study at IBA in Kolding under Information for international students.

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  • Alla Rozova
    Alla Rozova
    International Coordinator, Recruitment & Admission, Outgoing Student and Staff Mobility
  • Ildikó Antal
    Ildikó Antal
    Director, IBA International & Confucius Institute