2023 International College: Double Degree (3+1) at Hochschule Bremerhaven, Germany

The International College of King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok (IC-KMUTNB) and Hochschule Bremerhaven – University of Applied Sciences, Germany (HSBHV), is opening for the Double Degree 3+1 Programme.

Tracks and Number of Participants of Academic Year 2023

• Track 1: [5 spots] B.B.A. International Trade and Business Logistics at International College, KMUTNB + B.A. Betriebswirtschaftslehre (= Business Administration) at HSBHV, Germany

• Track 2: [5 spots] B.B.A. International Trade and Business Logistics at International College, KMUTNB + B.A. Cruise Tourism Management at HSBHV, Germany

*The final decision will be made by the Joint Committee of Hochschule Bremerhaven and International College of KMUTNB. The Joint Committee’s decision is final. *

For International College students under this program, the study will be 3 years at home university (KMUTNB, Thailand) and 1 year at host university (HSBHV, Germany). Successful graduates of this program will be awarded Double Degree from both universities.

Details of the Program for students of International College, KMUTNB
1. For ITBL students, they will spend Semester 1 – 6 at KMUTNB and Semester 7-8 at HSBHV
2. While studying at HSBHV, the ITBL students must completed their Bachelor Thesis under joint-supervision of HSBHV and International College, KMUTNB lecturers.
3. Only courses approved by both universities may be enrolled and transferred to obtain double degree at both universities. Unapproved courses will not be considered for the transfer.
4. Courses and Credits taken at HSBHV will be counted for the graduation result of ITBL students and will be included in their GPAX. Result will also be taken to consider awarding of honor degree.
5. Language of teaching and Bachelor Thesis writing at both universities is “English”
6. HSBHV will organize a Basic German Language class for ITBL students without additional fee.

Financial matters:
1. ITBL students pay their usual tuition fee to KMUTNB at 60,000 THB per semester.
2. Tuition fee is waived at HSBHV.
3. Under German laws, both local and foreign students at all higher education institutions are required to pay a “Semester Contribution”. This is a contribution to student services. In return, students will be able to enjoy student discount and privileges such as discount meal at canteens, free semester ticket for public transportation within the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen area (Bremen and Bremerhaven) and include transportation from Free Hanseatic City of Bremen to some major cities like Hamburg. Students can also take advantage of the discount for gym, museum, and sport events. The amount is about 300-400 EURO per semester. The updated amount will be given year by year by HSBHV.
4. Students must be responsible for their personal expenses: passport, VISA, health insurance, accommodation, textbook, and other personal spending.
5. Students must also provide proof of sufficient funds allocated for 1 year of living and studying in Germany as required by the German Immigration Policy when they apply for VISA.
6. Arrangement of accommodation is the responsibility of the students. The HSBHV’s International Office will provide recommendations and some assistance in renting suitable accommodation. Price varies based on type and number of amenities.

Criteria for Candidacy
1. ITBL students Code 63
2. GPAX (Semester 1 – 5) at 3.00 and upper
3. No standing F, W, or untaken course left by their 6ᵗʰ Semester at KMUTNB
4. Language Requirement
                        • Minimum IELTS 6.0 is required for Track 1 [B.B.A. International Trade and Business Logistics + B.A. Betriebswirtschaftslehre (= Business Administration)]
                        • Minimum IELTS 6.5 is required for Track 2 [B.B.A. International Trade and Business Logistics + B.A. Cruise Tourism Management]
                        *Remark* IELTS result must be submitted with the application by 1 February 2023. The result will be used as a preliminary indicator of language skills.
         Hochschule Bremerhaven will take into account of overall performance of the students along with language proficiency of the candidate and reserve the right to accept or reject candidates.
5. Students must be able to finance all expenses occur during their study. Parents or Guardian must also approve to take care of the expenses.
6. Applicants must show their intension to join the candidacy by enrolling in the following courses earlier than usual.
                        • Co-Operative Education (Summer Semester of Academic Year 2022)
7. Must be a person of good character as representative of the International College and KMUTNB
8. The decision of the International College and Hochschule Bremerhaven is finite with no further contest.

The application form must be submitted by 1 February 2023.
                          • A completed application form with form of consent from parent / guardian
                          • Resume
                          • IETLS result according to the requirement of each track
                          • Essay : “How this Double Degree will open my door in an unpredictable world?”. 600 –700 Words



2023 International College: Double Degree (3+1) announcement

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