Admission Requirements & Deadlines
The program is for those who are passionate about business and looking for a bachelor degree that is directly applicable upon graduation. Our BBA students are open-minded and curious about how business operates all around the world. We select students who are committed to excellence and who have an affinity to BSL’s values and vision.
Am I eligible?
You are eligible to apply for the program if you have:
- successfully completed a high school diploma or equivalent,
- can meet our minimum English proficiency requirements (see below for details),
Note: Your application will only be considered once all documents below have been submitted, and the application fee of CHF 120 has been processed.
BSL Admissions Committee only reviews complete applications which include the following documents:
The application form (which includes terms and conditions) must be signed and completed.
Download the application form here.
Receipt of CHF 120 application fee - this can be paid online.
High school degree
The following are accepted:
- International Baccalaureate (minimum score 32)
- High School Diploma
- Swiss Maturité
- Swiss Professional Maturity (in commerce) ("Berufsmatura" / "Maturité professionnelle")
- German Abitur
- English “A” Levels (minimum of 2 “A” Levels, 3 recommended)
- French Baccalaureate or equivalent
Note: Foreign official degrees must be certified by a legal authority such as a Public Notary, with translation when necessary.
Complete list of the courses taken and grades earned by a student throughout a course.
Note: foreign official transcripts must be certified by a legal authority such as a Public Notary, with translation when necessary.
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
An up-to-date curriculum vitae/resume (overview of studies, relevant working experience if any and activities)
A motivation letter/essay highlighting your perspective on your professional future, the reasons why you wish to study business, why you believe BSL is the right school for you and your goals and experience as they relate to higher education.
Two recommendation letters (signed and printed on official letterhead paper) from school principals, school counsellors, teachers and/or employers. These letters should include, for example, your skills, dependability, personal character, contributions (to class or community) and accomplishments.
Proof of English proficiency
If English is not your first language, you need to provide the results of an English proficiency test such as an internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL IBT) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) taken no longer than 2 years prior to the application. An English proficiency test is required for international applicants who attended a non-English speaking school or work place.
Minimum requirements (only one test necessary):
- TOEFL IBT 80
- TOEFL CBT 550
- IELTS 6.0
A digital portrait photograph of yourself
Copy of ID
A copy of your passport or identity card
Copy of permit
A copy of your Swiss B/C permit, if applicable.