Admission and application IMMIT

Please feel free to contact us, with any personal queries about the program, scholarships, admissions and enrollment. You can contact us before, during or even after you submit your application. Our international team will be glad to answer all your questions and provide you with detailed practical information!

Please note that all questions regarding IMMIT - including those of students from Tilburg University - will be directed to Ms. Catharina Fery of IAE Aix-en-Provence.

a) Check your eligibility

Admissions requirements

1. Educational background/diplomas

Applicants need to meet the following admission criteria:

  • The IMMIT program is open to students with a Bachelor’s or equivalent undergraduate degree (180 ECTS) either in Management, Economics, Business Administration or in Computer Science/Information System. Students with an engineering degree can be admitted if their previous education includes IT and information systems.
  • A satisfactory scholastic average, a minimum of 3.0 (B) grade-point average (7/10), in course work completed during the Bachelor’s degree.
  • Students in the last year of their Bachelor's studies can also apply for admission. The Selection Committee can tentatively admit the student based on a transcript of his/her academic record and the expected date of graduation, together with an official letter from their home university stating that the student will have completed the degree in due time.
  • The IMMIT program is primarily aimed at fresh Bachelor's graduates with no more than a few years work experience. Based on our experiences, the program content may be less relevant for those applicants with a substantial amount of work experience.

2. GRE General Test or GMAT test score

It is compulsory for this program to submit an official copy of your GMAT test or your GRE test score.

  • The average GMAT score of accepted students is 600.
  • On the GRE test, our incoming students usually score above the 75% percentile on the quantitative section.
  • Students with a relevant Bachelor degree from one of the partner institutions of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management, IAE Aix-en-Provence and Turku University do not need to submit the GMAT/GRE test score.
  • In addition, students with a relevant Bachelor degree from one of the 3 participating universities or from a Dutch research university, may also apply without submitting the GRE or GMAT test.
  • For all other applicants, the GRE or GMAT test is compulsory. In case of doubts, please send an email to:

3. English language proficiency

An adequate knowledge of English is required. If you are required an English proficiency test, then include an official copy of one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • Academic IELTS (min. 6.5 overall/6.0 on parts).
  • TOEFL (min. paper based: 575, computer based: 233, internet based: 90).
  • Cambridge Proficiency.

You are only exempt from doing an English test if you are a citizen of, or if you had your university education in English for at least three years in one of the following countries: Australia, Canada (with the exception of Quebec), New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland and the United States of America. For all other countries, the English test is compulsory.

b) Consider the deadlines

Please make sure that your complete application package for the IMMIT program is uploaded in our online application system before the deadline. There is no need to send us hard copies of your application package by courier or by registered post at this stage.

Application deadlines for the IMMIT program starting in August:

1 June for both EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA candidates.

c) Follow the application procedure

Step 1: Prepare your application package

The IMMIT Admission Board will start the assessment of your application only after receiving the complete set of the following documents:

Required documents

  • A clear copy of your passport. This copy should be in English, stating your full names, date of birth and place of birth.
  • A certified copy (with the official stamp of either the school or the Dutch Embassy) of your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, including a transcript of all records/list of grades. If you have not obtained your diploma yet, please enclose a certified copy of your most recent transcript of records/list of grades.
    Certified copies are official copies of an original document. The Dutch Embassy or Consulate in your home country can issue them upon presentation of the original document. In some countries, the city hall, notaries and banks are allowed to certify as well. Also certified copies by your home university are accepted.
  • A short description of all the courses that you have taken during your (under)graduate studies that you think are relevant for applying to IMMIT. You may write these descriptions yourself or copy them from your university’s study guide (if possible).
  • An official copy of the GRE General test results (code for GRE: 0730) ór the GMAT test results (code for GMAT: VMV-LT-02).
  • If you are required to take an English proficiency test (see the admission requirements above), then include a true copy either of the Academic IELTS, or TOEFL results. The TOEFL code is 9860.
  • Statement of purpose or motivation letter (max. 2 pages A4).
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Optional: Two letters of recommendation (in English).

Extra documents in specific situations

  • A sworn translation into English of all your diplomas/certificates, transcripts of records/lists of grades and other documents, if these are not already in English, Dutch, French, Finnish or German.
  • Chinese applicants require a Nuffic certificate to study in the Netherlands. For this certificate, only the IELTS test score is accepted. You can apply for the Nuffic certificate during your first semester of the program.

Step 2: Apply in the online application system (Top Apply)

In order to complete your application, please create an account on the website of IAE Aix-en-Provence.*

In this system you can upload your:

  • Motivation letter and CV
  • Results of TOEFL and GMAT/GRE**
  • Transcript of records
  • Diploma
  • Passport copy

Within this system you can also send electronic requests to the people that will write your academic and professional recommendations. We recommend to use this function in order to guarantee the confidentiality and authenticity of their references.

* This is also the procedure for students with a Tilburg University bachelor degree

** Students with a bachelor from Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management do not need to include a GMAT/GRE score.

Step 3: Admissions Committee's decision

The IMMIT Admission Board will review all incoming applications on a case-by-case basis. An interview is part of the selection procedure as well. Within 4 to 6 weeks after receiving your complete application package, you will receive the admission decision of the IMMIT Admission Board by email.

In case of positive admissions decision, you will receive a (conditional) promisory note.

  • Conditionally accepted means that you are admitted to the Master's program, provided that you send the originals or certified copies of your documents.
  • Once you decide to accept the offer, you should send all the original/certified copies of the required documents.

Step 4: Confirm your enrollment

After your registration in Studielink, you will be notified by Tilburg University and need to confirm this registration before you can start with the program.

Do you have any questions?

Please feel free to contact us for your personal queries about the program, admission and enrollment.

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