Application and requirements

The programme takes place in Beijing, China, and admits both Danish and international students with a bachelor's degree (BSc) in Economics and Business Administration or equivalent to it. If your bachelor’s programme is not Economics and Business Administration but is related, you can still apply for admission. Applicants with an equivalent Danish or foreign degree at a similar level may be qualified for admission and will be individually assessed.

Motivation letter

All applicants must upload a motivation letter in the Application Portal (max. 1 page in English). In the motivation letter you must state why you would like to join this programme. Furthemore, highlight your qualifications and relevant work and/or study experiences that make you a qualified and suitable candidate for this programme.

For information about the application process, deadlines, tuition fee, scholarship etc. please see How to apply to Aalborg University.

EU and NON-EU students may be required to pay tuition fee

Please check the Sino-Danish Center FAQ website for further information. You may contact The Sino-Danish Center if your questions concerning tuition fee are not answered on their website.


The master’s programme in Economics and Business Administration/Innovation Management in Beijing, China offers a limited number of seats and admission to the programme is highly competitive. This means that not all applicants who apply for admission before deadline and meet the admission requirements are secured student places. The programme expects to offer 15 student places.


Achieved qualifications and the grade point average for ECTS credits obtained during the qualifying bachelor's degree at the time of application.

Official English language requirements

Applicants applying for Master's programmes at Aalborg University must submit results of an IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge test with the below mentioned minimum scores:

Danish B level in English compares to:

IELTS (academic test). 6.5 overall band score
TOEFL (internet-based): Minimum score: 85
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency (CPE): 180 / level C1
Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): 180 / grade C
ECPE: Passed test including certificate

Read more about language requirements

Application Deadline

This programme only offers September intake. Deadline for applying is 1st March

You must apply digitally via the online application portal. Please read the application procedures before applying.


Application procedures

How to apply

When you apply for a Master's programme at Aalborg University, you have to use the Application Portal which is a national Danish digital application system in which the entire application process is handled.

Please note that some of the programmes offered may be subject to restricted admission. That means that the individual programmes may have a limited number of student places. Information on the programmes affected and the exact number of places offered will be available shortly when finally clarified.

Learn more about how to apply