International Business
and Entrepreneurship (MIBE)

Required Documents

Educational Documents

Language Test Result in English

  • A language test result in English with at least the minimum score required
    • TOEFL iBT 80 
    • IELTS Academic 6.0
    • PTE Academic 54
    • C1 Advanced by Cambridge English Qualifications Grade C
    • C2 Proficiency by Cambridge English Qualifications Grade C

Electronic Test Result Made Available to LUT

To be able to accept your test result, we must be able to electronically verify it from the test result database - so remember to either

  • Request the test organiser to make your test result electronically available to Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT
    • IELTS Academic, TOEFL Academic

  • Make it available to Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT from your own test account
    • PTE Academic, C1 Advanced and C2 Prociency by Cambridge English Qualifications

Validity for the Language Test

  • Test result must be valid on December 2, 2019 i.e. on the first day of the application period
  • Validity for 2 years from the date of taking the test

When a Language Test Result is Not Required?

GMAT or GRE General Test Result (if applicable)

When applying to this programme with a

  • Degree in a field other than Business Administration, completed in a Finnish University of Sciences
  • Degree in a field other than Business Administration, completed in a University outside of Finland

you are required to provide either GMAT or GRE General Test with the following minimum required score/s to be eligible to apply:

Further information: Required Documents > GMAT and GRE General Tests

Programme-Specific Documents

  • Letter of Motivation (max. 500 words)
    Please explain why you wish to study especially in this Master's Programme; how you have carefully thought through that your strong points are related to the programme (please give examples) and how completing the programme would support your career plans in the future.
  • Document/s to prove your international experience
    If having international experience, you are able to get a maximum of 3 points for it as one element for the Letter of Motivation (included in the total points of 10 for the Letter of Motivation). Please upload the appropriate certificates / documents to your Online Application Form to prove your international experience.

Other Documents

  • Copy of your passport (ID page)
    Or, a copy of your official ID card indicating the nationality
    No official certification required.
  • Copy of your Finnish Residence Permit Card
    For the ones already residing in Finland and having one .  
    No official certification required.
  • Official Statement for Grading Scale (when applicable)
    If there is no official website to be indicated on the application form to verify the grading scale, the information must be included in the Transcript of Records.
    If not, a separate official document describing the grading scale is required. Please see the required details for this official document at
    official requirements for Transcript of Records & what to do when there are elements missing?

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