Candidates for the double degree programme are to be selected by their home institution according to the selection criteria jointly defined and agreed upon by SGH and NOVASBE. Due to the higher workload compared to the ordinary Masters study tracks at the partner institutions, only highly qualified students shall be selected for the double degree programme. Each institution has the right to admit up to 5 students per year to the double degree programme, unless this number is varied by a mutual and written attachment to this agreement.
The host institution shall be granted access to any written application documents and protocols of selection procedures for the double degree programme . The host institution has the right to send a representative with advisory status to selection interviews of the home institution for the double degree programme. Joint selection interviews by both the home institution and host institution are encouraged, they shall be mandatory in the first year that the agreement is in force.
The double degree candidates must satisfy all admission requirements of the host institution, including language proficiency requirements. All double degree candidates must provide evidence of a satisfactory level of language proficiency according to the requirements of the Common European Framework (CEF):
Each institution reserves the right to require double degree candidates to complete the standard enrolment documents and to provide the results of any required entrance examinations. The host institution has the right to not accept a double degree candidate from the home institution for academic rationales or any other substantial reasons.