IU-VNU would like to call for applicants (2nd and 3rd year students) for a full-semester exchange program at ESB School of Business, Reutlingen University in Germany. Exchange program at ESB offers undergraduate courses with a focus on International Operations Management (IOM). Outstanding students can apply for TL-Stiftung Scholarships with the value of 5,200 EUR/package.

Course description and program details can be found at: 

  • Time of enrollment (Winter semester): from 1 October 2023 to 7 February 2024

  • Application package requirement: 

Please export each document in PDF format and save as Full name – Type of document. Ex: Tran Van A – Transcript of Record (Scale 100).

  • CV (in English or German)
  • 2 latest transcript of records (scale 4 and scale 100) – Request at Office A2.708;
  • Motivational letter (about 500 words, clearly indicate you need financial support)
  • 2 letter of recommendations from full-time lecturers of IU-VNU;
  • Passport picture (300 x 400 pixels);
  • Scanned copy of passport with validity of at least 12 months;
  • Current certificate of enrolment at IU-VNU (CIM will support you with this if you are eligible for the exchange program).


  • Application information and deadline: 

Please submit your application to Center for International Mobility (CIM) on the online Portal at before 4 PM of 17 March 2023 (Friday).


  • Program costs:
    • Tuition fee: students only pay the tuition fee to IU-VNU before the start of exchange semester (for at least 14 credits/semester).
  • Living expenses: approx. 700-900 EUR/month (including rent).

  • TL-Stiftung Scholarship:
  • Target candidates
  • Applicants should be in the second or third year (not first or fourth year) at the university.
  • Applicants with financial difficulties who are interested in applying for an exchange semester at ESB Business School and cannot afford it.
  • Amount: 5,200 EUR/semester
  • Eligibility: Candidates should demonstrate a level of proficiency in English and have a suitable GPA:
  • Proof of language proficiency include test scores of 6.0 and above in IELTS and a minimum of 750 points in TOEIC or equivalent certification.
  • Have an overall GPA above 7.5 with no course under 6.0 (Physical training, Military Education or Political courses are not counted)
  • References from professors would raise your chances of being invited to an interview.


  • Procedure:
  • Step 1: You must be nominated by IU-VNU as an exchange student to ESB and TL-Stiftung Selection Committee.
    • Step 2: Eligible students will be invited to an interview section with TL-Stiftung’s representative.
    • Step 3: After the announcement of scholarship results, students may decide to continue or withdraw their application.
    • Step 4: Students will then receive an email from exchange coordinator at Reutlingen University including a link for online application on MoveON
    • Step 5: Submit all the required documents up on the online system.
  • Step 6:

Once your application has been completed and accepted, CIM will provide you with additional information about housing, available courses, important dates, etc. and send you a letter of acceptance in case you need to apply for a Visa.

Note: Should your application be successful; you will need to enroll in at least 3 courses as well as an additional German course.