In order to ensure that we have a great selection of students that have passion for exchange and are willing to contribute to the event as well as sharing the passion for mutual inspiration to learn from each other and to grow on one another, students undergo a rigorous multi-stage selection process to be invited to the MBA World Summit.


To qualify, MBA students must be first or second year full-time MBA students, on a deferred enrollment program for  an MBA (eg. 2+2 or 1+1), Executive MBA students as well as postgraduate MBA students have the possibility of participating in the MBA World Summit up to one year after the final graduation.

Application Process

1. Paper Screening

  • Go to
  • Answer some general questions about yourself:
    • What do you expect from the MBA World Summit 2018?
    • What can you contribute to the MBA World Summit 2018?
    • (optional: Description of your Summit Laboratory Session)
  • Upload your CV. (max. 3MB, pdf, doc, docx and txt)
  • Transfer the application handling fee. (Early Bird: 42EUR / Lucky Bird: 51EUR / Late Bird: 60EUR)
  • Final Deadline: Nov 30th 23:59 GMT


2. Qualifying Round

  • (Instructions will be send via email)
  • Qualifying round will be between Dec 4th - Dec 29th 2017


3. Final Selection

  • No ratios are being applied
  • Notifications by Jan 26th 2018

MBA World Summit 2018 in Cape Town



Applications Are Open Now

Good luck with your application!