Test for programmes
in business, economics and social sciences

Discover academic potential for business, economics and social sciences

ITB-Business is a subject-specific study aptitude test developed according to the international standards of psychological aptitude diagnostics. It consists of the following modules which have proven to predict study success:

  • Quantitative Problems
  • Figural Problems
  • Analysing Texts
  • Graphs and Tables


Duration: 2 hours, 60 exercises

Test languages: English, French and German

Implementation: Online in test centers, on campus or online-proctored at home.

Participation fee:  90 Euro (including VAT),  140 Euro for late registrations.

Why do organisations use ITB-Business?

Proven test modules for the prediction of study success

Quantitative problems

measures quantitative skills and assumes a basic knowledge of mathematics.

Figural problems

consists of matrices that test reasoning in the figurative domain and general cognitive skills.

Analysing Texts

measures text comprehension and critical thinking using subject-related texts from the field of study.

Graphs and tables

measures competence in understanding illustrations and diagrams on various topics in the field of study, critical thinking, quantitative abilities and data literacy.

For more information regarding test development, implementation and evaluation
download the procedural notes:

Test Dates 2024

Registration for Test Dates in 2024 will open on 03.01.2024 at 9:00 am (CET)

Test DateRegistration DeadlineLate Registration Period
24.02.2024 24.01.2024, 12:00 noon07.02.2024
27.04.202427.03.2024, 12:00 noon10.04.2024
25.05.202424.04.2024, 12:00 noon08.05.2024
29.06.202429.05.2024, 12:00 noon12.06.2024
30.11.202430.10.2024, 12:00 noon13.11.2024

Only test appointments with free places are displayed in the registration portal. Your results will be available for download in your user account no later than ten days after the test!

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