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The Frankfurt School Admission Test (Business Test Methods)

As an alternative to the GMAT/GRE we offer the option to take an admission test with Frankfurt School with the support of our partner BT Methods upon request for qualified candidates (please state in the online application form).

The test lasts about 2 hours and consists of the Academic Aptitude module. This test is similar to the GMAT and is divided into different parts (Communication Analysis, Critical Thinking, Data Analysis, Data Interpretation)

More information, preparation material and sample questions can be found here: BT Methods

Note for impaired applicants and applicants with chronic diseases: So that we can advise and support you at an early stage (e.g. when applying for a disadvantage compensation in form of a time extension), please contact us or the representative for disabled and chronically ill students promptly before the assessment centre. For more information, please visit our Health and Counseling Services website.

Further test details

Part 1: Communication Analysis

Contextual Understanding
Summary and Inference

Analysis of passages through the lens of gauging the main themes, relevant points and logical inferences.

15 questions

30 minutes

Part 2:              Critical Thinking

Logical Reasoning
Information Completeness

Managing the components of a logic problem to either deliver a definitive answer to a question or simply determine its solvability

15 questions

30 minutes

Part 3:
Data Analysis

Problem Solving
Algebraic  Mathematics

Fluency and efficiency in use of business-relevant mathematics.

15 questions

30 minutes

Part 4:
Data Interpretation

Mathematical Caselets
Information Completeness (Quant)

Data Significance testing through both standard mathematical logic questions, and multiple linked mini case questions where arithmetic and algebra are tested in the context of a business scenario.

15 questions

30 minutes


To register for our test individually online you can select this option within your online application and submit your application. Selected candidates will then be offered the online test. You will receive more information once we have registered you for the test. Please note: a fee of USD 100 applies.