FAQ

Register on our new application tool on apply.world-business-dialogue.com. Set up your personal account, network with all other registered students and follow the depicted application process to apply for the upcoming World Business Dialogue during our application periods. Keep up with us on Facebook to get the latest news on our application periods!

Students from all over the world are eligible to apply for the World Business Dialogue. There are no special requirements apart from being enrolled as a student in an educational institution. You will need your CV as well as a motivational letter.

Your letter should answer the following questions:

  1. Why do you want to take part in the Dialogue?
    • What can you contribute?
    • What are your expectations and benefits?
  2. In your opinion: what is a digital organization? Define it!

If you have already answered the mandatory questions and think there is an additional topic regarding your participation in the World Business Dialogue that you consider important, please feel free to share.

 

Please, try not to just repeat your resume. It would be great if you could give us something more.

Try to answer the questions in no more than one page in length, font size 12, single spacing.

We leave the rest to you. Be creative!

Yes, provided that only one year has passed by since your graduation (at the time the Dialogue takes place).

Students from any field of study can apply. The conference is not exclusive to only economics students.

1. Networking with companies, speakers and other top students

2. Gaining new insights about current and future topics

3. Sharing ideas on different topics and learning views from a multitude of cultures

4. Learning to apply your knowledge and to find solutions fast 

You can only receive a full sponsorship if you are selected for one of our Dialogue Projects.

Successful applicants will be put in teams of 5-7 students. Each team will be assigned to a topic from a company. The teams will work on this topic for three months leading up to the Dialogue Week at which their final results will be presented. This is an intensive cooperation between companies and students through online communication.  It is important for companies to get new insights from a “Gen Y” point-of-view and intercultural know-how. Students not only learn how to work in teams with different nationalities but also are exposed to top companies. It is an opportunity to prove their individual capabilities while learning from and being inspired by others. The Dialogue Projects are sponsored by the companies and therefore all travel costs to and from the conference will be covered as well as accommodation and the World Business Dialogue ticket.

Your field of study is what counts the most. Also, a big factor is your work experience and if you are currently in your Bachelor or Masters degree. As soon as we acquire Dialogue Projects, eligible Delegates will be contacted. 

Applicants  will receive an email confirming their successful application. Unsuccessful applicants will also receive an email to inform them of their unsuccessful application.

No, you may only apply once for the World Business Dialogue in 2018 until it is over. Next year, however, you can apply again when applications open for the World Business Dialogue in 2019.

All successfull applicants have received emails with the ticket prices for the 21st World Business Dialogue. Our prices usually range from 100 – 150 euros (without accomodation), depending on many factors such as the speakers we were able to invite, the convention setup and funding we were able to obtain. Please keep in mind that we are a non-profit organisation and that ticket prices will always be calculated to only cover our expenses and not to create profit.

All accepted delegates have been contacted with more information. If you are a successfull applicant and have not received your ticket information yet, please contact the International Relations department via email: apply@dialogue.team.

You have to apply for a Schengen visa. If you indicated accordingly in your application, you will receive an official Visa Invitation Letter to the 21st World Business Dialogue. We can get in touch with your embassy to assist your visa application.

You can promote your start-up by networking at the convention during the Dialogue Week. For further information send us your pitch to apply@dialogue.team and our IR department will get in contact with you.

The percentage breakdown differs from year to year. Most students though come from Asia and Europe. Due to data protection reasons, we unfortunately cannot share the exact percentages.

Please note only PDF documents will be able to be uploaded. The size of the documents should not exceed 5MB.

There is an option to select “other”. Please do so and in your CV and motivational letter note what your field of study and university is.

Unfortunately, once an application has been sent off it can no longer be edited, therefore please be careful and double check your info before sending off your application.

Please note that we live in different time zones to most of you. We will not be in the office 24/7.Your emails and messages will be read and answered within 24 hours .

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