ITB Consulting

• works in a scientifically sound way

• has been developing tests for more than 40 years

• is the developer of the TMS and the TestAS

ITB Consulting

The developer of the TM-BASE

ITB Consulting was founded forty years ago as the Institut für Test- und Begabungsforschung (Institute for Test Development and Talent Research). ITB looks back on many years of experience in the development of a wide range of tests for determining talents, abilities and potentials. For decades, universities in Germany and abroad have been using ITB tests for the selection of applicants. These tests are also used as a means of advising school pupils on university study options. Apart from the TM-BASE, ITB develops – for example – the Test für medizinische Studiengänge (TMS), the Bucerius Law School selection procedure, the admissions test for the Universität Sankt Gallen and – in cooperation with the Gesellschaft für akademische Studienvorbereitung und Testentwicklung – the Test for Academic Studies (TestAS) for applicants from outside Europe. Some 30,000 applicants take ITB admission tests every year.

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The registration phase for the test dates in 2019 has started on 8 January. Early registration is recommended so that you will be able to take the test at your preferred location and time.

The registration phase for the test date on 29 June 2019 ends on 11 June!

Dates, deadlines and test locations are stated here.

As of the winter semester 2019/2020 the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences is considerin the results of the TM-BASE for its Masters' Programme Accounting and Finance (M.Sc.).

Important: If you want to apply for this programme you need to take the TM-BASE in English.

The prognostic power of TM-BASE has been proven in a scientific study with 247 master’s graduates. The test result predicts the final grade very well: The correlation between the test result and the final grade is r = .44.

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