Apply to attend the World Business Dialogue 2015 in Cologne, Germany

Apply to attend the World Business Dialogue 2015 in Cologne, Germany

Final Deadline: October 5, 2014

Do you want to gain International Exposure? Apply to attend the World Business Dialogue which is the world’s largest international student-run business convention taking place from March 8th to 13th March 2015 in Cologne, Germany. Each year, the leaders of today and the leaders of tomorrow come together and join a cross-generational and cross-cultural discussion. It’s 100% student – 100% voluntary – 100% professional.

About the Dialogue Projects for Students

For three months, you and up to seven other Top-Students coming from all over the world will closely work together on a special problem pretended from one of the WBD Partner Companies. Your colleagues are matched by us depending on their qualification and the Companies’s needs.

Here is your profile:

  • Committed
  • Motivated
  • Powerful
  • Open-minded
  • Tolerant

As a result of their international Student’s pool, your colleagues will be a very versatile mix coming from different time zones and continents. Taking advantage of modern communication and collaboration platforms you are able to work together through the internet although you do all live in different time zones and continents.

Discover the next level of working together. Get the opportunity to gain an inside of a big enterprise and their workflow. Besides you lay the foundation of a collaboration after your Dialogue Project. This might be the base for your future recruitment.

Using your latest theoretical knowledge and the power of multiculturalism you will develop an innovative, made-to-measure solution for the given task.

Furthermore the Dialogue Project is your ticket to the Dialogue Week! The Dialogue Week is an economic convention taking place in Cologne from 08th – 13th March 2015. Your flight and accommodation is paid by your Dialogue Project Company. During the week you will finally meet your colleagues, are able to enjoy Cologne and get to know other Companies and Students.


  • Get the opportunity to take part in the Dialogue Week and discover Cologne in one unforgettable week
  • Meet a lot of international Students including your colleagues of your Dialogue Project
  • Flight and accommodation paid by your Dialogue Project Company
  • Get in touch with notable Companies in an innovative new way
  • Enjoy the chance to present the results of your Dialogue Project in front of the 250 Participants


  • Every student who is currently enrolled at a university or who has graduated in 2014 may apply to become a Delegate.
  • All you need is motivation, ambition and an open mind. The more experiences you have made already, the better you can actively participate in discussions. Profit from your knowledge in the field of disruptive innovations, big data and artificial intelligence, deepen your understanding and widen your horizon during the World Business Dialogue 2015.

How to Apply

Apply now at or {Note: Use Invitation ID as 534}.


  • You have to write an essay about a certain topic, send your CV and fill out the rest of our application form (the topic will be announced within the application form).
  • After that you will be invited to Skype with our International Relations Department.
  • Follow World Business Dialogue on Facebook.

NOTE: Travel and accommodation costs are covered for only selected dialogue project participants.

For more information, visit World Business Dialogue.