What is "AKB Business Champions"?
The AKB Business Champions is an arena for the best European business schools.
What is the AKB?
When and where does AKB Business Champions take place?
The first edition of AKB Business Champions took place from the 28th of October 2021 until the 29th of October 2021 online.
How do I apply?
Each team must apply via the application form on our website.
When is the application deadline?
No dates have been set yet for 2022.
May I apply without a team?
Unfortunately, it is not possible for individuals to participate in AKB Business Champions.
What are the selection criteria?
The teams will be selected based on two main criteria: the university the team represents and the profile of the team members
May I apply if I am enrolled in a University outside of Germany?
Yes. All Universities and Business Schools in Europe may apply to AKB Business Champions.
I have been selected but cannot attend the competition. What should I do?
Please inform your team so that a substitute team member can be arranged in time.
Is there a waiting list?
Yes. After the end of the application period, we will get in touch with you to inform you about the rank of your team on the waiting list.
Is any preparation necessary for solving the challenges?
Prior preparation is not required.
Is there an application or participation fee?
No fees incur upon application.
What are the application criteria?
To be eligible to participate in the AKB Business Champions, you must be a team of 6 students currently enrolled at the same university or business school.
Who can participate?
Every university or business school from Europe is eligible for participation. We want to have a fair and diverse competition. That is why we have a few hard requirements that your team needs to meet:
How can I get in touch to discuss a potential partnership?
If you are interested in establishing a cooperation with AKB Business Champions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us via our contact section.
How are winners selected?
The teams' solutions will be evaluated by a board of jurors, comprising experienced professionals from the corporate partners. After each presentation, the teams will recieve an average score of all Juror's points.
Who are the jurors?
Each challenge is evaluated by a different board of jurors. The board of jurors consists of representatives of our corporate partners.
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