Professional Courses

Established by the German-British Chamber of Industry and Commerce in London in 1988, the European College of Business and Management (ECBM) is a leading provider of bespoke business and management training for European companies and individual students. It is located in the heart of London and one of the most successful overseas Chamber Colleges in existence. The ECBM has developed various partnerships with Chambers of Commerce within Europe and is supported by internationally renowned companies such as Bosch, Commerzbank and Siemens AG. The emphasis is set on the importance of continuous and lifelong learning.

To date the ECBM has provided more than 12,000 students with important business, cultural and language skills to enable them to work successfully in an international environment.

Kaufmann/frau International

The Kaufmann International Certificate (KIC) is a recognised certificate which converts your kaufmännische Ausbildung into an international Kaufmann/-frau and is awarded by the German-British Chamber of Industry and Commerce in London. The KIC is awarded to students who have successfully completed their kaufmännische Ausbildung (IHK) in Germany and their 3 week PDP course at ECBM. You can find a list of accepted apprenticeships here.

Click here for the KIC online application form

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Professional Development

The Professional Development Programmes are intensive business courses with an average duration of 1-3 weeks. Based in the City of London with its international financial and economical markets and institutions as well as its excellent cultural and commercial opportunities, we are able to offer an ideal location for experiencing, exploring and learning about British, European and international business and culture.

Target groups are mainly Berufsschulen, Berufskolleg, Wirtschafts- or Fachakademien.

Further information about our Professional Development Programmes

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Recognition IHK Certificates

IHK English foreign language certificates can be translated and recognised by the European College of Business and Management and the German-British Chamber of Industry and Commerce.


Fill in our online form to get your IHK certificates recognised

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CIMA

The CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting is the first stage of the CIMA Professional Qualification route.

CIMA is the major international qualification scheme for Management Accountancy (Controlling). Members of CIMA are able to carry the title of Chartered Global Management Accountant™ (CGMA®).

CGMA is the global designation for management accountants. It is powered by the resources and expertise of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and CIMA, two of the world’s leading accounting organisations.

Get further information about the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting

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IoLET Diploma in Translation

The IoLET Diploma in Translation (DipTrans) is a professional qualification, set at postgraduate level Level 7 (QCF). This is the right qualification for anyone wanting a career as a freelance translator or to work as a translator for international corporations worldwide.

Get further information about the IoLET Diploma in Translation (DipTrans)