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CBS Software, Tools & Licences

Student life is not very cheap: for many students, in addition to the cost of books and software, there are also rental and maintenance costs. Here we have an overview and some tips on tools, software, licenses, and student discounts that CBS students can enjoy.

MS-Office 365

As an enrolled student at CBS International Business School, you have free access to all MS-Office 365 software. You are able to use the license on 5 computers, both iOS, and Windows. On top of that, you have the possibility to install the license on 5 different mobile devices such as cell phones or tablet computers.

Furthermore, you receive free access to 1 TB OneDrive Cloud.

CBS Software, Tools & Licenses - MS Office 365
CBS Software, Tools & Licenses - Apple Education


Students of CBS International Business School also benefit from Apple Education Pricing. This gives you the opportunity to buy apple products at a discount.


CBS International Business School uses the PowerPoint add-in think-cell to create complex diagrams. Think-cell directly connects Excel and PowerPoint and enables you to update diagrams quickly and easily. This includes among others Marimekko-, Gantt and Waterfall charts. The use of think-cell is free for all students, lecturers and employees of CBS International Business School. You can find further information under

CBS Software, Tools & Licenses - Think-Cell
CBS Software, Tools & Licenses - Databases Statista, WISO, Business Source Complete


On top of the above mentioned services CBS International Business School offers all students the possibility to access various databases. This includes databases such as EBSCO Business Source Complete, Statista and WISO. Furthermore, students of CBS have access to the extensive database services of the library of the University of Cologne.

The CBS International Business School has been part of the Stuttgart Klett Group since 2016.
The Klett Group is a leading educational company in Europe and is represented internationally in 17 countries. Its product range includes classic and modern educational media for everyday school life as well as lesson preparation, specialist literature and fine literature. In addition, the Klett Group operates numerous educational facilities ranging from day care centres and schools to distance learning schools, distance learning colleges and universities. Further information can be found at
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