|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Adequateknowledge of Mathematics, Finance or Economics is an absolute must.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill)
Secondary school diploma results accepted from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
!NB If you haven’t yet obtained the diploma/certificate giving access to the bachelor programme of your choice, you must send us a statement (in English) from your school, where the name of the diploma (in the original language) and the expected date of graduation is stated.
An interview is also part of the application procedure.
You need your birth certificate to register at city hall. You must register if you are required to have a visa and/or residence permit, if you will stay in the Netherlands for 4 months or longer or if you need a job next to your studies. Birth certificates must be submitted in the Dutch, English, French or German language and should not be older than 3 years.
If the copy you send is a translation of the birth certificate, bear in mind that this document must have been authenticated with an apostille stamp from a sworn translator. An apostille stamp is always square or rectangular. The text: ‘Apostille, Convention de La Haye’ appears at the top. You can obtain an apostille stamp from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in your country of birth. Make sure to bring both the original certificate and any authenticated translations to the Netherlands.
You will acquire a broad knowledge of international management, marketing, trade and finance. And you will develop relevant professional skills, such as intercultural teamwork, planning, leadership and business communication. The university maintains close contact with the professional world. The entire study programme is taught in English.
Upon completion of the course, you will be granted the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).
The programme is truly international. Both students and lecturers come from the Netherlands and abroad. The approach is personal. You will work in small groups and have your own personal coach. You will learn a second foreign language and spend at least one year abroad.
You can choose from the following specializations:
1)Asian Business Studies
2)Latin American Business Studies
3)Cross-cultural Management and Languages
4)International Business Studies
In the first year, you will learn basic knowledge that you will apply later. Subjects are centred around marketing, finance, statistics and business processes. You have language classes in English and one or two other foreign languages. You do projects in groups. And you practise skills, like how to conduct meetings and interviews, give presentations and think creatively. Once you have passed all the courses in year one (60 ECTS), you will receive the propaedeutic certificate.
After first year
This is about deepening knowledge and applying it. You take subjects like marketing, project management, corporate culture, management and organisation, and financial decision-making. And you do a work placement.
This deals with International Business Operations, focussing on law, supply chain, business and currency risks. You follow an exchange programme or take a minor.
The topic in year four is Strategic Business Decisions. The second semester is your graduation assignment.
*Business development officer
You create strategic plans and formulate action plans for new business ventures. You concentrate on finding new business and expanding current business into new local, regional, national or international markets.
You are responsible for establishing and maintaining relations with business customers as well as for concluding transactions. You develop the strategic and tactical plans for sales.
You promote the company’s products or services and bring them to the attention of (potential) customers.
You buy products in the Netherlands, find buyers for these products abroad and ensure that the products are delivered abroad.
You advise clients on how to invest their money. You make corresponding investments in a variety of areas, including the stock market, bonds, commodity futures and currency.
You help implement the communication policy aimed at internal and external target groups. You are responsible for communicating the company’s activities effectively. You know how to reach the different target groups.
*Trade marketing representative
You are involved with the sales outlets of an organisation and responsible for ensuring that products are stocked and distributed optimally. You generate volume and collect market information.
*Human resource manager
You are involved with the recruitment and selection of new staff. And with the personal development of employees. You also deal with restructuring measures or mass redundancies, employment terms and salaries, and the work environment.