Do you want to become a problem solver, a savvy business person and a truly global citizen? Are you an adventurous entrepreneur? Fulfil your dreams and ambitions with a degree from our International Business programme, which prepares you for a career in the global business world.

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You can choose between the regular four-year programme and the more challenging three-year fast-track version.

In the courses you will follow, there is a strong focus on sustainable business (in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals), building essential digital business skills and entrepreneurship. There is an innovative approach to learning: our projects resemble real-life business situations.

You will be surrounded by students and lecturers from all over the world, and have two work placements - one of which is abroad - so you will have a truly international experience. You will love living and studying in Utrecht, the most vibrant student town in the Netherlands!

Are you an international student?

Please read further on our international website.

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Brochure of the programme

Want an overview of this programme? In the brochure you'll find all about the programme in one handy document.

During the programme International Business: students in a classroom
During the programme

Develop business skills

Get immersed in the world of global business in a way that equals real life business situations. This unique approach gives you great insight into the field from day one.

After graduating the programme International Business: students in a classroom
After your graduation

Great career prospects

Graduates have excellent career opportunities with multinational organisations in many sectors. Become an impactful newcomer on the employment market.

Admission requirements International Business

Applying after secondary school or MBO?

If you want to start with the International Business degree programme, you need to have a secondary school diploma at a sufficient level (equivalent of Dutch HAVO or MBO) and English proficiency of at least CEFR level B1, preferably B2. You should also have a good head for numbers.

Applying without a diploma?

Are you 21 years or older and you don't have a (sufficient) diploma? Then you'll need to take an admission test.

Does this programme suit you?

  • Global business person with heart

    As well as gaining the experience, skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the global business arena, you learn to ensure that society benefits from your activities too.

  • Problem solver

    You work in small teams covering all aspects of international business in a way that closely resembles a real-life business situation.

  • Ambition

    You will join a practically oriented, academically rigorous programme, that caters to your interests and helps you to fulfil your ambition.

Useful to know

Application Deadline 1 May
Start date September
Location Heidelberglaan 15 Utrecht
Programme level Bachelor
Numerus fixus No
Croho-name B International Business
Croho-code 30029
Utrecht Science Park

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