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.
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!
Useful to know
|Application Deadline||1 May – students living in the Netherlands (Dutch or Foreign nationality), 1 May (non-EU students) & 1 August (EU students)|
|Location||Heidelberglaan 15 Utrecht|
|Croho-name||B International Business|
An innovative approach to learning business
Immerse yourself in the world of global business with simulated real-life situations. This approach gives you great insight into the field from day one. During the programme there’s a strong focus on sustainable business, digital business skills and entrepreneurship.
finds a job within 1.5 years
The adventure of international business
Make an impact in the global business world. After graduating, you’ll have excellent career opportunities at multinationals in a wide range of sectors. Fulfil your dreams and ambitions in a way that suits you. From product manager, marketing executive or sales coordinator to starting as an entrepreneur.
How to apply
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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.
Admission requirements International Business
Applying after secondary school?
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.
You work in small teams covering all aspects of international business in a way that closely resembles a real-life business situation.
You will join a practically oriented, academically rigorous programme, that caters to your interests and helps you to fulfil your ambition.