International Business & Management 4

Our minor programme International Business & Management 4 covers the fourth-year courses of the Specialisation Track International Management & Enterprise of the International Business & Management Studies bachelor programme.

It features courses on Corporate Governance & Scandals, Winning in Emerging Markets, Global Supply Chain Management and Research Skills. You will also partake in a simulation, and you get to choose one of two electives on offer.

Useful to know

Start date February, September
Number of ECTS 30 Dutch Education System
Programme level Year 4 - Minor
Programme code IBM4-SEM1(autumn), IBM4-SEM2 (spring)
Language of instruction English
Year of study Year 4 or Minor
Location Utrecht Science Park

Course content

What do you need to enter this programme? And what can you expect when you apply? In this section you'll find all you need to know!

This programme covers the fourth-year courses of the Specialisation Track International Management & Enterprise of the four years’ Bachelor degree programme International Business & Management Studies.

It is open to Exchange students to pursue as a Minor.

Would you like to know more about this programme or do you have a specific question? Please contact the programme coordinator, Jolijn van Duijnhoven.

The programme takes place during one semester and contains the following courses:



Corporate Governance & Scandals


Winning in Emerging Markets


Global Supply Chain Management


Intopia (simulation)


Research Skills 3


You choose one of the following electives:



Online Marketing & Media


Sustainable Finance


Please note that the programme reflects a (logical) bundle of courses/subjects and should normally be followed as such. It is not possible to combine (two or more) programmes in one single period.

In our Course Guides you can find all relevant information about the programme in one practical document. Download them here for your convenience.

Corporate Governance Scandals

Global Supply Chain Management

International Finance


Market Marketing Research

Research Skills 3

Sales Account Management

Strategic Marketing Management

Sustainable Finance

You need a solid base on advanced level in International Marketing, International Finance or International Business Management to enter the programme.

English CEFR level B2.

Please note: You may be asked to take a language assessment test before the start of the programme. If your English language skills are below the required level, you may not be able to enter the course, as you need to be able to actively participate in (parts of) the programme. In all cases, the programme manager makes the final decision.

Practical information

When you move to a different country to study, there are lots of things to arrange. For instance, where will you live, how much are the costs? Visit the practical information site. Read here for more info about how to arrange housing. A student living in the Netherlands needs about € 800 - 1000 a month to cover living expenses, such as housing, food and transportation. This includes insurances – health insurance is mandatory.

Find out how to apply

Ready for an international adventure?

why choose hu?

  • Build your international profile

    With our International Business & Management programme you build a strong international profile, making you stand out to prospective employers at home and abroad.

  • Inspiring international setting

    HU supports your ambitions. Our lecturers will tutor and assist you in making the most of this international programme. During your time in Utrecht, you will meet students from all over the world and make connections to last a lifetime.

  • Utrecht Science Park Campus

    Studying at HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht means you get to enjoy all the benefits of our modern campus, Utrecht Science Park (USP). A miniature city with the universities' buildings, student housing, restaurants, cafés, a sports centre, and much more, it enjoys excellent transport links to Utrecht and beyond.

  • Vibrant university city Utrecht

    Beautiful Utrecht has lots of young people and excellent facilities for student life. It has a mediaeval city centre which is small enough to explore by foot or bicycle. Enjoy a drink next to the quaint canals or dine in one of the converted wharf cellars.

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