Our rapidly changing world needs young professionals who have a deep understanding of the global developments around the new economy, sustainable business and business transition. In one year, you become a responsible global professional and a business transition expert. Prepare for an amazing journey with real clients, challenges from the work field, top researchers and passionate fellow young professionals.

Why study at HU?

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Accreditation pending for start September

The Master Sustainable Business Transition will start in September after the accreditation has been granted definitively. At the moment accreditation is still pending. Therefore, you can't apply for the programme in Studielink just yet. Want to stay informed and be the first to sign up? Send an email to mastersbt@hu.nl and we will let you know when admission opens.

The state-of-the-art and future-oriented Master Sustainable Business Transition (SBT) trains you, as the business professional of tomorrow, to work in the new economy. Learn about sustainable change, creativity and technology. Become a transition expert and system thinker who tackles complex problems in the work field. Develop sustainable business models, reflect on the ethical impact of technologies, and work with clients on real-life cases. As a transition expert, you help companies innovate in a way that benefits the community and the world.

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Do you have any questions? Please contact the coordinators via mastersbt@hu.nl. We are happy to help you!

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Start date September
Application Deadline Non-EU students who require a visa ánd residence permit for study: before 15 June
Non-EU students who require a residence permit for study: before 15 July
EU students: 31 July
Students living in the Netherlands (Dutch or foreign nationality): 31 August
Study investment Around 40 hours per week: 20 contact hours and 20 hours of self-study.
Your tuition fee at HU depends on a number of factors, for example your nationality. Want to know which fee applies to you? Check the tuition fee calculator.
Programme level Master of Science (MSc)
Location Heidelberglaan 15 Utrecht
Practical Information CostsAdmission requirementsHousingImmigration
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During the programme

Sustainable solutions and business savviness

Learn all about circular and inclusive business development, creative innovation and ethical technological implementation during the unique curriculum of Sustainable Business Transition. Work on innovative challenges with leading companies and become a transition expert.

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After your graduation

Become a leading global professional and innovator

Our interdisciplinary curriculum prepares you to work as a transition expert with an innovative, sustainable and creative mindset. Job titles include Chief Sustainability Officer and Sustainable Design Thinker.

Want to know more?

In our brochure you can read more details about the programme.

Admission requirements Master Sustainable Business Transition

If you want to start with the Master SBT, you need to have a Bachelor’s degree in the economic domain. Do you have an accredited Bachelor's degree from a different domain? Then you need at least 60 credits in courses taken in the economic domain, such as business, entrepreneurship and/or management.

If English is not your native language, you must provide a result from an internationally recognised test of English.

What's your tuition fee?

Use our tuition fee calculator to find out what you will be paying.

Does this programme suit you?

  • Sustainable business

    You have a passion for sustainable business, and want to make a difference in companies.

  • Creativity

    You can think outside the box, and want to work in a future-oriented way.

  • Global perspective

    Working in an international classroom and professional field is your ambition

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Interested in the Master Sustainable Business Transition?