International Business


  • secondary school diploma
  • proof of proficiency in English
  • advanced knowledge of economics or mathematics

Dauer: 4 Jahre

Studienbeginn: 1. September (Studiengänge mit Studienbeginn Februar)

Sprache: Englisch

Hinweis: Bewerbungsschluss ist der 31. August

If you are interested in a fascinating and challenging job that involves a lot of international exposure and business contacts all over the world, International Business will be an excellent starting point for a dynamic career.

Study programme

The first two years of the course are your foundation programme, the so-called major. The programme is thematic. This means that all modules are focused on themes that are closely linked to real-life business practices. You will work on projects that are based on realistic business processes.


You get English and a second foreign language (either French, German, Dutch, Spanish or Chinese). If you want to specialize yourself in a specific geographical region, you can also choose to attend a language and culture line. Then, you will focus on enhancing your foreign language skills and in-depth knowledge of the (business) aspects and culture of this region. You can choose a language line in German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Russian or Chinese.


In your first year you’ll work on the following themes:
  • Introduction to International Business; Introduction to Marketing, Finance and Management
  • Research and Enterpreneurship; Marketing, Statistics and Research Skills
  • Enterpreneurship and Finance; Balance sheet, profit and loss account, costing, legal structures, business plan
  • International Environment; Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and European Law

In the second year the themes of Communication, Sales, Logistics and Enterprise Resource Management will be dealt with.


After this, you will select a specialization:
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • International Finance and Accounting

Career prospects

  • International Account Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Financial Manager / Financial Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Sales Manager
  • Customer Relationship Manager
  • PR Officer
  • Trade Consultant
  • Export Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager


Kevin Fuchs
Tel.: +31 (0)43 - 346 64 66

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