Why study International Business Communication in Nijmegen?
In the first year of your Bachelor’s programme, you will take a range of courses introducing you to the world of communication. You will gain insights into theories of intercultural communication, corporate communications, and marketing communications. You will also learn more about organisation and management, communication tools and new media. Our academic skills courses will introduce you to the principles of academic writing and peer review. The language of instruction for all core curriculum courses is English. In your first year, you must also choose a foreign language: English, French, German or Spanish. In your foreign language courses you will improve your proficiency in the foreign language of your choice and develop knowledge of the foreign culture by working on foreign-language projects relating to questions and issues in international (business) communication.Year two and three
In the second and third year of the IBC Bachelor’s programme, you will specialise more and take more advanced courses in the field of intercultural and international (business) communication. The language of instruction for your core curriculum courses will be English, but you will also take some practical and research-based language-specific courses in the foreign language of your choice (English, French, German or Spanish). In the third year, many Bachelor's in IBC students spend a semester abroad to improve their foreign-language proficiency and to gain more insights into the culture of the foreign language. Many students choose to do an internship with a national or international organisation. You will complete your Bachelor's in IBC degree with a thesis. For this thesis you will carry out a research project under the supervision of one of our lecturers.
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
1. International educational qualifications
Your diploma will be assessed on an individual basis in order to determine whether your previous education allows for admission. Should your diploma allow for admission, then you could be directly admissible or additional conditions may apply .
2. English language requirements
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
There are various scholarships available for studying at Radboud University. Please check which scholarship is applicable in your case.Radboud Scholarship programme
The Radboud Scholarship Programme offers a select number of talented prospective non-EU/EEA students the opportunity to receive a scholarship to pursue a Bachelor's degree at Radboud University. The Radboud Scholarship Programme is very selective and is only intended for talented students who have obtained outstanding study results and are highly motivated to pursue a Bachelor's degree at Radboud University.
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