International Business Administration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    8800 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    1984 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language

About

The three-year BSc in International Business Administration at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is the ideal start to a career in international business or further studies abroad.

Our bachelor programme in International Business Administration (IBA) is one reason why Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) deserves its international profile and triple accreditation - and you can see this in our students. The best way to prepare for international business is to join a highly international environment for your studies; for investment banking or for agricultural business in China. There are 55 nationalities in the intercultural classroom of Year 1 of the IBA. In fact, the IBA is the first programme to get the 'excellent' distinction for internationalisation from The Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation. Come and join our international community!

Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Programme internationalization:

    This programme has a workload of 180 ECTS.

    Specialities:

    Honours Class RSM:

    Honours programme in the field of entrepreneurship, named 'Students meet CEOs', for Bachelor students Bedrijfskunde/Business Administration (BA) and International Business Administration (IBA).

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:

      6

      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    • Minimum required score (Grade B):

      193

      The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

      Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

    • Minimum required score:

      550

      The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

    • Minimum required score:

      80

      The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

    Academic Requirements

    For this programme a numerus fixus of 575 applies.

    Previous education: Entrance requirement is an IB or EB diploma, or a high school diploma. You may have to demonstrate sufficient knowledge of mathematics and English.

    Additional language requirements:

    • IELTS overall band: 6
    • IELTS listening: 6
    • IELTS reading: 6
    • IELTS writing: 6
    • IELTS speaking: 6
    • TOEFL paper based: 550
    • TOEFL computer based: 213
    • TOEFL internet based: 80

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      8800 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 8800 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
    • EU/EEA

      1984 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1984 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.

    Living costs for Rotterdam

    760 - 1,270 EUR/month
    Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

    StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.