• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The International Business (4 year) from Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen prepares you to become an international business professional who is capable of helping internationally operating businesses acheve their goals. Besides learning about key business functions such as Marketing, Finance, Operations and HR, you will also work on your 21st century skills, including intercultural sensitivity, information management and communication.

To deepen your cultural awareness and broaden your international horizon you will learn an additional language, such as Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Italian or Mandarin Chinese. Add to this the adventure of a year abroad that includes a semester at a partner university and an international work placement. This combination ensures that the International Business programme provides the perfect study environment for a business bachelor's student who has strong, international ambitions!

Career opportunities

Our alumni are located around the world and work at top global companies, such as Google, IBM, Rabobank, Volkswagen, PwC, and Philips. The most popular roles include:

  • marketing & sales manager
  • finance & accounting manager
  • business consultant
  • project & account manager
  • entrepreneur

Many graduates are offered jobs with their placement company or the company for which they did their final graduation project. We are even contacted directly by international companies that are specifically looking for our graduates.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Communication (English)
  • Economics
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Organisation & Human Capital (HRM)
  • Law
  • Professional Skills Development
  • Second Language
  • International Marketing
  • Organisation & People (HRM)

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • A national (home country) secondary school diploma or international secondary school qualification, such as an International Baccalaureate Diploma, is required. 
  • It must have a similar or equivalent level to the Dutch HAVO secondary school diploma. 

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    7700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7700 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Groningen

  • 750 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

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