36 months
8100 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Do you dream of an international business career? With the English-spoken International Business programme at the HZ University of Applied Sciences, you gain a lot of international experience. In addition, even during your studies, you start building up a strong network and you spend one to three semesters abroad.

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International Business is a broad economics course that will prepare you for challenging management positions at companies all over the world. From day 1, you start with a solid business administration foundation, including marketing, financial management, market research, business ethics, and international trade. You discover the entrepreneur in you by founding your own company and you make regular excursions to renowned companies. You also be learning one or more languages. 

One to three semesters abroad

You get to choose from three different study tracks, with a focus on either learning more languages or learning more about business administration. Whichever study track you choose, you be part of an international class filled with students from all over the world. The International Business programme at the HZ University of Applied Sciences  has a strong international focus, as such, you be spending one to three semesters abroad. Which country? That choice is yours to make. 

The world is your playground

Are you a manager waiting to blossom? And do you see the world as your playground? Then studying International Business at the HZ is the choice for you. You be trained up into a versatile professional in the world of international business.

Career prospects

After your graduation, you can find work anywhere in the world. There is an increasing demand for well-educated managers with international experience, so you’ve got great carer prospects. Some positions you could consider:

  • Marketing Professional
  • (International) Market Researcher
  • Export Consultant
  • Procurement Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Market Research
  • Information Skills
  • Qualitative Research
  • Intercultural Awareness
  • Human Resources Management
  • Financial Management
  • Sustainable Business Development & Innovation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at HZ University of Applied Sciences and/or in Netherlands, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good command of written and spoken English (level IELTS 6.0)
  • Basic mathematics skills, including working with fractions, percentages, and simply equations
  • For the Business & Language specialisation: a second (and possibly third) modern foreign language, such as French level A2, German and Spanish start at level 0.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8100 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Flushing

780 - 1160 EUR /month
Living costs

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



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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