• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Are you looking for a university where your personal development is primary focus? Do you want to study in an environment with state-of-the art teaching methods to gain 21st century skills? Do you want to gain practical experience via internships and projects at companies? The BBA programme International Business at Windesheim prepares you for a successful start of your international career.
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In this BBA programme International Business , offered at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, we educate you in preparation for an effective start of your career at an internationally operating company. We teach you about what goes on in such an organization, how to maintain relationships with business partners in countries like China or Malaysia and how to communicate in two different languages.


In your future job, international organizations are key. You can work for Dutch multinationals as well as companies abroad, of course. You’ve completed a broad-based education and are well prepared for a promising career in international business. The ball’s in your court now, so score your goals!

Some entry-level jobs:

  • International Project Manager
  • International Business Developper
  • Global Product Manager
  • International Account Manager


This programme is NVAO accredited.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Organization and People
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
Personalized learning in our programme is structured in the following four learning activities:
  • Office: in a spacious, well-equipped room you work either individually or in groups on the learning objectives or assignments of your projects or subjects. During ‘office’ hours, you get to decide what you want to work on. There are lecturers available to ask for advice or an explanation.
  • Lectures: short instruction classes not longer than 30 minutes providing you with information on independent office work.
  • Practice: a 30-minute mini-workshop to train practical skills, e.g. foreign-language or presentation skills.
  • Workshops: duration 2 hours; focusing on personal and professional skills.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

General Requirements

  • Dutch havo or vwo diploma or international equivalent, or 
  • European or International Baccalaureat diploma or international equivalent 

All diplomas have to be assessed to make sure they meet the requirements. Diplomas obtained outside the Netherlands are assessed by an equivalence evaluation procedure. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Zwolle

  • 760 - 1180 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


Windesheim doesn’t provide scholarships. However, there are other options for scholarships, depending on your country and study programme.

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