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International Business, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Arnhem, Netherlands
Would you like to work in an international environment? Do you always aim high? Are you business-minded and not afraid of taking initiative? Then look no further. The International Business degree course at HAN University of Applied Sciences is the perfect match for you!
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International Business degree course at HAN University of Applied Sciences is a highly innovative and flexible course. It is especially designed to let you experience the real world of international business. Start studying International Business and you will step right into this dynamic and fast paced world. A world where no 2 days are the same.

4 specialisations in the International Business course

During your 1st year you get a solid foundation in all areas of international business. From the 2nd year you specialise in one of the following: 
  • Finance
  • Organisation & Change
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Supply Chain Management

These specialisations reflect the needs of the market. So when you graduate, your skills will be in high demand.


Are you ready for a global career in the continuously changing world of international business? A career where you travel a lot and every day is different? After graduating from International Business, you can apply for positions in management, finance, supply chain management or marketing. Employers will be lining up to meet you.

International Business graduates are prepared for a variety of highly skilled tasks. Formulating international strategic policy, for example. Or delivering high-quality management reports.

They understand the implications of marketing research. They also understand descriptive and mathematical statistics. What’s more, they can make sound decisions based on such information.

They have detailed knowledge of and insight into the dynamics of the entire market system. And they can respond effectively to developments within this system.

Job opportunities

The graduates embark on a wide range of careers in many industries. They typically begin at entry and traineeship levels. Later on they progress to middle and senior-management positions, such as: 

  • Online Marketing Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Business Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Change Manager

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marketing & E-business
  • Intercultural Awareness
  • Dutch/Spanish/French/German
  • Finance & Cost Accounting
  • Change Management
  • Supply Chain Management & Digital Innovation
  • Research & Critical Thinking

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.

General Requirements

  • Certificate of secondary education that is at a comparable level to Dutch secondary education: e.g. Havo or Vwo, Level 4 diploma from a Dutch MBO college, International Baccalaureate, Abitur or Fachhochschulreife, General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE-A level), High school with A or B grades, Sekolah Menegah Atas (SMA).
  • To take this course, your secondary school certificate should show good grades in mathematics. Also, you may be invited to a Skype interview as part of your admission process.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7399 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7399 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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Arnhem

  • 770 - 1170 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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