48 months
8452 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The International Business - 's-Hertogenbosch programme at Avans University of Applied Sciences prepares you for a career in a global environment. You will become an expert at doing business in cross-cultural settings.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Avans University of Applied Sciences offers international students the unique opportunity to get a taster of our courses prior to applying. Explore campus, meet lecturers, talk to students and experience what it is like to be a student at Avans. Avans covers the expenses for your stay and your meals during the programme. The only thing you will need to cover are your travel expenses. Check out the programme on the website and sign up before November 1st.

Do you want to kickstart your international career with a study programme abroad? 

A Dutch company produces cereals for people with food allergies and exports its products to different countries in Europe. Unfortunately its market share in Eastern Europe is not growing as planned. As international market intelligence officer you analyse the current market, the cereal industry and the economic environment to identify factors that potentially limit your company's growth.

The programme International Business

The  International Business - 's-Hertogenbosch programme at Avans University of Applied Sciences helps you become a successful professional. You will become a global citizen with a solid knowledge base, proficiency in modern languages and a highly developed intercultural sensitivity and global mindset. Your cultural and sustainability awareness helps you to make an impact with respect. You will graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. This programme is NVAO-accredited.

Career opportunities

The world of international business offers many opportunities, in the Netherlands or abroad. In multinational corporations with subsidiaries in the Netherlands. Or within family-owned, mid-sized companies with a strong ambition to develop their international sales. Governmental institutions in trade promotion or development, regional development agencies or large cities also offer opportunities for young International Business professionals.

Depending on your talents and choices in areas of specialisation during your study, you may start your career in positions in the field of Sales and Marketing, Organisation and People, International Finance or Operations and Supply Chain Management. You can join a company or start a business of your own.

When recruiting, international companies often prefer candidates with experience abroad. Your solid foundation in International Business, combined with your experience abroad acquired throughout your study, will make you a choice candidate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • IB Expertise 1.1   
  • Personal Leadership 1.1   
  • IB Professional Profile 1.1   
  • Product Concept Creation   
  • Concept Design   
  • Deal Proposal   
  • Deal Closing   
  • Intercultural Business Communication – DU/FR/GE/SP   
  • IB Organisation in Action

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


240 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 Avans University of Applied Sciences and/or in Netherlands, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The level of your prior education has to be equivalent to the Dutch havo, vwo or mbo 4 level. English must have been one of your courses. In addition, you should have graduated in mathematics, accounting or economics. If we are not familiar with your foreign diploma, NUFFIC, the Dutch organisation for international recognition of diploma, will check the level for us.-

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8452 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8452 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for 's-Hertogenbosch

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.

Our partners

International Business 's-Hertogenbosch – (marketing, sales and communication)
Avans University of Applied Sciences


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