Radboud University

Business Administration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • English
When studying Business Administration at Radboud University, you will examine all aspects of how to run a company. In Radboud University, we look more closely to the role that people and their interaction play when running a company, as opposed to more financially or technology-oriented Business Administration programmes. 


We will train you to have a bird’s-eye view on situations that organisations are facing nowadays and to be critical when it comes to implementing improvements.

The Business Administration programmes is offered at Radboud University.

After having studied the first year of the Bachelor’s programme Business Administration, you can choose to study one of the four tracks during the second and third year of your studies:

  • Business Administration
  • Business Economics
  • International Business Administration
  • Bedrijfskunde (in Dutch)

Are you interested in management and doing business? Do you want to know more about the business strategies of multinational corporations that operate in various countries? If so, then Business Administration might be the right Bachelor's programme for you. You will look at the ins and outs of how a business operates and how businesses deal with internal and external changes. You will learn to analyse what can be improved in corporate management and what effects markets have on businesses. This programme is suited for people with a broad interest in conducting business and managing organisations.


The Bachelor’s programme in Business Administration is accredited by the Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO).

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

The Business Administration programme starts every year in September and takes three years to complete. It is characterized by its small-scale education and a personal approach. The lecturers are easily accessible: they will know you personally after a while and they are always willing to help you with any questions you might have.

Through its focus on social processes, the courses in Business Administration include bits and pieces of the fields psychology, sociology and communication. You will study all aspects of Business Administration, such as Strategic Management, Marketing, Organisation Structures, Human Resources, Accounting and Finance, etc. 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):


    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

1. A Bachelor's degree requirement: If you have completed or will complete a study programme abroad, then your previous education will be assessed on an individual basis to determine whether it is of sufficient level. If the level is sufficient, then you could be directly admissible or additional conditions may apply (such as taking an English or Mathematics test). 

2. For Mathematics tests: we accept the Mathematics A or B tests from the CCVX and Boswell-Bèta.

3. English proficiency. You should have sufficient proficiency in English. 

Please visit the website for more detailed information on admission requirements and application procedure!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    7273 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7273 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    2060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2060 EUR per year and a duration of 36 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 Nijmegen

880 - 1400 EUR/month
Living Costs

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


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