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International Business

Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Bachelor Undergraduate Amsterdam

Course description

Qualification Bachelor
Field of study Economics, commerce, management and accounting
Course summary International Business and Management Studies is a hands-on programme taught entirely in English. The programme addresses strategies for entering and conquering foreign markets.
Course description International Business and Management Studies is a hands-on programme taught entirely in English, which leads to a bachelor's degree. You will be studying in an international environment with students and teachers from all over the world. If you'd like to experience action learning, develop 'soft skills' and stretch your potential and acquire hands-on experience, then the part-time programme International Business and Management Studies might be just the ticket for you. We offer a 4 year, 240 credits and a 3 year, 180 credits programme. More information: (4 year) or (3 year).
Study subjects IBMS is a general course that covers the main areas of business and management (with subjects including Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law, Economics, Management and Organisation, Cross-Cultural Awareness etc.) In addition, upon completion of your studies you will have the opportunity to pursue a business degree at the University of Amsterdam.
Course objectives In the International Business and Management programme you will learn the ins and outs of doing business internationally. You will also learn to communicate in english and a second foreign language of your choice. Having successfully completed the programme, you can work in different departments, such as Marketing, HR or Finance, due to the wideness of the IBMS studies and the multiple choices for specialization.
ECTS credits 240.00
Duration 48 month(s)
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, oral presentation, internship, computer exercise, lecture, working group, group assignment, portfolio, workshop, self evaluation, individual assignment, self study, project
Accreditation NVAO

About the institution

Department Faculty of Business and Economics
Information about the institution At AUAS we take full advantage of all the opportunities the diverse and international city of Amsterdam has to offer in order to provide the best possible education and produce cutting-edge research.


Admission requirements
  1. IBMS will welcome 420 new students to its IBMS programme for academic year 2016/2017. To ensure a good fit with the programme and your future business career a selection and ranking procedure is part of your application. Detailed information is available on our website,
  2. In order to be eligible for the programme, you will need a secondary school qualification. This qualification should be equal to the International Baccalaureate or the Dutch havo, vwo. Depending on your background there might be additional requirements. Please check our website
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English B2
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English B2
IELTS overall band 6
TOEFL computer based 213
TOEFL internet based 80
TOEFL paper based 550
Professional experience required -
Duration 48 month(s)
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2020 1 May 2020 15 Mar 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083n.a.n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.



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