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International Business - 's-Hertogenbosch

Avans University of Applied Sciences
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
's-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch)
International Business - 's-Hertogenbosch

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International Business - 's-Hertogenbosch

Would you like to study in an inspiring, international environment where you have the freedom to discover other ways of living and doing business?. At the International Business programme of Avans University of Applied Sciences this is possible.

The 4-year programme of International Business prepares you for a career in a global environment. You will become an expert in doing business in a cross cultural settings, based on your knowledge, experience and preferences, you will develop your individual learning path while working on real-life projects.

Each study year is divided in 2 semesters. During the first year, there is a general introduction to International Business: international sales and marketing, finance, organization & people, and supply chain and operations.

At the end of year 1 you will go on your first discovery internship. You will spend at least 2 semesters abroad on a work placement, minor or graduation placement in the fourth year. Your graduation project may involve an assignment at an international company in the Netherlands or abroad.

The main focuses of the programme are:

  • Marketing, communication and sales
  • 2-5 foreign languages
  • Lead and develop your own individual learning path

Admission requirements

  • A diploma equivalent to the Dutch HAVO, VWO, MBO4 level, Higher General Secondary Education level.
  • Proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, CAE, FCE , TOEIC or Cambridge ESOL), exemptions can be if you obtain a English secondary school diploma

Application Deadlines

  • June 1st for non-EU applicants
  • August 1st for EU applicants

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  • Bachelor’s and master’s degree students, EEA or Dutch nationality: €2,209.00
  • Bachelor’s and master’s degree students, non-EEA nationality: €8,452.00


Bachelor of Business Administration

Continuing studies

The world of international business offers many opportunities, in the Netherlands or abroad. 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.

The list below gives examples of specialisms or roles in different functional areas where you may start their working life, depending on the choices you have made in your study programme.

  • International sales representative
  • Key account manager
  • Purchaser
  • Marketing intelligence officer
  • Business development representative
  • Customer account representative / internal sales administrator
  • Foreign trade advisor / consultant
  • International HR officer
  • PR / communications officer
  • Logistics coordinator
  • Market researcher
  • Brand manager
  • Business innovation specialist
  • Digital communication specialist 

Upon graduation, you may continue with a master's degree at a Dutch research university or university abroad. You may consider master’s degrees in International Business, Communication Sciences, International Economic Studies, Marketing Management or Strategic Management

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Avans University of Applied Sciences 

Welcome to Avans University of Applied Sciences! Avans is the best large university of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands for the sixth consecutive year in 2020. We offer more than 80 programs from which 5 are English taught bachelors, 2...

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Jaman M.
I'm an international student from Bangladesh at Avans. 3 years ago, I made the decision to join in International Business at Avans. Today, I look back and see the challenges that came to me including valuables knowledges. During this journey, I went through many evaluations and feedback processes which helped me to track personal development an...
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Nice international school, made good friends. Teachers are professionals and always receiving guidance throughout the program.

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Avans University of Applied Sciences

Hogeschoollaan 1
4818 CB Breda
The Netherlands

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