International Business - English - 4 years - Full-time

How do you bring Dutch products to international markets, or make your business more profitable and efficient? Global companies are looking for commercial talent to get results. With the financial meltdown of 2008, the Volkswagen’s exposé in 2015 and a declining newspaper readership, it’s safe to say that the world is in need of business experts who can turn ideas into businesses. And that is where you’ll come in as a prospective student of International Business (IB) at The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS). This four-year programme will help you gain knowledge, skills and proficiency in international markets to prepare you for a future in the world of international trade.

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Admission recommendation

You have a non-Dutch diploma

To enrol for the International Business 4 year programme you will need a secondary school diploma comparable to a Dutch HAVO diploma and a good command of English.

For the assessment of your secondary school diploma, we generally follow Nuffic’s evaluations of foreign diplomas.

This programme is taught entirely in English. You’ll need a good command of the English language, both spoken and written.

Bachelor’s candidates who are educated in the Netherlands, UK, Ireland, USA, Canada (Quebec only when the education language is English), Australia, New Zealand, South Africa or Malta, or students holding a diploma (including English as an exam subject) stated on this diploma list, don’t need to take an English proficiency test.

All other prospective students are required to hand in a valid and sufficient language test.

Please check our Admission requirements for more information.

If you completed your prior education in another country than those listed above you might still qualify for exemption, if:

  • you have an American or International High School Diploma, or
  • you have a European or International Baccalaureate Diploma

Please contact the Enrolment Centre and ask for details.

English and mathematics are strongly recommended for MBO students. The most suitable profile for either HAVO and VWO is E&M.

If you have not quite reached the level you need to enrol for a degree but your results are promising, we offer an the Prep School programme, which takes six months or one year. On completion of this, you will not only be ready to join a Bachelor class, but you’ll also have learned a lot about the Netherlands, The Hague and our university.

If you don't meet the minimum entrance requirements and you will be 21 or older as of the 31st of August 2018, the Admission Test offers you the opportunity to qualify for this bachelor programme. It tests your command of Dutch and English and also includes a programme-specific section.

More information on the Admission Test 21+.

There are no exceptions to the official admission requirements. The Enrolment Office is the only party that can make decisions regarding your qualification for admission based on official regulations. You can’t rely on any other sources of information for your qualification for admission.

You have a Dutch diploma

Below, you can find the entrance requirements for this programme.

Havo

  • N&T Immediately qualifies for admission
  • N&G Immediately qualifies for admission
  • E&M Immediately qualifies for admission
  • C&M Immediately qualifies for admission*
    *As of the academic year of 2020-2021, additional entry requirements will apply for the Havo C&M profile. You will need one of the following subjects: economics, management & organization, maths A or maths B.

Vwo

  • N&T Immediately qualifies for admission
  • N&G Immediately qualifies for admission
  • E&M Immediately qualifies for admission
  • C&M Immediately qualifies for admission

Mbo

  • Level 4, middle management or specialised secondary education programme

 

English and mathematics are strongly recommended for MBO students. The most suitable profile for either HAVO and VWO is E&M.
If you want to apply for this programme but you don’t have the required subjects in your HAVO or VWO profile, THUAS may offer you an opportunity to take an exam (Dutch page).
If you don't meet the minimum entrance requirements and you will be 21 or older as of the 31st of August 2018, the Admission Test offers you the opportunity to qualify for this bachelor programme. More information on the Admission Test 21+.
There are no exceptions to the official admission requirements. The Enrolment Office is the only party that can make decisions regarding your qualification for admission based on official regulations. You can’t rely on any other sources of information for your qualification for admission.

Student for a day

Get a taste of student life

3 November 2018

Open Day

An open day is a great way to see our campus and meet current students, lecturers and our team of study advisors. You can also attend presentations by our lecturers to help you get into a business mind-set.

June 2018

Meet & Match

Have you applied to a bachelors programme at The Hague University of Applied Sciences? Then the chances are you will be invited to participate in the ‘Meet & Match event’. The Meet & Match is a supplement to the Study Choice Check and is your opportunity to check again if the programme that you have chosen is the right one for you. Would you like to know if is possible to do Meet & Match for your programme?

Need help making a decision

We would like to help you make the right decision

It takes a bit of thought and research to find the right programme. The Hague University of Applied Sciences organizes various activities throughout the year to give you the best possible idea of the various studies offered. You also learn what it’s like to study at THUAS. This way, you can click on the registration button without a doubt in mind. Or you’ll know for certain it’s not right for you. 
Contact our Study & Career Centre Contact us by phone (+31) (0)70 445 8595 or by email studycareer@hhs.nl

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