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International Business

  • Bachelor degree
  • Autumn
  • Zwolle
  • 4 Years
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Unlock endless possibilities for your future career with our cutting-edge Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programme in International Business, nestled in the cosy and beautiful city of Zwolle.

You will experience the industry by tackling real challenges put forward by a wide range of organizations and by doing internships in the Netherlands and/or abroad. The increasing globalization of business means that managers with an international perspective are in demand. So whether you want to work in a large corporation, a medium-sized enterprise or set up your own business, get ready to develop the skills that you will need as a future business professional.

This BBA programme is NVAO-accredited(opens in new tab).

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Programme structure

What's International Business like?

We train you to be an all-round professional who can make a valuable contribution to organizations and their goals. In addition, you can also specialize with us through electives, projects and doing an internship and study abroad. The programme is characterized by a mix of knowledge, skills and practical education: from theory to internships and from assignments for real clients to graduation in the industry. You will be working on your CV from the start!

Requirements & application


Entry requirements and application

Check that you meet our English language and academic requirements before you start your application. Applications to Dutch universities should be made via Studielink(opens in new tab).

Application deadlines
Dutch students: preferably before 1 May, ultimately 31 August
EU/EEA students: preferably before 1 June, ultimately 31 August
Non-EU/EEA students: 1 June

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After your studies

After your studies

Want to find a job or continue your education? Explore the possibilities that await you after completing International Business

Job opportunity


had a job at Bachelor's level

Starting salary

€ 2,850

gross average, based on 38 hours a week

Master's degree


continues their education

Practical information

Tuition fees

The tuition fee for 2024 entry is € 2,530 for EU/EEA-students.

The tuition fee for non-EU/EEA-students is € 8,746 in 2024.

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Start date

2 September 2024


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Student experiences

Student experiences

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If you want something, just do it!


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I learned to cope with cultural differences


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Zwolle is a welcoming city that has a great sense of community


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Small classes create personal bond between students and teachers


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This programme is very modern and we study in a practical way


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The most important way of support is to be there for your child


Mother of Klaudia, studying International Business
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All coaches have experience in real companies


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10 different projects for 10 different organizations


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Get to know...

Windesheim and the ambassadors of International Business! Christian from the United States, for example, talks about his experience at Windesheim and what he likes and dislikes about his degree. Or watch this video(opens in new tab) to find out how international students experience their life in Zwolle. Would you like to get a taste of the atmosphere on the campus? Then watch this video of the X-building(opens in new tab), the headquarters of International Business. 

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