School of Business and Communication

At the School of Business and Communication we train professionals who focus their view on the outside world. Who can connect the outside with the inside, and gauge how a company can benefit from this.

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Our domains are communication, entrepreneurship, marketing and sales. We’re also the school for food, retail, e-commerce and digital business. 

Home base for bachelor and associate programs 

Over 3,300 HAN students are enrolled in a full-time, part-time or work-study degree in the field of business and communication. They chose from the range of bachelor and associate degrees we have to offer.  

They are: 

  • Online Marketing and Sales 
  • Marketing Management 
  • Communication
  • Food & Business 
  • Entrepreneurship & Retail Management 


Want to continue studying? The School of Business and Communication is home to a large number of postgraduate degrees, courses and training programs. 

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Practice-based research

We work together with the degree programs to tackle social issues. This groundbreaking practice-based research is conducted through the following centers:

  • Knowledge and Innovation Center for Business & Communication
  • Research Center for Customer Insight
  • Research Center for Human Communication Development


School of Business and Communication 

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