Bachelor International business

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The program starts 1 September 2024 and 1 February 2025

Want to step into the fast-paced world of international business? To actually experience it while you are studying? Then come and study at the International School of Business. The place to be for an innovative and flexible business degree.

NVAO Accredited programme

Why study International Business at HAN?

EFMD accredited

Our school is a member of EFMD, a global network of business schools and companies. International Business also has EFMD program accreditation.

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FIBAA accredited

International Business is accredited by FIBAA, the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation.

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Intake in February and September

You can start International Business in February or September. Choose the intake that suits your schedule!

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Truly international class

Over half of your classmates are international students. The International School of Business at HAN has students from over 60 different countries!

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Study abroad

Study abroad at one of over 120 partner universities across the globe. Choose how long you spend abroad: 6 months to 1.5 years.

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ISB Community

The International School of Business has a tight-knit community where students, lecturers and staff come together.


What do you learn?

Your Bachelor of Business Administration begins with a broad overview of the field. Then you specialize in one of 4 fields. These are finance, organization & change, marketing & sales and supply chain management. You also study abroad. This is where you learn about a subject of your choice at a partner university. Finally, you learn to apply your skills in a real international business setting.  


What can you do with International Business?

A Bachelor of Business Administration gives you loads of international job options. You can get a job in marketing, logistics, finance or management. The company? That could be any international company or organization in any industry. No two days will be the same in this dynamic, fast-paced world! 

16 November 2024

Online Open Day

Our Online Open Day was on 23 March 2024. Did you miss it? No worries! We’ve recorded sessions of our talk shows about visa, housing, admission, scholarships, student life and more. So you can watch our videos wherever and whenever you like.

The next Online Open Day is on 16 November 2024. Want to be notified when registrations for the next Online Open Day open? Pre-register for November so you’ll get a mail from us when you can secure your spot for the Online Open Day. Don't miss this chance to connect with HAN students, lecturers and ask all of your questions.

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What do students think?

Coming out of her shell

“I’ve learned that in a professional environment, if you don’t speak up for your problem or question, people won’t be able to help you. So, I came out of my shell. And it’s great to have a positive influence on the people around you.” Read more...

Learning to be independent

“I needed some time to adjust. But I made friends easily. It comes with a good aura. People would approach me and talk to me. I invited some of them to my house, cooked Jamaican food and we also did other fun things together.” Read more...

Unique experience

“The lecturers teach you, they do their part, but you also have a responsibility of managing your own stuff. Lecturers are always ready to support their students. Even if it is not their task.” Read more...

Campus facilities

The HAN campuses have all the facilities you need: modern lecture halls, study and multimedia centers, sports facilities, canteens and cafes. Also important: a reliable wireless network (Eduroam). And you can easily reach the campuses by train, bus or bike.

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Students as partners

Dutch way of learning

The atmosphere in a Dutch classroom is quite informal and your lecturers are easy to talk to. In fact, at Dutch universities like HAN, you’re seen as a partner in the learning process. Class sizes are small and your lecturers encourage you to actively participate in class. To ask questions. To give your own opinion. They also stimulate you to be creative. And to discover things for yourself.


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International School of Business

The International School of Business (ISB) is a renowned business school in the Netherlands. We work closely with our partners from other universities and the international business community. Our aim? To give you a high-quality and engaging business education. To inspire you to learn and grow. Both during your studies and beyond. So, no matter what the future holds, you will succeed in any business setting. 

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Unite cultures and cherish memories

Join the ISB community

The International School of Business (ISB) Community is your home away from home. Together, we create lasting memories. Join our Masterclass and Dinner & Discussion for new knowledge and current global topics. Play sports like volleyball, football, and basketball with friends from all over the world. Unleash your creativity at one of our workshops. Explore different cultures and their cuisine during cultural potlucks and food festivals. Or embark on an adventure with a Community Trip, such as a visit to Keukenhof, Oberhausen Christmas Market, or the Van Gogh Museum.

ISB student community for the International Business and Communication international students at HAN

Why study in the Netherlands?

Planning to study in the Netherlands? The Netherlands has a large population of international students so you won’t feel alone. In fact, 1 in 10 students at Dutch universities is an international student. Why do so many international students pursue their education at universities in Holland? Because the Netherlands has excellent, affordable higher education. It also has a thriving economy (17th in the world) so there are plenty of job opportunities. What’s more, the Dutch are open-minded and almost everyone speaks English.


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Discover the city of Arnhem

Arnhem is the green and bustling capital of the province of Gelderland. With a population of around 160,000, the city has plenty to offer. Whether you’re into fashion or history, museums or pubs, concerts or nightclubs. And with its lovely green surroundings, you can also enjoy nature at its best. Safe and friendly student cities are just one of the 7 reasons to study at HAN.

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Recently accredited by EFMD

HAN's Bachelor in International Business program was recently granted EFMD Programme Accreditation for 5 years, joining a prestigious community of globally recognized business education institutions. This accreditation underscores our commitment of providing excellent education in international business.

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The location

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  • HAN Arnhem campus

    Ruitenberglaan 31
    6826 CC Arnhem
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