International Business Administration at Tilburg University prepares you for an international career in business.
Never has there been a more exciting time to get involved in international business. And with a Bachelor's in International Business Administration (IBA), not only will you understand the changing dynamics of global business - you will have the skills in place to pursue a career in it in a wide range of functions.
A three-year undergraduate program, the IBA offers a unique international learning experience: classmates from all over the world, international teaching staff, international study trips, and content that takes a global perspective. The four core areas within business administration are covered: accounting, finance, marketing, and organisation and management.
An outstanding academic foundation is provided, including developing your ability to logically deconstruct theories and conduct scientific research. You will also gain a clear understanding of how to apply this knowledge within real-world day-to-day decision-making, and key vocational skills that will ensure you are well-prepared to hit the ground running in that all important first job.
Learning in the International Business Administration program is not sitting in the back of a lecture theatre. It is creative, interactive, involving, and always connected to what is happening in the real business world. Class sizes are kept small to keep you personally involved. You will examine case studies and are expected to participate in debates and analyses of the materials you encounter.
Working in small groups, you will have to manage the differences between you and your teammates in order to complete assignments and prepare presentations. The fact that your classmates come from all around the world makes this a cross-cultural exercise. Discover the differences between business idealogies in various world regions, and how they impact everything from communication to perspectives on trade.
Beyond Tilburg University, you can participate in an exchange program with numerous top business schools around the world. Spend a few months abroad and experience another culture and language.
The International Business Administration program aims to educate academically trained and international minded professionals in business skills and knowledge for the international labour market. Furthermore, the program aims to give the graduates access to a wide range of international master programs in Business and Management all over the world.
In the International Business Administration program you will encounter different forms of teaching, which may be different from what you are used to from highschool. Class sizes vary per teaching form and can range from 20 students up to 300 students. Learning in the IBA program is not sitting in the back of a lecture theatre. It is creative, interactive, involving, and always connected to what is happening in the real business world. Class sizes are kept small to keep you personally involved.
Besides the Bachelor in International Business Administration, Tilburg University offers a range of other Business related program such as the English taught bachelor in Econometrics and Operations Research program
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Students who would like to register for the Bachelor in International Business Administration will need to have sufficient funds for tuition and living expenses. Getting a scholarship could be the first step towards obtaining a top BSc International Business degree at Tilburg University.
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At Tilburg University, our mission is to inspire students and faculty members to reach their full potential, and in doing so, reap a positive impact on the society around them. Our education and research is internationally inspired and is ground breaking. Tilburg is represented among the top institutes in the international university rankings.
Tilburg University educational programs instil a broad social awareness in our students along with critical personal and professional skills. Learning and development are offered at all career levels. Research endeavours aim to advance the frontiers of knowledge on issues and subjects of direct value to society – and are actively disseminated and applied within the community with this objective in mind. We play an active part in the local community and that of the region, the Netherlands and the entire world, maintaining close contact at all levels.
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In addition, you may have to demonstrate sufficient knowledge of Mathematics and English. Proficiency in English can be demonstrated by taking either a TOEFL or an IELTS test. The required minimum score for TOEFL is 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet based); for IELTS 6.0. The institutional code for TOEFL is 9860.
IELTS overall band: 6, IELTS listening: 5.5, IELTS reading: 5.5, IELTS writing: 5.5, IELTS speaking: 5.5, TOEFL paper based: 550, TOEFL computer based: 213, TOEFL internet based: 80
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