The International Business and Management Studies provides a strong grounding in traditional economics, covering marketing, sales, finance and management.
The International Business and Management Studies (IBMS) programme will prepare you for a successful international business career anywhere in the world. The programme is taught to an international, multicultural group of students and provides a strong grounding in traditional economics, covering marketing, sales, finance and management. The IBMS programme provides endless opportunities for a career in finance and marketing. International Business and Management Studies programme (IBMS) is a four-year course but we also offer a three-year fast track for candidates with suitable background.
International Business and Management Studies programme (IBMS) is a four-year course but we also offer a three-year fast track for candidates with suitable background. Each academic year is split into two semesters – the entire study programme is eight semesters long..
In the second year you can choose a minor, next to our major program. With a minor you can either specialize or widen your scope. International Business and Management Studies currently offers minors in Branding, Business-to-Business Marketing, Financial Markets and Human Resource Management and Languages. But we are continuously developing new minors, to keep up with the trends in the market. You also have the possibility of choosing entirely different minors from other programs in The Hague University of Applied Sciences.
In the second semester of the second or third year, depending on the length of the programme being followed, the travel begins and you’ll get to go abroad and study at an international partner university. While you’re here, we’ll expose you to as many international and cross-cultural experiences as possible. We have over 150 partner institutions, all over the globe. We send hundreds of students to study or do work placements abroad - from the US and Europe to South Africa and South America, from the Far East to the Middle East. During your last year, it’s time for real business, and you’ll do an internship with an international company.
The International Business and Management Studies program is designed to prepare you for your future career. Our in-depth modules will give you a background in both finance and marketing. You’ll also sharpen up your analysis and communication skills. Your opportunities will be endless.
Our past graduates have a great track record. Some of our former students have gone on to work for banks, sales and marketing departments of international companies, advertising agencies and financial departments. Lots of these roles involve international travel. Many have taken up challenging positions in smaller companies - sometimes their own. Some have focused on consultancy, ICT (including Internet), public relations or human resources. The door is wide open!
If you’re looking for a degree in business studies - in The Netherlands or elsewhere – the choice is overwhelming. So how do you make your choice? Our International Business and Management Studies (IBMS) program is unique, because of its international focus and hands-on work experience. 70% of our students are non-Dutch, originating from over 90 different countries. And so is our staff!
Read what current International Business and Management Studies Students have to say about the program. Alina Milovanova has just finshed the Prep School where she was improving her English. She will next be pursuing her bachelor in International Business and Management Studies at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.
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Besides International Business and Management Studies, The Hague University of Applied Sciences offers a range of other Business related programs such as International Financial Management and Control.
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Students who would like to register for the International Business and Management Studies program will need to have sufficient funds for tuition and living expenses. Getting a scholarship could be the first step towards obtaining a top Business degree at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.
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The Hague University of Applied Sciences is offering a total of 54 scholarships to students who would like to start their bachelor program during the academic year 2013-2014. At €5,000 each, the scholarships cover almost two-thirds of the total first year university’s tuition fee. For more information, go to the The Hague University Scholarship program.
The Hague University aims to train the professionals of the future. They will be able to perform more and different tasks with their knowledge in their changing professional domains. With practical knowledge and insight, they are able to contribute to innovation within their professions; translate practical knowledge and insight into creative findings, new designs, new processes and smart innovations.
Our 21,300 students, as well as our staff, come from over 146 different nationalities. That diversity is one of our most powerful resources. The exchange of competing ideas and opinions is what leads to real innovation.
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Non-Dutch students will need a qualification equal to the Dutch VWO diploma such as International Baccalaureate, French Baccalaureate, German Abitur or GCE-A levels. Other diplomas may also be recognised but these will be subject to assessment.
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