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Josefine Rottmann, international alumni ambassador 2012-2013, Denmark

Josefine Rottmann

Name: Josefine Rottmann

Home country: Denmark

Programme: Master of Science in International Business and Management

Contact: josefine.rottmann@googlemail.com

I loved the master programmes offered by the Business Faculty. The RUG was very fast in responding to my application and the overall admissions process was very smooth and fast, compared to other universities I had applied to.

About stuying in Groningen

I loved the master programmes offered by the Business Faculty. And also the RUG was very fast in responding to my application and the overall admissions process was very smooth and fast, compared to other universities I had applied to. The international dimension of the different subjects in the MSc IB&M as well as the focus on research skills are the things I liked most about my programme. The most important skill I took away from my programme was the timely and independent organization of research projects/papers, both individually and in small teams. Also, as we always had to handle several assignments at the same time, I learned to prioritize and manage my time well. Finally, due to all the team work with other students from other countries, I learned to cooperate and work with many different people who brought very different work attitudes and ideas to the team. I am sure that these skills will be very helpful in my work life.

My advice to anyone considering Groningen: Go for it! You will have an amazing time and learn a lot! I did not encounter any language barriers at all. Everybody speaks perfect English and I learned Dutch, which is quite easy for German native speakers!

Biography

Josefine Rottmann studied the MSc International Business and Management at the University of Groningen! She pursued her undergraduate studies in Business and Languages in Germany, France and the UK. During her time in Groningen, she worked in the International Relations Office of the University and was responsible for the marketing of the university in Germany. In September 2012 she will start her career with the Arla Foods Future 15 management trainee programme and also be an alumni ambassador of the University of Groningen in Denmark.
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