Study international business in Groningen to learn about international markets, cross-cultural management, and innovative business strategies, all essential in today's interconnected world.
What strategies do multinational corporations use to balance profitability and (environmental) sustainability in their international operations? How do cultural perceptions vary, and how can companies address these differences in their international operations? In the BSc International Business, you will learn to understand these challenges, and how to deal with them.
In Groningen, the programme is all about bridging management theories with real-life situations faced by international organizations worldwide. We take a holistic teaching approach. We incorporate multiple perspectives from sociology, ethics and sustainable management, marketing, technology innovation, psychology, economics, politics, and finance into the core subjects. But that is not all – theory comes to life as you put your learning into practice. That is why you work on real-life assignments and case studies and in your third year, you get the opportunity to choose for an internship or a study exchange.
Is this programme for you? You like to learn about cultures and countries and how they shape our global business landscape. You are looking for a truly international, diverse and challenging study where you can develop yourself and gain the competencies to prosper in your career. You aspire to work in an international setting, working for a multinational firm, governmental institution or international organization. But above all, you are interested in the very broad range of issues that make doing business different from country to country.
Important to know: The BSc International Business is a fixed quota programme (numerus fixus) accepting only 550 students. The application deadline for September 2024 is 15 January 2024. Please check the information about the selection procedure .
The BSc International Business was the perfect choice for me because of the different but interrelated courses you study. I like how the disciplines are taught through lectures and tutorials. I chose the programme in Groningen because of the unique opportunity to connect with different cultures. This programme is not only internationally focused but also offers extensive opportunities to gain practical experience. Furthermore, you work on business case analysis, you can choose to do an internship or to study abroad.