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About the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)

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At the Faculty of Economics and Business we are highly competitive thanks to our top quality staff members: researchers who publish in renowned international journals and teach inspiring courses, and top-level practitioners who share their valuable professional experience with students. Appealing research, an inspiring working atmosphere, excellent connections with both the corporate and public sectors, and recognising differences in ambitions and talents form the key elements of the Faculty’s strategy. Current students describe the Faculty as being open, personal, ambitious and down to earth.

The graduates of our Faculty are known to be highly motivated, successful leaders who are making a real impact on society. They are very strong team workers, flexible and analytically very good. Our committed staff members provide them with top quality education and research skills, while closely collaborating with the corporate world.

The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) is renowned for:

Our quality: Quality is our leading principle, as proven by our national and international accreditations (AACSB, NVAO, etc.). Our educational programmes, academic staff and research score highly on major global rankings. We strive to maintain the highest standards of excellence in our teaching, research and outreach activities.

Our ambition: We challenge all staff, students and alumni to flourish in Adding Personal Value. Therefore we stimulate every member of our academic community to develop their personal skills and fulfil their ambitions. They do so by participating in top-quality education and research and by making lifelong contributions to science and society.

Our identity: We are best described as being open, personal, ambitious and down to earth.


  • Open - We learn and work in an easily accessible academic community with our internal and external stakeholders. We believe that by cooperating in a transparent way and offering constructive criticism we can make a difference to the communities in which we operate.

  • Personal - We debate and cooperate closely with each other as co-producers in a way that is inclusive and individual. We value a personal touch that is built on mutual respect and social responsibility.

  • Ambitious - We foster excellence in all areas of activity and stimulate our staff, students and alumni to aim high and strive for the best. This is reflected in the fact that we rank among the top 5 % of Business Schools worldwide.
Down to earth

  • Down to earth - We combine friendly accessibility with sound practicality.

The corporate world recognises these characteristics in our graduates:

"They excel in the fields of economics and business, using a wide range of personal skills to deal with the dynamic and global world we live in. Your graduates are very strong team workers, highly motivated, good leaders, flexible and stress proof. Their allround profile - excelling in their field coupled with great personal skills - makes them successful future leaders and researchers in today's global world." (Trendence Research Report 2013).

The Faculty of Economics and Business belongs to the 1% of business schools around the world accredited by both AACSB and EQUIS.

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