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Gain practical experience

Business Research and Consultancy

At FEB we offer you the opportunity to engage in several (extra-)curricular courses and activities that give the possibility to combine studying with practical experience. Such activities provide you with a variety of learning opportunities to develop yourself personally and professionally. FEB Career Services helps you to be prepared to take the next step for your future in the economics and business job market. Check FEB's employability page to find out more about connecting with practice early in your study.

Elective courses with a practical approach

Business research & consulting

In the Business research and consulting course, we focus on practical experience and real-world application. It's about putting theory into action and gaining valuable experience that will prepare you for a career in consulting. Through hands-on consultancy projects for companies, you'll immerse yourself in the consulting process, gaining firsthand insight into advising clients effectively.

Throughout the course, you'll tackle real managerial problems by conducting company visits, investigating issues, and executing research plans. Working collaboratively with your team, you'll develop solutions in areas like brand awareness and sales strategies. Finally, you'll present your findings directly to company management, rounding off your practical consulting experience.

Are you a student? Find more information on the Student Portal

Companies that students have worked with include:

  • Urban Health Squares
  • Outstanding
  • Zilveren Kruis Achmea
  • Psy-zo! Onderwijs
  • Dyka
  • Preadyz
  • FC Groningen In de Maatschappij
Learning communities

Learning communities offer an opportunity for students to explore a topic of their personal interest or passion in-depth, gain practical skills, or expand their professional network. This extracurricular activity enables you to engage in collaborative projects, which will provide you with a setting in which you are able to develop specific skills such as project, team and self-management, programming, data analysis, tool development, negotiation, public speaking, and networking.

Activities include assignments from external organizations, company visits, interviews, coaching sessions, and informal group meetings. Many learning communities focus on interdisciplinary challenges, with examples including projects with ABN-Amro, Philips, Friesland Campina, Fijn Wonen, RDW, CJIB, and others.

An example of learning communities offered:

  • Agile
  • Basic Programming in Python
  • Blockchain Technology for Organizations
  • Programming in R
  • Data (Science) and Analytics
  • Life Skills and Well-being
  • Career Development

Are you interested as a student? Find more information on the Student Portal.


At FEB, we understand the importance of practical experience in shaping your career path. That's why our study programs offer various opportunities to integrate internships into the curriculum.

Internships offer the opportunity to gain practical experience and get a closer look at a how companies operate, within the Netherlands or abroad. You will be able to find out more about a job, about the organization's culture, and whether it suits you or not. This firsthand experience will help you determine if a particular job or company is the right fit for you.

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Summer school

Do you want to broaden your academic knowledge and skills, expand your network, meet experts in your field of study, and peers from all over the globe? As a last year BSc student and MSc student, you have the opportunity to join different Summer Schools, working on different projects abroad. You can find more information here.

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