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Double Degree BSc in International Business / KEDGE Bachelor

The Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Groningen and KEDGE Business School have teamed up to offer the Double Degree BSc in International Business / KEDGE Bachelor.

During the four-year programme you will study at both the University of Groningen (UG) and KEDGE Business School (KEDGE BS). You will complete an internship in the third year and a thesis in the fourth year.

Programme outline

1st year - Academic studies at UG

The first year starts off with an intensive introductory programme. The course units cover the fundamental disciplines of international business, such as international management, economics, financial accounting, international marketing, and international business law. You will also be provided with a solid foundation in statistics. The first year features training in reading and writing academic English.

2nd year - Academic studies at UG

In the second year of the programme you will take further course units in cross-cultural management, comparative country studies, research methods, and statistics. You will do a lot of reading and independent study. You will attend classes and lectures by guest speakers, participate in small discussion groups, work in team projects, and attend workshops.

3rd year - Academic studies at KEDGE BS

Your entire third year will take place at KEDGE BS, where you will continue your studies in business and management.

4th year - Internship under supervision of KEDGE BS / Academic studies at UG, plus thesis

During the first half of your fourth year you will complete an internship under the supervision of KEDGE BS. On completion of your internship you will return to Groningen to complete additional courses and your bachelor’s thesis.

Degrees awarded

On successful completion of the programme you will receive two bachelor’s degrees, including a BSc in International Business from the University of Groningen and Programme Superieur de Gestion et Commerce bachelor’s degree from KEDGE Business School.

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE BS is a French business school with four campuses in France, located in Paris, Bordeaux, Marseilles and Toulon. The business school holds the prestigious triple crown accreditation.


If you want to know more about the double degree programme, please email Ineke van Est.

Last modified:28 July 2020 12.47 p.m.