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Young talents in economics and business

About our students

FEB students

The Faculty of Economics and Business trains students to become experts in various fields: from Supply Chain Management, International Business and Marketing, to Finance, HRM and Econometrics. Our students have a reputation for being inquiring, highly motivated and down-to-earth. They have a lot to offer businesses:

  • Strong analytical skills.
  • They give considered advice.
  • They see the bigger picture.
  • They have a well-developed ability to solve problems.
  • They come up with practical solutions.
  • They are enterprising, creative and innovative.

All-round profile

Our students gain an all-round profile, which is based on excellence in their field and outstanding personal skills. This is what makes them successful budding leaders and researchers in today’s world. Graduates from our Faculty are renowned for being team players and leaders, for their flexible attitude to work, their ability to withstand stress and their enduring motivation.

More information about our education programmes and alumni

The Faculty of Economics and Business offers a wide range of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes. Read more about what our students learn on the programme page. Wim Duisenberg, Frits Sissing, Jeroen Smit, Prins Bernard van Oranje Nassau van Vollenhoven and Stef Blok are just a few of our alumni. See which other famous Dutch people, politicians and members of the royal family attended our university.

Studying at the Faculty of Economics and Bussiness

Studying at the Faculty of Economics and Business

The Faculty of Economics and Business belongs for quite some time already to the top 1% of the worldwide Business Schools within the EQUIS and AACSB accreditation framework. EQUIS is one of the two most important accreditation frameworks in the world of business education. AACSB Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. At this moment, the faculty is aiming for receving AMBA accreditation.

  • FEB scores #28 on the worldwide Academic Ranking of World Universities in the area of Business Administration and #47 within the field of Economics (2019).*
  • 90% of our students would recommend their higher education institution.*
  • 80% of the students experience the faculty as a place to network and meet.**
  • About 60% of the students reported that the faculty provided support in creating career-related contacts.**

* Source: I-graduate Graduate Barometer 2018

** Source: Universum Talent Research 2019

What companies say about our students

This is what companies have said about our students and alumni in the past

Hans Coenen, Director of Business Development - Gasunie:

‘We value the high level of education shown by students of the Faculty of Economics and Business. In addition, we appreciate their can-do mentality: they think in terms of solutions rather than problems.’

Jennie Monon, HR director - ING Bank

‘I have always been impressed by students from the Faculty of Economics and Business. They are highly focused, they understand business, they thrive on challenges and they work hard.’

Bart van Ark, General Manager - The Conference Board

‘Our experience with students from the Faculty of Economics and Business is that they have all the skills and knowledge they need; they are extremely hard workers and they are down-to-earth. They fit in very easily.’

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