Why Nyenrode?

7 reasons why Nyenrode might be your best option

Ask any graduate about some of their best memories of student life and they’ll often tell you about their times studying abroad. During this international experience, you’ll be up for great adventures.

You’ll explore new places and meet many new friends for life. And let’s not forget, an international exchange experience is a great way to enhance your skills, academic potential, network and employability.

Studying at Nyenrode is a reward for life. Come and invest in your personal and professional development at Nyenrode. Join our warm and welcoming community.

In 2021 Nyenrode ranked 41st in the Financial Times Leading European Business Schools. Furthermore, it’s accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and the NVAO. These accreditations ensure students receive the highest quality education. Only a limited number of business schools receive these accreditations. Lastly, Nyenrode’s bachelor has been awarded the best BSc. In Business Administration in the Netherlands 2021 by the national, independent educational consumer guide “de Keuzegids”.
Nyenrode is founded by internationally leading businesses such as Philips, KLM, Shell & Unilever. It is the only private research university in the Netherlands and has very strong ties to the world of business. As a student you’ll be challenged academically and are actively involved to gain a thorough understanding of the business industry through company visits and guest lectures.
You’ll find that the classes at Nyenrode are personal (max. 30) & challenging. Lecturers will know you by name and encourage you to actively take part in group discussions and ask questions. Furthermore, you’ll be mixed with students from across the globe!
No worries about finding suitable housing. As an incoming student, you’ll be guaranteed housing on our lovely estate, a two-minute walk away from your classrooms.
We believe sports stimulates teamwork, your body, and your mind in a healthy way. You can join scheduled sport sessions or explore the estate’s very own rugby field, tennis courts, gym, boxing facilities, etc.
The Netherlands has one of the best public transport systems. Hop on the bus or train to visit big cities such as Utrecht (20min), Amsterdam (30min) or international, cosmopolitan cities as Paris, Berlin and Brussels. And don’t forget to at least hop on (the back of) a bike at least once while you’re with us!
Nyenrode offers one of the most tight-knit communities that will stay with you for life! Not only will you forge warm friendships with classroom peers, but also through the vibrant student life you’ll be part of when joining Nyenrode’s Students associations NCV or JCV or Utrecht/Amsterdam’s International Student Network. You can also join the student committee NUC which is aimed at giving you a warm welcome through the many fun and social activities and buddy program.


Claire Arensmeyer

Claire Arensmeyer

Exchange officer