Would like to be the next successful entrepreneur in Amsterdam or make friends for life on campus in Breukelen? When you have the ambition to play a leading role in tomorrows business world, then our three-year academic Bachelor of Science in (International) Business Administration (BScBA) could be for you! Our intensive program is aimed at your leadership development. Our bachelor offers a unique combination of academic business knowledge, practical relevance, and personal development.
#1 BSc in International Business in the Netherlands
Nyenrode's BSc in International Business Administration has been rated the best study program in international Business for the 4th year in a row ('17-'21) (source: Keuzegids Universiteiten, the independent guide that critically compares all university Bachelors). But perhaps we are more proud of the feedback of our students: 4.5 out of 5 stars at Studiekeuze123.nl, making it one of the highest scoring business and economics bachelor in the Netherlands.
If you would like to learn more about our BSc in Business Administration? Visit one of our locations and meet BScBA students in Amsterdam & Breukelen!
During your studies you will make a Personal Leadership Development Journey (PLDJ), which runs throughout the three years of the program. Challenging yourself to expand your abilities and experiences. Moreover, you get to work on your own leadership skills. For example, as part of the PLDJ, you play sports at least two times a week, as we believe that having sports integrated in our program stimulates teamwork, learning from peers and a healthy body and mind; in short, it builds character.
Would you like to know how students experience the BScBA at Nyenrode? Have a look!
How does the registration process go and what should you keep in mind? Find all the answers for your registration process here. The application deadline has passed. If you like more information, contact our Program Advisors Monica or Anne-Marie.
International Baccalaureate (IB) certificate*
European Baccelaurate (EB) diploma*
General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level
We advise IB, EB, GCE students who do not meet the above stated requirements to pass the admissions exam (Vwo) at Boswell-Bèta in Utrecht. The Online Mathematics Placement Test (OMPT) is also an option.
American High School Diploma
Sufficient grade for Mathematics A or B.
Havo diploma (sufficient grade for Mathematics A or B) + HBO Propaedeutic
Applicants who obtained an Hbo Propedaeutic need to pass the Online Mathematics Placement Test (OMPT).
We will evaluate your diploma on an individual basis. Please provide an academic transcript with a diploma supplement explaining your country's grading system in your application package if possible.
Do you match one of the requirements for the program? Than you can start your application for the BScBA! By using the green button you can start your application as follows:
During your selection interview we look at your motivation, test scores, personality and extracurricular activities.
For this program we only have a limited number of places available. Therefore, it is recommended to be on time with submitting your application. There is also a higher change of being selected for your first choice of preference (Amsterdam or Breukelen).
*Applying before 31st of January 2022 increases the chance to be admitted at your location of choice. We recommend you to apply before this date.
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If you choose to study the BSc in Business Administration at Nyenrode, you will get something unique. You combine a vibrant campus life or city life with the benefits of living in the Netherlands. Click on the tab 'locations' to read more about the campus life in Breukelen or the city life in Amsterdam.
We give our students a lot of personal attention. And as an international student, your personal well-being is at the fore-front of your teachers' and other staff members' attention. This is apparent from the staff's open-door policy and the support you will receive from program management and study counselors.
The Netherlands has traditionally been an internationally oriented country, housing a large international community. This makes living here easy for international students. Studying in the Netherlands has many benefits, such as:
Also take a look at our international flyer for more facts and details on studying at Nyenrode.
Based on the classes you have taken in your current program or course, you may be able to transfer to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Nyenrode. We do recommend you start our course from the first year, allowing you to follow the same path as your fellow students. We are happy to help you in any way we can, please contact us for personalized advice.
In the third and final year of our BScBA program, our students spend a semester abroad at one of our partner universities. In return, students from these partner universities make their way to our campus in Breukelen for a unique experience as an exchange student in the Netherlands. This could be you!
Would you like to know if your university is part of our partner network? Or are you curious about the course list? Don’t hesitate to contact our team for more information.
The BSc in Business Administration (BScBA) offers you the possibility to follow your studies in two unique locations: Amsterdam or Breukelen. Each location provides you with a different Nyenrode Business University experience based on your preferences. What fits you? Campus life or city life in the Netherlands?
The Amsterdam building is located in the heart of the city alongside one of the main canals (Keizersgracht). We offer students access to the business network in Amsterdam. In addition, we offer a business incubator, a lounge with its own bar for food
and drinks and numerous events, like breakfast sessions, to connect our student community (Bachelor, Master and MBA students) with the business world.
Studying the Bachelor Business Administration in Amsterdam means enjoying flexibility to the fullest. You can decide whether you want to join the Nyenrode Amsterdam Study association (JCV) or any student activities outside of Nyenrode. The Amsterdam Campus is vivid, entrepreneurial, international and highly connected to business.
Nyenrode facilitates students with the possibility to live at Campus Diemen Zuid, a students residence complex located 15 minutes from Amsterdam Central Station.
The campus is situated on a historical estate with a thirteenth century castle at its heart. You can enjoy everything this unique setting has to offer. It is the perfect environment to dedicate three years to your own development. Some of the facilities
included are: a library, private study rooms, sports (Rugby field / tennis court / hockey and soccer fields / gym), a student restaurant, housing and two bars.
Studying the Bachelor in Business Administration in Breukelen allows you to fully focus on your student life while becoming an active member of the NCV (Student Association). You can participate in its numerous committees while practicing your business and social skills.
The campus also welcomes professionals on a daily basis for executive education programs, enabling you as a student to connect. By living and studying on campus, you will create a network of friends for life.
The tuition fees for the August 2021 intake for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration are as follows:
For talented students with limited financial resources there are a number of possibilities to (partly) finance your studies:
Scholarships eligible for all students to apply:
* Please note that it is possible to apply for both scholarships and to combine them. You may use the same motivation letter and financial plan.Scholarships only for specific nationalities or loans for Dutch students:
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will open up a world of possibilities for you. After completing your BScBA journey at Nyenrode, you can choose from a broad range of opportunities including:
You shape your own future! You can broaden or deepen your business knowledge with a Master's degree but you will also be more than ready to start your business career, even internationally! And having focused on your personal leadership, starting your own company as an entrepreneur is another possibility.
Nyenrode offers you a reward for life.