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International Business Management

International Business Management (bachelor)

International Business Management (IBM) prepares you for an international career in various industries. The world revolves around trade. Establishing international contacts and seeing opportunities – or creating them yourself. IBM brings you one step closer to international success.

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A career in business management?

You close a deal with an American organisation and look into the possibilities of doing business in Asia. That is just business as usual after completing the International Business Management course. You can compete with the best of them in the financial services sector as well. You keep a close eye on international developments and always stay one step ahead of the latest trends. You have contacts around the world and use your knowledge in your position as manager of a multinational, as an independent entrepreneur or for a corporate takeover.

Why choose IBM?


The International Business Management degree, which is also available in Dutch, educates you to use the internationally 

acknowledged Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in three or four years. IBM is partly based on the International Business and Management Studies (IBMS) profile level of professional competence, supplemented with e-commerce.


Learning by doing

During the International Business Management bachelor you will spend 60% of your time on acquiring practical knowledge. There are various projects and study trips included in the programme.

Business industry

The demand for highly educated managers with an international focus is growing as a result of the ever-expanding global trade. The Netherlands is a true trade nation. It is the fifth nation in the world when it comes to exporting goods and it holds the seventh spot for exporting services. With the right knowledge and a good feeling for finance and e-business, you can also make it as an independent entrepreneur.


For the third consecutive year Tio's business school was voted best business management bachelor course in the Netherlands in the 2017 Higher Education Guide. This bachelor course is NVAO-accredited and has once again been awarded the highest scores in the National Student Survey for the sixth consecutive year and the HEM course came first in the Elsevier’s 2015 Beste studies’ guide.

Best business bachelor course

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