Are you curious about what’s going on in the business world? Do you wonder how companies determine their strategies? Are you interested in the way companies operate in the areas of human resources or marketing? In the International Business programme, you’ll learn about the strategy, resources and management required to run a business. And you’ll also develop the professional skills to put business ideas into practice, including teamwork, conflict resolution, leadership and presentation skills.
What’s more, you’ll gain practical and international experience by spending a semester studying abroad, getting in touch with real companies at ‘business days’, doing research projects or following an internship. The programme will prepare you for a career in a variety of areas within international business, including marketing, management, human resources or even entrepreneurship.
- 3-year, full-time bachelor’s, taught in English
- Starting date: 1 September
- Truly international faculty: More than 50 nationalities
- Problem Based Learning approach (PBL)
- Weekly: 8 hrs classes, 12 hrs group work, 20 hrs independent study
- Spend a semester abroad and gain international experience
- Application deadline: 15 January 2021
Online information events
Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus, you are not able to visit us on the campus in Maastricht at the moment, but you can still get answers to your questions and get an idea of what it is like to study at the School of Business and Economics in a variety of online experiences. For each programme there is a student with whom you can chat, a Virtual Open Day that you can visit (including a 360-degree four-way tour), and we are also currently organising our Virtual Experience Days.
Visit our Online Events page to learn more about this study programme
Study at SBE during COVID-19
We understand that, in these uncertain times, it is difficult to assess what the new academic year will look like. To help you better understand what you can expect next academic year, please visit the following page to learn more about the educational format for the first two periods, introducation days and student life at the School of Business and Economics.
For specific questions, we have FAQ's for students.
Bachelor's Open Day
Find out more about one of the most international universities in Europe and our unique approach to learning.
This time around, the UM Bachelor's Open Day will be held online. We have built a special online platform for you to explore. It’s designed to give you a realistic impression of our study programmes and student life in Maastricht.
Practical approach to learning is super important to me, I don’t think that I can study without problem based learning (PBL) anymore, you are learning truly long term as it stays in your mind.
Practical matters & regulations
In the support section, you can find out more about practical matters and UM regulations, such as:
- visas & residence permits
- Education and Examination Regulations (EER)