International Business Administration (IBA)
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in International Business Administration
The three-year BSc in International Business Administration at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is the ideal start to a career in international business or further studies abroad.
International study or internships abroad and interaction with industry leaders are part of the BSc International Business Administration from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. This demanding three-year English language programme attracts highly motivated students from over 50 countries each year, providing intellectual challenge with a strong practical focus.
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University offers a complete portfolio of programmes from undergraduate to master degrees, plus the widest selection of one-year MScBA specialisations in the Netherlands. IBA is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the Financial Times and is located in a city with a truly international flavour.
You study International Business Administration in Rotterdam for:
Graduates with international experience enjoy a competitive edge in the labour market and this is just one of the reasons why the Bachelor in International Business Administration offers excellent career prospects. Graduates are well-equipped to begin their careers, but many students prefer to take a specialised master degree first and pursue a career in a more focused area within business.
As an International Business Administration graduate, you will:
Curriculum Bachelor in International Business Administration (IBA)
The Rotterdam School of Management’s International Business Administration programme takes a broad approach and is research-driven. Students are expected to take at least two courses within each functional area of business. In the third year, you may choose between an international exchange, an internship or electives.
The academic year is divided into three trimesters with around five courses taught during each. The teaching staff is actively involved in high-calibre academic research and this is reflected in the course work. In the majority of courses, students work independently in smaller groups, allowing for lively interaction and tailored feedback. The three-year programme culminates in the award of a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree.
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If you are motivated to improve the way companies do business; if you are excited by the prospect of studying and working in an international environment; if you value the opportunity to study abroad; and if you are willing to share your knowledge and experience with your fellow international students, then the bachelor International Business Administration is the programmefor you.
Admission to the International Business Administration programme is selective. Selection takes place on international background (if applicable), motivation for an international business programme at the Rotterdam School of Management and on grades.
If you meet or will soon meet the admission requirements and you have decided to apply at Erasmus University Rotterdam, you must follow several steps in the application procedure.
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Once you graduate from the International Business Administration programme, choose between continuing your studies at Erasmus University with a one-year master degree at Rotterdam School of Management, transferring to a (partner) school abroad or beginning your professional career.
Read more about: Continuing with a Master of Science at RSM