International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics
Curriculum International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics
The International Bachelor Economics and Business Economics programme is derived from the Dutch programme in Economics and Business. It consists of a three-year programme that aims to provide students with a solid background in economics.
The language of instruction in the IBEB programme is English. International perspectives are encouraged in the programme and emphasis is put on developing analytical and problem-solving skills.
The programme consists of core courses including micro-economics, macro-economics, international economics, accounting, marketing, organisation and finance. The first two years of the IBEB programme are a fixed. In the third Bachelor year, you will have the opportunity to include elective courses in your curriculum. In addition, you will begin focusing on your chosen specialisation.
The programme culminates in the conferral of an International Bachelor of Science degree (BSc) in Economics and Business. The BSc degree will allow students to either begin their career or to pursue a subsequent Master’s programme.
The academic year starts in the beginning of September and is divided into five blocks of eight weeks each. The study load of the IBEB programme is specified in credits. An academic year consists of 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits. One credit is the equivalent of 28 hours of study and includes time spent in lectures, tutorials, reading, preparing for tests, writing exams and papers.