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Program and courses BSc International Business Administration

The International Business Administration program is the ideal preparation for a career in one of the many aspects of international business: Management, Marketing, Accounting or Finance. Together with students from all over the world, you will study how international organizations function and will become well equipped to deal with the dynamic environment of a multinational.

Structure of the program

During the first year, the program gives you a solid base in Marketing, Accounting, Finance, International Strategy, Organizational Behavior and Economics.

Year two offers an in-depth exploration of the core subjects, and you will focus on the international aspects of the program in subjects such as Comparative & Cross-Cultural Management.

The third year is your specialization. You will choose a minor, which is your chance to specialize during the program, in one of the core topics or a new subject, such as entrepreneurship. Many students choose to study abroad for a semester and follow their minor at one of the many partner institutions of Tilburg University. You will finish your Bachelor’s program by completing a research project in dependently: your Bachelor’s thesis.

    Check the first-year content
    Check the second-year content
    Check the third-year content

    You will find a detailed description of the courses and required literature in our course catalog.

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    Please Note: programs are subject to change. We advise you to look up the current program in Osiris Student at the start of the year.


    Why in Tilburg?

    • Tilburg University is well known for Business, Management and Economics, as is reflected in prominent international (subject) rankings.
    • Study with fellow students from more than 25 different nationalities in lectures and small scaled tutorials.
    • The broad nature of the program provides a solid base and gives access to a wide range of different Master’s programs at Tilburg University or elsewhere in the world.
    • Get to know the program better by viewing these trial lectures: 

    Interested in the Bachelor's program in International Business Administration?

    Check your eligibility and the deadlines for application