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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.

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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.

Programs are subject to change, so we advise our students to check their exact program in the education catalog at the official start of the academic year.


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

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