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Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) is one of the largest and oldest institutes of professional business education in the Netherlands. The university offers specially designed international, English taught programmes through the Amsterdam School of International Business (AMSIB).

Degrees

International Business

A 4-year undergraduate degree with a focus on cultivating an international business career. Customise your programme by choosing electives, specialisations or up to two additional languages.

YEAR 1: Start with the essentials

Business English
Priniciples of Economics and Marketing
Team Development
Cross Cultural Awareness
Co-Creative Entrepreneurship - launch and run a real company.

YEAR 2: Customise

Study a second business language, such as Spanish, Mandarin Chinese or Japanese
Strengthen your business aptitude with modules on Change Management and International Business Law
Participate in a real-life, hands-on team competition for the best business case.

YEAR 3: Specialise

Choose one of six tracks such as Business Language, Communication and Cultural Immersion. 
Learn an additional business language such as Mandarin, French or Spanish. 
Go on global exchange at one of our 100+ partner universities in destinations such as Montréal, London, Shanghai and Buenos Aires. 
Choose a minor such as Building Partnerships in China or Latin American Business Studies.

YEAR 4: Finalise and practise

Follow four final modules and start an internship at a company abroad or at a multinational in the Netherlands such as Google, Nike or Booking.com.
Finalise your degree with an in-company thesis or an applied business research assignment at our Centre for Entrepreneurial Dynamics and International Strategy (CEDIS).

International Business (Fast-track)

A 3-year undergraduate degree to prepare you for a career in international business.

First 3 semesters: General Business 

Broaden your business knowledge with modules such as: 

  • Principles of Management 
  • Business Information Technology 
  • Change Management 
  • Marketing Strategy and Governance 
  • Sustainability & Entrepreneurship. 

As part of your professional development, you will follow Professional English Writing and Cross-Cultural Management. 

Last 3 semesters: Global Specialisation 

3 core components: 

  • minor or global exchange 
  • internship 
  • thesis

Choose to specialise in: 

  • Organisation, Leadership & Change 
  • International Finance & Control
  • Global Trade and Supply Chain Management 
  • International Marketing 
  • Entrepreneurship. 

Specialisation will be granted if you complete all three core components in the same business field. 

Final year 

Global exchange at one of our 100+ partner universities or choose a minor such as Building Partnerships in China or Latin American Business Studies
You will also start your internship at a company such as Google, Nike or Booking.com. 
Parallel to your internship, you will conduct an in-company thesis or an applied business research assignment at our Centre of Entrepreneurial Dynamics and International Strategy (CEDIS).

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