Why choose IBS?

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Welcome to the International Business School!

With students from around the world, lecturers with international business backgrounds and a large network of international partners, we prepare business professionals for the global workplace. You can rely on IBS faculty and staff to help you get your career off to a flying start.

Six solid reasons to choose for IBS at Hanze

  • Groningen was voted as the best student city in the Netherlands by students themselves. On top of that, it is one of the safest cities in the Netherlands.
  • Hanze UAS is the oldest university of applied sciences in the Netherlands (since 1798).
  • IBS was the first to start an international business programme at a university of applied sciences in the Netherlands; we have over 35 years of experience.
  • Work experience that counts: internship and graduation project within an international company or organisation.
  • Study abroad semester with over 100 partner universities to choose from.
  • Great choice in language education: five languages to choose from, including Mandarin Chinese.

I look forward to welcoming you to IBS!

Linda Mulder LLM
Dean of the International Business School
Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen

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