​Prepar​ing professionals in a rapidly changing world

Founded in 1988, IBS Groningen is the oldest International Business School in the Netherlands, based at a university of applied sciences. We guide our students and graduates towards successful and rewarding careers in international business. From the moment you walk down our hallway you immediately experience the international atmosphere. You meet students from all over the world and are taught by lecturers with strong international backgrounds. Cultural diversity is valued by all in this open-minded setting, where we speak and teach in English.

Bachelor and Master programmes

Bachelor programmes

Master programmes

Minors, Exchange and Preparatory programmes


Exchange programme

Preparatory courses

Research: Professorships

Special characteristics of the International Business School

  • Multinational student body and staff with extensive international exposure and expertise.
  • Individual coaching and support throughout the bachelor’s programme.
  • International work experience at two companies.
  • Learn to work effectively in intercultural teams.
  • Rated as an excellent teaching and learning environment by NVAO in 2012.
  • Acknowledged with the special accreditation feature of ‘internationalisation’.

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