Do you know how AliExpress was able to grow so fast in just a few years’ time? Why and how businesses differentiate between regional markets? Interesting topics right? Learn how to analyse, decide and move smart in an international environment. Develop your sixth business sense with an International Business (IB) degree at RBS (Rotterdam Business School, part of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences).
Our International Business degree teaches you how to be an innovator, excellent communicator, and value oriented leader. Since real-world businesses face complex challenges, you will tackle multidisciplinary challenges as well. And learn how to develop data-driven decisions to back up strategies.
Learn, travel and develop
You will have the opportunity to learn a foreign trade language. One that makes a difference when working across borders. Think of French, German, Indonesian, Mandarin, Japanese, Spanish, Russian or Dutch. Besides the language itself, we also pay attention to cultural differences. Because you want to know that shaking hands in Japan is inappropriate before going there. Your path is all yours. So over the years you might travel to thrilling Tokyo for a collaboration and work for a company in fast-moving London. Only to move on to sunny France for a semester abroad and then write your thesis for a business in thriving Shanghai.
Over the course of four years, you will discover your strengths and possibly improve on your knowledge of commerce, logistics, change management or consultancy. After graduation, you will be ready to kick-start your international business career. Our graduates have proven to succeed in every type of business. They are successful founders, consultants, managers and innovators in both start-ups and multinationals.
Spełnienie wymagań w zakresie języka angielskiego można udokumentować w następujący sposób:
All students are required to participate in the mandatory Study Programme Check (SPC). It consists of two parts:
an online CV (so called LOB-CV)
an interview via Skype
After completion of your studies, you will receive your Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree. You will also receive a diploma supplement with a DS-label. With this English document, you can show the value of your degree abroad when you apply for further study or when you look for a job.
If you participate in the honours programme, you will also receive an honours degree.
International Business graduates are competent in intercultural leadership, critical thinking, and intercultural sensitivity, in executing international projects while working in groups, and conducting business research. They can easily adapt to the fast changing job market requirements. IB professionals in small and medium-sized companies are often generalists with a wide range of duties, often in an international context. In larger, internationally operating companies or multinationals, they generally have a more specialist role.
Our graduates work in various industries on a general management level, or in business areas such as (digital) marketing, sales, financial services or logistics management.