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Business & Management Studies

International Business Fast-Track - BBA

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Program facts

  • Program type Bachelor's
  • Duration 4 years
  • Tuition fees per year 8,234 EUR
  • Language taught in English
  • Start date September

Program Overview

What Amsterdam School of International Business says about their program:
"For you, business is an adventure. You are ambitious, eager and ready for a challenging academic programme with a global mindset. You want to live in the vibrant city of Amsterdam, a true hotbed of ambitious entrepreneurs and multinationals. You want to study and work abroad to set yourself up for a truly global career. Join our EPAS-accredited international programme at the Amsterdam School of International Business (AMSIB)."

Admissions requirements

To be admitted to AMSIB you need to have completed secondary education equivalent to the Dutch HAVO, VWO or MBO-4 level and strong written and verbal English communication skills.

Fall semester (September) - May 1

Bangladesh, Nepal, and Pakistan application deadline - March 1

TOEFL 80 (no components below 20) / IELTS 6.0 (no component below 5.5)

If your high school curriculum was taught in English, you can be exempt of sending proof of English.

The University requires evidence that you have passed the standardized examinations for university entrance of your nation of origin. These include but are not limited to International Baccalaureate Diploma, Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife, Zeugnis der Fachhochschulreife, GCE A/AS-Levels in two subjects plus GCSEs in four additional subjects grades A*-C, six different subjects in total or BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma. To get an indication about the comparison of your educational system to the Dutch system you can go to the Nuffic website. Additional requirements may be applicable.

Fees and funding

In order to take part in a study program, you will be required to pay a tuition fee. Tuition fees for government-subsidized study programs are fixed on an annual basis by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. This is the statutory tuition fee.

If you meet the requirements applied by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, you will be required to pay the statutory tuition fee. If you do not meet these requirements, you must pay the institutional tuition fee.

The academic year for all study programs begins on 1 September, but for some programs you may be able to begin on 1 February.

AMSIB welcomes international students at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences to apply for scholarships and grants.

Amsterdam Talent Scholarship

To honor and attract talented international students, AUAS has introduced a performance-based scholarship system: the Amsterdam Talent Scholarship (ATS). The ATS are awarded at the end of every academic year to non-EEA students. In order to be eligible for an ATS a student's study results have to meet certain pre-specified requirements.

Holland Scholarship

The scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do an English taught bachelor’s or master’s in Holland. The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and selected Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences.

The scholarship amounts to €5,000. You will receive this in the first year of your studies.

Visa requirements for Amsterdam School of International Business

Many international students will require a visa to study in the Netherlands, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.