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Bachelor of Business Administration, BBA

IC University of Applied Sciences – Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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BBAFull-time4 yearsMay, September, January find outEUR 12500 per year

About Bachelor of Business Administration, BBA - at IC University of Applied Sciences – Amsterdam

IC University of Applied Sciences - Amsterdam is dedicated to inspiring the  entrepreneurial minds of tomorrow. Founded in 1979, the school has years of experience in providing bespoke Business Administration (BBA) courses – made for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs.

What sets our BBA apart?

As a student of IC University of Applied Sciences - Amsterdam, we will ensure your ideas and talents are transformed into action and practical experience – as this is the only way to apply value.

Access to a 10K Alumni Network

IC University of Applied Sciences - Amsterdam have a network of 10,000 alumni globally who are always eager to help students and graduates connect with companies around the world. Our central Amsterdam campus is surrounded by some of the biggest industry players and an extensive range of start-up companies, enhancing your employment prospects after graduation.

Experience the best of Europe

Amsterdam is home to a rapidly growing start-up ecosystem and a tech scene that employs more than 69,000 people. With a strong reputation for innovation and creativity, the Dutch economy ranks in the top 20 largest in the world.

Experience the booming industries, a flourishing economy and benefit from abundant job opportunities in the city.

We have a 98% graduate employment rate & a 12 month post-study work visa is available for you.

About the BBA

The multi-faceted course means you will study everything from Marketing, Economics, HR and Project Management to Business Law, Merger and Acquisitions, Financial Management and Corporate Governance. You will learn via individual case studies, group presentations, business plans, consultancy projects, devising strategies, individual reports and reflective journals. Once you have graduated, you will have all the skills you need to become a successful entrepreneur, launch a start-up, join the family business, turn an internship into a job offer or pursue a Master's degree in the Netherlands or abroad.

Always ahead of the curve

What sets us apart are our connections within the business sector and how we incorporate real-business experience at every stage of the learning process. During your time with us, you will meet industry leaders, expert strategists, successful entrepreneurs who will challenge you to come up with smart business solutions.

8th semester of your BBA is totally free of cost!

Attractive offer for the future - Study in both the Netherlands and Germany!
After completion of your BBA study in Amsterdam, you can do a Master's from UE in Germany with 50% off (60 ECTS) and get the best of both worlds!
If you pay your full 7th semester fee at the start of the new academic year in advance, you get the 8th semester tuition fee for free!

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Entry requirements

English Proficiency

IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Alternatively, evidence you have previously studied in English; a letter to show that the Medium of Instruction was in English can be accepted.

* An exemption for the English language proficiency test may be offered to students who completed one of the following programs less than 3 years of the moment of the start of their IC University of Applied Sciences - Amsterdam program:

  • completed an official English-taught International Baccalaureate (IB)-diploma;
  • completed an IB-diploma in a different language of instruction if they obtained a grade of 5 or higher for one of the English courses;
  • completed formal British curriculum schools or accredited American high schools either in the UK, USA or abroad.
  • completed at least 3 years of an accredited high school, including English as exam subject in the Netherlands, UK, Ireland, United States or Canada (except for Quebec), Australia, New Zealand, South Africa or Malta, or if you have one of these diplomas with English as an exam subject.

Reach out to your student advisor for more details.

Learning and assessment

The learning and assessment strategy are complemented by the considerable work experience opportunities made available to students in the degree.

  • Individual case study analysis
  • Group presentations
  • Preparing a business strategy plan
  • Consultancy project
  • Devising a business strategy
  • Individual reports
  • Reflective journals

Students will take interim evaluations after every semester is completed, evaluating their performance to date.

Student reviews of IC University of Applied Sciences – Amsterdam

Find out what students say about IC University of Applied Sciences – Amsterdam

Danielle van Luin

Co-founder – MIO Home BV, interior design

“I have studied at IC University of Applied Sciences – Amsterdam with a lot of pleasure. For me personally opening a pop-up store was a great experience and a reward for life!”

Wilbert Kannekens


“In the final year of my study, I launched a d2c subscription service. IC gave me the knowledge to kickstart any business. I recently started a new business, that operates in a highly competitive market. I still use the practical experiences that I learned at IC every day.”

Freek Martens

Operational Manager – PON, company startup DOCKR

“Company visits, guest lectures, entrepreneurial fellow students, teachers with entrepreneurial experience, and opening your own pop-up store makes this the best entrepreneurial training in the Netherlands!”

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