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IC University of Applied Sciences - Amsterdam Bachelor of Business Administration
IC University of Applied Sciences - Amsterdam

Bachelor of Business Administration

Amsterdam, Netherlands

4 Years


Full time

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Sep 2024

EUR 12,500 / per year *


* Save up to 34% on your full tuition fee if you pay in advance. Please note that this offer is subject to terms and conditions and speak to your student advisor for further information


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 has 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 if you complete your bachelor’s education in Amsterdam.

Reasons to study at IC University of Applied Sciences – Amsterdam

  • IC specializes in bespoke Business Administration training since 1979.
  • Study in the multicultural city of Amsterdam, on a campus directly in the heart of Amsterdam
  • The Netherlands National Government Accreditation Organisation, NVAO has accredited the IC University of Applied Sciences - Amsterdam BBA Programme.
  • IC University of Applied Sciences - Amsterdam has a Quality Mark of the NRTO, the leading trade association for private education in The Netherlands.
  • Get a chance to work with organizations like Porsche, Tesla, FC Groningen, JobTeaser, Online Marketing Fabriek, and more.
  • Learn & study in both the Netherlands & Germany! Reach out to know more.

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 a family business, turn an internship into a job offer, or pursue a Master's degree in the Netherlands or abroad.

In the 3rd year of the BBA study, you will have the option to specialize either in a particular field of study or industry sector. Choose from pathways like Marketing, Finance, Entrepreneurship, and other sector-specific pathways.

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, and successful entrepreneurs who will challenge you to come up with smart business solutions.

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

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!

Unlock Exciting Opportunities for Your Master's Degree as an IC University Graduate

Expand your educational horizons with IC University of Applied Sciences - Amsterdam. Our Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program not only offers a top-notch learning experience in the Netherlands but also opens doors to pursue a master's degree or MBA at any GGG institution in Berlin, Hamburg, Iserlohn, Potsdam, Paris, Barcelona, or Dubai at an exclusive 50% graduates offer.

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 an 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 is complemented by the considerable work experience opportunities made available to students in the degree.

  • An 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.

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