Nyenrode Business Universiteit, located in the Netherlands, was founded in 1946. Founded by captains of industry from multinationals including KLM, Shell, Unilever, Philips and Akzo, the university has since grown to include a variety of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs that attract students from all over the world. With over 15,000 alumni present in more than 80 countries worldwide, Nyenrode’s impressive network excels in leadership, entrepreneurship and stewardship.
Our international students choose Nyenrode for a variety of reasons:
International approach | In additional to having alumni spread around the globe, Nyenrode has upwards of 25 nationalities living, studying and working on our 13th century estate. Nyenrode also maintains strong partnerships with universities and businesses all over the world.
By business, for business | Given Nyenrode’s unique background, its status as a private university and its position in the economy, Nyenrode both influences and quickly reacts to changes in businesses. This ensures that you get the most up-to-date business education and close interaction with the business community.
Career opportunities | The Netherlands has long been considered a global hub for business given its strategic location in the center of Western Europe. The Netherlands
is an excellent place to come as an international student: most Dutch speak English and there is a dynamic expat community that caters to all your needs. International students who graduate from an university in the Netherlands are eligible for a visa that entitles you to stay for 1 year after graduation.
Campus experience | Boasting a self-contained campus that merges the traditional with the modern, Nyenrode provides all its students with an environment that is both tranquil and stimulating. Our 140 acre campus includes housing and hotel options, food and sporting facilities, as well as educational facilities. As you walk near on one of our many walking trails, you will be impressed by our 13th century castle, our deer and sculpture park and rose garden.
Personal approach | It is important to us that all students feel welcome on our campus. Nyenrode provides a personal approach to all aspects of your education, from admissions through to our alumni association. At Nyenrode you are definitely not a number and it is this flexibility that ensures you will get the most out of your experience.
Nyenrode’s part-time 21-month Executive MBA enhances your professional and personal growth. The unique 2-week modular format means you can fly in for the modules and then return to your country to work until the next module.
Ranked #1 worldwide in Career Progress according to the Financial Times ( 2011)
2 international modules including South Africa and the United States
Access to high quality and influential faculty who have real business experience
Small class sizes of 25 to 45 students
Development of the skills needed to start and grow your own company
MSc in Management
Our full-time MSc in Management is an academically rigorous program suitable for recent graduates of a bachelor or a master's degree with a maximum of two years of work experience. It is designed to help you become a next generation business leader that has strong academic and practical foundations.
Intensive study program that is academically challenging and relevant
On-campus experience with an active student association including 35 committees
International outlook including study trips, faculty and curriculum
Integrated focus on personal growth and career development
Valuable and lasting network that spans 82 countries