International Business Administration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


The three-year BSc in International Business Administration at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is the ideal start to a career in international business or further studies abroad.

Our bachelor programme in International Business Administration (IBA) is one reason why Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) deserves its international profile and triple accreditation - and you can see this in our students. The best way to prepare for international business is to join a highly international environment for your studies; for investment banking or for agricultural business in China. There are 55 nationalities in the intercultural classroom of Year 1 of the IBA. In fact, the IBA is the first programme to get the 'excellent' distinction for internationalisation from The Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation. Come and join our international community!


Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Programme internationalization:

    This programme has a workload of 180 ECTS.


    Honours Class RSM:

    Honours programme in the field of entrepreneurship, named 'Students meet CEOs', for Bachelor students Bedrijfskunde/Business Administration (BA) and International Business Administration (IBA).

    Academic Requirements

    For this programme a numerus fixus of 575 applies.

    Previous education: Entrance requirement is an IB or EB diploma, or a high school diploma. You may have to demonstrate sufficient knowledge of mathematics and English.

    Additional language requirements:

    • IELTS overall band: 6
    • IELTS listening: 6
    • IELTS reading: 6
    • IELTS writing: 6
    • IELTS speaking: 6
    • TOEFL paper based: 550
    • TOEFL computer based: 213
    • TOEFL internet based: 80

    Tuition Fee Per Year

    • EUR 8800 International
    • EUR 1984 EU/EEA


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