MBA in International Management

MBA in International Management

Master degree
18 months
Application deadlines: International students who do not live in the European Union (EU) must apply 6-8 weeks before the entry date of choice.
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: 26 August, 14 October, 2 December, 10 February, 30 March, 18 May
International tuition: €18,300
Domestic tuition: €18,300

Program overview

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Management is offered at Wittenborg's Apeldoorn and Amsterdam campuses. It allows students to follow modules, or part of modules at either campus, and is taught by an international team of lecturers and researchers from academia and industry. The MBA in International Management degree programme is aimed at students with a business and non-business administration Bachelor degree backgrounds. Candidates will have had at least 3 years of experience working in companies and organizations in a role that manages people or processes, or both.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



The admission requirements (criteria) for the MBA are as follows: A Bachelor degree or equivalent recognised qualification; ​Applicants are requested to provide an academic reference from their previous education institute; It is not necessary to have obtained a Bachelor degree from the domain of Business Administration, however in their degree students must have completed an academic piece of work (final project or dissertation) that shows a degree of academic writing and research experience. a minimum of 3 years professional experience; 5 years professional experience preferred; Applicants are requested to provide a reference from a company or organisation where they have worked; English Language Requirements IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL Equivalent. Click here for an overview of the equivalent scores. the TOEFL Code of Wittenborg is 4889. With its work experience requirement, the admission requirements reflect the national requirements in the Netherlands for entry into a professional Master such as the i-MBA. The English language proficiency level requirement is ½ a point higher than the minimum national requirements in the Netherlands. Selection procedure There is no specific selection procedure for students wishing to enter the MBA, however non-EU (visa) students are “screened” according to their background, in order for the institute to be able to guarantee their immigration status. The screening comprises of an interview, collection and correlation of all IND required documents, including proof of sufficient funds, taking into account any scholarships provided by Wittenborg (Orange Tulip Scholarship, for instance) or by third parties (NUFFIC, EU, etc). Applicants are required to provide a motivation letter in which they describe the reasons for choosing Wittenborg’s programme, as well as the reason for wanting to study in the Netherlands (international students). Student motivation is important as the programmes are demanding and especially for international students there is a criteria that they complete at least 50% of all their credits in a year.

Career opportunities

MBA graduates are often fast-tracked into senior management positions and this MBA programme has been designed for those who wish to pursue senior management positions or as preparation for further study in business, such as a DBA, or a PhD.

Campus location

Amsterdam , Netherlands