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Nyenrode Business University

Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

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Nyenrode Business University

Not many business schools can say they are situated on a historic estate boasting a 13th-century castle. Not many can give their students the opportunity to challenge and be challenged by senior executives of Dutch and International companies during regular ‘Meet the CEO’ sessions. And not many can offer all of this from a central location in Amsterdam; one of the main global transport centers and most popular cities to live in the world. 

In a city famous for its many bridges that crisscross the River Amstel, Nyenrode Business Universiteit aims to be an institution that builds its own bridges between business and academia. It has been cultivating this healthy relationship with the business world since way back in 1946, and now ranks as one of the top schools in Europe with enviable global links to institutions all over the globe. Those links are made the most of through its MBA programmes, which include eye-opening trips to major business centers in all four corners of the globe.

The full-time MBA at Nyenrode has a unique focus on Europe at its core. Whilst living and studying in one of the most connected cities and countries (The Netherlands) in the continent you’ll also have the opportunity to experience the business culture in other major European cities such as Prague, Bologna, Madrid, Copenhagen, and Valencia. The Executive MBA, meanwhile, includes study trips to the financial heart of three different continents: China, South Africa and the United States. Nyenrode Business Universiteit will provide you with the building blocks to transform your career, setting you on the path to future success and making you a more rounded individual along the way. Not many business schools can say that.


MBA Programs offered by Nyenrode Business University:

  • Full-time MBA
  • Executive MBA
  • Modular Executive MBA

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Frequently Asked Questions

What makes Nyenrode Business University unique?

Nyenrode Business University is the only private university in the Netherlands and was founded in 1946 by prominent business leaders of international Dutch corporations such as Philips, KLM, Shell, AkzoNobel, and Unilever.

What is the mission of Nyenrode Business University?

With its core values of Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Stewardship, Nyenrode Business University develops responsible leaders with the knowledge and necessary skillset to succeed in tomorrow’s international business world.

Where is Nyenrode Business University located?

The main campus is located in Breukelen on a historic estate while the university’s second location in based in the center of Amsterdam.

What type of MBA programes does Nyenrode Business University offer?

Nyenrode offers a Full-time MBA (in Amsterdam), a part-time Executive MBA and a Modular MBA program.

What is the teaching style of Nyenrode Business University?

The Nyenrode MBA programs are designed to mirror the way businesses operate and you will be exposed to companies throughout the duration of your studies. Combining sound theoretical knowledge, practical relevance and personal development will allow you to provide sustainable value for yourself, your business, and your surroundings. Your personal growth will be strengthened by joining a diverse international community of students, staff, and alumni.

What is living in The Netherlands like?

The Netherlands is a dynamic, internationally oriented country in which people of many different nationalities live and work. Its diverse economic and cultural set-up will allow you to develop as an individual and global professional. The Netherlands is known for its high educational standard and high level of English proficiency amongst its citizens. Furthermore, the Netherlands is considered an international business hub that is well connected with many other European countries. This ensures a consistent economic growth as well as job opportunities for internationals.

What are the visa options after graduating from the MBA?

If you do not have a European passport, you are eligible for a one-year visa after graduation to aid you in finding a job in the Netherlands. You can request this visa up to three years after your graduations. Once you find a job, your employer will arrange a residency permit for you.

Does Nyenrode Business University offer scholarships?

Nyenrode Business University offers various scholarships that enable you as a talented student to pay towards of the tuition of your MBA. To be eligible for one of the scholarships you need to send in your application first. Request more information!

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Established in 1946

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The Nyenrode full-time MBA program is ranked as one of the top 30 in Europe

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Campus in Amsterdam

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35 students of 17 different nationalities made up the MBA class of 2018

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The school places a special focus on personal development over the course of your studies and its full-time MBA program is specifically designed to reflect the way that modern businesses operate