International business is what it is all about at Rotterdam Business School (RBS). Over 2,500 students are currently enrolled in our English-taught bachelor and master programmes.

Education, business placements, exchange programmes and practical research projects; they are all aimed at preparing our students for a career in international business. Real-life business cases provided by international companies are at the heart of many courses. They challenge our students to learn to act quickly and decisively, and to base their decisions on growing experience and healthy reflection.

Just like in the world of business, our focus is fully international. Over 50 nationalities are represented amongst our student population. We work closely with partners in the business and education communities in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas to offer our students the global outlook and experience they need to succeed.

With students from all over the world, our focus is fully international. All our study programmes are offered in English. Besides being part of an international classroom you will have the opportunity to get international experience through projects for internatonal companies and placements or study abroad.

The international teaching staff at Rotterdam Business School have years of experience in the business world. Many lecturers have held positions in (international) companies in the Netherlands or abroad.

Each student at Rotterdam Business School is assigned a Study Career Coach at the start of their studies. This coach is will offer you personal guidance throughout your studies. They will help you to identify your strengths and weaknesses which may impact your study progress and will advise you on the best options to help you towards successful completion of your study programme.

Bachelor programmes (4 years long):

  • International Business and Languages
  • International Business and Management Studies
  • Trade management for Asia


Master programmes (1 year long):

  • Master in Consultancy and Entrepreneurship
  • Master in Finance and Accounting
  • Master in Logistics Management


Rotterdam is truly a world city. Home to the largest port in Europe, Rotterdam has global trade and transport links. Known as the Netherlands' ultimate festival city, Rotterdam buzzes with activity all year round. Cultural, sporting, and music events are plentiful, while the diversity of cultures means that the cuisine is truly global, too.

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