Loredana has been accepted to four universities in the Netherlands in recent weeks to study for a Bachelor of Science in International Business and Economics. This degree course allows students to gain in-depth knowledge of theories from the fields of economics and business economics.
In addition, students build upon their analytical, statistical, and practical skills. They are trained in the research methods needed when applying knowledge to current issues within the field, which includes working on relevant real-world cases. Many assignments are completed in small teams. This process teaches students to cooperate quickly and effectively with other team members, each of whom has a different (potentially international) background. Employers increasingly value this skill of collaboration. Internships and study abroad options are available with this degree, and it is taught in English.
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
The University of Amsterdam is the Netherlands' largest university, offering the widest range of academic programmes. At the UvA, 30,000 students, 6,000 staff members, and 3,000 PhD candidates study and work in a diverse range of fields, connected by a culture of curiosity.
The University of Amsterdam is consistently ranked among the world’s best universities in global rankings. It is ranked in the top 100 by the Times Higher Education, QS rankings and Leiden rankings, and 40th in the US News ‘Best Global Universities’ category. (2019) www.uva.nl
Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Situated in the dynamic and diverse city of Rotterdam, Erasmus University Rotterdam is a highly ranked international research university. Since 1913, the university has developed into one of the biggest in the Netherlands, with a student population of 28,000 and over 1,400 researchers working in its 12 faculties and institutes.
The university has concentrated its education and research in four areas of expertise: Wealth (sustainable economic growth); Health (molecules, medicine, humans and society); Governance (the organization of companies and society); and Culture (media, happiness, and identity in the modern urban society). The university enjoys international recognition in these areas. Erasmus is consistently ranked in a top-100 position in most major university rankings including the current Times Higher Education, National Taiwan University Ranking, and Center for World University Rankings. www.eur.nl
University of Groningen, Netherlands
The University of Groningen is a research university with a global outlook, deeply rooted in Groningen known as the ‘City of Talent’. Quality has been the university’s top priority for four hundred years, and the university is currently in or around the top 100 on several influential ranking lists. Groningen creates and shares knowledge through its outstanding research, scholarship, and education. With an academic tradition dating back to 1614 and a rich heritage, the university is a unique academic community with a strong sense of belonging and a culture of innovative education and research.
Research and teaching at the University of Groningen are curiosity driven and relate closely to global societal needs. The research is based on strong core disciplines.
Groningen’s philosophy is that exceptional teaching and research depend on a diverse academic community with a broad range of nationalities and talents. Research, societal impact, and education are closely intertwined at the university, and are set against a backdrop of academic freedom. The university, therefore, enables its students to become active, independent, critical, and responsible global citizens who will help solve the scientific and societal challenges of the future. www.rug.nl
Maastricht University Netherlands
Maastricht University (UM) is the most international university in the Netherlands and, with 18,000 students and 4,400 employees, it is still growing. The university stands out for its innovative education model, international character, and multidisciplinary approach to research and education.
Thanks to its high-quality research and study programmes, as well as a strong focus on social engagement, UM has quickly built up a solid reputation. Today it is considered one of the best young universities in the world.
UM is the European pioneer of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), the education model it has been working with since the founding of the university. Small-scale and personal, PBL challenges students not only to learn their subject matter, but also to actively develop their talents and interests as well as skills such as self-reliance, assertiveness, and problem-solving capacities. This, combined with a broad and unique range of internationally oriented programmes, is what makes UM stand out. www.maastrichtuniversity.nl
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