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For and by business
Nyenrode Business Universiteit was founded in 1946, by top executives from Dutch multinational companies KLM, Philips, Shell and Unilever, with the aim of educating a highly motivated, internationally-focused generation of new business leaders. Nyenrode Business Universiteit has created an environment where ambitious, bright students and talented academics are united in bridging the gap between the academic and business worlds. Nyenrode is accredited by EQUIS, while its International MBA, Executive MBA, and Master of Science programmes hold AMBA accreditation.



Nyenrode has a strong international reputation in the field of business and management research and education. It maintains close ties with the national and international business communities, a fact that is reflected by its multinational student body. In addition to its educational programs for managers, business leaders and entrepreneurs, Nyenrode also offers a wide range of training programs, tailor made programs and incompany modules for managers in the corporate sector.



Nyenrode offers a PhD program and an Executive Doctorate Program. Nyenrode have recently added Degree preparation Programmes to the range of courses on offer, these one year foundation programs provide academic training, English language training and GMAT training for Nyenrodes Bachelor in Business Administration and MBA programs.


Located in the heart of Amsterdam, Nyenrode New Business School promotes entrepreneurship, creativity and responsible business throughout its range of commercially relevant business-related degree programmes.


Today Nyenrode consists of two schools; the business school and the Nyenrode School of Accountancy and Controlling. A castle is located at the north-east corner of Nyenrode's grounds.



Holland International Study Centre



Situated at the heart of Europe, in Amsterdam, the Holland International Study Centre puts you in the best place to prepare for a respected degree at the University of Groningen, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Hanze University of Applied Sciences,  Wageningen University, VU University Amsterdam, NeyenRhode New Business School, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Stenden University Of Applied Sciences, University of Twente, Van Hall Larenstein, University Of Applied Sciences, while allowing you to gain a broad perspective on European culture.


The Holland International Study Centre can provide you with all the support you need to secure a place at this prestigious seat of
learning, from the application process right through to English language and academic preparation for your chosen degree.


Support in making your university application
The dedicated Holland International Study Centre team will support you in applying for a place at the University of Groningen,
which you’ll need to do before you enrol on one of the International Study Centre’s degree preparation programmes. Guidance at every step of the way With small classes and continuous monitoring of your progress, you’ll receive expert guidance at every step of your journey towards an internationallyrenowned undergraduate or postgraduate qualification.

Essential academic and English language skills
Benefit from an introduction to the same teaching styles as those in place on your University of Groningen degree course. By
improving your English skills, you’ll gain the confidence you need to realise your true potential, while academic skills training
provides the tools to help you succeed at a top European university.


International Foundation Year
Choose between Holland ISC’s International Foundation Year programmes in Business and Management or Science and Engineering, each preparing you thoroughly for the first year of an undergraduate degree.

Raise your English language skills to the required level and gain essential academic skills, while you settle into the Dutch education system and European culture. Whether you are aiming for an undergraduate or a postgraduate qualification.


English Pre-Masters Programme
Helping you improve your English language skills in preparation for postgraduate study, the English Pre- Masters at the Holland ISC leads to one of a wide range of masters programmes

Foundation Program

Pre Masters Programme

Your route to a degree at Nyenrode Business Universiteit
The International Foundation Year at the Holland International Study Centre provides a route to the following degrees, taught in
English, at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. During your final year, you get the opportunity to undertake a valuable work
placement and a graduation project.


If you achieve the required IELTS exit grade (or equivalent) at the end of your Pre-Masters Programme,
you can progress to a masters degree at one of the following Dutch universities.


Progression Degrees include the following:


International MBA : During the International MBA program you will live a journey of development, both from a personal and an academic perspectives. This journey conveys Nyenrode values of Leadership, Stewardship and Entrepreneurship. Throughout our one year program, you will be triggered to understand the importance of building strong relationships, stimulating entrepreneurship, and taking into account the values, beliefs and needs of all related parties in society


This intense and exciting journey is structured in a way so that you experience a combination of problem-based learning, lectures, workshops, case studies, company visits, seminars, business simulations and video conferences. The fast-pace program allows you to build on your ability to work well under pressure while providing for networking opportunities.


MSc Management : Msc in Management provides you with the best tools to enter the global labor market as a skilled starter. Our close connection with the corporate world ensures that you experience the reality of business throughout your entire MSc in Management journey. The moment you step into Nyenrode, your career has already started.


Entry Requirements and Fees

International Foundation Year


Academic Requirements

Bangladesh: Senior School Certificate/Higher Secondary Certificate with good grades


English requirements


English Pre Masters Programme

IELTS 6.0 (overall score – one term),
IELTS 5.5 (overall score – two terms),
IELTS 5.0 (overall score – three terms)


Start Dates


International Foundation : September 2015




English for Pre Masters : €4,250 1 Term , €8,500 2 Terms










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