IBA Programme Overview

ABOUT BSC INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Studying International Business Administration at the University of Twente will broadly equip students for a career in today’s globalised corporate world. In the BSc IBA programme, we cover the following areas:

InternationalisationEntrepreneurship and Responsible Management are central themes integrated into the programme. Furthermore, two learning lines in the BSc IBA programme are important in the development of a variety of skills:


International Business Administration (IBA) is a three year bachelor programme. Each year is divided into four quartiles, each consisting of ten weeks. Further information regarding term dates and holidays can be found on the academic calendar. Each quartile consists of 15 European Credits (EC). 

The curriculum has a total of 180 EC, meaning students are expected to achieve 60 EC per year. Each year consists of four modules, each with their own theme within the programme. During the first semester of the third year, you as a student have the opportunity to follow a minor of your own choice.

The final semester of your programme is spent undertaking your thesis project.