Foundation Programme

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Prepare for study and life at Wittenborg University!

If you are an international student and you need additional preparation and support in English or foundation subjects to complete undergraduate or postgraduate study at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, then the Foundation Programmes with Intensive English Language course that is based on IELTS exam style offered at Wittenborg can help you develop the skills and knowledge to succeed in your degree:

The foundation year concept at Wittenborg University is simple:

Pre-Bachelor: Foundation Modules of the Bachelor International Business Administration, together with intensive lessons of Academic English. Minimum IELTS level of 5 required for entry.

On successful completion students will be awarded an IBA Foundation Year Certificate and progression to the Bachelor degree programme, with exemption for all IBA credits already achieved.

Pre-Master: New! 

18 Month Master of Science 'Combi Package'

Combine a 1/2 year semester of Master preparation with your chosen MSc degree for an aditional fee of only €1.700 
This programme is for students wishing to study the Master of Science in International Hospitality, International Tourism or International Event Management and require or would like to study a ½ year Master preparation course that will fully prepare them for their chosen MSc programme. Students only have to choose the Master of Science pathway at the end of the first semester, allowing complete flexibility.

Wittenborg University Tuition & Package Fees 2016-2017-2018

Quick Overview of Standard Programme Fees*

Bachelor Programmes - €7,500 per year - Total Cost 3 year degree = €22,500
Master of Business Administration  - €7,150 per year - Total Cost 18-24 month degree = €14,300
Master of Science - €12,300 Total Cost
TUITION AND FEES - a complete overview (2016 - 2017 - 2018)
Tuition Fee without Scholarship  
Master of Science - International Tourism Management (1 Year FT / 2 Year PT* - Total Fee) €12,600
Master of Science - International Tourism Management (1 Year FT / 2 Year PT* - Total Fee) EU Students €9,600
Master of Science - International Event Management (1 Year FT / 2 Year PT* - Total Fee) €12,600
Master of Science - International Event Management (1 Year FT / 2 Year PT* - Total Fee) EU Students €9,600
Master of Science International Hospitality Management (1 Year FT / 2 Year PT* - Total Fee) €12,600
Master of Science International Hospitality Management (1 Year FT / 2 Year PT* - Total Fee) EU Students €9,600
Master in Sport Business Management (Full-time) (1 Year FT / 2 Year PT* - Total Fee) €12,600
Master in Sport Business Management (Full-time) (1 Year FT / 2 Year PT* - Total Fee) EU Students € 9600
Master of Business Administration (All Programmes, Total Fee) €14,300
* for 2nd year & part-time students a University registration fee of  € 1,500 will be charged per subsequent year € 1,500
Pre-Master Programme (½ Year) €4,000
Bachelor International Business Administration Full Time (All Programmes, Every Year)* ** €7,500
Bachelor International Business Administration Full Time (½ Year)* €3,750
* Bachelor Full Time (all IBA programmes) - 1 Block Graduation Extension €1,250
** Bachelor (all IBA programmes in Apeldoorn) - External Student Registration Fee (1 year) - for students completeing double degree at a partner University. €1,750
Bachelor of Arts in International Hospitality Management Full Time, (Double Degree or EuroBA) (1 year) *note different fees apply to the final year EuroBA €7,500
*note different fees apply to the final year EuroBA - Semester 1 = 3000 UK Pounds, Semester 2 = 3000 Euro  
Bachelor IBA in Business & Entrepreneurship (Wittenborg University Amsterdam) €9,800
Preparation Foundation Course (1 Year) €7,500
Preparation Foundation Course (½ Year) *Only in combination with a partial bachelor Fee €4,000
Wittenborg Funds and Scholarships – for Top Talent Students
Wittenborg Gold Fund and Scholarship €1,500
Wittenborg Silver Fund and Scholarship €1,000
Wittenborg Bronze Fund and Scholarship €500
Tuition Fee Reduction of Master Programmes for Wittenborg Graduates €3,000
Please visit for more information about Funds and Scholarships. 
Books Rental & Study Materials (online resources, library, handouts, readers, etc)
Pre-Master Programme (½ Year) / Preparation Foundation Course (½ Year) €250
Undergraduate (Per Year) / Preparation Foundation Course (1 Year) €350
Master of Science (Full Programme) €550
Master of Business Administration (Full Programme) €550
Other Optional Fees – Only compulsory if Study Visa support is required
1 year International Student Health Insurance (Insurance Company: AON) €500
½ year International Student Health Insurance (Insurance Company: AON) €250
4-5 months Student Accommodation including airport pick-up (Apeldoorn) €2,200
5 Months Student Accommodation (Vienna) €3,000
5 Months Student Accommodation (Amsterdam) €5,500
Visa Application & Administration Costs €650
Student Deposit €900
Pre Master/Half year Preparation tuition fee deposit €1,500
Note: Tuition fees are exclusive all external examination fees. (Such as IELTS)  
Notes to Fees: Dutch and European students can pay tuition fees in installments, either in 2 installments or by automatic bank charge for which charges are made. International Students who already have residence in the Netherlands can opt to pay in instalments, and this can be arranged on an individual basis with the registrar’s office. All International Students entering the programmes from abroad and requiring an MVV Student Visa are required to pay a full package fee (including the tuition fee) as part of their application. All International Students (non EU) are required to pay a Student deposit.

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Wittenborg University is one of the most international and diverse Universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands and offers Bachelor and Master degrees in business, economics, marketing, hospitality, tourism, event management, international trade, sport business, entrepreneurship, small business, information management, real estate management, finance, education management. Request information using this form for our BBA, BSc, Msc, MBA, Pre-Master and English Language programmes!


You can study in Apeldoorn the Netherlands (All Programmes), Amsterdam, the Netherlands (EBA) and from 2017 - Vienna, Austria (Bachelors, IBA, Double Degree Hospitality, & Master's MBA programmes)
If you live in another country than your nationality, please let us know!
Please note that the MSc degree programmes only start in September and that the 1/2 year Pre-Master starts in February. The European Bachelor in Hospitality Management (EuroBA) also only starts in September. All IBA BAchelor programmes have 6 possible entry points a year. The MBA programme will start in September and February (twice a year).
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  • Study a Bachelor International Business Administration in Economics & ManagementInternational, intercultural and diverse institute: together with around 250 students and staff from more than 50 different countries
  • Study in a full English-Speaking environment, in Apeldoorn: English spoken at all levels, at all times
  • Internationally accredited and world-wide recognised degrees: Dutch NVAO accreditation; German FIBAA accreditation and Validated by the UK University of Brighton
  • Flexible entry and graduation dates: start or graduation in each block – 6 times a year;
  • Fast Track Bachelor programme for highly talented and motivated students and 1 Year Master's Degree programme, in English, with options for advanced placement based on previous studies and credits;
  • Top-notch facilities and services in a state-of-the-art building in central Apeldoorn: only 1 hour away from Amsterdam and only 3 minutes from train to classroom;
  • Supported by local government and companies: opportunities to work and carry out research projects at local and multi-national companies in the Apeldoorn region;
  • Work locally and continue to study: study Master part-time and combine study with work at one of the industry partners in the Apeldoorn region;
  • Unique, business-like curricula: units of 6-week blocks, taught by qualified & experienced lecturers from business and industry;
  • International partner Universities: for exchange and double degrees in Shanghai, China and Brighton, UK