Ten years after the financial crisis, the Netherlands has emerged as t
WUP 28/3/2013 - European Union wants to make study in Europe more attractive to International Students! - The European Commission is planning to introduce a new directive that will allow non-EU students to work for at least 20 hours a week in member states, stimulating them to find part-time jobs that will enable them to pay for their studies. Currently in the Netherlands, non-EU students are limited to 10 hours a week of work, however recently Minister Donner remarked that with the introduction of the Modern Migration Act (1st June 2013), institutes will monitor study progress more effectively and therefore raising the number of hours to 20 would be less of a risk.
WUP 19/3/2013 - Bachelor of Business in Economics and Management still the most popular IBA programme at Wittenborg University. With still two blocks to go (and two entry points for the Bachelor in International Business Administration), Economics and Management remains the number one pathway, followed by Marketing and Communication and Hospitality Management. Current students explain that the reason for choosing the broad business programme is that they want to keep all options open when choosing their Master Degree Programme, or applying for positions.
The International Business Administration (IBA) field of Economics and Management is the broadest of the selection of the IBA Bachelor Programmes, offering a range of business subjects enabling students to understand management from an international and organisational, economy based perspective. Students are introduced to aspects of entrepreneurship, also in relation to sociology, business psychology and intercultural management. Knowledge of how the economy works has become essential to businesses around the world. The notion that the way in which companies and organisations, consumers and governments make decisions that will affect the operation, performance and eventual success of a firm has been imbedded within business administration, which makes the IBA programme Economics and Management the broadest business degree offered by Wittenborg University. Economics concerns the conduct of business within the local social and political environment, looking at the conduct of business, government policy-making, laws and restrictions and the enormous changes taking place within Europe, Americas, Asia, Africa and the rest of the world.