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Good news! Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences' Master of Business Management (MBM) has just been accredited as a Master of Science (MSc) for the next 6 years by the Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO). The accreditation panel in its report said it appreciates the "strong international and intercultural character" of the MBM programme, adding that Wittenborg has a long track record of and a distinguished focus on international students.

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