BBAInternational Business in Food and Flowers
|Study location||Netherlands, Velp (Arnhem)|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
It is highly recommended that Mathematics are covered until the end of secondary school, but this is not a mandatory admission requirement.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): pass at grade C or above
The following students are exempt from providing proof of their English language proficiency:
- Bachelor students will receive an invitation to make the study choice check. This is an online questionnaire and helps you to find out whether studying at Van Hall Larenstein is in line with your expectations.
- Statement of enrollment If you are submitting your application before obtaining your official diploma, we require an up-to-date list of grades obtained so far which also states the name and expected graduation date of your diploma to conditionally enroll you. Please ask your consultant for the template.
In the world of International Food and Flowers, the Dutch Agro -Food system is famous. The Netherlands is entrepreneurial, innovative and leading in sustainability. It is the second-largest agriculture exporter of food and flower products in the world. If you can picture yourself working in the bustling economic area of food and flowers, full of intense exchanges, loud negotiations and on-the-spot decision-making, then this study programme is the right fit for you!
International knowledge and experience are key concepts of this Bachelor. The study programme meets the needs of high school students with international ambition, with, for example, international marketing skills. You learn how to manage a business, projects and acquire the essential knowledge of food and flower products, inside as well as outside of the international classroom, both nationally and internationally. You will be leading innovations, such as sustainability in this field of the international economy. The programme blends courses in agribusiness, management, finance, agricultural trade and marketing with specific knowledge of the food and flower sector.
In year two and three you will do internships in a food, feed and/or flower trade company of your choice. It is recommended that you do your internship outside the Netherlands. You might, for example, work as an assistant for an importer or exporter, a logistics or purchasing manager. For your thesis assignment, you will research market opportunities, market entry strategies, logistic optimisations and financial planning. One of the options could be that you focus on the development of your own business. Entrepreneurship is one of the key concepts of this BBA.
Thanks to our multidisciplinary BBA International Business in Food And Flowers, you will have plenty of job opportunities in the Food and Flower sector. The bachelor is also challenging if you have entrepreneurial ambitions. Our entrepreneur programmes offer you real opportunities.
There are a lot of organizations in which you can start working after your studies. There are many exciting positions, including an international marketing manager at a multinational food company, sustainability consultant, and value chain advisor, or a logistics manager for a large supermarket chain, financial consultant or project development. This Bachelor study programme was designed to answer the need of the international agribusiness sector for graduates with credible innovative knowledge of the Food and Flower sector as well as marketing, trade, leadership, import and export. Quality managers, procurers at an international trading company, retail-marketing managers of fruit and vegetables, and sales and trade managers of food producers are in high demand.
A degree in Agribusiness Business Administration is broad, yet specialised enough to give you access to the cutting-edge on the agribusiness job market. Depending on your specialization and ambition, there are many more interesting positions available to international agribusiness graduates.