Nyenrode Business Universiteit, founded in 1946, is the only private university in the Netherlands and is located in two iconic locations, Amsterdam and Breukelen. Nyenrode Business Universiteit Amsterdam is located in the historic block 'De Vijf Keizers' (The Five Emperors) in the heart of the city. This privileged location stimulates new connections between business and academia; contributing to the University’s ambitious national and international goals.
The Nyenrode estate is dominated by a thirteenth-century castle. Situated in park-like grounds and surrounded by a moat, the castle is a true eye-catcher and has a unique atmosphere conducive for both work and study. The estate is known for its beautiful landscape architecture. Since 2001, it has enjoyed protection provided by the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act.
Nyenrode Business Universiteit is accredited by EQUIS/EFMD. The university is consistently committed to delivering high quality programmes, which is reflected in European and global educational rankings. The degree programmes are accredited by the different relevant Associations: Nederlands Vlaams Accreditatie Orgaan (NVAO), Association of MBAs (AMBA) and Commissie Eindtermen Accountantsopleiding (CEA).
Focused on action, interaction and teamwork, Nyenrode's International MBA requires students working together on business problems and group assignments. Classes are made up of a combination of problem-based learning, lectures, workshops, case studies, business simulations and video conferences. In addition, Nyenrode students experience doing business in a European context as they visit five European cities as part of the program: Brussels, Copenhagen, Dublin, Milan and Paris.
Students enrolled in this International MBA have the opportunity to visit a wide variety of different companies, working on real-life cases, while covering topics such as:
- Fundamentals of Business and Management
- Organizational Dynamics and Talent Management (including European Immersion Module: Copenhagen)
- Value Chain Optimization and Operational Excellence Dublin (including European Immersion Module: Dublin)
- Strategic finance (including European Immersion Module: Paris)
- Digitalization, Information, Innovation and Meet the CEO Milan (including European Immersion Module: Milan)
- Strategy, Markets, Globalization and Competitiveness (including European Immersion Module: Brussels)
- Personal Leadership Development
Chosen the best Business Master ten years in a row (2019 Dutch Masters' Guide) and ranked # 63 in the global Top 100 Masters in Management (FT Rankings 2018), Nyenrode full-time master programmes offer a unique combination of academic business knowledge, practical relevance and personal development.
GMP students can choose one of two locations and one of three tracks. In each of the three tracks they get to work on a consultancy project for nine months during the MSc Company Project and also visit companies abroad during the Global Immersion Program.
This programme is meant for enthusiastic students to improve their knowledge about digital business and help them succeed in this field after they graduate from Nyenrode. It uses an integral view on digital business and students explore different perspectives on the topic such as: Big Data, Block chain, Digital Customer, Digital Business Models, Digital Transformation and Digital Society. Participants get practical insights in the digital business world and even got help from IT consultancy firms.
This popular track of specialisation has been updated to include the latest trends in the financial world and to cover topics such as asset pricing, capital budgeting under risk, hedge fund strategies, sustainable banking and financial technology. Students will be equipped with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management.
This programme will tackle subjects such as competition in a global world, sustainable global value chains, new economic powers reflected in the shift from West to East, social venturing entrepreneurship and disruptive best practices. Consequently, students will have exposure to globally active companies throughout the course and will interact with experienced international guest lecturers.