12 months
12750 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Do you get excited about tackling complex, and often cross-border business challenges in order to make companies futureproof? If so, the Master’s Business Administration programme at University of Twente (UT) is the right choice for you. 

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The Business Administration programme at University of Twente (UT) is an internationally oriented programme and is taught entirely in English. You can start both the Master's programme and, as far as necessary, your personalized pre-Master's programme, in September or February.

The 1-year, English-taught Master’s programme in Business Administration will equip you to help organizations solve complex problems and improve their economic, social and sustainability performance. You will gain in-depth expertise in the principles involved in managing and improving businesses and supply chains, and adapting them to changing conditions and expectations. At the same time, you will benefit from world-class research facilities and a broad, vibrant international business network.

Key facts 

You can get a Master’s degree in Business Administration or other similar fields at many universities, both worldwide and here in the Netherlands. Here are four reasons for choosing the BA programme at the University of Twente above others:

  • Experience robust professional and personal growth
  • Keep in step with the business value of the latest technologies
  • Choose from specializations you will not easily find elsewhere
  • Get inspired by a university acclaimed for its societal impact and entrepreneurial spirit


The Master's programme in Business Administration offers you a broad range of career prospects. As a graduate, you might work in digital business, entrepreneurship & innovation, financial management, human resource management, international management, strategic marketing, or purchasing & supply management. Your international career prospects will be especially excellent. Our focus on innovative and entrepreneurial processes, in particular, will allow you to develop skill sets that are relevant to a wide variety of organizations and organizational functions in different sectors:

  • Industry (for example, Grolsch, Philips, Bosch, Siemens, Volkswagen)
    • Consultancy (for example, McKinsey, Deloitte, EY, KPMG, Simon Kucher)
    • International organizations (for example, the EU, World Bank, Shell)
    • Startups or small to medium-sized enterprises

    Most of our graduates join commercial companies, but also non-profit organizations, government or scientific institutes, often at management level. In time you may attain a leadership or strategic position. Another option may be to start your own business; many Business Administration graduates have done so with great success.


    This programme holds NVAO and EPAS accreditation.

    Programme Structure


    • Digital Business
    • Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Strategy
    • Financial Management
    • Human Resource Management 
    • International Management & Consultancy
    • Purchasing & Supply Management
    • Strategic Marketing & Servitisation

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    60 ECTS


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GMAT admission requirements GMAT

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Bachelor's in Business Administration or in a closely related field
    • Knowledge of the following topics:
      • Organisation Theory 
      • Marketing
      • Economics
      • Strategic Management
      • Logistic Management
      • Operations Management
      • Financial Management
      • Information Management
      • Human Resource Management
      • International Business
      • Business Law
    • Research, mathematical and analytical skills:
      • Research Methodology
      • Statistics

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      12750 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 12750 EUR per year during 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      2209 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.

    Living costs for Enschede

    650 - 920 EUR /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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