Prospective students IBCoM 2015-2016

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Upcoming events for prospective students

There are several opportunities for you to meet and/ or visit us. The following activities have been scheduled for prospective students.

11 October 2014

EUR Bachelor Open Day

21 March 2015

EUR Bachelor Open Day

Admission and application

The application deadline for the 2015-2016 academic year is 1 May, 2015. Only complete and timely applications will be considered. Applications are welcomed as from 3 November 2014 onward.

Under admissions and application, prospective students can find out how to apply for the IBCoM programme for 2015-2016.

First, take a look at the entry requirements, because they are applicable to all applicants.

Secondly, select the type of diploma you have or will obtain. Admission is possible with a Dutch diploma, a non-Dutch diploma and a Dutch HBO diploma. Please choose which one of these three applies to you, and read more about the requested documents for that particular diploma.

You are also requested to write a motivation letter. Instructions for this can be found here.

If you have any questions about the procedure, please take a look at our frequently asked questions section first. If you cannot find the answer to your question there, or if you have any other questions, you are always welcome to contact the IBCoM admissions officer.

Fees and finances 

This section contains information about tuition fees, costs of living and scholarships.

Practical information 

There are lots of things to consider before moving to Rotterdam. You may need a visa, you will have to make housing arrangements, and get a health insurance. This page provides you with all the information you need to prepare your stay in the Netherlands. You can also find information about transport and student facilities on and off campus. We are currently working on improving our campus, take a look at tomorrow's campus here!

Get to know us 

What is IBCoM all about? What does the programme have to offer you? Who will be your teachers? What are IBCoM students like and how do they feel about the IBCoM programme? What about student life in Rotterdam? These are all very important factors in your decision to apply for a programme. Find the answers to these questions in the Get to know us section!


We have brochures about the IBCoM programme, about the admission and application procedure and one specially designed for parents. You can order one of our brochures by clicking here.

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