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  • Locations: Arnhem, Netherlands
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer, Year (SH)
  • Host University Website: Click to visit
  • Cost Estimate: Fall, Spring, Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior Housing Options: Residence Halls
Language Courses Offered: Yes Internships Available: No
Faculty Led: No Exchange Program: Yes
Program Description:


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Arnhem Business School (ABS) is part of HAN University (Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen), located in Arnhem, Netherlands. The University has a total enrollment of about 23,000 students, 6,000 of which study at ABS; sixty percent of those are from abroad. This exchange program allows students to gain international experience in Europe while maintaining enrollment at Stout and earning credit towards a degree in business.  Arnhem offers an international business program especially designed for European, U. S. and other international students.

The school is situated in an important region for international trade and is one of Europe's prime economic locations. ABS is a medium-sized institution of higher education that provides higher professional education in English as well as in Dutch. The Arnhem Business School campus features an extensive library; state-of-the-art computer and multimedia facilities; on-campus bookstore, a seated auditorium and various lecture rooms. Most people in the Netherlands speak English fluently, which makes the transition to European culture easier. Students take a week of intensive Dutch on arrival and may continue to study Dutch language and culture as one of their subjects. For more information check out their website

Buddy programme - Get in Touch with the Dutch (or those who know the Dutch)
If you would you like to meet local students to share your exchange experience, Arnhem can arrange an enthusiastic student to be your Buddy. Your Buddy will help you feel at home and help you become acquainted with the Dutch culture and way of life. He/she will also answer any questions you may have related to Arnhem Business School or the education system in The Netherlands.

Check out this Video - Made by Arnhem Exchange Students!
5 Reasons to Study at Arnhem!

Location: Arnhem, Netherlands

Arnhem is located on the Rhine River about 20 miles from the German border and is one hour from Amsterdam. Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin and other major European cities are also just a few hours away by train. Arnhem borders the Netherlands' largest national park and has many historic buildings, museums, theaters and sports clubs. Bicycling is the popular means of transportation and there are numerous bike paths in and around the city. The Korenmarkt in the center of the city is a popular plaza where students gather at outdoor cafes and discos at night. Arnhem is a students´ town, with an atmosphere of its own. There are student houses, theaters and cinemas which make it a lively place with plenty of opportunities for culture and relaxation. There are pop festivals, street music and pleasant restaurants. Its shopping district and Korenmarkt are famous in the region.



The ABS Exchange Course modules (courses) are taught entirely in English and cover a wide range of subjects in the fields of international business and management, marketing, corporate communication, finance, human resources, quality management, distribution and logistics. The semester is divided into two periods (quarters) each eight weeks long and students are graded on a combination of papers and exams. Students will take a total of 30 ECTS (15 credits) during the semester. You can find a list of the courses offered at this link

Students can also choose to participate in the International Entrepreneurship Minor program. This program awards 15 credits (30ECTS) and covers topics such as business plan, project responsibilities, entrepreneurial skills, international marketing, business economics and international business. 

Summer Program, "Doing Business in Europe": During this three week summer course, taught in English, students will follow classes on ‘Doing Business in Europe’ and participate in interactive workshops that focus on skills and personal development. By participating in the course, you will become acquainted with Dutch and other European cultures. You will also learn about European business policies and practices and develop the personal competences needed to do business in Europe. The course includes a trip and a Meet & Greet with local entrepreneurs.



Accommodation: Arnhem Business School facilitates furnished accommodation for its international students. More information about housing can be found here. For more information on summer accommodation, please visit their website.

Passport and Visa: Please visit the Education Abroad website for information on passports and visas.  



The Cost Estimates at the top of this program website are used to determine the costs for the term you would like to go abroad. For information on financing your education abroad program visit the Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships link on our website.