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Nyenrode Business University

Straatweg 25 Breukelen,
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Find out everything you need to know about studying at Nyenrode Business University, including services and facilities, careers, student life and how to apply.

Nyenrode Business University has campuses in Breukelen and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 

The Breukelen campus is located on a 13th century estate with the historic Nyenrode castle, experience intense campus life with an active student association rooted in Dutch business traditions (NCV) with numerous social and professional committees and build a network of friends for life (BSc in Business Administration and Full-time MSc in Management).

Nyenrode’s Amsterdam campus is situated in the heart of the city alongside the historic canals. Students are surrounded by an international community of companies, start-ups, and a business incubator. You can participate in many social and professional activities such as ‘Meet the CEO’ (BSc in Business Administration, Full-time MSc in Management, and Full-time MBA).

Founded by prominent business leaders in 1947, Nyenrode’s educational philosophy comes from the business world. Students work intensively together to inspire each other, and the small class size ensures a unique personal touch for each student. Nyenrode’s business network spans over 200 countries and includes more than 25,000 alumni. The experience of Nyenrode continues through the strong alumni network.There are four English degree programs at Nyenrode: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BScBA), Full-time Master of Science in Management (FTMSc), Full-time MBA (FTMBA), Executive MBA (EMBA).

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Nyenrode's Breukelen campus features:

  • student housing
  • a library
  • several indoor and outdoor sports facilities
  • à la carte restaurant De Lakei
  • two hotels
  • a bar in the Plesman Pavillion
  • a self-service restaurant with outdoor seating (the Mensa)
  • two student bars

Whereas the Amsterdam campus has:

  • a convenient location in the heart of the city and next to startups and multinationals
  • modern study facilities
  • the Nyenrode Incubator
  • a Business Lounge with its own bar serving food and drinks
  • numerous events to connect with business throughout the year

Find out more about campus housing here.

International students make up 30 percent of the Breukelen campus; 50 percent of the Amsterdam campus, with approximately 30 nationalities represented. 

The Breukelen has the NCV student association – it’s both a study association and a social club. The association links students and the university and provides a valuable contribution to your studies and to campus life.

Nyenrode’s Amsterdam campus has the JCV student association – the Jongste Compagnie van Verre – or Youngest Company from Afar – (JCV). 

Committees within the students association organise a variety of activities, some of them aimed at informing JCV members, some aiming to challenge each others intellectually and others focusing on physical activity.

Most Breukelen students live on campus. Amsterdam students have the opportunity to live at modern student housing facilities located only 14 minutes from downtown Amsterdam.

Typical entry requirements include: 

  • English proficiency: TOEFL 91, IELTS 6.5
  • GMAT, GRE scores - students can choose to take the Nyenrode admission test instead
  • For applying to the bachelor program - students’ high school diploma equivalent to Dutch VWO diploma
  • For applying to master programs - bachelor diploma

 Find out more about scholarships here.

    Almost 85 percent of graduates find a job within three months. 

    Nyenrode Career & Personal Development (CPD) center supports students with their next step. Services include:

    • Career and network events
    • Career and personal development workshops
    • CV and cover letter advice
    • Career coaching
    • Mock interviews

    Alumni Association VCV: Nyenrode highly values, and stimulates, mutual involvement between the university and its alumni. Nyenrode's Alumni Association VCV was founded in 1957 by alumni who cherished the close bond they formed during their studies, with the aim to perpetuate the unique experience they had had studying and living on the Nyenrode campus.

    The Alumni Association organizes both social and professional gatherings and plays an important part in maintaining and building strong interpersonal relationships within the Nyenrode network. VCV also plays a key role in maintaining contacts between Nyenrode and its alumni.

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