Why Study at IBSH?

An international experience

The Hague is a beautiful and international city that is home to the Dutch Government, the Parliament, the Supreme Court and the Council of State, but it is mostly renowned for the International Criminal Court of Justice, the International Criminal Court and the United Nations. Additionally, the city of The Hague is home to more than 150 international organizations, which makes it an attractive location for students wishing to pursue an international business career.

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A beautiful and welcoming place to live

The Hague is a safe and modern city with a nice mix of international expats, diplomats and Dutch locals. Although the official language in The Hague is Dutch, many visitors have found the Dutch to have a strong command of the English language, which makes integrating especially welcoming.

The Hague, like many Dutch cities, is filled with parks, museums, art-galleries, cafes and of course, bicycle lanes! The transportation system in the Netherlands is one of the best in the world, which means you will have easy and reliable access to cities across the country, including Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Groningen as well as many others.

A high quality, intensive program

Our Bachelor programs are uniquely designed to prepare you to become a leader in your chosen field. This means you will receive an education from academic experts that are researching current and future business challenges. You will learn from industry specialists that are on the ground and in the field working on today’s business problems. Furthermore, our curriculum will push you both academically and professionally to deliver top quality results that will ultimately prepare you for your career.

The International Business School The Hague (IBSH) is a brand new innovative school of business and management established in The Netherlands and is based in the city of The Hague. The IBSH is unlike many other business schools in that it has specifically designed its PhD-, Master- and Bachelor programs to challenge its students to become better business leaders. The IBSH offers six programs. Top three (3) reasons to study here:

  • An international experience;
  • A beautiful and welcome place to live; and
  • A high quality and intensive program.

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IBSH is a legally established institution of higher learning and will be offering Bachelor’s degree programs in Business Management, Banking and Financial, Accounting and Finance. Post-graduate courses will be introduced after careful assessment in coming years. Management is also planning to introduce tailored and customized courses for corporate training in selected areas. In subsequent years, part-time undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs could be introduced to cater for a busy working corporate class of people residing in and around The Hague city.


IBSH’s vision “Creating Dynamic Leaders” is about educating students about the various complexities that the world’s businesses will face in the near and distant future. IBSH believes that by maintaining a firm grasp on future trends and innovative initiatives, it will be able to deliver highly pertinent and meaningful content to students in a fashion that best prepares them for leadership roles in their respective domains. A dynamic leader is a person that can understand the holistic picture and can make sound decisions in times of great complexity.

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Programmes taught in:
  • English

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International Business School the Hague

The International Business School, The Hague (IBSH), offers a Ph.D. programme in Business and Management Studies, in cooperation with Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. ... [+]

The International Business School, The Hague (IBSH), offers a Ph.D. programme in Business and Management Studies, in cooperation with Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. The Ph.D. programme is part-time, and therefore well-suited for professionals that want to get a doctorate in combination with their career.

The programme consists of a combination of intensive seminars and research assignments and a thesis/research project. Internationally acclaimed professors will deliver a 3-4 day seminar on current topics in business and management science and the candidates will write a research paper on each of the seminars. Apart from these topical seminars, there are a number of professional skills seminars on research methodology, academic presentation, and academic teaching. After the candidates have concluded the seminar series, they will embark on writing the thesis proposal and performing their Ph.D. research, in cooperation with one of the professors of IBSH, Sapienza, or one of the professors in IBSH’s international network. Finally, successful candidates will receive their doctorate degree from Sapienza University of Rome... [-]

Netherlands The Hague
Open Enrolment
Part time
4 years
Online & Campus Combined
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Rijswijkseweg 60, 2516 EH
The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands