International Business & Management Studies (IBMS)

Welcome to IBMS

Dear prospective IBMS student,

Hopefully you are off to a great start to 2018!

We hope to welcome you officially to IBMS next month. For that to become a reality it is important that you finalize your registration via Studielink, if you did not complete your registration yet.

If you are in need of any assistance, please contact (for Dutch applicants) and (for international applicants).

Below you will find information about the StudyStartWeek. Please read the information carefully.


Please be informed that the StudyStartWeek (SSW) runs from Wednesday 31 January – Friday 2 February. During this week we will introduce you to IBMS and your fellow students.
In other words, it is the ideal start to your IBMS studies! To secure your spot during the SSW, please register via Janet Hazenberg at

Attached is the programme of the study start week. During the SSW you will get to know your fellow students and teachers. The introduction week will start on Wednesday 31st of January 2018 with a general introduction about the IBMS program at Stenden. In addition several activities will be organized during this week to get to know your fellow students, teachers and the city of Leeuwarden.

The costs for the study start week are 25 euros. Please bring this amount with you to the registration of the study start week on the 31st of January in cash. The registration will take place in Stenden in the central hall. You can ask for the location at the reception. It is near the reception.

Good to bring: some cash money for payment for transport for example.

Below is a link for a Facebook group for the SSW February 2018. Please join this Facebook group so you will be in touch with your fellow students and you will be informed about the SSW.

Educational starting day

Your first module will start on Monday, 5 February 2018. You will receive information about your schedule and group during the StudyStartWeek.

StudyStartWeek programme

Literature list

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Best regards,

Study start week team
Janet Hazenberg (IBMS office)

Student organization team:
Birga Tillner
Markus Pertz
Amarens van Olphen
Masha Ahmetasevic