International Business

Welcome to International Business

Dear International Business student,

Thank you for your application for International Business programme.

We will welcome you officially to International Business at the NHL Stenden University in Leeuwarden in February 2019.


Please be informed that the StudyStartWeek (SSW) runs from Wednesday 30 January –Friday 1 February. During this week we will introduce you to International Business and your fellow students.

In other words, it is the ideal start to your IB studies! To secure your spot during the SSW, please register via Janet Hazenberg at

The introduction week will start on Wednesday 30st of January 2019 with a general introduction about the IB programme at NHL Stenden. In addition, several activities will be organized during this week to get to know your fellow students, teachers and the city of Leeuwarden. For the details, please find the programme of the SSW below.

The costs for the StudyStartWeek are 35 euro. You can complete your payment via our webshop SSW feb19 at

Contents of International Business

All detailed information of the International Business programme you can find on:

Study start:

Your first module will start on Monday, 4 February 2019. You will receive information about your schedule and group during the Study Start Week and on the 4th of February we organize an information session with practical information about studying at NHL Stenden and International Business, how to find your schedule, how to use Blackboard, etc.


In the International Business programme you choose a second language; German (intermediate) , Spanish (basic), French (intermediate) and Dutch (basic). You can choose your language via the link below. Please register for a first choice and a second choice. Please be aware there is a minimum to the number of registrations per language to be able to offer the language.

Please wait with buying books for the languages other than English, because we will decide which languages will be offered in the programme based on the number of applicants for each language during the Study Start Week. You only have to buy the book for the language of your choice which will be offered, so please wait until you know which language this will be.

Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us (email


Wednesday 30 January

Start timeEnd timeActivityDescriptionLocation
9.3010.00Registration Registration for the study startweekCentral hall, Rengerslaan 8
10.0010.30WelcomeIntroduction SSW team and module team1.48
10.3012.30Introduction lectureStudying in an international setting1.48
12.3013.15LunchLunch is provided by IB Diet wishes, please inform us by sending an email to janet.hazenberg@stenden.com1.48
13.1513.45Bonding game + closure at the student information Get to know each other
Get to know the building
Complete your enrolment
1.48, Student information
Einde programma

Thursday 31 January

Start timeEnd timeActivityDescriptionLocation
14.0016.00Trading gameTrading game through the cityCity centre
16.3018.30Cultural dinnerWe cook our own dinner at students home At home with students
19.0021.00BowlingA fun and sporty activityGrote keizer
Einde programma

Friday 01 February

Start timeEnd timeActivityDescriptionLocation
14.0015.30Ice skatingA real Dutch activity on the iceIce Hall
17.3022.00Dinner and drinkAfter ice skating we will have dinner together and a drink. Dinner is included, drinks are on your own expense.Dr Watson
Einde programma

Good to bring list

Please take some cash money to buy a drink or for travel costs in the city.

Booklist and ordering

Your booklist will be sent to you by email and will be available online at Studystore is the selected supplier of NHL Stenden.


The contactperson for the study start week is Janet Hazenberg. You can reach her via You can register for the study startweek via this email address.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Best regards,
Study Start Week organisation team