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Want to learn how to do business in a developing country?

International Business & Development provides a multi stakeholder learning arena on establishing new business in upcoming economies.

Real Life Projects

In a multidisciplinary team with students from other programs you work on a company assignment, supported by lectures and literature. The real-life project focusses on the development of new activities based on an innovative agrifood concept in a developing country. You look at business aspects, the work of NGO’s and government, their mission, vision and policies, the building of smallholder cooperatives and the influence of physical aspects such as infrastructure, IT and technology.


  • In a multi-disciplinary project you’ll work on new business development looking at technical, economic and social-political factors.
  • A diverse program of (guest)lectures from experts in the field.
  • Build experience in international cooperation: Exchange visit to and from as well as project work together with students from Hochschule Anhalt (Sachsen, Germany) (To Be Confirmed)
  • Develop your talents: Show your fellow students your field of expertise related to your project.

Investigate the international world of NGO’s, their vision and impact.


Want to sign up for the Minor International Business & Development?

Here you find more information about the application procedure.


This minor is part of the ERDI-project, a co-funded prestigious European project about bioeconomy. The project aimed at boosting local bio economy suffering from an increasing lack of skilled employees and creative business models. Joining this minor will therefore enhance your chances of a challenging (international) job within the sector. For more information: