Wittenborg: a “boutique university of applied sciences” with a primary focus on management

Wittenborg is a “boutique university” with a primary focus on management as it relates to disciplines in society. Our personal attention to your education is very important. It is for this reason that we take quality seriously and are accredited by the Dutch Flemish Accreditation organisation (NVAO) and Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA).

We are a unique business school where “Better Yourself, Better Our World” is our motto.  

At Wittenborg our mission is:

To promote excellence in teaching and learning international business and management, as well as to create the best environment for students and staff, where internationalisation, diversity and ethics lay the foundations of successfully applied, research-informed global learning.

With our main campus based in Apeldoorn, we introduce students to organisations in the local area and region, enhancing the region’s economy, cultural and social climate. Our Amsterdam location enables us to support international entrepreneurs coming to the Netherlands, with a tailored, entrepreneurial bachelor’s programme. Enter Wittenborg and you enter a highly motivated and results-driven organisation operating in a diverse and multicultural environment, in which more than 100 nationalities work, study, innovate and socialise together. At Wittenborg we believe that learning should be an enjoyable process that allows you to develop your goals and aspirations, and provides you with the constant support and  the required study pressure to achieve those targets. 

Wittenborg graduates are world citizens; they nurture respect and have a sense of achievement. They have developed ambition and pride themselves in excellence. They are our greatest ambassadors!

Welcome to Wittenborg!

The Wittenborg Team

About Wittenborg

Independent & International

At any time, over 100 nationalities work and study together in its 2 Apeldoorn locations and in Amsterdam. English is the sole language of instruction in all campuses.

Over 30 Years Track Record

Thousands of highly employable graduates, since 1987, now follow careers in the Netherlands and around the world.

Triple European Accredited

Degree programmes are recognised and accredited by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture & Science (NVAO), also by FIBAA (German, Swiss & Austrian) and the University of Brighton (UK).

Glocal & Local Engagement

Company visits, real-life projects, internship and guest speakers: plenty of local and regional engagement with government, companies and organisations. Thinking globally, but acting locally.

Research Environment

Instigating and carrying out regional, European and international projects at the Research Centre, in areas such as sustainability, technology, social innovation, education & health care.

Customer-Oriented Approach

A personal approach, family-like environment and personal tutoring, guidance and support. Most programmes allow students to start & graduate 6 times per year.
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