Nyenrode offers management degree programmes in Amsterdam and a historic estate in Breukelen. Nyenrode is amongst the top 3 preferred universities by employers in the Netherlands (The Economist, 2016).

There are 5 points that make Nyenrode special:

  1. For and By Business. Founded in 1946, by business leaders such as Philips, AkzoNobel, KLM, Shell and Unilever. The educational philosophy starts from the business world.
  2. Practical Relevance. Students shape their career from day one by applying academic knowledge into real-life business.
  3. Personal Development. Talents transform into an academic professional and develop leadership through self-awareness and reflections.
  4. Personal Approach. Students work intensively together to inspire each other, and the small class size ensures a unique personal touch for each student.
  5. Strong Alumni Network. Our alumni network spans over 200 countries and the experience of Nyenrode continues through the strong alumni network.

According to the Financial Times ranking 2019, Nyenrode ranked Top 36 among European Business Schools and Top 32 for the FTMBA program.

Eligible programmes

BSc in Business Administration (BScBA)

  • Nyenrode Breukelen and Amsterdam campus
  • Designed for young talents who want to become a responsible business leader
  • Small class size (30-35 students) with lots of personal attention
  • 3 years of studies
  • International studies abroad on the 3rd year

Please refer to the programme's web page for more information.

Full-time MSc in Management (FTMSc)

  • Nyenrode Breukelen and Amsterdam campus
  • Pre-master (4 months): General management
  • Master (12 months): 3 specialisation tracks (including Global Immersion Program) + Company project + Elective courses + Thesis
  • Designed for young professionals who want to enter the labor market as skilled starters

Please refer to the programme's web page for more information.

Executive MBA (EMBA)

  • 1 week intensive modules every 2 months designed around relevant business topics
  • Allow students to combine their job with studies
  • First year (Module 1-6) + Second year (Module 7-10) + Final Group Project
  • Focused on boosting leadership impact of professionals
  • Includes 3 international modules: China, South Africa, and the USA

Please refer to the programme's web page for more information.

Scholarship details

Scholarships available

  • BScBA: 1 scholarship per country, for students from: Korea, Indonesia, Russia, South Africa
  • FTMSc: 2 scholarships per country for students from: Korea, Indonesia, Russia, South Africa
  • EMBA: 1 scholarship per country for students from: Korea, Russia, South Africa

Value of the scholarship

Tuition fee:

  • BScBA: € 18,600
  • FTMSc: € 9,750
  • EMBA: € 15,000

Duration of scholarship

  • BScBA: 36 months (the student’s performance will be evaluated every 12 months)
  • FTMSc: 16 months
  • EMBA: 24 months


Academic requirement

BScBA: IB/EB or VWO equivalent

FTMSc, EMBA: Bachelor’s degree

English level

  • TOEFL iBT minimum score: 91-92 (differs per programme)
  • IELTS minimum score: 6.5
  • Cambridge English Exam minimum score: Advanced (CAE)

Other diplomas

  • GMAT minimum score: 600
  • GRE minimum score: 600
  • It's possible to take the Nyenrode’s Admission test instead of GMAT or GRE

Working experience needed?

  • BScBA, FTMSc: no, working experience is not a requirement.
  • EMBA: yes, you need at least 5 years of working experience

More information

Contact persons

BSc in Business Administration:

Full-time MSc in Management:

Executive MBA:

How to apply

Application deadline

  • BScBA: 1 April 2022
  • FTMSc: 1 April 2022
  • EMBA: 1 March 2022

Documentation to provide

  • Orange Tulip Scholarship application form
  • Proof that the admission process with the Dutch institution has started
  • Curriculum Vitae in English
  • Motivation letter specifically written for OTS. This letter is different than the general motivation letter for the programme as it focuses on the reasons why you think you need to be selected for OTS
  • Budget plan

Terms and conditions

By applying for OTS you agree to the Orange Tulip Scholarship terms and conditions.

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