• What does the course involve?
  • Professional career
  • Enrolment
  • Horse stable
  • Specifications

The two-year programme includes, among others, the following modules :  

1st year: subjects that will be addressed

  • International Equine Policy
  • International Business and Strategy
  • Equine market research
  • Advanced International Equine Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability in the Equine Industry
  • Professional International Communication and Cultures

2nd year: Mandatory minor of 30 ECTS

  • Mandatory minor International Equine Advisor
  • Elective minor
  • Thesis and international internship


High quality education

All study programmes at Aeres University of Applied Sciences are accredited by the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation NVAO. In this way, you are ensured of high quality education as measured by international education standards. More informatie you can find on the website of NVAO.


ECT system

All records of modules are administered according to the EC system. After one semester in a course, students’ progress and results are assessed in a meeting of the lecturers teaching and assessing the course. This meeting is meant to identify students with possible progress problems. At the end of the course , students’ progress and results are assessed again. The award of a degree or diploma and pertinent qualification follows the award of all course credits leading to that award. 

Find out more about the ECTS - guide.

After you obtain your bachelor’s degree, you could work as one of the following, for example:

• (International) Equine Business Consultant
• Commercial activities, national and international
International Export Manager
• International Marketing Manager
• Own business in the international equine sector
• International Equine Event (Account)Manager
• Employment in sector, national or international policy institutes



Successful applicants for the 2 year Bachelor degree courses must have:

  • Completed BTS, DUT, HND or Licence 2 or at least two years (120 ECTS) of university study in a related subject relevant to the study programme in such a way that the resulting combined study pathway is plausible in its entirety       
  • A minimum score of 550 in the TOEFL English test or a formally recognised equivalent such as the IELTS (level 6.0) or IBT (79)
  • The ability to formulate coherently in written English, and to have a vision of the chosen area of interest. Essay writing is part of the selection procedure
  • Strong motivation to be successful in the sector
  • Team spirit, a flexible attitude in an international working environment
  • Funding in the form of a grant or a stipend, or private means

More information about admission.


How to apply

The application procedure consists of two steps. The first step is to complete the application form on our website and send in your CV and motivation letter, indicating which course you would like to apply for. Our application committee will inform you about the result. If you are eligible, the second step is an invitation for an intake interview and a paper-based English test or you can submit proof of English proficiency: TOEFL / IELTS. Processing of the applications will commence in October. Read all about the application voor EU-students and Non EU-students here.

If you would like to study at Aeres UAS and would like to take your own horse with you, it is possible to stable your horse at the Paardenplaats. The Paardenplaats is a livery stable for the students and is situated close to the University and campus (about 1 km.)

Find out more about the Paardenplaats.

Bachelor programme International Equine Business Management
Title/ Degree  Bachelor of Agribusiness & Business Administration
Faculty  Dronten 
Start of programme  September 
Duration of programme  2 year 
Number of credits  120 ECTS 
Type of programme  Full-time 
Language of instruction  English 
Country of study programme  NL 
Internship(s)  yes 
Accrediation  NVAO 
Application deadlines  1 April - NON-EU students 
  1 June - EU students 
Tuition fee  Find more information here 
Brochure  Request here 

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