Career prospects

​You offer the business world a thorough understanding of business-oriented HR and an adequate translation of the international (corporate) strategy into relevant and modern HR policies.

Job opportunities

When you graduate you will be a well-trained professional with in-depth knowledge of change processes and a broad set of intercultural communication skills. You demonstrate a professional approach to working with diverse groups of people in an international environment. Possible positions in organizations worldwide are:

You contribute ideas on strategy and policy and deal with all personnel issues within the organization, for example as a human resource manager or business partner. You are the link between management and employees. You advise management on organizational changes and on how employees can continue to get satisfaction from their work and develop their career.

As an IHRM manager you know how to coach and motivate employees and how to further develop their potential. You advise organizations, teams and individual employees on issues related to development and change. You know all about team development, career counseling, psychology, talent development, training and coaching.

As a recruiter you select and employ staff to fill in vacancies, using your knowledge of that particular labour market, your network and various other sources, such as LinkedIn. Your core task is to match the wishes of your employer with those of a future employee.

People have to work for longer, which makes vitality, job satisfaction and continuous learning increasingly important to employees. As a talent advisor you look at how they can be deployed in the long run and where their passion lies.

When you have graduated you hold a Bachelor of Arts degree. With this degree in International Human Resource Management you are well prepared for a position in an international organization.

Careers in international human resource management

You offer the business world a thorough understanding of business-oriented HR and an adequate translation of the international (corporate) strategy into relevant and modern HR policies. When you graduate you will be a well-trained professional with in-depth knowledge of change processes and a broad set of intercultural communication skills. You demonstrate a professional approach to working with diverse groups of people in an international environment.

Being a well-equipped HRM professional you will be welcome to work in internationally renowned organizations such as Bosch, Vodafone, Siemens, BMW, Daimler-Chrysler, Eurodev, Thales, Saint Gobain, KLM, Greenpeace, and the German Chamber of Commerce in China.

What are your chances of finding a job?

The IHRM programme is well appreciated by employers, hence the percentage of students finding a suitable job upon graduation is high.

International Human Resource Management 85%
International Business 80%
Human Resource Management (Dutch programme) 85%

within one and a half year after graduation

Further education

Would you like to continue studying? That’s possible too. You will be eligible to do your master’s degree in for example HRM, Business Administration or Human Resource Development at universities in and outside of Europe.