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Arnhem Business School


Program Location : Arnhem, The Netherlands
Sponsor: Texas A&M International University
Program Type: Exchange
Duration: Summer, Semester, or Year
Academic Areas: Business Administration



The University: Arnhem Business School (ABS) is part of HAN University (Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen). The University has a total enrollment of about 23,000 students, 6,000 of which study at ABS. Sixty percent of those are from abroad. The school is situated in an important region for international trade and is one of Europe's prime economic locations. ABS provides higher professional education in English as well as in Dutch.

Location: Arnhem is bordered on the Rhine River about 20 miles from the German border and is one hour from Amsterdam. Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin and other major European cities are also just a few hours away by train. Arnhem borders the Netherlands' largest national park and has many historic buildings, museums, theaters and sports clubs. Bicyling is a popular means of transportation. The Korenmarkt in the center of the city is a popular plaza where students gather at outdoor cafes and discos at night. Arnhem is a student town and with pop festivals, street music and pleasant restaurants it is a good place for fun and safe living.


University Website | Academic Calendar | TAMIU Study Abroad Application | ABS Application


Students may participate in this program for a summer, semester or an academic year. The summer program consists of one business course, typically transferred to TAMIU as elective credit. Each semester is split into two teaching periods for which students select modules (see ABS website for course titles and descriptions). Students are advised to follow a package of modules per semester that amounts to a total of 30 ECTS. Modules include courses on marketing, finance, economics, logistics, and communication.


Students will be housed in student halls of residence, centrally located and adjacent to the commercial and shopping areas of Arnhem. Student housing association Vivare is in charge of all housing matters.

The rooms differ in price, size and location in Arnhem. All these rooms have in common that they are furnished with a bed, desk, chairs, wardrobe, curtains and carpet. Vivare does not provide in pillows, sheets and covers or quilts. The kitchens are soberly equipped with a stove, refrigerator and a dustbin.


For program cost information contact OSA.


TAMIU financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should:

  • Direct financial aid inquiries to the Office of Financial Aid
  • Complete and submit the FAFSA by the appropriate deadline
  • OSA will provide a Study Abroad Budget to the Office of Financial Aid

In addition to financial aid, qualified students may apply for the institutional and external scholarships.


Deadlines are listed below. For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents by those dates. Only complete applications will be accepted.

  • Fall Semester Program - March 1
  • Spring Semester Program - September 15
  • Summer Program - March 1