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Open days: International Human Resource Management

Want to learn all the ins and outs of the Saxion study programme International Human Resource Management? Take a look around the FAQ and student stories on this page! Be sure to also check out the available dates below if you are interested in joining an online open day or on-site tour.

Digital Discovery Day (English)

Are you considering to follow this study programme in English? Great! Then you might want to sign up for our livestream in English during the next Digital Discovery Days. Please click on the link below!

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Open Days (Dutch)

This study programme can also be followed in Dutch. Click on the link below to find out when you can join the livestream in Dutch during our next Online Open Days.

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When I was applying for universities, I was searching for Human Resources majors which were international and used English as the main language. This is how I discovered Saxion University of Applied Sciences, located in the small yet cozy town of Enschede, the Netherlands.

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Frequently asked questions about International Human Resource Management

Don't worry too much about your English. You will write all your reports in English and will only speak in English in class, so you will develop your English skills very fast. Also, the report requirements get stricter throughout the years. In the first year we start with a course that helps your with English. If you are willing to invest in your level of English and you dare to practice you should not worry.

Economics is not a requirement for IHRM. It is useful, but not needed. The level of economics we offer is rather basic and does not require much previous knowledge.

International business is much more general and does not have a people focus as much as wel do. There is a lot more attention being paid to the psychological aspects of the business in our program. We also spend more attention to professional communication skills (one-on-one conversations) in our program.

Because our program is unique in Europe, which increases your changes of fining a job after you graduate. Because we have offer an international classroom which allows you to truly develop your cultural skills. And finally because we help you become an excellent communicator which will benefit you the rest of your career.

No. We have a fixed minor in the field of Human Resource Development. We chose this because this allows you to study HR for 3 full years before you go abroad for a full year. These three years make you more valuable to the working field and a highly skilled and trained HR-professional.

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