Business Innovation (EN) fulltime

Complete your Study Check process

We accept a range of qualifications from across the world. In addition to obtain - or expecting to obtain - one of the qualifications listed below,  you are required to complete the Study Check. Please note: the diplomas listed below do not automatically grant you admission. Inholland needs to formally validate your documents to make sure you meet all the requirements. 

International students

International Baccalaureate

High school diploma

General Certificate of Secondary Education

Abitur or Fachhochschulreife

Equivalent international diploma

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Dutch students

Havo-diploma (all profiles)


Mbo-diploma level 4

Language requirements

 IELTS: 6.0 or higher

TOEFL internet-based: overall score of 80

Cambridge certificate: CEA, CPE or FCE overall score C (169-172)

Havo/vwo: pass for English


Additional information

International qualifications

You are in possession of an international diploma 

Inholland formally validates your documents to make sure all requirements set out by the study programme are met. If you would like to apply, please send us copies of your diploma and your final transcript. These can be in Dutch, English, German, French or Spanish. If your diploma is issued in another language, please enclose a certified translation in that specific language. It'll take time to evaluate all documents so kindly send them at your earliest convenience.

Questions? Feel free to contact the Student Administration.

Compare your international qualification to the Dutch degree standard

English language requirements

English is not your first language

If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of your English proficiency. Students from countries other than the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand need one of the following qualifications:

IELTS: average score of 6

TOEFL internet-based: overall score of 80

Cambridge certificate: CEA, CPE or FCE overall score C (169-172)

Dutch diploma: pass for English on final havo or vwo exam, or the mbo-4 intake test English.

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Applicants over 21 without formal qualifications

You are 21 or older and do not meet the entry requirements

We recognise that applicants who have been out of education for some time may not have the formal qualifications required to enter a bachelor's programme.

If you are 21 years of age or older and do not meet the minimum entrance requirements, you can still be admitted by passing the 21+ test. This test is designed to assess your knowledge and skills to ensure that you are capable of successfully completing a bachelor's programme.

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Need help with your study choice?

  • Do you find it difficult to choose between multiple courses? Or do you have no idea what you want to study? Request a brochure to compare courses or get personal advice from the Study Advice Centre.
  • Are you already considering a programme? Or do you want to check a few last things? Get in touch with our students for some first-hand experience of studying at Inholland and in the Netherlands. 
  • Would you like to experience the atmosphere and meet us in person? Visit an Open Day or meet us abroad.
  • Do you want to know whether the programme really fits you? Become a Student for a Day to discover what it would be like to study your chosen subject. 


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