International Human Resource Management

International Human Resource Management course overview

The International Human Resource Management degree helps you develop your interpersonal skills and encourages your creative skills and open mindset so as to be able to place employees as a key factor for business success and sustainable change. 

International Human Resource Management

The programme for International Human Resource Management  

Tomorrow’s world is defined by today’s people – and you play an important role in it. 

We think it’s important that what we teach is in line with what happens in the field and so we collaborate closely with businesses. You’ll work with fellow students in small groups on assignments from companies. The focus is on your learning objectives and our lecturers guide you through the process so that you really develop the skills and knowledge you need to be able to later make a difference as a professional.  

Download the brochure to get a really useful one-page overview of the curriculum with a description of the modules and a list of subjects per year, the study load and the ECTS you can earn. Use it to compare the programme with other studies you’re interested in.

Minors and specialisations for International Human Resource Management  

In your third year of International Human Resource Management, you get to specialise by taking a number of minors. 

  • Mindful Leadership (Bali or Thailand)  
    Develop your emotional intelligence with this minor focusing on stress management, mindfulness, communication, resilience and empathy. You’ll develop the skills to become a better leader.  
  • The Art of Ethical Leadership (Leeuwarden or South Africa
    Learn how to apply key concepts of ethical and critical thinking and why tomorrow’s leaders cannot do without a developed moral compass. Develop your soft power, your ability to attract and cooperate rather than to coerce. 
  • The Inspirational Coach and Leader (Bali)  
    Make a difference in your personal and professional life as a socially competent employee and inspirational leader with this minor. You’ll learn how coaching can be improved and experience the methodology yourself. 
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Work and You (Leeuwarden, the Netherlands) 
    In this minor you explore societal challenges such as labour market issues and how diversity, equity and inclusion contribute to the performance of organisations, teams and individuals. You’ll explore behaviour and tools for understanding it.  

Course Catalogue

The course catalogue contains detailed information on the programme, so that you can compare different studies or get a more in-depth understanding of what the programme entails.

Practical approach of International Human Resource Management

We aim to help you put theory into practice as quickly as possible. Through our educational concept, Design-Based Education (DBE), you work in small teams of students, teachers, researchers and industry professionals. You tackle current, real-life issues developing and adapting your visions and ideas to form a solid solution. And you gain yet more practical experience during your internship in your final year.  

International opportunities

We want to prepare you for an international, intercultural, and ever-changing environment, so that you can dive into the unknown and gain experience in an international context. It is possible with our Grand Tour, Exchange programme or one of our mobility options offered by RUN-EU. Or you can choose to do your internship abroad. You’ll be able to put together the right combination of courses and internships to develop both your professional and personal skills – and develop your own network for the future.

Is this the degree for you?

If you're confident this degree is the one for you, then why not apply online straightaway? Or pick one of the other options to help you take the next step.