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Fontys International Business School

Term To Study: Fall 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Exchange
Link 1: University Homepage
Link 2: Venlo Campus
Program Locations: Venlo
Contact Phone: (864) 938-3777
Contact Name: Office Of International Programs
Contact Email:
What is Included: International students are guaranteed housing. Students can choose from living in a dorm or in a property owned by a landlord. Both accommodations come furnished with a bed, desk, chair, and wardrobe and are located within a maximum 20 minute bike ride to Fontys. They have a shared kitchen, bathroom and laundry room. Internet, energy, and water are included in the rental fee. The cost of accommodation through Fontys is between 330 - 450 Euro per month.
What is not Included: There is a cafeteria on campus but students generally prepare breakfast and dinner at their residence.
Program Description

Fontys International Business School is a small university located in the vibrant city of Venlo in the south of the Netherlands on the border to Germany. Fontys aspires to be a dynamic source of knowledge, development, innovation and inspiration. Venlo is a border city with an intercultural tradition. The city whose first documentary evidence dates back to the 11th century is divided into five districts: Venlo, Belfeld, Blerick, Tegelen and Arcen. Nowadays, venlo has more than 100,000 inhabitants making it a large city. Venlo's city centre is characterized by many beautiful and historic buildings that stand as reminders of the predominant centuries-old tradition. Here, a vibrant, beautiful and modern city has developed around this historic centre attracting many locals and tourists through its multiple shops, restaurants, cafes and leisure activities. A combination of quiet residential districts, nice public parks and the wide choice of shopping facilities make Venlo an attractive and welcoming city.

Fontys is one of the major Dutch universities of applied sciences and one of the largest educational institutions in the Netherlands. Within Fontys study programs, students can work with people from all over the world in small classes or groups. Currently, Fontys International Campus Venlo is home to over 4,000 students of whom 70 percent are from abroad and come from over 40 different countries (the majority being from Germany).

Fontys offer business classes in the fields of International Marketing, International Business Economics, International Business and Management Studies, and International Fresh Business Management. There courses are all offered in English.

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Population: 16730632
Capital: Amsterdam
Per-capita GDP: $ 42700
Size: 41543 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

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Presbyterian College Office of International Programs