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Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Are you interested in studying in the Netherlands for a semester or a year to learn the key skills needed as an entrepreneur – and become an entrepreneur by being one?

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Our Study Abroad program may be for you, if:

If you said yes to any or all of the above, read on!

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Kickstart your entreprenerial journey

If you are currently studying towards a degree at another institution and wish to continue your studies there but looking for an experience that’ll kickstart your entrepreneurial journey, consider joining us for a semester or a year. Earn credits towards your degree at your home institution while also building a business by joining us for our Study Abroad program.

This is what you would learn:

practical & personal education you deserve

Global School for Entrepreneurship has developed an accredited HBO Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship & Innovation for any student that wants to become an entrepreneur by being one. We help you start your business while studying by offering you:

entrepreneurial teachers & coaches

Nearly all our teaching staff are entrepreneurs or have been one in the past. They recognize your ambition within themselves and treat you accordingly. Due to their own experience, they can better help you apply their offered knowledge to your own business. In addition to our teaching staff, you will also have guest lectures by other entrepreneurs in every module.     

facilities & network

You will have exclusive access to multiple offices and other workstations at our Amsterdam campus to run your business. Alongside the network opportunities you will get within the study program (fellow students, guest lectures & teaching staff), we also actively connect our students with our global network of startups, corporates, and investors.  

practical learning

Entrepreneurs are action-takers, and we fundamentally believe that the best way of learning is through experiences. Studying at GS4E means learning by doing and making theory actionable for your own unique business.

personal attention

Business is personal, and so is our education. Your business, and you as a founder, are our focus throughout the program. We limit the number of students per session to 23 at most so that you and your business get the attention they deserve.

join a community of student entrepreneurs

Studying at Global School for Entrepreneurship means that you will become part of a diverse community of fellow student entrepreneurs. Our students strongly value this aspect of GS4E as they are then amongst like-minded individuals that share their own convictions. This means there is a strong sense of a GS4E community that strives to see everyone succeed in their own entrepreneurial journey and a willingness (including the teachers, staff & founders) to help each other where possible. This environment is something our students typically did not experience at their former study program or social circles prior to joining GS4E. 


The Year Abroad at Global School for Entrepreneurship costs €7,100 per semester. If you need a visa to study with us, the visa cost is included in the tuition fees. There are no other fees payable. 


The deadline to apply for the Year or Semester Abroad depends on your nationality and your visa status:

September intake

  • EU/EEA/Swiss nationals: 1 July
  • Non-EU nationals studying in EU: 1 July
  • Non-EU nationals studying elsewhere: 1 June


February intake

  • EU/EEA/Swiss nationals: 1 December
  • Non-EU nationals studying in EU: 1 December
  • Non-EU nationals studying elsewhere: 1 November

Please do remember to check your home institution’s internal deadlines, as they may be earlier.

Did you know:

  • That you could start your Year Abroad or Semester Abroad in September OR in February?
  • That you could take all or part of the Year Abroad online if that fits better with your needs?
  • That you can start your own business during the Year Abroad, then continue it once you return home? 


Ready to take the leap into the world of entrepreneurship? Study Abroad at Global School for Entrepreneurship!