Bachelor in Business & Languages


Program Description


Are you passionate about languages and people? Do you want to work as an office manager, project manager, recruitment officer or process consultant for an international company, in your home country or abroad? It's all within your reach with a Bachelor degree in Business & Languages.

Here you can check the programme!


Why Bachelor in Business & Languages?

  • You will take classes with a group of international students: an enriching experience.
  • With an internship, many guest lectures, company visits, study trips abroad, internationally oriented cases, etc., the theory comes to life.
  • You'll learn to communicate professionally in English and two other foreign languages.


You aspire to a job in an international company or abroad. You can’t wait to step outside your comfort zone. You have a passion for languages, people and managing projects. You want to be the one who keeps the office running. Our Bachelor Business & Languages will help you to kick-start your career! This full three-year bachelor programme is taught entirely in English.

Choose your specialisation!

Business & Languages

Are you a natural linguist? Go for Business & Languages. You’ll learn how to communicate professionally in English and in two other foreign languages (German, Spanish, French or Chinese). As a multilingual office manager you will be the ideal candidate for a position in an international company, either in Belgium or overseas.

Communication skills have never before been as important as they are now. You train these skills in course units like Intercultural Communication and International Business English. Furthermore, you develop your knowledge of Business Basics and get to know the inner workings of Process and Project Management. This way, you will be able to improve procedures and processes worldwide. This specialization turns you into a well-rounded professional, a true asset for any international company.

NEW: What toppings do you choose?

In the Bachelor Business & Languages, languages, ICT skills and general business and management courses have a prominent place. However, we believe in your unique skills and abilities and we really want to make them shine!

Now you can pick interesting extra courses to add some flavour to your programme. Whether you want to broaden or deepen your knowledge: we have options matching your personality! Pick 1 extra course (5 credits) in semester 3 or 4 and even pick 2 in semester 5 (10 credits).

Who are your fellow students?

In our Bachelor Business & Languages you'll find:

  • Foreign students who wish to enroll for a study programme taught in English. Or who wish to study at Artevelde University College to gain a bachelor’s degree.
  • Flemish students who want to immerse themselves in a fascinating environment: you follow courses with international students, learn to pay attention to intercultural communication and you get to know a wide range of office management topics.
  • Residents in Belgium who hold a foreign degree and who wish to obtain a bachelor’s degree in International Office Management.

Coaching and Mentoring of Students

We attach great importance to the coaching of our students: the programme starts with a course unit “Talent & Management Development”. Skills such as effective time management, minute taking, planning, organizing etc. are not only useful for the future professional life but also contribute to being successful in higher education. Personal supervision of each student by his/her study coach will complement this course unit throughout the first year. In the following two years, we continue to work on the development of our students, as to fully prepare them for the professional life. Furthermore, all our lecturers are very approachable and are happy to help students with resolving any problems.


Application and enrolment procedure

All detailed information about your degree and language requirements can be found on our website: Through the following link, you can find more information about the full cost for the academic year 2020-2021 (Total duration of the study is at least 3 years).

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

Artevelde University of Applied Sciences, member of the Ghent University Association (AU GENT), is one of Flanders' largest university colleges (13,000 students. Ghent is situated in Flanders and is o ... Read More

Artevelde University of Applied Sciences, member of the Ghent University Association (AU GENT), is one of Flanders' largest university colleges (13,000 students. Ghent is situated in Flanders and is only 30 minutes away from Brussels, Antwerp, Bruges, the coast, France and Holland. Read less