Peter Birdsall, President and Chair of the Executive Board of the Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences visited the Financial University on 27 March 2019. The Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences is one of the most internationalized higher education institutions in the Netherlands. It specializes in offering internationally recognized higher education programs taught in English. The University is proud of providing unique training to its graduates that can be used in an international environment.
The guest was welcomed by A.S. Linnikov, Vice-Rector for International Cooperation, E.A. Didenko, Vice-Rector for Continuing Education, and L.V. Prikhodko, Head of the International Relations Office. During the meeting, the parties paid much attention to discussing future cooperation opportunities and launch of joint business school programs by the two education institutions. At the end of the meeting, Mr. Birdsall visited the University Museum of Finance and was offered a tour of the University.
The Wittenborg University graduates achieve great success and serve as role models for various communities' members around the world. Despite the fact that the University was founded not long ago, it is on the Top-5 list of the best small universities of applied sciences in the country and it is very popular among the would-be students. The Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences cooperates with education institutions of Great Britain, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The University has bachelor and master degree programs on offer. The bachelor programs are 3-year programs. There are bachelor programs in Financial Management; Hospitality Business; Entrepreneurship and Small Business; Marketing and Communication; Information Management; Logistics and International Trade; Economics and Management; and Real Estate Management. Master programs are offered by two key divisions, the School of Business and the School of Hospitality. The period of study is 1 year in the School in Hospitality, and is 18 months in the Business School. The School of Hospitality has several programs on offer, incl. International Event Management; International Tourism Management; International Hotel Management. The School of Business offers such programs as MBA (Master of Business Administration) in General Management; MBA (Master of Business Administration) in Entrepreneurship and Innovation; MBA (Master of Business Administration) in Hospitality Industry.