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The Utrecht University Business Course is a highly selective course, open to master students from all programs of Utrecht University. Applications for 2022 are now open and will close on January 15th.

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Requirements

  • An excellent student who has a strong motivation to learn about the business world.
  • Wanting to bring an idea towards reality.
  • Registered as a master’s student at Utrecht University.

Application content

In order to apply, you are required to provide:

  • CV or résumé
  • Motivation letter
  • Bachelor’s and master’s grades

Enrollment cost

You will have to pay a registration fee as a contribution to the program’s expenses, this year the amount is set to 100€. The early bird deadline is on the 22nd of December 23:59 CET 2021, if you apply by this date you will receive a 30% discount on the fee. The final application deadline is on the 15th of January 23:59 CET 2022. After the application deadline, we will get in touch with you via e-mail to arrange the payment and to send information about the introduction weekend. If any questions arise in the meantime, do not hesitate to send an email to info@uubc.nl.


Motivation letter

Aside from your grades and your résumé or CV, we are mainly interested in your motivational letter as part of our admission process. Describe what problem you are trying to solve, what your motivation is for solving this particular problem, and what energy you want to bring into the business world. If you already have an idea for a company you’d like to start, tell us the process behind its inception and the potential you think it has. Your letter doesn’t need to be more than 500/600 words.

If you are stuck on what to say, you could address these points:

  • Which part do you look forward to the most, entrepreneurship or consultancy, and why?
  • Do you have any relevant experience regarding entrepreneurship and/or consultancy?
  • How would you introduce your worldview to colleagues in our first meeting?
  • Why do you want to participate in this course?
  • What do you hope to gain from this course?
  • In group work situations, what do you think you bring to the group in terms of qualities and competencies?
  • Explain problems in your everyday life or viable ideas that could be addressed by a new company.

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