The Webster University was founded in 1915 in the USA. Since then, it has expanded its activities all around the world and has now more than 100 locations in ten countries. Around the world, 22,000 students are studying at Webster campuses. The university has an international reputation for teaching and academic excellence. It has innovative educational programmes in which they try to meet the needs of both students and businesses.
The Webster University in the Netherlands is one of the four campuses located in Europe. The campus in the Netherlands was founded in 1983 and ever since that day, 1600 students have graduated from the university. After graduation, many students become employed in the most prestigious and interesting companies in the world. The mission of the university is “to enrich the lives of global citizens by offering a flexible, innovative and practical education in a culturally diverse setting". The university is business-oriented.
Level of Education
The Webster University offers programmes leading to a Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business Administration title. The education is individual-oriented and students are taught in small classes. The academic instructors are all experienced in the business world. The programmes are focused on both theory and practice and try to encourage creativity and scholarship. The three core outcomes of all the programmes are: communication skills, cross-cultural sensitivity and aptitude in team building. These outcomes are achieved by teaching in small groups focusing on combining the practical with the theoretical.
The website of the Webster University mentions several scholarships for students studying at both the graduate and undergraduate level. If you’d like to know more on these scholarships visit this website.
International student programmes
There is an international student network for all international students living in Leiden. This network helps you with all your questions and organises both social and practical events.
The Webster University has 400 students from more than 50 nationalities.
Courses and Departments
The Webster University offers 5 bachelor programmes, which are fully taught in English and internationally orientated. These programmes are:
- Business and Management
- International Business and Management
- International Relations
- Media Communications
- Psychology and Social Sciences
When you have finished a bachelor programme you can continue your education by following one of the four masters programmes:
- MA Media Communication
- MA International NGOs
- MA International Relations
- MA Management and Leadership