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Human Resource Management


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Study human resource management in Groningen and gain knowledge and skills in topics like leadership and consulting, HR analytics, strategic HRM, team management and employee well-being.
How to develop effective HR strategies and policies that are beneficial for both employees and organizations? Can you use data and HR analytics to predict employee performance and reduce burnout? What strategies do HRM managers employ to prioritize well-being, mental health, and work-life balance?In the MSc Human Resource Management, you will study these HRM questions in the context of current societal and technological developments and be in charge of your own professional development. The programme in Groningen is a small-scale, diverse, and social programme with strong ties to real-world business practices. A standout feature is the dedicated HR analytics course where you will harness the power of data science, digital HR systems, and data visualization tools (PowerBI) to evaluate organizational HR performance.You learn about the strategic and operational perspective of HR. How do HRM strategies aim at employee well-being contribute to attracting and retaining top talent, and why is this crucial for an organisation's sustainability? On a strategic level, you will study how to match the supply and demand of personnel and anticipate how this is affected by global and digital changes. On an ope




Master of Science


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 20,800

€ 19,900


Application requirements

To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: Business Administration, Economics and Business Economics, International Business. To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies. For more information, please visit:

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 20,800
€ 19,900
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 May '24 1 May '24
1 Feb '25 15 Oct '24 15 Oct '24
1 Sep '25 1 May '25 1 May '25
1 Feb '26 15 Oct '25 15 Oct '25
1 Sep '26 1 May '26 1 May '26


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Orange Knowledge Programma (OKP)

The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to contribute to a society's sustainable and inclusive development. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries.


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