International Business Research is a project run by students of the EBF and the University of Groningen. During the project, students conduct research for Dutch companies in growing economies outside of Europe. The entire project consists of 24 participants and one board, consisting of 7 board members. After a year of preparation, you will travel to the country of destination to conduct research for 5 weeks and thereafter travel for another 5 weeks.
In the past, IBR has travelled to countries such as Malaysia, Thailand, South Africa, India, China, Thailand, Brazil, Myanmar, Indonesia, Mexico and Argentina. Every year, the Executive Board decides upon their own destination based on several criteria and in close collaboration with other relevant parties. This year, we chose Colombia & Ecuador as our destinations.
A board year with IBR offers you a unique opportunity to gain international research experience, get into contact with (international) companies, boost your CV, meet a lot of new people and participate in lots of social activities.
Within the IBR Executive Board, there are 8 positions:
- Vice-chairman & Treasurer
- Vice-chairman & Travel Logistics
- Public Relations & Travel Logistics
- External Relations I, II & III
- External Relations IV & International Collaborations