Orbis introduction training to prepare you for your thesis, projects or life after university

Orbis introduction training to prepare you for your thesis, projects or life after university

Updated on 02 Jun 2021 | Published on 31 May 2021

Are you preparing for your thesis, projects, or life after university? Want to learn more about searching the Orbis database? Or are you just looking for practical tips and tricks?

Bureau van Dijk will be organising a free Zoom introduction training for International Business (Master) Students currently writing their thesis & everyone else who is interested.



Bureau van Dijk is a major publisher of business information and specialises in private company data combined with software for searching and analysing companies. It is a Moody’s Analytics company. Orbis is Bureau van Dijk’s flagship company database.

Orbis contains comprehensive worldwide information (including financial as well as ownership) on companies from small to very large. You can use Orbis for research on individual companies and/or find companies with specific profiles and analyse them. It also contains an ‘M&A deals’ tab for information about mergers and acquisitions and a ‘patents’ tab in which you can search for detailed information on patents and patent ownership.



  • Introduction Orbis (Bureau van Dijk)
  • Exporting to Excel
  • Searching the Orbis database
  • Q&A



The training will take place on 17 June 2021 between 13.30 and 15.00 CEST. The workshop will take place online via Zoom. Registration in advance is not necessary.
This session will NOT be recorded.



For more information on Orbis and access to the database visit the library’s databases page.
For information on Bureau van Dijk visit: Bureau van Dijk

If you have questions in advance about this training, feel free to contact us via Ask Your Librarian.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Author: Monique Notermans​


This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.


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17 Jun | 13.30 CEST - 15.00 CEST

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(This session will NOT be recorded.)