Amsterdam Business School

The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is part of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) established in 1632 and currently one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe. The ABS is one of two Schools within the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB). Initiatives by the FEB to establish a separate business school were started in 2001, and the formal launch of the ABS took place in 2003. The ABS has been EQUIS accredited since 2007. As of 2016, Amsterdam Business School holds the prestigious Triple Crown Accreditation.


  • The business school of the University of Amsterdam
  • One of Europe's major comprehensive universities
  • Truly international in research, curriculum, staff and students
  • Rooted in the financial and business capital of the Netherlands
  • Promoting excellence and leadership in all business areas
  • Research fully integrated into the study programmes
  • Small-scale interactive seminars, linking theory to practice
  • Taught by renowned academics and practitioners

The mission of the ABS is to offer an inspiring, international learning community to study business and management, where both staff and students can develop their capacities to optimum effect. The ABS is committed to advancing the understanding of business and its role in society, and to leverage synergies between the School and the Amsterdam metropolitan area. The ABS vision is as follows: We want to create independent minds that have an impact in international business and society. We want to be seen as thought leaders on themes that are in the spotlights of international business. We want to be truly international in terms of student population, research and corporate partnerships. Finally, we want to be known for excellent research and teaching, outstanding students and flawless operations. Please find more information on our website:

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MSc Executive Programme in Management Studies

Campus Part time February 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

Earn your MSc title in Management studies from the University of Amsterdam in a 1,5 yrs part-time programme. This is a programme for international students working and living in the Netherlands. Lectures are held on Fridays only during office hours at a convenient location in the center of Amsterdam. [+]

In 1.5 years you can earn your MSc degree in the part-time Executive programme in Management Studies at the Amsterdam Business School. With top tracks in Digital Business, Strategy or Leadership and Management, you can specialise in the Master’s phase of the programme.

The University of Amsterdam’s Executive programme in Management Studies offers the option of combining working and studying. Classes are held on Fridays only during the day at a convenient location in the centre of Amsterdam.

Part-time programme for (international) students working and living in the Netherlands Lectures on Fridays Duration of the Master's programme 1.5 years Classes start in September and February MSc degree from the University of Amsterdam Personal coaching and guidance Courses designed for optimal interaction For ambitious professionals with an academic or HBO (applied sciences) background Tracks in Digital Business, Strategy and Leadership and Management The Executive programme in Management Studies is identical to "Bedrijfskunde in Deeltijd". This programme is taught in English by international lecturers. ... [-]


Executive Master in International Finance (MIF)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

The Master in International Finance (MIF) is an executive MSc degree (for candidates with work experience). The MIF programme introduces you to cutting-edge developments in international corporate finance, banking, and asset management. The course curriculum aims to prepare students for a professional rather than an academic career. [+]

Boost your career in Finance and Banking Master in International Finance (MIF) is a postgraduate and postexperience programme that offers cutting-edge developments in Corporate Finance & Valuation, Investment, Financial Modelling, M&A, Asset Management and Risk Management. See more: Full-time, part-time or modular The programme allows you to study full-time (12 months), part-time (18-24 months) for working students or to study modular. All courses are conducted in English and organized 2-3 evenings during weekdays (Monday-Thursday). International Study Trip Every year we organise an International Study Trip to Cape Town, South Africa. Theme of this trip is: 'Finance in emerging markets'. Linking theory to practise Our lectures are from the academic field and from our network of experts from the financial services industry. This guarantees a practical relevance through their involvement in the development of courses and guest lectures. Careers During the one- or two-year MIF programme, you will be guided by the Careers Services Manager to define and plan your career path. Our Career Service Manager placed 90% of the MIF class of 2015 before graduation. Watch our video: Alumni and students We are running the programme since 1996. Our MIF alumni are a diverse community of high achievers connected by a shared experience. Visa and Housing Moving to a new city and beginning a new study should be a happy and exciting experience. The University of Amsterdam has a number of services and support facilities to ensure this is the case. Fees and ScholarshipsThe tuition fee for the full- and part-time programmes starting in (end of) August/September 2017 is €26,900. CFA and CAIA The Master in International Finance is intensively working together with the following Programme Partners Chartered Financial Analyst Society (CFA) Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Institute (CAIA) The Amsterdam Business School A business school’s accreditations form an important indicator of the quality of the school and its programmes. We can proudly report that the Amsterdam Business School is accredited by both EQUIS and AACSB, the world’s leading accreditation for business schools. The MIF programme is accredited also by the Dutch-Flemish accreditation body NVAO. Watch our video: Application deadlines Application deadline for candidates: 30 June 2017 for full-time and part-time candidates. We advise candidates from countries outside the EU, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, USA, Japan and South Korea to apply two months before the deadline as these candidates need an entry visa (MVV) and residence permit for the Netherlands. Questions about your admission To receive an indication of your eligibility to the programme please use the CV Quick Scan (see For other questions related to your admission, further information and general questions about the Master in International Finance do not hesitate to contact Gosia Herudzinska (Recruitment & Admissions Manager Executive Programmes) at: +31 (0)20 525 4056 Skype: admissions-mif [-]


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Amsterdam Business School

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