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The Amsterdam MBA programme helps you develop your global mindset and become an independent leader with entrepreneurial spirit and skills in business and society.

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typeregulier, post-initieel, 90 EC
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
numerus fixusnee

The Amsterdam MBA is located in the heart of Amsterdam, a vibrant and multicultural European hub combining long-standing business tradition with entrepreneurial spirit. The programme is a network-oriented MBA in a multidisciplinary and international environment with close linkages to the Amsterdam business community and international partners. It is a team-oriented MBA program with small and interactive classes led by inspiring instructors with in-depth industry experience and world-class academic reputation. Finally, being a customized MBA program meaning having personalized development plans, an extensive range of electives and trainings tailored to individual career ambitions are offered. The Amsterdam MBA students are intelligent, daring, motivated, and hard working. They bring rich experiences of day-to-day professional life to the program, providing a unique opportunity to share and learn. Their dedication and drive in the classroom sets them up to become confident, inspiring and passionate leaders of the future.

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The MBA core programme consists of 4 clusters evolving around key management subjects:

  • Leadership
  • Strategy & Operations
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Contemporary Management Issues

Together they address the key challenges for future leaders in business and society.

The Amsterdam Leadership programme is part of our MBA. It is your personal coaching programme supporting you in your personal leadership journey. With our international study trip we offer you the opportunity to experience business execution in an emerging market. With your in-company project you develop your consulting skills in a self-selected company environment.

Start date: September | Duration: 12 months

In the full-time MBA programme, you'll have 15 hours of scheduled class time, while preparation, casework and assignments will take a further 30-35 hours per week. In each study period students take four classes in parallel.

Classes are scheduled from Monday till Thursday. Extracurricular activities such as career workshops, (which are mandatory for the full-time students) company visits and guest speaker events typically take place on Fridays.
Financial Accounting
4 EC
Competitive Strategy
4 EC
Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability
1 EC
International Study Trip
2 EC
Digital Business
4 EC
Amsterdam Leadership Programme
3 EC
Developments in International Business
4 EC
4 EC
Leading People Strategically
4 EC
Business Analytics
4 EC
Corporate Strategy
4 EC
Corporate Finance
4 EC
Marketing Strategy
4 EC
MBA Thesis Project
20 EC
M&A and Restructuring keuzevak
4 EC
Corporate Venturing keuzevak
4 EC
Analyzing and Resolving Conflicts keuzevak
4 EC
The Executive Process
4 EC
Operations & Supply Chain Management
4 EC
Innovation Management keuzevak
4 EC
Product Management keuzevak
4 EC
Organisational & Leadership Agility keuzevak
4 EC
Capstone Simulation
4 EC


taal van onderwijs100% en
case study, oral presentation, computer exercise, research project, excursion, tutorial, lecture, working group, group assignment, workshop, group discussion, individual assignment, self study, project, seminar
study abroad
The International Study trip is designed to give our students additional exposure to international business, particularly in emerging markets. The course comprises a one-week trip in which students follow lectures at a top Business School abroad and visit local companies and cultural events.
The trip is included in the tuition fee.

Toelating en kosten



We require a minimum GMAT score of 600 and a minimum analytical writing score of around 4.0, or a minimum GRE score of 620 (quantitative) and 4.0 for analytical writing, with a combined score of 1200 or higher. In case the GRE score is based on a 130-170 scale we require a minimum quantitative score of 150 and a total score of at least 308. Candidates with a business relevant Master's degree (MSc or MA) from an internationally recognized research university and a minimum of 3 years post-graduate full-time business experience may be exempt from the GMAT/GRE requirement. If you are unsure whether you meet these criteria, please submit your CV to our CV Quick Scan. The exemption can be confirmed though after reviewing by the admissions committee the submitted full application file.

We require evidence of English language proficiency. Minimum TOEFL score: 100. Minimum IELTS score: 7.0. You can be exempted from this requirement if you are a native speaker of English, you have 2 years of international professional experience, you have taken an English-taught Bachelor or Master degree, (please note that your diploma or transcripts should mention that the language of instruction was English. If the language of instruction is not mentioned on the transcript or diploma, you will need to submit a letter from your higher education institute stating that the curriculum is completely taught in English), you obtained a Dutch VWO high school diploma.

A minimum of three years of relevant full-time business experience

reference letter
2 recommendations letters from your professional environment (boss, supervisor, business related contact)

stating why you want to pursue an MBA degree, why Amsterdam and the Amsterdam MBA, your career perspectives, what you are good at and what you want to work on during the programnme, and your added value to the class. Your letter should not exceed 700 words

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registration fee

De stad


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32588 studenten aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam
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aan het woord: studenten en docenten

Hande Bayik
Hassan Zaheer
Zia Tahseen
Ryan Price

Na de studie

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Student support on the Amsterdam MBA does not end with tuition; we want you to graduate with the widest scope of career options available, and have a dedicated Career Office devoted to the task. Make yourself a prime candidate for major recruiters by using the Career Service resources we offer; take control of your future by setting career goals before the end of your MBA.
Whether you wish to accelerate your current career, switch to another industry, set up your own company or to take over the family business, the resources and expertise available here will guide you on your way.

Amsterdam MBA graduates are sought after, as our job placement stats show. Your MBA will both enhance your skills and connect you with potential employers and recruiters. Outlined here are some of the resources available.

Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

Typically, graduates go on to careers in areas in which thorough understanding of the complexities of international business is essential, such as multinational organisations, international consultancy firms, international financial institutions and banks. Our personal career service helps students make sound career choices and assists them in areas such as writing a cover letter, preparing a professional CV and good interviewing techniques.

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Jesper van de Vooren

Recruitment & Admissions Manager

T: +31 20 525 5655
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