Amsterdam Business School

Plantage Muidergracht 12
Amsterdam, 1018 TV
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+31 205 255 623

The Amsterdam Business School

The University of Amsterdam is a modern university with

a rich history. Founded in 1632, the UvA has grown into a

world-class research and teaching university with strong

international connections. With seven major faculties, a

wide range of courses and renowned academics and

researchers, the UvA is ranked 49th in the world and first

in The Netherlands.

The university is also a member of LERU, a network of

renowned European research universities such as Oxford,

Cambridge, University College London, Zurich, Leuven,

Leidenand Edinburgh. The UvA’s reputation and location

annually draws thousands of international students.

The university’s Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is

perfectly situated in a city that is a major financial and

business centre and a gateway to Europe and the rest of

the world. The ABS is part of the Faculty of Economics and

Business and reflects Amsterdam’s traditions as an

international, entrepreneurial, intellectual and socially

responsible environment. Building on these traditions,

ABS’s educational philosophy is characterised by excellent

lecturers, an international student base, small-scale

interactive seminars, workshops and case-based


all designed to stimulate active student

participation. Excellent (international) students are

attracted to the ABS’s two flagship programmes,

The Amsterdam MBA, and the specialised Master in

International Finance (MIF).

The Amsterdam Business School at a glance

  • 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 intergrated into the study programmes

  • Small-scale interactive seminars, linking theory to practice

  • Taught by renowned academics and practitioners

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