Amsterdam Business School appears in Financial Times best Finance programmes rankings for first time

23 June 2017

The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) of the University of Amsterdam has been included in the Financial Times ranking for best Finance programmes at European Business Schools. The ranking is for the Executive Master in International Finance (MIF).

“We’re proud to be listed in this ranking”, said Han van Dissel, Dean of the UvA’s Faculty of Economics and Business. “We’re even ranked first in the area of international mobility. Our programme enables our graduates to work anywhere in the world".

Growing importance of Fintech

Marc Salomon, Dean of the Amsterdam Business School, sees a huge demand in the labour market for people with Fintech expertise and entrepreneurial skills. “That’s why we’ve integrated subjects like Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and entrepreneurship in our Finance programmes. We’re among the leaders in Europe and it’s gratifying to see that recognised by the Financial Times”.

About the Financial Times rankings

The Financial Times publishes rankings annually. The ranking listing ABS is for Master’s programmes for students with work experience. The ranking is compiled using indicators such as the academic qualifications of staff, geographic and gender diversity, and feedback from students regarding practical relevance and quality of education.

About Amsterdam Business School

ABS is the Business School of the University of Amsterdam, offering Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in Business education. ABS also offers programmes, including the MIF and MBA, for students with work experience. Key research areas are Big Data & Business Analytics and Corporate Social Responsibility. ABS works closely with ACE Venture Lab to encourage entrepreneurship among students.

Published by  Economics and Business