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  • 6 Feb 2019
    Circle of Parents winner of Demo Day

    Second hand children’s clothing should be the standard according to students Lucas van Straalen, Julius van Dijk and David Soesan of the minor Entrepreneurship. They won the first prize of €1,000 for their start-up ...

  • 6 Feb 2019
    Amba Zeggen new APC programme director

    Amba Zeggen (AAG) is the new programme director of the Amsterdam Business School’s Actuarial Practice Cycle (APC) programme since January 2019. It’s her goal to further integrate developments and technological ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    Lisanne van Bunderen wins 2018 Van der Schroeff Award

    The Van der Schroeff Award for the best lecturer at UvA Economics and Business was awarded to Lisanne van Bunderen. The winner was announced during the New Year’s event on 17 January. “It was really enjoyable to ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    ABS Dissertation Award presented to Mario Schabus

    The ABS Dissertation Award was awarded to Mario Schabus by Marc Salomon during the New Year’s event on 17 January. The lecturer, currently at the University of Melbourne, won the award for his paper ‘Essays on ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    Henk Volberda, professor of Strategic Management & Innovation

    Prof. H.W. Volberda (1964) has been appointed professor of Strategic Management & Innovation at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Business and Economics. The chair is part of the Amsterdam Business ...

  • 7 Jan 2019
    Professor Ronald Does awarded the Shewhart Medal 2019

    Ronald Does, professor of industrial statistics at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) has been awarded the Shewhart Medal 2019 of the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Does will receive the award at the ASQ annual ...

  • 17 Dec 2018
    How ICOs work - the ins and outs of crypto fundraising

    On Friday, 23 November the Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF) together with Holland Fintech, organised a Speaker Event discussing the roadmap to a successful Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Bringing together ...

  • 5 Dec 2018
    Joris Ebbers awarded NWO KIEM Creative Industries Grant

    Associate professor Joris Ebbers (ABS, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Section) has been awarded a NWO KIEM Creative Industries grant for his research proposal ‘Motivations of artists for (not) starting a crowdfunding ...

  • 28 Nov 2018
    ASMF alumnus wins Johan de Witt thesis award 2018

    Ted van der Aalst, a cum laude graduate of the Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance MSc programme was awarded the Johan de Witt thesis award on 22 November. He won the award for his thesis 'A network approach ...

  • 21 Nov 2018
    Arno Kourula MBA lecturer of the Year 2018

    Lecturer Arno Kourula has been voted Lecturer of the Year 2018 by MBA students. Students were able to vote for their favourite MBA lecturer one month before graduating.

  • 30 Oct 2018
    EventPay wins Startup Project Pitch Finals

    Students of the Master’s in Entrepreneurship had the opportunity to pitch their startup project during the Pitch Finals on 24 October. The students Joeri Stavleu, Pim Thijssen and Jekaterina Ivanova won the prize of ...

  • 24 Oct 2018
    MBA winning teams to pitch projects to VodafoneZiggo board

    Amsterdam Business School MBA students presented their project results during the ‘Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability’ course to five VodafoneZiggo directors on Tuesday 16 October. The company directors picked ...

  • 24 Oct 2018
    Financial accounting balancing between predictive power and prudence

    By presenting alternative earnings, companies try to draw a better picture than the one emerging from the official results. Professor of Financial Accounting David Veenman from the University of Amsterdam ...

  • 24 Oct 2018
    Organisations make proactive employees

    Employees who are willing to do just a bit more than what they are asked isn’t something that happens automatically. It is mainly the organisation that determines whether employees are 'proactive’, says PhD graduate ...

  • 22 Oct 2018
    ABS student Maren Heumann wins the George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis Award

    UvA Amsterdam Business School student Maren Heumann won the George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis 2018 award. Dr. George Molenkamp presented the award during the UvA in Carré event on Friday 12 October.

  • 17 Oct 2018
    Successful edition Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference

    The 5th Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference (GEIC), hosted by ABS, was held at Roeterseiland and Science Park on 11 and 12 October. The theme of this year was Technology Entrepreneurship-The Driving ...

  • 10 Oct 2018
    New director of the Institute for Executive Programmes

    The Economics and Business Faculty Board is pleased to announce that Prof. E.E.O. (Edo) Roos Lindgreen has been appointed director of the Institute for Executive Programmes.

  • 18 Sep 2018
    ABS lecturers nominated for 2018 Actuary of the Year award

    The Actuary of the Year award is presented annually to actuaries who have made a special contribution to the visibility of this profession in society.

  • 10 Sep 2018
    Amsterdam Business School accredited by Institute of Management Accountants

    The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) has been accredited by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in recognition of the excellent quality of its education.

  • 5 Sep 2018
    Ans Kolk article ranked as most cited and downloaded

    An article authored by Ans Kolk (ABS, International Strategy and Marketing section) has received recognition as the 'most cited article' in the ranking just published by 'Journal of World Business'.

  • 4 Sep 2018
    The Analytics Academy provides De Persgroep with a Data Science programme

    De Persgroep (a leading publisher of national, regional and local media) is launching its own training programme for its data professionals in collaboration with The Analytics Academy (an initiative of the Amsterdam ...

  • 30 Aug 2018
    Top civil servant Hans Vijlbrief named professor by special appointment at UvA

    Dr Hans Vijlbrief, president of the Eurogroup Working Group in Brussels, has been named professor by special appointment of European Economic and Financial Policy at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of ...

  • 30 Aug 2018
    Sander Onderstal, professor of Strategy and Markets

    Dr A.M. Onderstal (1973) has been appointed professor of Strategy and Markets at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business.

  • 29 Aug 2018
    Article by Jan Bouwens published in Financial Times

    Jan Bouwens, Professor of Accounting at Amsterdam Business School, recently had an article published in the Financial Times. The article, 'Abandoning quarterly reporting would increase the cost of capital', explores ...

  • 28 Aug 2018
    Amsterdam Business School offers revamped state-of-the-art Digital Marketing programme

    The Amsterdam Business School is introducing a newly revamped post-graduate programme in Digital Marketing for marketing professionals. This brand new, Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accredited programme will ...

  • 18 Jul 2018
    Veni research grants for three talented ABS researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to three Amsterdam Business School researchers. The ABS researchers obtained three of the five grants awarded in ...

  • 16 Jul 2018
    Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...

  • 4 Jul 2018
    Mario Schabus wins AAA Best Manuscript Award

    Mario Schabus has won the American Accounting Association’s (AAA) 2018 Competitive Manuscript Award. Schabus obtained his doctorate last year at the Amsterdam Business School where he was supervised by Dr Peter Kroos ...

  • 27 Jun 2018
    Best published article award for ABS researchers

    Three Amsterdam Business School researchers have won the International Association for Business and Society’s (IABS) 2017 best published paper award for their article on the state of international research on ...

  • 20 Jun 2018
    AMBA Conference at Amsterdam Business School

    Since 2016 The Amsterdam MBA has the prestigious AMBA accreditation (Association of MBAs). On 2 and 3 July the AMBA organizes the Business School Professionals Conference at the Amsterdam Business School.

  • 15 Jun 2018
    Amsterdam Business School climbs in Financial Times Rankings of Best Post-experience Finance Programmes

    For the second time in a row, the Executive Master in International Finance (MIF) of Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is listed in the Financial Times ranking for best post-experience finance programmes worldwide. The ...

  • 15 Jun 2018
    Artificial intelligence needed to make sense of the heaps of big data information

    Big data is widely available these days. To help turn this into solutions, further progress in artificial intelligence is needed, says Evangelos Kanoulas, professor of Text Analytics & Information Retrieval. He ...

  • 15 Jun 2018
    Big data gets the right man or woman to the right place

    Assessing employees’ added value may help to optimize companies’ recruitment policies. A newly appointed assistant professor at the Amsterdam Business School, Colin Lee, has a special fascination for careers.

  • 12 Jun 2018
    Two ABS researchers to take part in sustainable development conference

    ABS researchers Ans Kolk and Michelle Westermann-Behaylo (both with the International Strategy & Marketing section) will convene a number of sessions during the two-day conference ‘Critical perspectives on governance ...

  • 12 Jun 2018
    ABS researchers published in ‘The Accounting Review’

    A study carried out by Amsterdam Business School researchers Frank Verbeeten and Peter Kroos (both from the ABS Accounting section) and Mario Schabus (former ABS Accounting section PhD student) of the University of ...

  • 5 Jun 2018
    Royal honour for Peter van Gool

    On 1 June 2018, Prof. Peter van Gool, professor of Real Estate Economics, was conferred a royal honour as a Knight in the Order of Oranje Nassau.

  • 4 Jun 2018
    Jan Bouwens, professor of Managerial Accounting

    Professor J.F.M.G. Bouwens (1962) has been appointed professor of Managerial Accounting at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business.

  • 30 May 2018
    P.C. Hooft Prize presented to Nachoem Wijnberg

    Nachoem Wijnberg, poet and professor of Cultural Entrepreneurship and Management (Entrepreneurship & Innovation section, Amsterdam Business School) was presented the P.C. Hooft Prize on Thursday, 24 May.

  • 23 May 2018
    Williamson Prize awarded to Giuseppe Dari Mattiacci and Enrico Perotti

    Prof. Giuseppe Dari Mattiacci (Amsterdam Law school, Amsterdam Business School) and Prof. Enrico Perotti (Amsterdam Business School) have been awarded the 2018 Oliver E. Williamson Prize for the best article ...

  • 8 May 2018
    UvA in Carré line-up confirmed for 2018

    The MSc Business Administration has confirmed its 2018 line-up for the UvA in Carré 2018 speaker series and business seminars. Corporate leaders from prominent companies will speak about business issues such as the ...

  • 25 Apr 2018
    NVAO assessment panel issues positive recommendation for Law & Finance LLM programme

    An NVAO (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders) assessment panel visited Economics and Business and the Faculty of Law on Thursday 12 April to assess the new joint Law & Finance LLM programme.

  • 25 Apr 2018
    Cathy O'Neil keynote speaker during Dutch Data Science Awards

    The festive presentation of the Dutch Data Science Awards will take place on Tuesday 12 June in the Aula of the University of Amsterdam. The keynote speaker will be mathematician Cathy O'Neil, author of the ...

  • 17 Apr 2018
    Collaboration between UvA and Shell Internal Audit

    Shell Internal Audit (SIA) and the University of Amsterdam will collaborate in the coming years on enhancing both knowledge and experience in the field of Data Science in Internal Auditing.

  • 4 Apr 2018
    Team AcaBoo in Philips Innovation Award final

    AcaBoo, a team from the minor in Entrepreneurship, has made it to the final of the Philips Innovation Award. AcaBoo is book streaming service which provides you with unlimited access to textbooks for a fixed monthly fee.

  • 28 Mar 2018
    Minor in Entrepreneurship: two teams in the semi-finals

    Two teams from the minor in Entrepreneurship, AcaBoo and De Bierbakkers, have advanced to the Philips Innovation Award semi-finals.

  • 21 Mar 2018
    Joris Cramwinckel to start PhD research at the Finance Group

    As of April 1 Joris Cramwinckel will start his PhD research at the Finance Group at the University of Amsterdam. His PhD project will focus on blockchain applications for pensions. The interdisciplinary research will ...

  • 20 Mar 2018
    ABS researcher publishes article on Visionary Leadership

    Merlijn Venus (Leadership & Management section) conducted research into the degree to which managers exhibit visionary behaviour in the workplace. The article was published in ‘Journal of Management’.

  • 27 Feb 2018
    Revamped Executive Programme of Digital Auditing

    Enrolment for the revamped two-year Executive Programme of Digital Auditing (EPDA) at the UvA’s Amsterdam Business School will open on 1 March 2018.

  • 23 Feb 2018
    Data Science in Auditing professor: ‘Just a tiny part of the information that’s available is being used’

    Accountants and auditors who fail to familiarise themselves with the potential of data science in auditing, are both their own and their employer’s worst enemy, says Edo Roos Lindgreen of the University of Amsterdam ...

  • 21 Feb 2018
    Evangelos Kanoulas, professor of Text Analytics & Information Retrieval for Business

    Dr E. Kanoulas (1980) has been appointed professor of Text Analytics & Information Retrieval at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business. Kanoulas will combine this chair with his current ...

  • 13 Feb 2018
    New Internal Auditing Master’s programme at the UvA

    The Executive MSc of Internal Auditing (EMIA) received formal accreditation from the Accreditation Organisation of the The Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) on 13 February. Starting now, students who successfully ...

  • 7 Feb 2018
    Amsterdam Business School receives AMBA recognition for MBA innovation

    The Association of MBAs (AMBA) recently recognised the Amsterdam Business School’s MBA in Big Data & Business Analytics for its innovative approach to MBA education during the AMBA Excellence Awards Gala. The event ...

  • 10 Jan 2018
    New Law & Finance master’s programme

    Starting in September 2018, the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Economics and Business will team up to offer a new Master’s programme in Law & Finance (LLM). This specific, initial, interdisciplinary master’s ...

  • 19 Dec 2017
    Frank Verbeeten, professor of Accounting

    Prof. F.H.M. Verbeeten (1969) has been appointed professor of Accounting at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business, effective 1 January.

  • 12 Dec 2017
    MIF FinTech track featured in FT article

    The Executive Master of International Finance (MIF) at the University of Amsterdam Business School recently launched a Finance and Technology track. This track, which incorporates Fintech, Blockchain and ...

  • 12 Dec 2017
    Nachoem Wijnberg wins P.C. Hooft Prize

    Nachoem Wijnberg, poet, and professor of Cultural Entrepreneurship and Management (Amsterdam Business School, Entrepreneurship & Innovation section) has been awarded the 2018 P.C. Hooft Prize.

  • 17 Nov 2017
    Alexander Rinnooy Kan receives honorary doctorate from Tilburg University

    Professor Alexander Rinnooy Kan, university professor, Member of the Upper House, and former President of the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands, was granted an honorary doctorate from Tilburg University ...

  • 15 Nov 2017
    Deanne Den Hartog receives Dutch HRM Network award

    Professor Deanne Den Hartog (Leadership & Management section, Amsterdam Business School) received the Dutch HRM Network award at the 10th International Biannual HRM Conference 'Sustainable HRM' held on 9 and 10 ...

  • 7 Nov 2017
    Gazelles win Entrepreneurial Challenge

    Sixteen student teams spent three weeks working full-time on real-life challenges for businesses (mostly start-ups and scale-ups). This ‘Entrepreneurial Challenge’ is part of the Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice ...

  • 3 Nov 2017
    NWO-WOTRO grant for ABS researcher

    Dr Michelle Westermann-Behaylo, Assistant Professor of International Management at the Amsterdam Business School (International Strategy and Marketing section), was recently awarded an NWO-WOTRO Science for Global ...

  • 27 Oct 2017
    'BeLief' chosen as winning project for 2017 Isaac Roet Prize

    On Friday 13 October the ceremony for the Isaac Roet Prize 2017 was held the Tuschinski Theatre . The winner was Danielle Moreira with her project 'BeLief'. Moreira is an Amsterdam Business School alumnus who ...

  • 24 Oct 2017
    Executive MSc of Internal Auditing receives positive recommendation for NVAO accreditation

    On Wednesday 18 October, an NVAO (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders) assessment panel visited UvA Economics and Business to assess the new post-initial Executive MSc of Internal Auditing ...

  • 20 Oct 2017
    Amsterdam Business School in partnership with Holland FinTech

    The Executive Master in International Finance recently entered into a partnership with Holland FinTech, a global network of more than 300 companies specialising in financial solutions. Holland FinTech’s goal is to ...

  • 17 Oct 2017
    Joris Ebbers to present NWO-KIEM research

    On Friday, 27 October, Dr Joris Ebbers (ABS Entrepreneurship and Innovation section) and Prof. Wouter Stam (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) will present the results of their NWO-KIEM (Netherlands Organisation for ...

  • 17 Oct 2017
    Chinese delegation sees potential collaboration with Amsterdam Business School

    On 12 October 2017 a delegation from the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS) visited the Amsterdam Business School (ABS). The Chinese delegation included Prof. Xie Jinghui (SASS Vice-President), Prof. Qiang ...

  • 10 Oct 2017
    Minor Entrepreneurship: Start-up Market

    On Thursday 19 October, 21 student Start-ups will present their company and product during the ‘Minor Entrepreneurship Start-up Market’.

  • 26 Sep 2017
    Greetings from...Hong Kong

    UvA scientists can be found everywhere: from a lab on the Roeterseiland Campus to the North Pole. Or, like Inez Zwetsloot, in Hong Kong, where she is currently working as a assistant professor at the City University ...

  • 19 Sep 2017
    ABS student wins George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis Award

    On Friday 8 September, UvA student Suzan van Eijden (MSc Business Administration, International Management track) was presented with the George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis Award during the UvA in Carré event.

  • 12 Sep 2017
    UvA Lustrum grant for ABS doctoral candidate

    Dorinth van Dijk (Amsterdam Business School, Finance Section) has been awarded an UvA Lustrum grant to carry out research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

  • 8 Sep 2017
    The Amsterdam MBA gets you places – MIT Sloan Visiting Fellows Program

    The Amsterdam Business School’s MBA programme has started a collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management that will allow its alumni to attend MIT's business school for ...

  • 4 Sep 2017
    New course Regulation of Shadow Banks

    The University of Amsterdam and the Florence School of Banking and Finance are offering a new two-day course which focuses on financial and prudential aspects of the shadow banking sector, with some attention to its ...

  • 29 Aug 2017
    Economics professors to give lectures to first year students at Royal Theater Carré

    The University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business is set to start the new academic year with a bang by organising a series of lectures for first year students at the Royal Theater Carré. Prominent ...

  • 27 Jul 2017
    Amsterdam Business School welcomed into CFA Institute University Affiliation Program

    The UvA Amsterdam Business School (ABS) has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program.

  • 21 Jul 2017
    ABS professor publishes article in Financial Times

    Enrico Perotti, professor of International Finance at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS), published an article in the Financial Times on 10 July. The article describes how a diverse monetary union creates benefits ...

  • 19 Jul 2017
    UvA economists crack Libor and Euribor scandals as cartels

    Researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) have cracked the manipulation scandals surrounding the Libor and Euribor interest rates as potential ...

  • 18 Jul 2017
    Successful 2017 International American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association conference

    From 3 to 5 July 2017 the Amsterdam Business School hosted one of the largest scientific real estate conferences: The 2017 International American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) conference.

  • 12 Jul 2017
    Amsterdam School of Data Science to launch minor in Data Science

    It is impossible to imagine our society today without data science. Whether it involves self-driving cars, tracking down radicalisation on social networks, improving athletic performance, or stimulating online sales: ...

  • 11 Jul 2017
    Amsterdam Business School researcher wins Temple/AIB Best Paper Award

    Vittoria G. Scalera, an Assistant Professor with the Amsterdam Business School’s International Strategy & Marketing section,has won the 2017 Temple/AIB Best Paper Award at the Academy of International Business (AIB) ...

  • 5 Jul 2017
    ABS researchers have two articles on text mining published in leading journal

    Always wanted to learn how to mine text? Researchers of the Amsterdam Business School’s Leadership and Management section, working on the EU funded Marie Curie Initial Training Network Eduworks, recently had two ...

  • 28 Jun 2017
    Reduce the risks of big banks by regulating them, not by breaking them up

    Big banks have appeared to be a risk to financial stability. But with big banks operating more efficiently than smaller ones, reducing the size of big banks is not the answer, says researcher Mark Dijkstra. Strict ...

  • 28 Jun 2017
    Better to invest in academic excellence than to give protection to Dutch companies

    In response to recent attempts to take over AkzoNobel and Unilever, Dutch authorities now want to take measures to improve the protection of Dutch listed companies against unwelcome bidders. Professor Arnoud Boot is ...

  • 23 Jun 2017
    Amsterdam Business School appears in Financial Times best Finance programmes rankings for first time

    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 ...

  • 12 Jun 2017
    Dutch tax benefits for education still available in 2018

    Previous plans by the Dutch government to abandon the deductibility of tax on education have been cancelled.

  • 7 Jun 2017
    Frank Belschak, professor of Leadership and Change

    Dr F. D. Belschak (1969) has been appointed professor of Leadership and Change at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business.

  • 9 May 2017
    Alumnus Rob de Jeu gives guest lecture at Amsterdam Business School

    Last Thursday, BSc Economics and Business alumnus (2012) Rob de Jeu, owner of Rural Spark, gave a guest lecture for students of the Amsterdam Business School.

  • 19 Apr 2017
    Companies benefit from committed employees

    Employees who personally identify with their company are more likely to make decisions that benefit their company than employees who do not identify as strongly. This finding can be found in the paper ‘Organization ...

  • 19 Apr 2017
    Research report on Private Equity was sent out to parliament

    On 13 April, Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem sent the report 'Private equity: een stakeholder-perspectief' to the Dutch parliament. It had been agreed that the report would be delivered to parliament following a ...

  • 19 Apr 2017
    Research report on Private Equity was sent out to parliament

    On 13 April, Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem sent the report 'Private equity: een stakeholder-perspectief' to the parliament. The report was promised to the parliament after a parliamentary consultation on ...

  • 18 Apr 2017
    Master class: Design and Analysis of Experiments

    Amsterdam Business School has organised a new master class that will take place on 21, 22 and 23 June: ‘Design and Analysis of Experiments’. In this master class participants will learn the basics of planning ...

  • 3 Apr 2017
    25 April: Upcoming PhD Defence Ceremony Mark Dijkstra

    On Tuesday 25 April at 12:00, PhD Candidate Mark Dijkstra will defend his dissertation Economies of Scale & Scope in Banking. Summary: The financial crisis and ensuing policy responses have made the question of ...

  • 30 Mar 2017
    Edo Roos Lindgreen, professor of Data Science in Auditing

    Dr. E.E.O. Roos Lindgreen (1965) has been appointed professor of Data Science in Auditing at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). He combines his position as professor with his ...

  • 29 Mar 2017
    Sebastian Kortmann named in list of outstanding MBA professors

    Sebastian Kortmann (34), associate professor at the Amsterdam Business School's International Strategy & Marketing Section, has been named as one of ‘The 40 Most Outstanding MBA Professors Under 40’. This list, ...

  • 22 Mar 2017
    Torsten Jochem nominated for Lecturer of the Year

    Dr Torsten Jochem (Finance Section, Amsterdam Business School) is the UvA Economics and Business nominee for the prestigious 'UvA Lecturer of the Year' award.

  • 21 Mar 2017
    Successful MIF speaker event

    Around 150 people attended the speaker event hosted by the Master in International Finance (MIF) in February. The event featured speakers Mark Buitenhek, Global Head of Transaction Services of ING and Thomas Bunnik, ...

  • 9 Mar 2017
    Hans Borgman, professor of Information Systems and Digital Business

    Professor H.P. Borgman (1961) has been appointed professor of Information Systems and Digital Business at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business.

  • 8 Mar 2017
    FinTech & Blockchain master class

    ABS is launching a new Open Programme: the Executive Master Class Blockchain and FinTech. Blockchain is the biggest IT-revolution since the internet. Blockchain technology allows all transactions of value to be ...

  • 3 Mar 2017
    Minister Dijsselbloem in Room for Discussion

    Dutch Minister of Finance Jeroen Dijsselbloem will be the guest on Wednesday 8 March in Room for Discussion, the interview programme organised by Economics and Business students of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 17 Feb 2017
    DWDD talk with Barbara Baarsma

    Convictions and emotions are at odds with facts and reason. Voters now base their choices more on emotions than intellect, said professor Barbara Baarsma during a broadcast of the TV programme 'De Wereld Draait Door' ...

  • 17 Feb 2017
    Artists’ careers highly dependent on third-party signals - but not just any signals

    In a market where quality is difficult to observe, such as the primary visual art market, publicity is key. Of course, getting attention is important, researcher Monika Kackovic says. However she found that attention ...

  • 7 Feb 2017
    FinTech: Amsterdam Business School expands its curriculum with new FinTech courses

    The Executive Master of International Finance at the University of Amsterdam Business School will incorporate Fintech, Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies into the curriculum.

  • 7 Feb 2017
    HurryQ wins minor in Entrepreneurship Demo Day

    Four students were awarded both the jury prize and the public’s prize during the Demo Day on 2 February. This event marked the conclusion of the minor in Entrepreneurship where eight start-ups pitched their business ...

  • 7 Feb 2017
    Rafael Matta's former students wins thesis prize

    A former student of dr. Rafael Matta , Len van der Sluijs, won the prize for the best thesis on gambling and will give a 1 and a half hour presentation on 7 February at the Dutch gambling authority for government ...

  • 31 Jan 2017
    Launch of first Open Online Course for Amsterdam Business School

    On 30 January, IBIS UvA, part of the Amsterdam Business School, launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Data Analytics for Lean Six Sigma. A MOOC is a free online course open to everyone. This course provides ...

  • 25 Jan 2017
    Minister Luhut Pandjaitan visits ABS

    On Thursday 19 January Indonesian Coordinating Minister Luhut Pandjaitan and a high-ranking delegation that included the Indonesian ambassador visited the de Amsterdam Business School.

  • 23 Jan 2017
    Pay to go first?

    If you are on a waiting list or in a queue, you have to patiently wait your turn, whether you are in a hurry or not. Your place on the list or in the queue is yours, earned by your waiting. Yet you are not allowed to ...

  • 18 Jan 2017
    High-status project managers perform worse and fail more often than the average employee

    Doctoral research carried out by Amsterdam Business School assistant professor Balazs Szatmari (Entrepreneurship & Innovation section) concluded that projects carried out by high-status project managers were more ...

  • 10 Jan 2017
    New Director of ABS Research Institute

    The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is pleased to announce that Prof. Deanne den Hartog has commenced as Director of the Amsterdam Business School Research Institute as of 1 January 2017. At this time ABS would like ...

  • 13 Dec 2016
    Martijn Dröes wins VOGON/PropertyNL Research Award 2016

    Martijn Dröes (Amsterdam Business School, Finance Group) has won the VOGON/PropertyNL Research Award 2016.

  • 12 Dec 2016
    Lack of tolerance undermines diversity-training effectiveness

    Many organisations today employ diversity training as a way to effectively manage an increasingly diverse workforce. Despite its noble objectives, however, such training is often ineffective and can even exacerbate ...

  • 7 Dec 2016
    New Amsterdam School of Data Science offers wide range of courses

    The Amsterdam School of Data Science is a new initiative offering a wide range of courses in data science. The school has much to offer to anyone interested in studying Data Science and it also facilitates training ...

  • 6 Dec 2016
    Amsterdam Business School first CFA Approved Prep Provider in the Netherlands

    The Executive Master in International Finance Programme at the University of Amsterdam's Business School (ABS) was recently chosen as the first CFA Approved Prep Provider in the Netherlands. A CFA qualification is ...

  • 30 Nov 2016
    Research into ethical leadership within projects

    The University of Amsterdam is conducting research on integrity and ethics within projects and project management in collaboration with IPMA-NL, the industry association for project management.

  • 29 Nov 2016
    EIAP recognised as a Center for Internal Audit Excellence

    The Amsterdam Business School’s Executive Internal Auditing Programme (EIAP) participates in the Internal Auditing Education Partnership (IAEP) of the worldwide Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

  • 2 Nov 2016
    The Analytics Academy selected as ICT training provider of the year

    The Analytics Academy, a joint initiative of the UvA’s Amsterdam Business School, Amsterdam Data Science, and Ortec has won the Computable Award in the category ‘ICT-training provider of the year’.

  • 18 Oct 2016
    Tsvi Vinig named Kuang Yaming Professor at China’s Jilin University

    Tsvi Vinig of Amsterdam Business School’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation section has been appointed the Kuang Yaming Professor at Jilin University. This appointment is granted for making a distinctive contribution ...

  • 14 Oct 2016
    New ABS course Financial Regulation and Shadow Banking

    The ABS is offering a new two-day course on Financial Regulation and Shadow Banking, with the first edition scheduled for 30 November and 1 December at the Amsterdam Business School.

  • 13 Oct 2016
    Prof. Arnoud Boot presents report ‘Balancing Society and the Financial Sector’ to Dutch Minister of Finance

    On 12 October, Prof. Arnoud Boot of the University of Amsterdam and member of the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR), presented the report ‘Samenleving en financiële sector in evenwicht’ (‘Balancing ...

  • 4 Oct 2016
    Minor Entrepreneurship: Startup Market

    On Thursday 6 October 24 student startups will present their product and business during the ‘Minor Entrepreneurship Startup Market’.

  • 4 Oct 2016
    ABS researcher to speak at European Crowdfunding Convention

    Liang Zhao, a PhD researcher in the Amsterdam Business School’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation section, has been invited to speak at the upcoming European Crowdfunding Network Convention on 3-4 November in Paris.

  • 16 Sep 2016
    Arnoud Boot (UvA) appointed Chairman of the European Finance Association per January 2017

    At the Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association (EFA) in Oslo last month, Arnoud Boot (University of Amsterdam/Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics) was appointed as Chairman of the EFA per 1 January 2017. ...

  • 15 Sep 2016
    UvA Economics and Business obtains ‘Triple Crown’ status

    UvA Economics and Business’ Amsterdam Business School (ABS) has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). This means UvA Economics and Business has officially acquired triple crown status.

  • 6 Sep 2016
    Willemijn van Dolen appointed as member of the AFM Supervisory Board

    Dutch Minister of Finance Jeroen Dijsselbloem appointed Willemijn van Dolen, professor of Marketing at the Amsterdam Business School, a member of the Supervisory Board of the Netherlands Authority for the Financial ...

  • 2 Sep 2016
    UvA Economics and Business launches new a Master in Finance and a revamped Master in Business Economics

    Starting 1 September the Amsterdam Business School of UvA Economics and Business will offer a new Master’s programme in Finance with four specialisations tracks. The revamped MSc Business Economics will continue with ...

  • 12 Jul 2016
    Why and how does a RA acquire RE knowledge?

    It is possible for Register Accountants (RA's) to complete an abbreviated RE programme at the Amsterdam Business School (UvA). NOREA, the professional association for IT-auditors in the Netherlands has accredited ...

  • 8 Jul 2016
    Winners of the minor in Entrepreneurship Start-up Pitch Finale

    This past semester students in the UvA minor in Entrepreneurship, a collaboration of the Amsterdam Business School, Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) and ACE Venture Lab, developed promising start-ups. On ...

  • 1 Jul 2016
    ABS researchers win best paper award

    Claudia Buengeler, Wendelien van Eerde (HRM & Organisational Behaviour section), Frederik Situmeang (Section International Strategy & Marketing), and Prof. Nachoem Wijnberg (Entrepreneurship & Innovation section) ...

  • 1 Jul 2016
    G Company team wins MBA 2016 Capstone Strategy Simulation

    This summer, Boudewijn Böggemann, Juan Martinez Gonzalez, Adriano Moraes Ferreira and Cigdem Simsek, Amsterdam Business School MBA students, won the ABS MBA 2016 Capstone strategy simulation. Their team G Company ...

  • 29 Jun 2016
    NVAO accreditation for UvA Economics and Business programmes

    All UvA Economics and Business Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes have been accredited or reaccredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). This was announced by NVAO on Monday 27 ...

  • 24 Jun 2016
    H.K. Nieuwenhuis thesis award 2015

    This year’s H.K. Nieuwenhuis thesis award presentation ceremony took place on Thursday 23 June at the de Brug location on the Roeterseiland Campus.

  • 23 Jun 2016
    Coherent energy policy needed across EU

    The need to maintain a stable and affordable energy supply, coupled with growing demands to switch to renewable ‘green’ sources, are placing increasing pressure on EU electric utilities. To help companies effectively ...

  • 15 Jun 2016
    Martijn I. Dröes wins RICS best paper award on valuation

    The winner of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Award was announced at the 23rd European Real Estate Society (ERES) Conference in Regensburg, June 10, 2016.

  • 10 Jun 2016
    Jonne Guyt wins EMAC McKinsey Award

    Jonne Guyt (International Strategy & Marketing, Amsterdam Business School) has been awarded the EMAC McKinsey Marketing Dissertation Award for his thesis ‘Consumer Choice Models on the Effect of Promotions in Retailing’.

  • 10 Jun 2016
    Grants for Renske van Geffen and Inge Wolsink

    The knowledge programme ‘De Omkering’ of the Nederlandse Stichting voor Psychotechniek (Dutch foundation for psychotechnics, NSvP) has awarded two pHResh grants to Renske van Geffen and Inge Wolsink of the Amsterdam ...

  • 27 May 2016
    UvA master’s students analyse Amsterdam Marketing's campaigns

    One hundred and twenty UvA Economics and Business students taking the Online Marketing course carried out an in-depth analysis of Amsterdam Marketing’s online campaigns.

  • 25 May 2016
    Performance related remuneration delivers higher value

    Companies who reward their employees on the basis of specific goals typically perform better. It is, however, crucial to select suitable goals and choose the right time to introduce them, argues University of ...

  • 24 May 2016
    UvA Master in Business Administration ranked number 1 in the Netherlands

    Out of all the MSc Business Administration programmes in the Netherlands, the programme offered by the UvA’s Amsterdam Business School has come out on top. The ranking is based on the results of the National Student ...

  • 20 May 2016
    ABS team wins national final of L’Oréal Brandstorm 2016

    Last Friday (Friday the 13th no less) the team of the Amsterdam Business School won the National Final of the L'Oréal Brandstorm. The winning team consisting of Michelle Betschart, Vivian de Bruine and Willem ...

  • 29 Apr 2016
    MIF programme celebrates its 20th anniversary in May

    On 13 May the Amsterdam Business School’s Master’s in International Finance (MIF) will celebrate its 20th anniversary with an event for MIF students and alumni featuring speakers from academia and the corporate ...

  • 22 Apr 2016
    EIAP once again named a Center of Internal Audit Excellence

    The Amsterdam Business School’s Executive Internal Auditing Programme (EIAP) has once again been recognised by the Academic Relations Committee of the international Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) as a Center of ...

  • 13 Apr 2016
    Professor Willemijn van Dolen appointed to Starbucks EMEA supervisory board

    Willemijn van Dolen (ABS International Strategy & Marketing Section) has been appointed as member of the supervisory board of Starbucks EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa).

  • 13 Apr 2016
    Joris Ebbers wins NWO KIEM Creative Industries Grant

    Joris Ebbers (ABS, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Section) has been awarded a NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) KIEM Creative Industries grant for his research proposal 'Multiplex Networks in ...

  • 31 Mar 2016
    Overcoming the challenge of being a young manager

    Research on the link between age and organisational leadership typically focuses on the difficulties encountered by older managers within a work setting. However, younger managers frequently face unique challenges of ...

  • 30 Mar 2016
    World’s best econometrics students to battle for world cup glory

    Who will be crowned econometric world champions? From 6 to 8 April 120 students from across the globe will compete for this prestigious title during the 17th edition of the Econometric Game. The University of ...

  • 30 Mar 2016
    8 April: Minor Entrepreneurship Prototype Party

    Seven teams of students from the University of Amsterdam's Entrepreneurship Minor programme will present their new product and company during the 'Minor Entrepreneurship Prototype Party’ on Friday, 8 April!

  • 23 Mar 2016
    UvA Economics and Business partners with Amsterdam Data Science

    Since 1 March 2016, UvA Economics and Business has been working intensively with Amsterdam Data Science (ADS). Amsterdam Data Science is an initiative to make the Amsterdam region one of the top global players in the ...

  • 26 Feb 2016
    Successful first edition of Eureka! Live

    This past month the first edition of Eureka! Live took place, focusing on the theme of Big Data.

  • 16 Feb 2016
    AACSB International Accreditation awarded to UvA Faculty of Economics and Business

    The University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business has earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the global accrediting body for business schools.

  • 12 Feb 2016
    ABS Accounting section articles accepted for publication

    Articles by Dr Jan Bouwens, Dr Peter Kroos and Prof. Victor Maas have been accepted for publication in two prestigious journals.

  • 12 Feb 2016
    ABS International Management students celebrate Chinese New Year

    Last Thursday students of the MSc Business Administration International Management track, coordinated by dr Ilir Haxhi, were invited to celebrate Chinese New Year. Monday 8 February was the first day of the Year of ...

  • 5 Feb 2016
    Discover new partnerships, within the Netherlands and abroad

    As co-chairman of the Dutch National Research Agenda, Alexander Rinnooy Kan worked to ‘create a map of curiosity, to inspire scientific research in a broad sense’. That goal has largely been reached, says Rinnooy ...

  • 5 Feb 2016
    Radically new products deserve a new label

    Producers of new products must be aware of perceived similarities with other products. Bram Kuijken wrote his PhD about the importance of the categorisation of new products.

  • 5 Feb 2016
    Credit boom led to increase in house prices

    In his thesis Alexander van de Minne takes a closer look at the Dutch housing market. The relaxation of credit conditions has led to a huge increase of house prices, but according to the researcher there was no such ...

  • 3 Feb 2016
    Startup Pitch Finals for minor in Entrepreneurship

    Students in the minor in Entrepreneurship set up a number of creative businesses this past semester. The pitch finals – the KickOut took place on Thursday 28 January.

  • 26 Jan 2016
    Article Ans Kolk wins social impact award

    Prof. Ans Kolk (Amsterdam Business School) recently won a prestigious award for her article published in the Journal of World Business.

  • 19 Jan 2016
    Website for Entrepreneurship minor programme start-ups

    All of the start-ups from the Entrepreneurship minor programme can be found on a single website: startupandrunning.nl.

  • 19 Jan 2016
    New Year's assembly: Van der Schroeff award 2015 awarded to Adam Booij

    During the New Year’s assembly held on Thursday 14 January, Adam Booij was awarded the Van der Schroeffprijs 2015 for best Economics and Business Lecturer.

  • 12 Nov 2015
    New Analytics Academy offers Big Data training for professionals

    The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) of the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) and ORTEC officially launch The Analytics Academy.

  • 11 Nov 2015
    Entrepreneurship minor: presentation of start-ups

    On Friday 20 November nineteen businesses will present their products during the ‘Minor Entrepreneurship Product Market’.

  • 6 Nov 2015
    Amsterdam Business School launches new Professional Marketing programme

    Starting in February 2016, the Amsterdam Business School and the Cambridge Marketing College will offer the first post-graduate programme in Professional Marketing in the Netherlands. The programme is certified by ...

  • 4 Nov 2015
    Amsterdam Business School to collaborate with SAP University Alliances

    On 21 September 2015 Economics and Business Dean Han van Dissel signed an agreement with SAP University Alliance. This agreement gives ABS students the opportunity to work with SAP.

  • 27 Oct 2015
    Willemijn van Dolen: social media radically changes the field of marketing

    The popularity of social media has drastically changed demands on marketeers: companies can no longer control what information consumers create. On the other hand, access to large-scale consumer data creates new ...

  • 21 Oct 2015
    Jan Bouwens appointed to board of Foundation for Auditing Research

    Prof. Jan Bouwens (Accounting, Amsterdam Business School) is to join the Board of the newly established Foundation for Auditing Research, previously known as the ‘Accountancy Lab’.

  • 7 Oct 2015
    ABS PhD candidate published on 'Crowdfund Insider'

    PhD candidate Liang Zhao of the Amsterdam Business School's Entrepreneurship and Innovation section recently published an article about Crowdfunding in China on 'Crowdfund Insider'.

  • 18 Sep 2015
    ‘Fietsproject’ wins Isaac Roet Prize 2015

    Fietsproject, an initiative of Jason Weller, was awarded the Isaac Roet Prize 2015 during the UvA in Carré event held on Friday 18 September. The purpose of this project is to provide sustainable and affordable ...

  • 16 Sep 2015
    Tsvi Vinig to hold talk on innovation in China

    On 22 September Dr Tsvi Vinig (Associate professor, University of Amsterdam Business School and Coordinator of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation track) will give a lecture on Innovation in China, titled ‘While you ...

  • 9 Sep 2015
    Amsterdam students to learn the art of ‘growth hacking’

    Starting this fall, students and graduates from universities and universities of applied sciences will take part in the Amsterdam-based pilot programme ‘Growth Hacking’. As part of the programme, students will learn, ...

  • 2 Sep 2015
    Dr Sebastian Kortmann named new Amsterdam MBA Programme Director

    Sebastian Kortmann succeeds Dr Alan Muller who has left the University of Amsterdam to take on a full professorship in International Management at the University of Groningen. Kortmann has been an assistant professor ...

  • 1 Sep 2015
    Accounting section hosts ENEAR Summer School

    From Wednesday July 1 till Friday July 3, 2015, the Accounting section of the Amsterdam Business School hosted the first Summer School of the European Network for Experimental Accounting Research (ENEAR).

  • 1 Sep 2015
    New publication in Accounting, Organisations and Society.

    Accounting section professor prof. dr. Brendan O’Dwyer has published a new paper in the top-tier journal Accounting, Organisations and Society.

  • 25 Aug 2015
    New speakers announced for UvA in Carré

    Six new speakers have been added to the programme for UvA in Carré. They will be featured in the lecture series between 4 September and 9 October, speaking on themes such as strategy, leadership, international ...

  • 12 Aug 2015
    Willemijn van Dolen to participate in major research project

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded funding to a project called 'The Kumbh Mela Experiment: Measuring and Understanding the dynamics of mankind’s largest crowd'. The main applicant ...

  • 24 Jul 2015
    Inspiring speakers for UvA in Carré 'Leadership' lecture

    On Friday 25 September Koos Timmermans (ING Bank) and Nicole van Ingen (Shell) will deliver the UvA in Carré 'Leadership' lecture.

  • 10 Jul 2015
    Amsterdam Business School launches Isaac Roet Prize

    In collaboration with the Amsterdam University Fund, Amsterdam Business School recently launched the Isaac Roet Prize.

  • 10 Jul 2015
    Forthcoming paper F. Bridoux & J.W. Stoelhorst in Academy of Management Review

    Flore Bridoux and J.W. Stoelhorst, Associate Professors of Strategy at the Amsterdam Business School, have a paper forthcoming in the Special Topic Forum on ‘Management and Social Welfare’ in the Academy of ...

  • 7 Jul 2015
    Article on social entrepreneurship in Academy of Management Perspectives

    Ans Kolk co-authored an article that examines the role of contextual influences on social entrepreneurship in 19 Sub-Saharan African countries.

  • 24 Jun 2015
    Best Paper Award

    A paper by Liselore Havermans, Deanne Den Hartog, Anne Keegan and Mary Uhl-Bien was recently accepted for publication at Human Resource Management and is now in press.

  • 24 Jun 2015
    UvA to form part of Big Data Alliance

    Universities, the business community, and knowledge and research institutes are joining forces in the new Big Data Alliance (BDA).

  • 2 Jun 2015
    Amsterdam Business School student finalist for thesis award

    MSc Business Administration student Jordi van den Berg has been named one of the finalists for the Culture Marketing Thesis Award.

  • 27 May 2015
    René Bohnsack’s ‘Me2' shared vehicle concept finalist for Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award

    René Bohnsack (International Strategy & Marketing section, ABS) and his students Pico van Heemstra (Business Administration, UvA) and Hamdullah Handulle (Industrial Engineering and management science, HvA) are among ...

  • 26 May 2015
    Newly signed collaborative agreement streamlines accreditation process

    On Monday, 25 May, the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the worldwide accreditation organisation for business ...

  • 20 May 2015
    Best Paper Award - Review of Corporate Finance Studies

    The winners of the RCFS Awards were announced at the Awards Reception on Tuesday, May 19, at the SFS Finance Cavalcade Conference.

  • 19 May 2015
    Accreditation seminar on 28 and 29 May

    On 28 and 29 May Amsterdam Business School will host an EQUIS/EPAS seminar. The seminars are targeted at institutions considering applying for EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System ) or EPAS (Educational ...

  • 12 May 2015
    In Memoriam: Udo Smid

    Prof C.L. (Udo) Smid passed away on 3 May at the age of 78. From 1988-1999 Prof. Smid, in addition to his career at AEGON, was a lecturer in Actuarial Studies in Life Insurance with a focus on the development of ...

  • 12 May 2015
    Two Economics and Business students nominated for UvA Thesis Prize

    Paula Roxana Bogățan (MSc Business Administration: International Management) and Cara Luisa Ebert ( MSc Economics) are two of the 13 candidates nominated for the UvA Thesis Prize. The Thesis Prize will be presented ...

  • 29 Apr 2015
    UvA programmes rise in latest QS World University Rankings

    In the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Communication & Media Studies are ranked 8th globally. Last year these subject areas, which are bundled by QS, were ranked in 10th place. Several ...

  • 28 Apr 2015
    Center of Job Knowledge Research receives the Sidney A. Fine Grant for ‘Big Data Based Job Analysis’

    The Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) has selected a research proposal of the Center of Job Knowledge Research at the Amsterdam Business School (section HRM-OB) to receive the Sidney A. Fine ...

  • 14 Apr 2015
    A good management accountant also takes psychological aspects into account

    Management Accounting professor Victor Maas’ work includes research into how the way information is presented influences judgment and decision-making. Maas, who since March of this year heads the Accounting Section ...

  • 14 Apr 2015
    Digitalisation expert Peter van Baalen: When the rubber meets the road, things get exciting

    Digitalisation can take organisations to great heights. However, according to Peter van Baalen, professor at the University of Amsterdam, clever and technologically advanced innovations are no guarantee for success. ...

  • 10 Apr 2015
    Dr Marit Schoonhoven winner of the 2015 Young Statistician Award

    Dr Marit Schoonhoven, an associate professor at the Amsterdam Business School's Operations Management section and a senior consultant at the Institute for Business and Industrial Statistics of the University of ...

  • 24 Mar 2015
    Amsterdam Business School facilitates Child & Youth Finance International activities

    Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI) recently received support from Amsterdam Business School during Global Money Week 2015 from 9 - 17 March.

  • 18 Mar 2015
    ERC Consolidator Grant for Philipp Koellinger

    Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Philipp Koellinger has received the prestigious Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). The grant, amounting to a maximum of 2 million euro, was awarded ...

  • 4 Mar 2015
    Economics and Business employees in the Stedelijk Museum

    In Berlin-based artist Tino Sehgal’s project ‘This is Exchange’, attendants – who are actually participants in the art project – will offer museum visitors three euro in exchange for giving their opinion on the ...

  • 18 Feb 2015
    Grant for marketing tool based on online auctions

    Amsterdam Business School doctoral candidate Bram Kuijken has received an NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) Take-off grant to research how innovative products can best be placed in the market ...

  • 17 Feb 2015
    Collaboration between Amsterdam Business School and Avanade

    In May 2014, the Amsterdam Business School started a pilot with a tailor-made premaster MBA for employees of Avanade, offering the pre-master MBA to the company's experts to provide them with tools to bridge the gap ...

  • 10 Feb 2015
    Executive Internal Auditing Programme accreditation extended

    On Monday 8 December 2014 an assessment panel from the professional institute of internal auditors (IIA/SVRO) to evaluate the Amsterdam Business School’s Executive Internal Auditing Programme (EIAP) for re-accreditation.

  • 4 Feb 2015
    NWO grant for Amsterdam Business School PhD project

    NWO has approved a grant proposal for PhD research at ABS (International Strategy & Marketing Section). The project was submitted by Khadija van der Straaten, in collaboration with Ans Kolk and Fabienne Fortanier ...

  • 28 Jan 2015
    Alexander Rinnooy Kan and Beatrice de Graaf to chair National Science Agenda

    Together with Beatrice de Graaf (Utrecht University), University Professor of Economics and Business Alexander Rinnooy Kan will realise the National Science Agenda appointed by the Dutch Cabinet.

  • 28 Jan 2015
    NWO grants for sustainable business models

    NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) has approved two grant proposals in which ABS researchers have participated. The projects are part of the research programme on sustainable business models which ...

  • 23 Jan 2015
    Four ABS researchers listed in Elsevier's ScienceDirect Top-100 article downloads

    Four researchers of the UvA's Amsterdam Business School (ABS) have been included in a ranking of Elsevier's ScienceDirect Top-100 article downloads. The ranking contains articles by Netherlands-based authors in the ...

  • 23 Jan 2015
    'Multimedia mining and cross-pollination will take Big Data Science to a higher level'

    Computer scientist Marcel Worring was ahead of his peers when he decided to investigate the ‘Shape Analysis of Digital Curves’ for his PhD at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in the late eighties: the research ...