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You can start your application for the Executive MSc in International Finance online. Please check out the admission requirements first. Do you want to discuss your interest in our programme? Contact us for a Teams meeting or a call.

Important dates

Application deadline for the early bird discount
1 March 2024 (€2,000 discount)
1 September 2024
Application deadline
28 June 2024*
1 September 2024

*Candidates from countries outside the EU should apply 1 month before the deadline as they require an entry visa (MVV) and residence permit for the Netherlands.

Admission requirements

Please check the admission requirements before you start your application process.

  • Academic credentials

    You are required to have a degree (Bachelor, Master, PhD) from a recognised research university. 

  • Relevant work experience 

    A minimum of 2 years post-graduate full-time work experience. Internships in a financial field may also be included. 

  • Analytical test

    You can choose to do a GMAT / GRE test or do an in-house test.

    • GMAT / GRE: the suggested minimum GMAT score is 630, for GMAT Focus 565. GRE scores will be converted to GMAT.
    • Analytical in-house test: scoring on Numerical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning and Verbal Reasoning.

    For more information about the in-house test and the requirements to take this instead of the GMAT, please contact us via

  • English proficiency

    A minimum TOEFL of 100 or IELTS score of 7.0 is required. You may be exempt from this requirement, if you: 

    • are a native English speaker; 
    • have 2 years of international English-spoken professional experience; 
    • have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree taught in English*; 
    • have graduated from Dutch pre-university secondary education (‘VWO’ in Dutch). 

    Exemptions can only be confirmed once the admissions committee has received and reviewed your full application file. 

    * Please note that your degree certificate or transcripts should mention that the language of instruction was English. If the language of instruction is not mentioned on the transcript or degree certificate, you will need to submit a letter from your higher education institution stating that the curriculum was completely taught in English. 

Pre-Master’s needed 

If you have obtained your degree at a University of Applied Sciences (HBO) in the Netherlands, you will need to successfully complete our pre-Master's programme to qualify for entry into this programme. 

Programme details

Duration  4 months (16 weeks)
Lectures Fridays from 9:00-17:00
Location Amsterdam Business School
Starting dates February or September
Application deadline 2 months before your chosen starting date
Tuition fee €4,400

For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us at

Pre-course training needed 

If you do not have a finance background, you may be required to take the Pre-course training. This online training needs to be completed before the start of the regular programme.  

How to apply

1. Check your eligibility

Upload your LinkedIn profile or CV and we will check if you are qualified for this study. We will respond within 3 business days.

If you meet the criteria, you will receive an invitation to officially register via our online application tool.

  • 2. Submit your application

    In order to complete your online application, you need to upload the following documents in the online registration tool. 

    • Passport copy 
    • 1-page CV 
    • Motivation statement. In the application form we ask you to answer 4 short questions about your motivation and decision for applying to the programme. 
    • Copies of transcripts and related diplomas from your highest completed degree. All transcripts not in Dutch or English must be accompanied by a certified English translation. 
    • Analytical test results: GMAT/GRE/Executive Assessment (if applicable) 
    • English proficiency test results: TOEFL/IELTS (if applicable) 
    • 2 professional references from a current or former manager, supervisor, client or senior colleague. In the online form, you will be asked to provide their names and contact details, and they will receive access to submit their forms separately. 
  • 3. LTP Assessment

    If your application is in order, you will be invited to the LTP Assessment. This assessment takes around 2 hours and costs €150. You can take it in your own time. The results of this test will tell us more about your motives and work style. The outcome will be discussed during the admissions interview. The costs of the test will be deducted from your tuition fee in case you enroll in the programme.  

  • 4. Admission interview

    This 45-minute interview will focus on your skill-set, motivation and career goals. It is scheduled on campus or via Zoom/Teams and is conducted by an admissions board member who has reviewed your application files. 

  • 5. Final decision

    The admissions board decides within 10 working days after the interview, whether there is a match between the MIF programme and your profile. 

Tuition fees

Programme Tuition fee Duration
Master’s €33,500 12 months
Pre-Master’s max. €4,400 max. 6 months


Enrolment fee

If you are admitted to the programme, you will be required to pay an enrolment fee of €4,000 to secure your seat. This enrolment fee is part of the tuition fee and is non-refundable.

What is included in the costs of this Master’s?

The fee covers the whole programme including courses and exams, registration, use of university facilities and the international study trip. Text books and software are not included (approx. €300 - €500).


You can pay your tuition fees in 3 equal instalments spread across the duration of the programme.

UvA alumni discount

UvA alumni that apply for the Executive MSc in International Finance at the Amsterdam Business School are eligible for a 10% discount on the tuition fee.



DUO offers a loan for tuition fees for local and foreign professionals living and working in the Netherlands (Levenlanglerenkrediet). For more information, please check the DUO website.

Prodigy Finance

For the MIF you have the opportunity to apply for a student loan from Prodigy Finance. Please visit Prodigy Finance for more information and instructions on how to apply.

Scholarships and waivers

The Amsterdam Business School offers several funding and scholarship opportunities for students.