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Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF): General track

Part-time MIF programme

For candidates who are residents of the Netherlands.

Part-time MIF programme workload

The part-time option of the executive Master in International Finance (MIF) programme is only applicable to financials that are working in the Netherlands. The programme is designed for students who wish to follow the MIF programme while continuing to be fully employed. Courses are scheduled during evenings and, to a limited extent, weekends. 

Part-time students study under the same regulations as full-time students, except that the course programme is spread over a period of 18-24 months.

Part-time students typically attend 1-2 evening classes per week. The weekdays at which evening classes are scheduled will vary from course to course, but there will be no classes on Fridays.

Classes for part-time students take approximately 3-6 hours per week. Class preparation, casework, and assignments demand further 6-9 hours per week and course.


The programme consists of:

  • 9 regular core courses plus 2 mandatory electives (44 EC, 4 EC per course) 
  • up to 2 extra-curricular electives 
  • Leadership Programme
  • International Study Trip (2 EC)
  • Corporate Governance: Dilemmas in the Financial Industry (1 EC)
  • Finance Research Workshop (3 EC)
  • Master thesis (15 EC)
  • MIF Pre-Course Training (preparatory online course, needs to be completed before the start of the MIF studies)

Successful completion of the programme leads to a Master of Science (MSc) in International Finance from the University of Amsterdam. 

MIF part-time programme structure 

You can request the detailed MIF schedule for the current academic year via email: or WhatsApp: +31 611 652 044. Please include your name and email address. We will respond to your request within the CET business hours.

Pre-Course Training (online course)

Part-time students are required to complete the Pre-Course Training. The Pre-Course Training in an online course available for self-study starting from March/April prior the start of the regular course programme. It brings you up to speed with Fundamentals of Finance, Financial Accounting, and Quantitative Methods & Research Skills. The courses are facilitated through a tailor-made online learning platform.