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Our MBA in AI, Data & Analytics provides you with the knowledge and resources to take the next step in your career. Whether your goal is to accelerate your career within your own field, switch to another industry or start your own venture.

Please note: As of 1 September 2023, the name of this programme changed to 'MBA in AI, Data & Analytics'. Prior to this date, the programme was referred to as 'MBA Big Data & Business Analytics'.

What does this MBA bring to your career?

Internationally recognised MBA title

Triple Crown

Earning your MBA at Amsterdam Business School means that you studied at one of the best business schools in the world. We belong to the 1% of business schools worldwide to be Triple Crown accredited. Additionally, we are part of the University of Amsterdam. One of the few Dutch universities ranked in the global top 100 of QS Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Ranking.

Access to our data community

We aim to give you an unforgettable 2-year-journey in which you can broaden your horizon, extend your network, take part in workshops and events and join our data community.

  • Amsterdam Data Science. Data science ecosystem of academic knowledge institutes in Amsterdam, which aims to develop world-class data science talent and technology within the Amsterdam region.
  • Startup Village. Incubator, founded by the University of Amsterdam offers students support for their innovative high-tech start-ups.

Expand your network

With an MBA degree from the University of Amsterdam, you have access to an international network of alumni through our online alumni platform and to companies connected to the University.

Services from the Career Partners team

The next steps in your career can be immersive. That's why we offer a comprehensive package of services to help you succeed. With 1-on-1 career coaching, workshops and network events, you will be able to discover which career step fits your talents and ambitions.

  • Personal coaching

    Focus on your career goals, explore your purpose or enhance your job application. It's up to you! Book your personal coaching sessions when it fits your schedule and grow as a professional. You can consult 2 accredited coaches who are recognised by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and the Dutch Order of Professional Coaches (NOBCO) / Dutch Association of Career Professionals (Noloc). They provide the necessary guidance and resources to help you achieve your career goals.

  • Career development events

    A wide range of workshops aimed at enhancing skills and knowledge (e.g. personal branding, networking, job interview preparation, negotiation, intercultural communication and business pitching). For these events we invite guest speakers who are experts in their field.

  • Network- and alumni events

    We offer you access to a broad business and alumni network to facilitate valuable networking opportunities (e.g. Annual Business Networking Event, company visits, and alumni drinks). Examples of companies at past events: Accenture, Deloitte,, Uber, ABN AMRO, ING and sustainable start-ups such as FUL Foods and Soilmates. A great way to meet new people and explore new business opportunities. 

    We view our alumni as a great source of inspiration for our current students and therefore we regularly invite our alumni at the university to share about their career journeys and offer mentorship.

    Finally, we are committed to sustaining our alumni community and offer a range of events such as networking drinks, roundtable talks, and lectures, to provide ongoing opportunities for our alumni to connect, learn, and grow together. Students are welcome to join as well (if it fits the schedule).

Răzvan C. Oprea
'You also learn about yourself and what makes you tick'

Răzvan C. Oprea: 'At this MBA, you also learn about yourself and what makes you tick. Personally, I was surprised to discover a strong affinity to entrepreneurship and the world of start-ups. A career path I hadn’t really considered before.'

Career steps of our MBA professionals after their MBA

Typical careers after completion of this MBA include:

  • Business translator, operating as an interface between business and technology, understanding both ways of working and communicating
  • Hands-on data scientist in a business environment
  • Head of a data science department or large-scale data science project
  • Consultant in business analytics and AI
  • Entrepreneur

What are the benefits for my employer?

Following an MBA does not only have benefits for you as a student, but also for your employer.

Is your company looking for executive talent?

We are always looking to expand our business network and create valuable collaborations. If you are interested in hiring talented professionals with an MBA degree, please contact: