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Business Administration (MBA)

How to apply

Amsterdam MBA

The three-step admissions process has been designed to be fast and convenient. The MBA admissions team will coach you at every step in order to complete your application.

Step 1: Submit your online application

Please complete the MBA CV Quick Scan to verify your eligibility. The MBA admissions team will respond within three working days with further instructions on how to apply.

Once your eligibility has been confirmed, you are welcome to submit your online application. This step will take max. 60 minutes of your time if you have prepared your application documents:

  • A one-page CV
  • Transcript(s) and related diploma('s) from your highest university degree (all non-Dutch and non-English transcripts must be accompanied by a certified English translation)
  • Motivational letter (max. 300 words): please explain what sets you apart from the competition, why you are looking into an MBA degree and what your post-MBA goals are
  • GMAT/ GRE (if applicable)
  • TOEFL/ IELTS (if applicable)
  • Passport
  • Two Letters of Recommendation

Step 2: The ABS Assessment (short video essay questions)

You will be informed whether you are selected to complete the ABS Assessment. Please note this assessment contains three (short) video essay questions - between 1 or 2 minutes each. We will only invite you for the ABS Assessment if your application files are complete, including your two references.  This step will take max. 20 minutes of your time.

Step 3: Admissions interview

Interviews are scheduled on campus or via Skype. Interviews are 45 minutes and conducted by an MBA Admissions Board member who has reviewed your application files. The admissions interview will focus on your skill-set, motivation and career goals.

Final decision

The Admissions Board decides within 10 working days after the interview, whether there is a good match between the Amsterdam MBA and your profile. If successful, you will be offered one of the 25 seats in the MBA programme!