|Application deadline for the early bird discount
1 March 2024 (€3,000 discount)
1 June 2024
1 September 2024
Please check the admission requirements before you start your application process.
A degree (Bachelor, Master, PhD) from a recognised research university.
A minimum of 3 years post-graduate full-time work experience.
You can choose to do a GMAT / GRE test or do an in-house test.
Candidates with a business or quantitative Master’s degree (e.g. MSc in International Business, Econometrics or Mathematics) from an internationally recognised research University may be exempt from this requirement. Exemptions can only be confirmed once the MBA Admissions Committee has received and reviewed your application files.
A minimum TOEFL of 100 or IELTS of 7.0 is required. You may be exempt from this requirement if:
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.
|4 months (16 weeks)
|Fridays from 9:00-17:00
|Amsterdam Business School
|February or September
|2 months before your chosen starting date
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Upload your CV and we will check if you are eligible 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. After this, you can continue with our 3-step application process.
Once your eligibility has been confirmed, you can submit your online application. This step will take around 2 hours of your time. In our online application portal you will kindly be asked to fill in, or upload the following:
If your application is in order, you will be invited for 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 and will also be used during your careers coaching whilst you are in the MBA. The costs of the test will be deducted from your tuition fee in case you enrol in the programme.
This 45-minute interview will focus on your skill-set, LTP test results, motivation and career goals. It is scheduled on campus or via Teams and is conducted by an admissions board member who has reviewed your application files.
The admissions board decides within 5 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 seats in the MBA programme.
If you are admitted to the programme, you will be required to pay an enrolment fee of €4,000 to secure your seat in the Amsterdam MBA class. This enrolment fee is part of the tuition fee and is non-refundable.
The fee covers the whole programme including courses, the international study trip, use of the MBA facilities, university registration, the enrolment fee and the examination fees. The fee does not cover textbooks and software (approx. €500), visa costs, living expenses and accommodation.
You can pay your tuition fee in 3 equal instalments spread across the duration of the programme. There are various payment plan options to choose from, this will be discussed in-depth during the application process.
DUO offers a loan for tuition fees for professionals living and working in the Netherlands (Levenlanglerenkrediet). For more information, please check the DUO website (page in Dutch).
For the MBA you are able to apply for a student loan from Prodigy Finance. Please visit Prodigy Finance for more information and application.
Following an MBA does not only have benefits for you as a student, but also for your employer. Download our factsheet to convince your employer.
In celebration of the first-time ranking of our Executive MBA's in the Financial Times (coming in at no. 88), we offer an increased UvA alumni discount from €4,000 to €7,000. This discount is valid for applications from UvA alumni received before 1 March 2024.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have become key strategic pillars of the Amsterdam Business School. To emphasise the importance of sustainability related research, the Amsterdam MBA offers 3 scholarships worth €10,000 each for MBA candidates that have contributed to the SDGs in their career.
Our ambition is to develop leaders in business and society and support students with backgrounds in, for example, social entrepreneurship, NGOs or charity organisations. We are pleased to see that the ranking in the Financial Times recognises our efforts in this area in both our education and research. We are proud to be in the top 10.
Participate in our essay contest and convince us that you have made a difference through following the SDGs. In order to compete, you will have to respond to the following question in an essay (max. 600 words):
How have you contributed to the UNs SDGs in your personal or professional life?
The MBA Admissions Board encourages high GMAT scores. We therefore reward scores above 650 with a discount. This discount can go up to €12,000 for the highest scores. Ask the MBA Admissions Office for the exact breakdown.
The Dutch Ministry of Education and Sciences offers scholarships covering costs of living expenses within the framework of cultural agreements between the Netherlands and other countries. Information is available from the Dutch embassy or consulate in your country or via www.nuffic.nl and www.grantfinder.nl.
We would like to recommend you to contact and inquire with grant-giving institutions and foundations in your home country. In many countries there are substantial funds available for students planning to study abroad.