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Business Administration (Amsterdam MBA)
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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.

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. MBA candidates who use the services of our Career Services team are fully prepared to enter the Dutch job market. From the class of 2022, approximately 75% of the alumni found a job before or within one month after graduation.

  • 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, Booking.com, 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 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).

‘The Amsterdam MBA prepares the leaders of tomorrow’

Andrea Bellani (class of 2022): ‘Under the guidance of a team of top academics, you learn how to steer teams, projects and businesses in complex and globalized economic scenarios while fostering values like inclusion, diversity and innovation. On this refreshing journey, you are accompanied by a class of diverse and curious minds.’

Career steps of our MBA professionals

  • CFO
  • Lead Principal Consultant
  • ESG Consultant
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Senior Marketing Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Procurement & Supply Chain Management
  • Financial Manager
  • Global Product Manager
  • Manager & Staff Advisor Research
  • Software Engineer
  • Managing Consultant Data Analytics

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: careers-abs@uva.nl.

Will you receive your MBA diploma in 2024?

Our MBA graduates received their diplomas during a festive graduation ceremony last November. Watch the video and find out how they experienced their graduation.