Graduates from the Amsterdam Business School are valued for their independent minds as well as their strong people and presentational skills.
Graduates can be found in a wide variety of business and public organisations, including commercial organisations, non-profit organisations, the Financial Markets Authority and the Dutch Central Bank.
Examples of positions currently held by accountancy and control graduates include:
Thinking of a career in academia? The best way to prepare yourself is to follow a research Master's programme before you commence with your PhD. The Research Master's programme in Economics, Finance and Econometrics is offered by the Tinbergen Institute. It offers you access to a doctoral programme at the UvA or another university.
We offer thriving English-taught PhD programmes with excellent opportunities if you want to embark on a doctoral thesis following your Master’s.
All graduates have access to an extensive alumni network, enabling graduates to connect with fellow alumni in their field of interest and to find new opportunities.
Studying at the Faculty of Economics and Business goes beyond academic learning. Our Career Centre helps you to explore your options, develop skills and connect to companies so you can make your transition to the job market with confidence.
We didn’t craft a one way programme, but selected essential options in 5 categories. This way you can put together your own career journey. In your own time. At your own pace.
In addition to the career knowledge and skills you can develop, the Faculty of Economics and Business, study associations and our corporate partners offer many career preparation activities to support you on your personal career journey. For example:
This all helps to increase your employability and confidence about your next step after graduation.
The Orientation Year permit is a 1-year permit that allows recent international graduates to live and work in the Netherlands without a permit for 1 year.
Become a chartered accountant
Become a chartered accountant by following the Post-Master Accountancy (PMA) at the Amsterdam Business School. The Accountancy track makes you eligible for admission in this excellent, part-time, post-Master's programme. The language is Dutch, since it deals with Dutch laws and regulations.
Become a registered controller
If you want to become a registered controller you can follow the Executive Master of Finance & Control at the Amsterdam Business School. Your MSc in Accountancy and Control makes you eligible for admission in this excellent, part-time, executive Master's programme. The language is Dutch, since it deals with Dutch laws and regulations.