University of Amsterdam, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offer a joint two-year research master programme as part of a 5-year PhD track.
Are you interested in data science and business? Do you have an analytical mindset and intellectual curiosity?
Enrol in our programme and get the best training from dedicated faculty from the business departments of three leading Dutch universities: University of Amsterdam, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. You'll you benefit from lectures by internationally renowned experts in a small-scale setting with fellow students from all over the world.
This joint research master's programme is a two-year research master in business data science fully dedicated to preparing students for their next step in their academic career.
NOTE: Until accreditation is awarded, the courses will be hosted by Tinbergen Institute. Visit the Tinbergen Institute website for more information.
The programme is a selective research master programme that is geared towards excellent and ambitious students who want to pursue a PhD in the business departments of the three universities involved (EUR, UvA, VU Amsterdam). Admissions are highly competitive. A maximum of 30 students are selected by the Admission Board in a rigorous and careful process. We look for bachelor or master students interested in business data science with strong analytical skills and research oriented.
The programme is primarily geared towards excellent students who want to pursue an academic career and continue in a PhD position in the business departments of the three universities (EUR, UvA, and VU Amsterdam). A maximum of 30 students are selected by the institute’s Admission Board in a rigorous and careful process based on the following information provided by the candidates:
1. GRE/GMAT score report*
2. TOEFL iBT or IELTS test results*
3. Diplomas and transcripts of current and previous higher education
4. Writing sample
5. Statement of Academic Interests, including research proposal (max. 2 pages)
6. Curriculum Vitae
* not for holders of a Dutch degree
April 1, 2019 (all)
June 1, 2019 (EEA and Swiss nationals only)
For late applications, please get in touch with us.
The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has an excellent reputation, with an international focus and many highly reputable researchers and lecturers. Read more about our rankings and reputation.
|Degree programme||Joint degree|
|Type||Regular study programme|
|Credits||120 ECTS, 24 months|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Conditions for admission||Preliminary training necessary|