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Why study Business Administration at the UvA?

Lecturers and fellow students from all over the world

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Your lecturers and fellow students come from all over the world. A great start to your network and an invaluable opportunity to work on your intercultural skills.

Focus on what matters in today’s business world

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We are paying additional attention to the topics of business ethics and sustainability as well as digital business which we perceive as the main challenges in today’s business world.

Compile your 3rd year

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Study a semester abroad, take a minor, follow electives from more than 40 elective business courses or take a company internship. The choice is yours.

Unconditional access to our follow-on Master’s

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With your internationally recognised Bachelor’s degree you have unconditional access to one or more Economics and Business Master’s programmes.

Is Business Administration for you?

  1. You are fascinated by the business world and want to know what role businesses play in the economy and how they influence one another.
  2. You are good at and enjoy analytical thinking.
  3. You have an interest in human behaviour.
  4. You are able to formulate your opinions well, and you have an inquisitive and critical attitude.

Please note: it is no longer possible to apply for the Bachelor's in Business Administration for the 2024-2025 academic year. From October 2024 you can apply for the Bachelor’s in Business Administration for the academic year 2025-2026.

Ekatarina Derkach, student BSc Business Administration
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There are plenty of opportunities for personal development Ekatarina Derkach, student BSc Business Administration Read about Ekatarina's experiences with this Bachelor's

Selection procedure

The Bachelor’s programme in Business Administration of the University of Amsterdam is a high-quality Bachelor's with good career prospects. This is why the number of places available in this programme is limited to 800 in the first year. To be eligible for admission in this programme, you are required to participate in a selection procedure. 

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Facts & Figures
Degree programme
BSc Business Administration
Regular study programme
180 ECTS, 36 months
Language of instruction
Starts in
CROHO code
Roeterseiland campus