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University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics and Business

The Faculty of Economics and Business (UvA EB) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) consists administratively of the College of Economics and Business, the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) and the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE). UvA EB currently has a strong position in both its teaching and research programmes and there are good signs that it is accomplishing its ambitious mission. UvA EB offers successful Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes and PhD programmes in Business and Economics that are linked to its own strengths in relation to both academic research and market demand. UvA EB Master’s students do very well in the employment market, with our graduates finding relevant jobs soon after or even before graduation, their salaries are high in comparison to other disciplines and unemployment is negligible. The career prospects for graduates in the PhD programme are also excellent. Our high-calibre PhD alumni have secured top positions in leading international academic and private institutions (including the IMF, the OECD, the Dutch Central Bank, ING and Unilever). In addition, UvA EB offers a full range of open enrolment and in-company programmes. The research reputation of UvA EB is excellent, with the Faculty holding a good position in national and international rankings. This stems from its expertise in research and teaching and its embeddedness in international networks. Research is viewed as vital, feeding research-led teaching that deepens knowledge. Almost all research at UvA EB has direct relevance to the corporate world or its institutional environment. We have fruitful relationships with the business community in the Amsterdam metropolitan area and the Dutch public policy sector in general. In addition, UvA EB maintain. UvA has a Triple Crown accreditation )(AACSB. AMBA & EQUIS) and all degree programmes are accredited by the NVAO (Dutch-Vlemish accreditation organisation). UvA is consistently ranked among the world


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Economics/ Managerial Economics
  • Entrepreneurship/ Small Business Admin
  • Finance - incl Banking
  • General Business
  • Insurance
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Taxation

Other Disciplines:

  • Auditing
  • Econometrics
  • Economics and Business
  • Law and Finance
  • Organisation Economics


  • Private

  • Public


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  • Part-time

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on January 15, 2021.