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Amsterdam Business School

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  • GMATRange of average GMAT scores across all MBA programs at the institution
    550-650 - Low
    651-700 - Medium
    701-800 - High
  • DemographyAverage age range of students across all MBA programs at the institution.
    31-36 Yrs.
  • ScholarshipIndication as to whether the institution provides scholarships for MBA programs.


COVID-19 information for our executive programs (MBA & MIF): please check our FAQ section below

Do you want to become part of one of Europe’s major multidisciplinary universities? The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is part of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), one of the only two Dutch universities ranked in the QS World University Rankings top 100 (2019).

The ABS is well known for their high quality education. Both senior and aspiring professionals can add more depth to their knowledge base thanks to our Executive Education programmes, like the Amsterdam MBA and the MBA Big Data & Business Analytics. The mission of the ABS is to develop leaders in business and society with independent minds, entrepreneurial spirit and a global mindset. 

5 Reasons to choose the Amsterdam Business School:

  1. High quality programmes. Promoting excellence and leadership in all business areas.
  2. Inspiring lecturers. Renowned academic lecturers and practitioners with in-depth industry experience.
  3. Full-time and part-time programmes. Choose the programme that fits your needs and possibilities.
  4. Vibrant location. ABS is located in Amsterdam, the financial and business capital of the Netherlands. Amsterdam has climbed from the 27th to the 24th place in the QS Best Student Cities 2019 ranking and can be found on the 4th place in the Bloomberg Safest Cities in the World 2019 ranking.
  5. Triple Crown Accreditation. The Amsterdam Business School is among fewer than 1% of business schools worldwide with Triple Crown accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the status of planned campus admission open days/tours? If these events are cancelled, are they being replaced in any way (i.e. by online alternatives)?

All activities for this academic year (until July 2020) are suspended. Some events will take place in the next year (e.g. our speaker event about the Economics of Cybersecurity) and some are cancelled all together (recruitment evenings etc).

How can applicants contact the university about their application? How is the university handling applicants whose exams have been cancelled?

Via the normal procedure (email/ WhatsApp or website actions).

There are online alternatives for GRE, GMAT (as of mid April) and we have our own in-house test which can be taken from home

What advice is the university offering to applicants unable to take an English-language test due to centers being closed? How is the university supporting applicants whose visa applications have been delayed?

There will be online tests coming soon (TOEFL & IELTS).

Not applicable for us right now. The visa process only starts in June.

Is the university still accepting applications? Are there any restrictions being placed on international applicants? How are applications for university accommodation being handled?

We're still accepting applications for the MBA and MIF programme until 1 June 2020.

Normal procedure.

Is the university making any changes to entry requirements (i.e. test results, required documents)?

No. Quality above quantity. We rather start with a somewhat smaller class and maintain our quality threshold.

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