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School of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam

Studying in the vibrant, yet small city of Amsterdam (800.000 inhabitants), with its 180 different nationalities, is an unforgettable experience.

About the institution

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) provides the first –class education and inspiring surroundings you need to fully develop your talents. It is an internationally oriented university in the heart of Amsterdam that consistently ranks among the top universities in the World, Europe and the Netherlands.

UvA Economics and Business (EB) is home to the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) and the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE).
The Amsterdam School of Economics (ABS) belongs to the 1% of the business schools in the world with a Triple Crown accreditation.
The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) is well known for its high-quality research-based education and research that significantly contributes to addressing issues in society.

We offer excellent and affordable Bachelor's and Master's programmes entirely in English at a prime location in Europe and we have a very diverse international student body featuring over 100 nationalities.
During and after your studies you will have access to our Career Center activities and Alumni Network.


Number of Undergraduate Students


Average First Year Class Size

Tutorial groups appx 30

Size of Instituition

Very Large Institution >30,000


Some programmes are selective, based on a selection test

Campus Style

UvA has 4 open city campuses

Education Model

UvA is a research focused institution that offers more than 200 programmes in different disciplines

Are there internship opportunities?

Yes - In the third year of the BSc you can choose to complete an internship

Are there study abroad options?

Yes - In the third and last year of the Bsc you can choose to go abroad to one of our 375 partners

Cost of Tuition

9400 Euros


Scholarship programme for Non-EU students, covering 6.000 Euro per year (Economics and Business Economics programmes)

IB Grade Requirements

IB Diploma passed + specific points per programme

UFP Grade Requirements

Not accepted



World Top 100


World Top 30 for Social Sciences and Management (QS 2022)


Subject Name
Degree Area
Accounting & Finance
Business and Management

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This is how we rank in the world

#1 in the Netherlands (QS world ranking)
Top 100 globally (55 QS world ranking and 65 THES ranking)
Top 15 in Europe (QS)

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