Please read all requirements carefully. In the online application you will be asked to upload proof of all mentioned requirements.
Applicants holding the following degrees and courses are eligible to apply:
We require evidence of English language proficiency:
Test scores must also conform to the following guidelines:
Be sure to plan your test on time; test dates fill quickly and it can take several weeks for you to receive your results. Applications without a sufficient score or with a test date after the application deadline, will not be accepted.
You have obtained your Bachelor's degree in one of the following countries: The Netherlands, Australia, Canada (with the exception of Quebec), Ireland, Malta, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America.
All applicants need to take a GMAT test before the application deadline in order to be considered for the Master’s programme. So please start planning your test date on time. While taking the test is mandatory, there is no required minimum score, only a recommended minimum score. Even if you do not achieve the recommended score, the remainder of your application will still be assessed.
GMAT: Minimum total: 620 (recommended score). Please note that completion of all sections of the exam is required.
For registration, please refer to the GMAT website. The institution code for GMAT is 0500, Amsterdam Business School, MSc in Business Administration.
In place of a GMAT, a GRE test score may be accepted in the following cases:
GRE: Minimum 155 (recommended score). There is a minimum recommended score of 155 for the Quantative Reasoning section. Please note that completion of all sections of the exam is required.
For registration, please refer to the GRE website. The institution code for GRE is 7878 U Amsterdam School of Economics.
Applicants are expected to have the intrinsic motivation to build upon this knowledge. Coursework is designed in keeping with this expectation and demands significant personal initiative and an active contribution on the part of the student. Applicants are asked to upload a motivation letter in their online application.
Applicants are expected to invite at least one academic referee to submit their reference online. In the online application you need to fill out the contactdetails of the referee. Please make sure that your referee has agreed to write a recommendation before you register the referee's details. Your references should refer to your academic experience (e.g. coming from a former teacher).