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Actuarial Science
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After graduation

The Bachelor’s programme in Actuarial Science is an excellent step towards a successful career. With your Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, you will gain access to the MSc programme in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance at the UvA. If you want to become a fully qualified recognised actuary, you can also follow the advanced post-Master’s programme at the UvA.

Where do our graduates work?

As an actuary you can work for a variety of employers, including:

  • insurance companies
  • pension funds
  • banks
  • consultancies
  • the Dutch Central Bank (the regulatory authority),
  • other financial institutions and organisations
  • government bodies

Not only will you earn an excellent salary, there is also a good chance you will be offered a permanent contract and an attractive benefits package.

Starting salary

€3,100 gross

Salary after 5 years

€5,000 gross

Time to find a job

Almost immediately after graduation

Job score


Source: SEO and Elsevier Study and Work Survey 2018, UvA Economics and Business alumni survey.

Career preparation during your Bachelor's

The Economics and Business Career Centre (EBCC) helps you develop individual skills, gain experience and build connections. The team of career assistants, career coaches and internship advisors help you focus on your individual career journey.

Career events
Often together with study associations, the Career Centre also organises large career events. Meet employers and learn about the latest developments in job searching and employment.

Think of the Career month junior, thee Amsterdamse career days, de FSA profession days, the International Finance Days, the Amsterdam Marketing event en the Amsterdam Recruitment event.