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Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF)

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Looking for a solid foundation in international banking and finance? The Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF) offers you the skill set to excel in your international career as a finance professional. The 1- or 2-year programme combines traditional finance with innovative developments, such as fintech, blockchain and behavioural finance. You decide what field of finance you want to focus on, by choosing our General track or our Finance and Technology track. Both tracks can be followed part-time or full-time.

Why choose the Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF)?

  • Choose your track: General or Fintech

    Explore the subject that fits your interests and ambition with 2 tracks to choose from. The General track equips you with up-to-date knowledge of international finance across various finance disciplines. Are you a finance professional with an affinity for IT and innovation and are you eager to use technology to your advantage? Then our Finance and Technology track is for you. Whichever the track you choose, you will earn the same MSc degree in International Finance.

  • Become an international finance professional

    The breadth, depth and practical nature of our MIF programme will deepen your expertise in areas such as corporate finance and finance analysis. An overwhelming 90% of our students get hired by top-100 firms before graduation. You can accomplish that too. After earning your degree, you may easily find yourself promoted to a more managerial position with bigger responsibilities.

  • Personal development is key

    We pay close attention to your personal development. Our MIF Leadership Programme, our extensive alumni and industry networks and our dedicated, life-long career service will help you to get to the next level in your career in finance. The international study trip to South Africa is another element of our programme that will broaden your horizons and expose you to a different dimension of international markets.

  • A stimulating international environment

    We host an inspiring international learning community where you can maximise your potential. You will team up with fellow students from more than 20 countries with different backgrounds and academic skills, giving you the opportunity to widen your perspective and have a great learning experience.

    We keep our classes small, between (40 and 50 students), so you have plenty of room to interact with your fellow students. Theory discussions will challenge your academic thinking and help you apply the acquired knowledge to real business cases and to your own company, helping you to become a confident, inspiring and committed leader in finance.

  • High-quality research-based lectures

    Industry experts from leading finance corporations and qualified professors give research-based lectures on innovative and socially relevant themes. They make sure you stay up-to-date on fintech, blockchain, behavioural finance and other hot topics. You will learn how to put the latest developments in the finance industry into practice. You may also attend a range of events with inspirational experts in various areas of finance, big data and leadership.

  • World-class ranking and accreditation

    Earning your MSc at Amsterdam Business School means studying at one of the best business schools in the world:

    • We belong to the 1% of business schools worldwide with Triple Crown accreditation.
    • Our Executive MSc in International Finance ranks #3 among the world's best post-experience masters in finance in the most recent Financial Times ranking (2021).
    • We are part of the University of Amsterdam, one of the top Dutch universities ranked in the global top-100 of QS Rankings.
Executive Master in International Finance (MIF) | Tinodiwanashe Adrian Mazhinduka
‘The MIF programme combined finance, technology and sustainability’

Tino Adrian Mazhinduka: ‘I was looking for a programme that was multifaceted and combined finance, technology and sustainability. The MIF Programme offered all that. The programme inspired me to work in an environment where technology is used to make sustainable investments.’

Financial times ranks MIF 3rd worldwide

The programme was ranked 1st in the categories Career Progress, International Mobility and Value for Money. Other highlights include a 2nd place ranking in the International Course Experience category. These scores, coupled with a 97% salary increase for our graduates, confirms the MIF’s positive impact on career prospects and demonstrates how it helps students get to the next level of their career and excel as finance professionals.

Start September

The Executive MSc in International Finance starts once a year, in September.

Start: September
Classes: Full-time: typically 3 to 4 evenings a week
Part-time: typically 1 to 2 evenings a week
Duration: Full-time: 1 year
Part-time: 2 years
Deadline application: 30 June
Tuition fee: €33,500

Admission requirements

To be admitted to the MIF programme, you have to have at least:

  • an academic degree from a recognised research university in a related field;
  • a minimum of 2 years of relevant post-graduate full-time work experience;
  • a proof of analytical skills e.g. GMAT, GRE or Executive Assessment.

At the forefront of finance education

Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF): General track
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MSc International Finance
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65 ECTS,
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