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During this exciting Master’s programme you learn how to turn opportunities into action. Thinking and feeling like an entrepreneur benefits your career as employee or business owner. The UvA and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) have combined their expertise for this Master’s programme. For more in depth information on this Master's programme, you can visit the VU website.

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Master's Week: 18-24 Nov
Master's Week: 12 -16 Feb
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Top-5 reasons to study Entrepreneurship at Amsterdam Business School

  1. Joint Degree programme
    Benefit from professionals from 2 universities. The UvA and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) have combined their expertise for this Master’s programme.
  2. Become more entrepreneurial
    Gain practically relevant knowledge, boost your entrepreneurial skills and attitude and get ready for your career as employee or entrepreneur.
  3. Learn to put your knowledge into practice
    Get challenged by using your knowledge in a practically relevant way: validate your own business ideas, solve real-life challenges, and do an internship. 
  4. Increase your network
    Benefit from an international student body and the networks of two universities within the vibrant Amsterdam start-up ecosystem and corporate world.
  5. Learn from interesting guest speakers
    We bring the outside world into the classroom by inviting interesting guest speakers from both start-ups/scale-ups as well as corporates.

Boost your Entrepreneurial skills and attitude

You will be equipped with practically relevant knowledge and skills, so that you can think, feel and act like an entrepreneur.

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'You learn how start-ups can change society'

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Career prospects

We will train you for a career in which you will assess and bring to life innovative, viable, high-quality business ideas in a number of contexts. Our alumni have started careers either as entrepreneur, or as employee at a start-up, scale-up, or existing (large) organisation, and in a diversity of industries. The joint degree Master of Science in Entrepreneurship is recognised internationally.

This programme is suitable for all students who think they may (one day) want to be:

  • founder of their own venture;
  • manager aiming to create an entrepreneurial culture;
  • manager aiming to boost innovation;
  • policymaker aiming to create conditions to stimulate entrepreneurship;
  • project leader in innovation projects.
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Is the Master in Entrepreneurship for you?

If you have a natural interest to assess and bring to life innovative, viable, high-quality business ideas in a number of contexts, are creative and ambitious, you will definitely get the most out of this programme. 

'Compared to other degrees we have little theory and lectures.'

Gianluca de Varda: 'We are encouraged to pursue an entrepreneurial venture and work on it in our free time. The professors act more like mentors. This Master's is exactly what I was looking for.'

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Degree programme
MSc Entrepreneurship
Regular study programme
60 EC ECTS, 12 months
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Roeterseiland campus