Graduates can be found in a wide variety of business and public organisations, including multinational companies, marketing agencies, entrepreneurial firms, non-governmental organisations and banks and insurance companies.
Anastasia Tumchenok did the Master's Business Administration and is now working as a global marketing and communication's manager. What is her advice for students who are thinking about their future?
Where do our graduates work?
- Applications account manager at Oracle
- Advisor at Ernst & Young
- Product marketer at TomTom
- Talent community manager at ING Insurance
- CEE distributor sales operations at Nike
Career in research
Start off with the Research Master’s
Thinking of a career in academia? The best way to prepare yourself is to follow a research Master's programme before you commence with your PhD. The Research Master's programme in Economics, Finance and Econometrics is offered by the Tinbergen Institute. It offers you access to a doctoral programme at the UvA or another university.
Obtain your PhD
We offer thriving English-taught PhD programmes with excellent opportunities if you want to embark on a doctoral thesis following your Master’s.
The study programme kicks off with inspiring lectures from our partner companies in Royal Theatre Carré. Every business seminar ends with a network session for you to explore your future career possibilities.
All graduates have access to our extensive alumni network, with more than 186.000 alumni worldwide. This network enables graduates to find and connect with fellow alumni, students, staff and corporate relations of UvA Economics and Business, in their field of interest and to find new opportunities
Career preparation during your Master's
Studying at UvA Economics and Business goes beyond academic learning. Our Career Centre helps you to explore your options, develop skills and connect to companies so you can make your transition to the job market with confidence.
We didn’t craft a one way programme, but selected essential options in 5 categories. This way you can put together your own career journey. In your own time. At your own pace.
Career preparation activities
In addition to the career knowledge and skills you can develop, the Faculty of Economics and Business, study associations and our corporate partners offer many career preparation activities to support you on your personal career journey. For example:
- career coaching
- professional skills workshops
- network events
- personality tests
This all helps to increase your employability and confidence about your next step after graduation.
Orientation Year Permit
The Orientation Year permit is a 1-year permit that allows recent international graduates to live and work in the Netherlands without a permit for 1 year.