Everything about Business Administration at the University of Amsterdam!

What does Business Administration at the University of Amsterdam mean?

The three-year bachelor’s degree Business Administration at the University of Amsterdam is giving entirely in English. Before choosing this course, it is important to know that your interest must lie with studying and working internationally. Your English level should also be sufficient enough to study successfully. Besides the English lessons, the lectures will be filled with students who come from all over the world.

During your study at the University of Amsterdam, you will be challenged to expand your international knowledge and to develop your current administrative skills. This is all possible by doing internships and by studying abroad for a semester. The University of Amsterdam has collaborations with more then 100 foreign universities. It is strongly recommended to study a semester abroad. This way, you will learn to become acquainted with a different culture, language and country.

The first course that you will take is called Principles of Economics and Business. During the first year, you will follow lectures in the Royal Theatre Carré in Amsterdam. In this year, you will see more emphasis on how Business Administration examines questions and their solutions from four perspectives. The four perspectives are: the organization, the people, the economy and the methods. In the second year, you will dive deeper into the business aspect. At the end of that year you will write a business case that is commissioned by a company.

In the third year, you have the freedom to structure that year. You can choose to do an internship, study abroad for a semester or choose a minor. You can also choose a specialisation. You will end the bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a thesis on a subject that is related to your chosen specialisation. Do you want to know more about the study Business Administration? Check out the website of the University of Amsterdam here!

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Student Association Sefa

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Sefa is the study association for the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam. The study association has more than 6500 members. In addition, they have already organized more than 125 events. Sefa inspires the student to think about the future. They organize various activities, offer a wide network and discounts for, for example, the required books. Do you want to know more about this study association? Read more on the Sefa website!

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What can Slim Academy do for you as an Business Administration student?

Optimal study support in higher education, since 1994!

Slim Academy is the quality label for study support in higher education. Since our foundation in 1994, helping students obtain all of their ECTS credits have been central. We do this by offering summaries, exam training on location, online exam training and 1-on-1 thesis supervision. We now sell more than 200,000 products a year and Slim Academy has been able to develop from small student start-ups to market leaders in study support in higher education in the Netherlands. With 5 locations, more than 800 student employees and 150 thesis supervisors throughout the Netherlands, there is always someone there for you. And we are proud of that! With our team in Rotterdam, we can offer Business Administration students at University of Amsterdam optimal study support.

No matter what obstacles you may encounter while studying, as a student, Slim Academy allows you to achieve your study goal in a way that fits your situation.

Studying is difficult for a variety of reasons. We believe that matching our study-support products and services to the specific needs of students in higher education makes studying more pleasant, efficient and, above all, more effective.

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We offer summaries for (almost) all Business Administration courses. The summaries of Slim Academy offer you the optimum preparation for your exams! Do you find it difficult to get a clear overview of all the study material? Are you missing the big picture or have you started studying too late? The Slim Academy summaries will help your during your learning process and help you towards a high grade for your exams! Curious about our offer? Check out all the available summaries for the study Business Administration at University of Amsterdam or view a sample copy here!

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Free supplements

For some Business Administration courses, the study material is delivered just before the exam, or the last lecture is only given a few days before the exam. We will put this material online for you for free on our supplements page! This way you can still learn all the study material in time for your exam. Check the supplements page to see which supplements are available for Business Administration at University of Amsterdam. That way you can always learn all the exam material.



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Thesis supervision at Slim Academy

Personal thesis supervision for every student!

Do you need help or guidance when writing your thesis? Together with a team of 170 professional thesis supervisors, we offer thesis supervision for all students at the University of Amsterdam. Every thesis has its own research question and is therefore unique, just like the student. No student and thesis are the same. For this reason we offer personal thesis supervision. Together with an expert in the field of your thesis subject, we will help you write your thesis succesfully. Have you finished your thesis completely, but do you want a final check before you finally submit it? Slim Academy, additionally, offers a review service, where we check your thesis for content, structure and language errors.

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