Accredited by AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS, the Amsterdam School of Economics is part of a select group with a 'Triple Crown'. Worldwide, only 1% of all faculties with business programmes (approximately 14,000) have managed to achieve this prestigious status.
The Association of MBAs (AMBA) is the international impartial authority on postgraduate business education, established in 1967 by a small group of business graduates with the aim to raise the profile of business education and the MBA qualification in UK and Europe. Our accreditation service is the global standard for all MBA, DBA and MBM programmes. We currently accredit programmes at over 200 business schools in more than 70 different countries.
As the longest serving global association dedicated to advancing management education worldwide, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accredits 746 of the world’s best business schools across 51 countries and territories.
The Amsterdam Business School is EQUIS accredited. The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) is an international accreditation organisation for business school based in Brussels. The aim of the EQUIS accreditation process it to raise management education standards.
‘The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) is the independent accreditation organisation set up by the Dutch and Flemish governments, whose primary goal it is to provide an expert and objective judgement of the quality of higher education in Flanders and the Netherlands’. Almost all ABS programmes are NVAO-accredited.
Several of our programmes are accredited by national professional bodies in accounting, actuarial science, control and/or auditing. We have also been acknowledged as designated so-called permanent education institute, to offer modules for professionals such as accountants and controllers to fulfil their required regular education for their continued registration.