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Management and Organisation Education

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Management and Organisation Education

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) programmes and courses

    Management and Organisation participates in the Bachelor programs Bedrijfskunde and International Business Administration. We offer the following courses:

    Bachelor Bedrijfskunde

    • Organization Theory 1.2
    • Academic Skills 1.3
    • Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior 1.5 
    • Integration Project 1.6
    • Research Project 1.6
    • Strategy 2.2
    • Corporate Entrepreneurship 2.5
    • Ethics 3.4
    • Foundations of Strategic Management 3.4 
    • Debastes in Management and Consulting 3.5
    • Contemporary perspectives on OB: leading change 3.5
    • Small Business Development 3.5
    • Strategic Management Practice 3.5

    Bachelor Economics

    • Academic skills 1.3
    • Economics of management and organization 1.5
    • Ethics 2.3

    Bachelor International Business Administration

    • Organization Theory 1.2 
    • Academic skills 1.3
    • HRM-OB 2.1 
    • International Strategy 2.3
    • Integrative research project 2.6
    • People in Business and Society 1.1


    The third year of each program allows students to specialize in a particular Minor and configure the curriculum towards entering one of our Master programs. We coordinate and offer a number of minors:

    Management and Organisation also contributes to the VU Amsterdam Summer School. For example, each year prof.dr. Enno Masurel and colleagues offer the course New Venture Creation and Entrepreneurship.

    Contemporary Challenges in Corporate Strategy 

    The Future Entrepreneur 

  • Master of Science (MSc) programmes and courses

    The School of Business and Economics (SBE) offers several master programs. For more information, visit the School’s website for information in Dutch or English. Management and Organisation offers the following Master programs:

  • PhD

    Fulltime PhD

    Management and Organisation is actively involved in a variety of PhD research projects. PhD researchers are affiliated with the Amsterdam Business Research Institute (ABRI), where they receive doctoral training at the Graduate School. Many of our graduates have obtained academic positions at top business schools in Europe, the U.S., and Asia. Management and Organisation contributes to several courses in the Research Master Business in Society, which is offered in preparation of a PhD position. Please contact Dr. Philipp Tuertscher (Academic Director ABRI) if you are interested in starting a (fully paid) PhD project at Management and Organisation or joining our research master.

    Part-time PhD

    Management and Organisation is also actively involved in a variety of Part-time PhD research projects. PhD researchers are affiliated with the Amsterdam Business Research Institute (ABRI), where they receive doctoral training as part of ABRI's Part-time PhD programme in Business. The part-time PhD programme is a four-year programme for professionals and executives. Each of the four programme years consists of up to six training modules which guide you through the process of writing a scientific article. Throughout the four years (or more if necessary), participants typically develop four articles, which will form the body of your PhD thesis.

    Please contact the Programme Coordinator, Niki Konijn ( for more information.

  • MBA programmes

    As part of VU School of Business and Economics, the Department of Management and Organization offers two accredited MBA programmes:

  • Executive Education

    The School of Business and Economics also offers a number of postgraduate programs. More information is available in Dutch or English. 

    In addition to doing a full-time PhD, you may also consider our part-time Executive PhD Program. This exciting program offers business leaders a unique opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research on grand business challenges and become part of a vibrant academic community. Please contact prof.dr. Svetlana Khapova for information about this program.