Getting started

AMSIB - International Business fast-track

Getting started

Welcome to the AUAS! This page provides all the practical information you need to start the academic year off strong.

Finalise your enrolment

  • Have you already paid your tuition fees and taken all the steps necessary to finalise your enrolment? Check your Enrolment Checklist to see if you missed anything.
  • You need to complete all the steps before you can start your degree programme in September.
  • Your enrolment is official when you receive a notification of Proof of Enrolment, which will be sent to your email address.

AUAS ID and password

  • After enrolling at AUAS, you will receive a welcome email containing your AUAS ID (username).
  • With your AUAS ID and password, you have access to AUAS's websites, systems, apps and computers.
  • At you can activate your AUAS ID. If you have forgotten your password or want to change it, go also to this page.
  • Please keep in mind that when your private email address is mentioned, this is the address you are registered with in Studielink.
  • More information about activating your AUAS ID and changing or resetting your password.

Student ID card

You can use your student ID card to:

  • Confirm your identity when attending classes and when using study centres at all AUAS locations.
  • To identify yourself at online exams.
    Only if you do not have a student ID card, you can identify yourself with a valid identity card. For online exams, the BSN must not be visible on the screen.
    Please note: for exams on location only an ID card or passport is considered as a valid proof of identity, not a student card!
  • Borrow books from the university library or the university of applied sciences library.
  • Check all information about your student ID card and how to apply.

Please note: if you don’t live in the Netherlands, your student ID card will not be sent to your home address. It will be ready for you to collect from one of the AUAS service points.

Introduction days

The AMSIB introduction week will take place in the week of 26th of August 2024 at the AMSIB campus. Below you can find the programme. It is an important week to participate in, save the dates. The Introduction week is designed to get new students acquainted with AMSIB and its policies, platforms and procedures. During that week, the students do get the chance to meet their mentors and classmates as well.

For more detailed information and regular updates on the AMSIB introduction programme kindly visit Welcome - welcometoamsib (

  • Monday 26th of August: Social meet up with snacks and drinks in the park activity organised by the AMSIB Student Society ACE

  • Tuesday 27th of August: Mandatory Orientation Day 1 on Campus

  • Wednesday 28th of August: Social activity organised by the AMSIB Student Society ACE

  • Thursday 29th of August: Mandatory Orientation Day 2 on Campus

AUAS introduction 2024

  • Would you like to know what the AUAS has to offer besides your degree programme? Join the AUAS Introduction on Thursday 29 August.
  • Get to know the AUAS and get a taste of student life in Amsterdam, our student platforms, facilities and more!


Reading list

Your booklist will be published on July 3 on the website of Athenaeum Bookstore .

This way you can order your books instantly. You can also look at the course catalogue, since every course contains a detailed description of all the study material that you need.

Two-step verification

  • Two-step verification is an extra security measure when logging into AUAS systems and apps. With the Microsoft Authenticator-app a verification code is sent to your mobile device to complete the login process. Two-step verification provides an additional check that helps ascertain the identity of the person logging in with a greater degree of certainty.

  • You will need two-step verification for example with your mail, Brightspace and all the Microsoft 365-apps.

  • You only need to set up two-step verification once. For instructions, go to Two-step verification - Hogeschool van Amsterdam (


At AUAS, you can use various software for your studies free of charge.


  • You can find you AUAS mail at Open the menu and click on the email icon. Keep in mind that you will need two-step verification to log in to you email.
  • When you start studying at AUAS your AUAS email is automatically forwarded to your personal email address. We recommend that you deactivate this forwarding service when your enrolment at AUAS is finalised, because we cannot guarantee that all AUAS emails will be forwarded. You can do this at – clear the information in the field Forwarding email address.
  • More information about your email and how to receive it on your mobile phone.



  • Brightspace is the core of the digital learning environment of the AUAS where you can find all course materials and educational activities. You will also hand in assignments here. When you have questions for your classmates or teacher, your ask them in Brightspace.

  • Go to and click on the icon Brightspace.
  • Find out more about Brightspace and its options and possibilities.


  • All new students of the IB full-time programme can select a class between August 1 and August 20 via Academy Attendance ( This way you can select a class with a specific lesson-free day and you can choose to be in the same class as someone you already know. If you do not select a class in time, the coordination team will assign you to a class.

  • All new students of the IB fast-track, IB evening (part-time) and the master GSBM will be assigned to a class. You will receive your class allocation no later than August 20. If you have not received your class allocation by then, please reach out to the AMSIB coordination team via . We will assign you to a class straight away.


  • Once you have your class list, you will be able to check your timetable at
  • You can link your timetable to calendar applications such as Outlook, Google Calendar, iCalendar or the calendar application on your mobile phone.
  • Check out the AUAS academic calendar to find out how the academic year is structured and when the holiday periods are scheduled.

Course catalogue


  • Every day starts at
  • You can log in with your AUAS ID and password.
  • You will find quick access to the most important information here, such as your timetable, latest results, announcements and news.
  • MyAUAS is your portal to essential information, such as the A-Z list, your programme page, the library, contact info for your lecturers and direct links to other applications such as SIS and Brightspace.


You can always contact us if you have questions.

Published by  Communication 12 April 2024