Getting started

Master Global Sustainable Business Management

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:

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 introduction for the Master GSBM is called ‘Student Induction’ and the programme is yet to be confirmed. More information will be provided soon.

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

The reading list and other course information for all new students of the Master GSBM is provided via Blackboard and in class.

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.



Blackboard is the core of the digital learning environment of Northumbria University where you can find the weekly lesson plan, digital course materials, and information about exams.

Brightspace can be accessed via More information about Brightspace can be found on the A-Z list for students.

Class allocation

At the GSBM programme you will be allocated to a class by the AMSIB Coordination Team. This will be done once your enrolment is complete or when your payment has come in. You will receive your final class allocation no later than August 23. If you have not received your class allocation by then, please reach out to the AMSIB coordination team via


  • Once you have your class allocation, you will be able to check your timetable at It does not automatically show your schedule: You need to add your class by clicking the ‘+add timetable’ button. Under academic year 2024-2025, click ‘group’ and search for your class to add it to the timetable.
  • Your timetable is available two weeks prior to the start of the academic year: It will be published on August 19.
  • 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.


If you have any questions about enrolment, please contact the admissions team via or you can call +31 20 523 6960 during office hours.

If you have any questions regarding your AUAS ID and password, please contact the IT servicedesk via email or by phone +31 20 595 1402

If you have any questions regarding your HvA email, please contact the IT servicedesk via email or by phone +31 20 595 1402

If you have any other questions, please reach out to the AMSIB Coordination Team via

Student counsellors

If you need information, advice or guidance regarding your study career or personal circumstances you can reach out to the student counsellors. This applies to students with special needs in particular. See below to find more information about this service."

Published by  Communication 11 June 2024