Hogeschool van Amsterdam

Start off strong

AMSIB - International Business fast-track

Start off strong

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

AUAS experience

Get to know the AUAS during the AUAS Experience and get a taste of student life in Amsterdam.

Introduction week 30 August - 3 September

  • The introduction activities are for first-year students at AMSIB. The aim of the week is to introduce you to the AUAS, your fellow students and student life in Amsterdam!
  • Restricted by measures due to the coronavirus, AMSIB is working on an engaging introduction week for all first year students. More information will be shared at the beginning of June on this page.

Reading list

  • The reading list will be published on this page at the beginning of July.

ACE Society

  • The AMSIB Culture and Excellence (ACE) society is the student society of the International Business course of the Amsterdam School of International Business (AMSIB).
  • Our goals are to create a community, increase student engagement and to improve the mental health of students. Throughout the academic year we plan on engaging students on our social media accounts with content relating to study tips, comedy, culture course information and much more.
  • We also plan to support students with advice when it comes to their various needs, we do not promise to always have solutions, but we do promise to always listen.
  • In the past academic years, we also organised events to bring students together, such as meet and greets, movie nights, bowling nights, board game night, BBQ’S, Kings day parties and etc. While we currently are unsure of what the future will bring, we will strive to at least have small get togethers for students to get to know each other. Whether it be online or face to face.
  • We very much look forward to meeting all the new students and members and we wish you a very happy year studying.
  • Or check out our Facebook page and Instagram.
  • If you ever want to send us an email, please feel free to email info@acesociety.nl.

Course catalogue

  • The course catalogue for your degree programme contains important information about the curriculum: the programme structure, your courses and the options available.
  • The course catalogue for the academic year 2021-2022 will be available from 1 July 2021.


  • You can download the free AUAS Office-package and install it on 5 mobile devices and 5 laptops/computers (Windows and Apple).
  • This Office-package offers you the newest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, for example.
  • Go to hva.nl/downloadoffice and log in with your AUAS ID and password.
  • Via SURFspot you can enjoy great discounts on other software and hardware such as laptops and smartphones.

Online - offline classes corona

Are you eager to find out if corona-related measures will still be in place at AUAS in September? Check it here: on-campus or online.

Group list

  • Your group list will be communicated on 23 August by e-mail, on condition that you have paid the tuition fee.
  • Classes start on Monday 6 september. Go to the AUAS academic calendar to find out how the academic year is structured and when the holiday periods are scheduled.


  • The first classes start in de week of 6 September.
  • Once you have your class list, you will be able to check your timetable at rooster.hva.nl .
  • 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.


If you have any questions, please contact the AUAS using one of the following channels:

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Published by  Communication 7 May 2021