Start off strong

Master Digital Driven Business

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.

AUAS introduction festival

This September, you will start your studies at AUAS. We are very excited, because after two years of corona we can finally organize our AUAS introduction festival for you again. As a new AUAS student, be sure not to miss this day. You will hear all about what the AUAS has to offer you. So you can get the most out of your time as a student. All the study and student associations will also be present. Who knows, you might find an association to join!

Date: Friday 2 September, 2022
Time: 14:00 -18:00 (CEST)
Location: Fraijlemaborg 133 (Business Campus)
For whom: for all students who will shortly be studying at the Faculty of Business & Economics
Entrance: free


Introduction programme

  • The mandatory online introduction programme will take place from Monday 29 August until Friday 2 September. Please note: this programme is mandatory for all students.
  • The introduction programme includes research skills, including data tools, analysis and statistics, as well as business and ICT basics. You also learn the basics of professional development and why this is essential to a successful career.
  • You can find all details on the introduction programme in this document.

Reading list

Newbie Guide

  • The Newbie guide will help you find your way: helping you locate your timetable and marks, showing how Brightspace works, how to study online, where you can access help and much more.

Course catalogue


  • 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 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.

Group list

  • The group lists will be announced at the start of the academic year.
  • Classes start on Monday 5 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 the week of 5 September.
  • 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.


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

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Published by  Communication 22 August 2022