At TIAS we understand that your education is important to you. Your graduate degree is a once-in-a-lifetime investment and therefore you want your degree to really add something relevant to your employability.

Our 1-year graduate degree programmes will start in September 2021 and our goal in the admissions process is to identify and enroll individuals with strong leadership potential. Individuals who will also enhance the diversity in their classroom and can contribute in a positive way to their peer-group.

    Eligible programmes

    Highlights of our graduate programmes

    Small-sized international classes with personal attention for students and a highly interactive learning environment

    Jumpstart your career: 80% of our MBA graduates and 92% of our MSc graduates received employment within 3 months after graduation


    • Financial Times: Out of 95 business schools in Europe, TIAS Business School ranks 31st in Europe and second in the Netherlands. (December 2018)
    • The Economist: TIAS Full-time MSc in Business Administration is the best Master in Management of the Netherlands. TIAS is ranked 27th worldwide. The TIAS MScBA program particularly excels in the creation of career opportunities for its participants and alumni. (June 2020)
    • QS 2020 Global MBA Rankings: The TIAS Full-time MBA is strong in Diversity and Thought Leadership, according to the. The MBA ranks 31st in the world for Diversity and 47th for Thought Leadership. QS is the world's largest, international higher education network, connecting universities, business schools & students. (September 2020)

    Scholarship details

    Available scholarships

    • 2 scholarships per country for an MBA programme
    • 2 scholarships per country for an MScBA programme

    for students from:

    • Brazil
    • China
    • Indonesia
    • Mexico
    • South Africa
    • South Korea
    • Vietnam

    Value of scholarship

    • up to €25,000 each for MBA
    • up to €10,000 each for MScBA

    Duration of scholarship

    Entire duration of the studies


    Academic requirement

    Bachelor's degree

    English level

    • TOEFL iBT min. score: 90
    • TOEFL CBT: min score: 292
    • IELTS min. score: 6.5

    Other diplomas

    Solid GMAT score.

    Please remember that a high GMAT score does not guarantee admission, just as a low score doesn't preclude admission. We accept students with lower GMAT scores if we believe this can be offset by stronger areas in their profile.

    Since we are such a very diverse school, we are keen to see whether you have worked, lived, studied abroad, or worked for an international company.

    Our average GMAT score is 620 overall.

    Please note: if you want to apply for the MScBA , you can take the TIAS in-­house test to replace the GMAT test.

    Working experience needed?

    • For the MBA you need to have at least 3 years of working experience.
    • For the MScMA no working experience is needed

    More information

    Contact person

    For China:

    For Mexico and South Africa:

    For South Korea and Vietnam:

    More information

    How to apply

    Application deadline

    1 May 2021

    Documentation to provide

    • Proof that the admissions process with the institution has started
    • a CV in English
    • 2 letters of recommendation
    • Motivation letter specifically written for OTS: please note that this letter is different from the general motivation letter for the programme as it focuses on the reasons why you think you need to be selected for OTS.

    For South African and Mexican students, in addition to the above:

    • Copies of degree certificates and transcripts (preferably in English)
    • Copy of your English Proficiency result
    • Copy of your GMAT result
    • Scholarship essay: see below   

    With the essay (maximum of 500 words) you want to emphasise on your ambitions after you graduate from TIAS but also on your goals while in the programme.

    Also state why you believe the TIAS graduate programme will help you achieve your ambitions. Put emphasis on your short-term and long-term post-graduation goals.

    You want to make it clear that you're a unique individual, without coming across as self-absorbed, or judgmental. Keep in mind that our goal in the admissions process is to identify and enroll individuals with strong leadership potential who will enhance the diversity in their classroom.

    Terms and conditions

    By applying for OTS you agree to the Orange Tulip Scholarship terms and conditions.

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