University of Amsterdam: Approved Courses

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    • You may take a full semester of business classes while abroad on IBEX. However, we advise you have room for at least two electives for planning purposes
    • Reference the IBEX Course Guide: What you can or cannot take!
      • You can take a maximum of two classes per concentration
      • Accounting courses cannot be taken for credit toward the Accounting or CPA majors/concentrations
      • All IBEX courses will transfer back to NYU Stern as Pass/Fail
    • Listed below are courses that have been approved and were taken previously by Stern IBEX students.
    • *You are not limited to taking the courses listed on this page!* See below for how to find additional courses.
    • There is no guarantee that the courses listed here will be offered during the specific semester you study abroad. It is important to be flexible - have a Plan A and Plan B and the space to take some electives.
    • If you see a course on Amsterdam's website that you would like to take, but it is not listed below, you must submit the syllabus to Stern’s International Exchanges & Special Programs team for approval.
    • Once Amsterdam publishes its confirmed courses for the semester you will be attending, you can revise your list as needed based on what is actually being offered.
    • Please refer to the IBEX Course Guide when selecting courses.
    • If you are accepted to IBEX, you will attend individual Academic Advising sessions with the International Programs team to plan and revise your schedule.
    • If a course is already listed here as approved, it does not need to be reviewed again, unless you want to see if it will count towards a new requirement.

*Please note: Amsterdam's courses run in blocks as follows:
Fall Semester:
Late August to late December: Bock 1 =  8 weeks and Bloc 2 = 8 weeks *(Block 3 is 4 weeks but takes place in January)

Spring Semester:
Early February to early June: Bock 1 =  8 weeks and Bloc 2 = 8 weeks *(Block 3 is 4 weeks but takes place in late June)

*If students finish a full time course load (minimum 24-30 Amsterdam credits/minimum 4-5 classes) in the first two blocks of the semester they are allowed to return home earlier and not take courses in Block 3. However housing lease contracts cannot be shortened and cover (almost) the entire semester.

Approved Courses (click to open)

Course Title Abroad NYU Credits Course Equivalent at NYU Semester Taken
6012B0207Y Advanced Corporate Finance 3 Elective (Stern), NOT equivalent to any Advanced Finance Elective Fall 2015
6012B0211Y Corporate Social Responsibility 3 SOIM-UB 12 Professional Responsibility and Leadership (PRL) for 2 credits PLUS 1 elective credit (Stern) Fall 2015, Fall 2017
6012B0212Y Econometrics 3 Advanced Economics Elective Fall 2016
6012B0215Y Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3 Elective (Stern), Non-Stern Elective Fall 2015, Fall 2017
6012B0254Y Public Economics 3 Advanced Economics Elective Fall 2016
6012B0256Y Strategic Management 3 OPMG-UB 1 Operations Management for 3 credits Fall 2017
6012B0267Y Cultural Industries 3 Elective (CAS) Fall 2015
6012B0323Y Marketing 3 Advanced Marketing Elective Fall 2017
900141ACC The Global Identity Experience 3 Elective (CAS) Fall 2014
900161ACC Logic, Flow & Argumentation 3 Elective (CAS) Fall 2014
900191SCI Programming Your World 3 Elective (CAS) Fall 2014