Trading Project

High frequency trading is excitement: high speeds and high turnover rates. Sophisticated technological tools and computer algorithms are used to rapidly trade securities. Trading oriinated in Amsterdam at the Amsterdam Stock Exchange and Amsterdam is still essential in the development of trading today.


This project will give students the chance to discover the world of trading. Over the course of one day, students will be offered the opportunity to meet two of the greatest Dutch trading firms.

Who are we looking for

This project is designed for students from backrounds in beta/econometrics, in the final stage of their Bachelor or Master’s study. All students with an interest in Trading can apply via our website. Fluency in Dutch is required.

Participating Companies

Flowtraders and Optiver. For more information on the participating companies, please visit their company profiles on our website, displayed below.


The date for the Trading Project 2018 is yet to be announced.


10.00 – Trading Game (Flow Traders)
12.15 – Lunch (Flow Traders)
14.00 – Market Making Game (Optiver)
17.30 – Dinner and Drinks (Optiver)
19.00 – End

Contact the Trading Project committee

    020 – 525 63 57

Abe Sweep

Committee Member

Lars van der Wal

Committee Member

Megan van den Broek

Coordinator Board

Applying for the Trading Project 2018

The applications for the Trading Project 2018 are not open yet.
Applications are expected to open September 2018.

Apply Form

The application period is closed.