The Semester in Amsterdam programme welcomes students from all years of undergraduate study. Students can spend either one semester or a full year abroad and are directly enrolled at VU University Amsterdam. We warmly welcome individual applicants, or groups of students from partner institutions or via study abroad providers
Spend your summer studying a challenging and interdisciplinary topic in the vibrant UNESCO World Heritage city of Amsterdam. The Amsterdam Summer School offers small-scale courses in a wide range of fields at an excellent research university, VU University Amsterdam.
Study Abroad in Amsterdam
Study Abroad in Amsterdam offers the Semester in Amsterdam programme and the Amsterdam Summer School. Both programmes offer students a unique opportunity to study at one of Europe’s top institutions with an excellent reputation for both research and teaching in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Amsterdam.
While the Semester in Amsterdam programme enrols students for either a semester or a full year at VU University Amsterdam, the Amsterdam Summer School offers challenging interdisciplinary courses in July.
VU University is a top 100 university according to the Shanghai ranking of universities.
StudyPortals proudly presented the International student satisfaction bronze award to VU Amsterdam. These are awarded to universities in Europe that have received very high satisfaction ratings from their international students.
Study Abroad in Amsterdam joined the Institute of International Education Coalition to double the number of students who study abroad by the end of the decade.
Amsterdam, May 20, 2014—VU University’s Study Abroad in Amsterdam programme has pledged to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. The initiative is also focusing on increasing the diversity of the students who study abroad, ensuring quality, and removing barriers to participation.