Change your world Study at VU Amsterdam
When you look around, are you dissatisfied with the status quo? Which developments are taking us in the wrong direction? Which taboos would you like to break down? And what will your future look like?
At Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, you can choose from over 50 different Bachelor’s programmes. During your studies, you investigate issues that concern you personally. You find out where the opportunities lie and how you can make a difference. You share your curiosity with your fellow students. You do research, conduct analyses and ask questions. You learn with and from one another, and you help each other to reach the next level. This is where the change begins: with you, every single day.
Studying is so much more than just burying your nose in a book. It starts with choosing the right study programme and finding a room in Amsterdam. And then, of course, trying out all the cafes and finding the best places to study on VU campus. But you also need to know how much studying at VU Amsterdam will cost, and which student and study associations you could join. Here you can find all the information you need and more.
Do you want to spend your summer in Amsterdam, studying a challenging and interdisciplinary topic? Our Amsterdam Summer School offers small-scale courses in a wide range of disciplines. Participating in the Amsterdam Summer School will give you a great opportunity to further develop your academic career. Looking forward to having a beautiful summer in our lovely Amsterdam?
The Semester in Amsterdam programme welcomes students from all years of Bachelor's degree studies. Students can spend either one semester or a full year abroad and are directly enrolled at VU Amsterdam. We warmly welcome free movers/individual applicants, or groups of students from partner institutions or via study abroad providers. Sounds appealing to you?
The VU Amsterdam Gap Year Experience provides you with the opportunity to experience life at our university as an international student before committing to a three or four-year bachelor’s programme. Off course you will dive into the city life of Amsterdam as well. The Gap Year Experience allows you to try out courses in a variety of fields, or to choose a specific field of study at the university level. Want to know more?