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The higher education system in Amsterdam offers both research and vocational universities and colleges of applied sciences.  The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are high-ranking centres of excellence, and the various colleges offer a wide range of study programmes. In addition, there is an abundance of courses, language classes and workshops on offer.

Scholarships

Once you have decided on a career path, explore the ways that you can get financial assistance to study in Amsterdam. Take the time to apply for as ma...

Study Data Sciences

Data, they say, is everywhere—and that includes Amsterdam. Known worldwide as a hub for technology, Amsterdam boasts not only the businesses that coll...

Steps to study in Amsterdam

Get set to study in Amsterdam. The following steps will guide you through the process of getting settled in one of the world’s most exciting cities. T...

Amsterdam facts & figures

Did you know that there are more than 100km of canals in Amsterdam? Or that there are more bikes than people? Here's a selection of interesting and un...

Healthcare

It’s always a bit weird going to the doctor in another country, but you don’t have to worry: healthcare in Amsterdam is among the best in the world.

Arrival guide

There’s so much to see and do as a student in Amsterdam, it can be tricky to know where to start. Here are our tips for making the most of your first ...

Safety in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is often considered one of the safest cities in the world. It’s a great place to be a student, where the crime rate is low and police keep a...

Guide to internships

Get a head start on the career ladder by taking on an internship in Amsterdam. You’ll make contacts, gain valuable experience and put your studies int...

Fees & costs

Budgeting is really important for students – especially if you are going to be studying in an unfamiliar country. That is why it is vital to get a goo...

Studies in English

Don’t speak Dutch yet? Don’t worry. The Netherlands has one of the highest levels of English proficiency in the world, and in Amsterdam this is more t...