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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.

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...

Transport

There is so much to see and do as a student in Amsterdam, so you’ll need to get around the city somehow. Travelling by car isn’t really a feasible opt...

Travelling Europe

Newcomers to Amsterdam learn early on that it is exceptionally easy to explore other European cities while living here. Brussels, Paris and Berlin are...

Plan your study

Amsterdam’s universities are ranked among the world’s best and offer Bachelor and Master programmes in English. There are also a number of vocational ...

Hot jobs and industries

With so many programmes to choose from, deciding what to study can be seem overwhelming. To help guide your decision, consider these industries that a...

Nyenrode Business University

Nyenrode, the only private university in the Netherlands, was founded in 1946 with the motto “for business, by business”. Established by captains of i...

Aeres Hogeschool Almere

It's estimated that in 2050, 80% of the world's population will live in cities. This raises issues in terms of nature, liveability, and the supp...