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education

The Netherlands is renowned for having a strong, well-balanced education system. From age three or four, children go to primary school for eight years and then transfer to secondary school. Amsterdam offers a large variety of schools: regular state schools, Montessori schools, religious schools, international schools… the possibilities are manifold, so parents can find exactly the right institution for their children.

Learning Dutch

If you come to Amsterdam as an international student on an English-language programme, you will find that you can find your way around quite easily wi...

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...

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...

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...

Higher education

Whether you have your heart set on a PhD, or prefer a more hands-on approach, you’re on your way to following in a long tradition of academic excellen...

Programmes

Find the perfect study programme in Amsterdam. There are courses and study programmes available in a wide variety of fields throughout the Amsterdam M...