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 institutes and colleges of applied sciences that will get that title on your business card in no time.

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam University

Education providers

Amsterdam’s higher education offering ranks among the world’s best. A long history of quality education has made it the diverse, innovative and cultur...
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How to apply

Preparing for study can be a very busy time, especially if you’re in your final year of secondary school. Follow this application process, double chec...
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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...
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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...
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Why you should consider a career in the circular economy

It is an exciting time to be working in Amsterdam. The economy is transitioning to a circular model that extends resources, reduces waste and requires...
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Student visa and entry requirements for students in Amsterdam

Depending on their nationality, international students in Amsterdam might need a residence permit to come to the Netherlands and to live and study the...
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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...
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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...
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