University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam

Amsterdam , Netherlands
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 52
    Available Programs
  • 30000
  • 12600
    Average Cost
  • Permit


The University of Amsterdam is the Netherlands' largest university, offering the widest range of academic programmes. At the UvA, 30,000 students, 6,000 staff members and 3,000 PhD candidates study and work in a diverse range of fields, connected by a culture of curiosity.

Entry requirements

Students applying to one of Bachelor’s programmes should hold a Dutch VWO diploma, HBO propedeuse or comparable equivalent from your country. If you have foreign credentials, mathematics and English should be included in your final examination or attended until the last year.
If you are not a native English speaker, you will need to demonstrate English proficiency in order to be eligible for English-taught programmes.

Scholarship & funding

The UvA has established two scholarship programmes specifically designed to offer talented and motivated non-EU/EEA students the opportunity to pursue a degree at the UvA. These scholarship programmes are the Amsterdam Merit Scholarship and the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship.

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Student life

This video shows some features of student life in Amsterdam.