Study at the UvA
Welcome to the University of Amsterdam (UvA), a leading international research university located in the historic city of Amsterdam.
With a student body of over 31,000 students, and more than 5,000 international students and researchers from over 100 countries, the UvA offers a unique opportunity to acquire academic knowledge in a truly international environment. We have been ranked the most international university in the Netherlands.
Why choose the UvA?
We offer one of the largest selections of international programmes in the Netherlands and consistently score highly in international rankings. We hope to welcome you soon to our campuses, which are spread throughout the city of Amsterdam!
Studying at the UvA
The UvA offers more than 200 international degree programmes fully taught in English; most of these are at graduate level. We also offer shorter programmes as part of the UvA Summer School.
Would you like to stay up to date about our news, events and programmes?
Come to our open days and get to know the campuses, degree programmes and current staff and students. Each year we offer several open days for our Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes.
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Meet our students
Our students come from around the world. Want to know what it is like to study at the UvA as an international student? Ask one of our International Student Ambassadors and read about their experiences.