At the University of Amsterdam you can study a range of over twenty modern languages and two classical languages. Learning a language is a valuable addition to your skillset. There are different ways in which you can do this as part your Bachelor’s programme: by choosing a language minor or taking the individual language courses as electives. The UvA also offers two English-taught Bachelor’s programmes – European Studies and Linguistics – in which learning a modern language is a core component of the study programme.
The UvA offers a unique selection of language programmes and courses.
Classical languages (Greek and Latin)
Dutch (for students of the European Studies programme)
English (+ Academic English)
Frisian (taught in Dutch)
Scandinavian languages (Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
Serbian/Croatian (taught in Dutch)
Sign Language of the Netherlands
Visit the UvA Course Catalogue for a detailed overview of the courses on offer: coursecatalogue.uva.nl.
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