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Study at the UvA

Welcome to the University of Amsterdam (UvA), a leading international research university located in the historic city of Amsterdam.


Bachelor's programmes
Master's programmes
Visit us
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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Bachelor's Brochure

Information about our Bachelor's programmes, campuses and student life at your fingertips.

International Programmes Brochure

Find out more about all our English-taught Bachelor's and Master's programmes, campuses, and research at the UvA.

Studying at the UvA

10 reasons to 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!

How to apply

Every programme at the University of Amsterdam has its own entry requirements, application procedure and deadlines. Find out how to apply for a programme by following the step-by step guide.

Practical matters

Find out about how to arrange practical matters when preparing for your studies at the UvA, such as visas, housing and insurance.
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.