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Global Exchange Programme

About us

The Office of International Student Affairs (BIS) oversees and coordinates incoming student exchange programmes within the Global Exchange Programme. We offer many services to help you adjust to life in Amsterdam and make your stay at the UvA unforgettable.

Can I participate in the Global Exchange Programme?

If your home university has a current formal agreement with the UvA, you are eligible to apply to attend the UvA as an exchange student within the Global Exchange Programme.

Please contact  your home university‚Äôs international office to get officially nominated for the Global Exchange Programme.

If your home university does not have an agreement with the UvA, you will need to contact your university's international office and follow the procedures indicated by your home university.

World map

For all partner universities, related information and student testimonials, please check the UvA World Map.

And for a concise document of all facts, figures, and general info and requirements, please take a look at our fact sheet.


For questions about the Global Exchange programme you can contact our Office of International Student Affairs.