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Scholarships and loans

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. For that reason, it has established several scholarship programmes designed to offer talented and motivated international students the opportunity to pursue a degree at the UvA.

UvA scholarships

International students can apply for various scholarships to cover their studies at the UvA. The University offers two scholarships for exceptionally talented Bachelor's students from outside Europe: 

Amsterdam Merit Scholarship

Faculty scholarships

Several faculties also have a variety of scholarships aimed at international students. Choose a faculty below to find out more about faculty-specific scholarships.

Economics and Business

Social and Behavioural Sciences

Other financial aid information

Other financial aid: scholarships, loans, studying abroad

Studiefinanciering (for Dutch students)

Beurzen (for Dutch students)