You can apply for the Erasmus+ or SEMP exchange programme of the Faculty of Science if:
The application deadline for the Faculty of Science Erasmus+/SEMP exchange programme is:
Exchange students enrolled for courses at the UvA are required to be in Amsterdam when the courses start. You will not be allowed to take a course if you have missed the first class(es). Keep in mind that the academic year in the Netherlands may differ from your home country. Please visit our academic calendar website to verify the start date of your exchange semester.
If you apply for master courses, you must always show proof of English proficiency by one of the official tests indicated below. OLS is not accepted.
In the following cases you do not have to upload an official proof of English proficiency:
NOTE: If you wish to participate in Dutch taught courses, you must have obtained the Dutch NT2 certificate (programme II, B2).
After the Faculty of Science accepts your nomination by your home university, you will receive a UvA net ID (student number) and an invitation to start the application.
The University of Amsterdam will send you two emails.
The first email will contain instructions on how to apply and information on the University of Amsterdam and your exchange. Please read this email carefully.
The second email will be sent within one working day after the first email, and will include your UvAnetID (student number).
Activate your UvAnetID as instructed in the second email.
Make sure to carefully read the information on the Faculty of Science exchange website (uva.nl/exchange-science), mainly the Courses page.
Once you have done so and once you have activated your UvAnetID, you can go to the student portal sis.uva.nl, log in with your UvAnetID, and click on ‘My Admissions’ to submit your application.
Please note that you will need to upload the following documents in PDF format with your application in the SIS student portal:
Within six weeks after the application deadline all students will receive information on the status of their application. Once we have positively evaluated your application, we will contact you about course enrolment.
For more information see After application.
Please note that incomplete applications will not be processed.