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Artificial Intelligence

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Self-driving cars, smart cameras, surveillance systems, robotic manufacturing and machine translations: examples of how artificial intelligence has become integrated in society. In the highly competitive two-year Master's programme Artificial Intelligence (AI) you will develop a solid understanding of AI and become an expert in a rapidly evolving discipline.

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What is this programme about?

Students and lecturers from Artificial Intelligence will tell you what you can expect from this programme and discuss career opportunities once you have graduated.

Admission during COVID-19

Due to the Corona pandemic, in exceptional cases, the UvA will allow you to start your Master's programme before having fully completed your Bachelor’s degree. Check the Application and Admission page for more information.

The study programme

The curriculum of the Master's Artificial Intelligence leaves ample space for you to explore what you find interesting in and around the field of AI. You can specialise in one of the UvA research areas or you can design your own path that combines research fields.

Technical and scientific approach towards AI research

The programme covers a wide range of topics in AI

Lecturers are world-renowned researchers and experts in their field

Informal teaching environment and students with many nationalities

Meet the people

Who better than our students can give you an insight into the Master's programme Artificial Intelligence? Read what they have to say and meet the researchers that teach the core courses.

Copyright: Taco Cohen
In AI research we focus on getting the system to actually perform a task – whether it is recognising objects in images, understanding natural language, or any of the myriad manifestations of intelligence - while only occasionally glancing at biology. This is what appeals to me most. Taco Cohen, student Artificial Intelligence

After graduation

A Master of Science degree in Artificial Intelligence gives you a strong foundation for working in key positions, in knowledge-intensive research centres or business. Overall, the career perspectives for AI graduates are good.

Is Artificial Intelligence for you?

This Master's programme is highly competitive. A restricted number of students is accepted to the programme every year. Eligible candidates will be selected based on the ranking criteria specified in the Entry requirements on the Application and Admission page.

Facts & Figures
Degree programme MSc Artificial Intelligence
Type Regular study programme
Mode Full-time
Credits 120 ECTS, 24 months
Language of instruction English
Starts in September
CROHO code 66981