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Trainingen en workshops

Studeren in het buitenland: overzicht (alleen in Engels)

Make the world your classroom. Study abroad! 

Explore the variety of programmes on studyabroad.uva.nl  and research the different destinations on www.uva.nl/worldmap. To support students in their quest to study abroad the Office of International Student Affairs (BIS) organises a range of different activities:

  • events (variety of promotional and entertaining activities)
  • information sessions (presentations about a specific programme)
  • workshops (short interactive session to practice specific skills)
  • Q&A sessions (a chance to engage with experts on the topic and ask questions).

Need help? No problem, we are committed to help you during each stage of your journey (orientation, pre-departure, during and after mobility). All our activities will be offered in English and due to measures related to the coronavirus, organised online.

Man loopt in zijn eentje door een zwart-wit-grijs landschap met bergen en wolken.
picture: Bouke Bentvelsen

Orientation activities: what can you do?

The activities below will help you explore your options and choose a specific programme.


Information sessions

  • Study Abroad & Digital World Map
  • Study Abroad with Global Exchange Programme
  • NICE online course and summer programme
  • INCiTE summer programme
  • U21 summer scholarships
  • UNICA student conference
  • Information session RISE student competition
  • Rejected for the Global Exchange Programme, what now?


  • How to finance your study abroad experience?
  • How to choose your study abroad destination?

Q&A session

  • Global Exchange Programme

Predeparture activities: how do you prepare?

Now that you applied for a specific programme and got selected, the activities below will help you prepare for your study abroad adventure.

Information sessions

  • Selected for Global Exchange Programme
  • Selected for the NICE online course and summer programme
  • Selected for RISE student competition
  • Selected for UNICA student conference
  • Selected for INCiTE summer programme
  • Selected for U21 summer scholarships
  • Predeparture meeting for Erasmus+ programme
  • Predeparture meeting for Global Exchange Programme


  • How to navigate your host university factsheet?
  • How to stay safe while studying abroad?
  • How to prepare for cultural differences?

Q&A sessions

  • Global Exchange Programme
  • Erasmus+ Grant


  • Goodbye event for all study abroad students

During mobility: how to make the most of my study abroad experience?

While you are abroad, the host university will have a broad range of support services. You will also have access to a UvA Canvas page that provides all the information needed if you run into any difficulties. Topics include information on culture shock, health and travel insurance, medical and money matters, and support during a crisis.


After mobility: how to build on your experience and share what you have learnt?

Upon returning home students sometimes need to comply with procedures outlined by their programme. Also, it will take some time to adjust to being back home again. To support you after your mobility programme you will find useful information on your UvA Canvas page and you can sign up for the UvA Exchange Ambassador Programme: www.uva.nl/ambassadors