UNIVERSITY OF AMSTERDAM - [UVA], AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam, North HollandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1632Established Year
  23778Enrollment

The University of Amsterdam is public research university in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Established in 1632, the university is the largest university in the Netherlands. It ranks among the top 100 universities in the world and the top 15 universities in Europe. It is research university dealing in extensive research in more than 50 fields of study.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus SettingUrban
UG Application Portalstudielink.nl
Annual Budget850 million Euros
Mode of ProgramsFull-time; part-time
Number of International Students5,467
Annual Cost of Attendance3,173 – 26,000
Contact Information+31 (0)20 525 1401

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • The University of Amsterdam offers 62 bachelors’, 73 masters’, 21 research masters’, and 43 other programs through 7 faculties. Out of the total 98 programs are taught in English.
  • The most popular programs include – Psychiatry and Psychology; Neuroscience; Microbiology; Arts and Humanities; Immunology; and Space Science.
  • It has four campuses spread across Amsterdam. It offers limited on campus accommodation and for a maximum period of one year.
  • The university helps its students find on campus housing on its official website. 16.8% of students are international students at the university.

University of Amsterdam Admissions

The deadlines for student intake varies between January and May of each year depending upon the program.

Admission Requirements

  • Transcripts till the most recent education in English, Dutch, French or German; letter of reference
  • Language Proficiency Test –
    • TOEFL – 100
    • IELTS – 7
    • Cambridge – 183; CAE B; CPRE C
    • NT2 for programs taught in Dutch
  • Application fee – Varies
  • Additional requirements – Letter of motivation; CV; Copy of passport for proof of identity.

The applications must be submitted through the studielink.nl portal for both bachelors’ and masters’ programs.

Financial Aid and Cost of Study

The university offers financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans and study abroad programs. A few scholarships offered to international students are –

  • Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship
  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarship
  • Faculty specific scholarship

University of Amsterdam International Students Fees

ExpenseCost in Euros
Tuition Fee2,083 – 24,587
Accommodation350 – 800 per month
Insurance35 – 100 per month
Books50 – 100 per month
Transportation40 – 100 per month
General Living Expense400 – 500 per month

The alumni circle of the UvA include 6 Noble Prize winners and 7 Spinoza Prize winners. The university offers its alumni benefits like facilities discounts, career and education counselling and access to university resources.

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BROWSE STREAMS Hebrew and Jewish Studies - Middle Eastern StudiesHeritage, Memory and ArchaeologyMedia StudiesArchaeology: Archaeology of Northwestern EuropeArchaeology: Landscape and HeritageArchaeology: Mediterranean ArchaeologyArchival and Information Studies - Heritage StudiesArts and Culture - Art StudiesArts and Culture - Artistic ResearchArts and Culture - Arts of the NetherlandsArts and Culture - Cultural AnalysisArts and Culture - International DramaturgyArts and Culture: Theatre StudiesClassics and Ancient Civilisations: Ancient HistoryClassics and Ancient Civilisations: Ancient StudiesClassics and Ancient Civilisations: ClassicsComparative Cultural Analysis - Arts and CultureComparative Literature - Literary StudiesConservation and Restoration of Cultural HeritageEnglish Literature and Culture - Literary StudiesEuropean Studies - East European StudiesEuropean Studies - Governing EuropeHeritage Studies - Curating Art and CulturesHeritage Studies - Heritage and Memory StudiesHeritage Studies: Preservation and Presentation of the Moving ImageHistory: American StudiesHistory: Holocaust and Genocide StudiesJournalism, Media and GlobalisationLinguistics - Language and EducationLinguistics - Language and SocietyLinguistics: General LinguisticsLiterary StudiesLiterary Studies - Literature and EducationLiterary Studies - Literature, Culture and SocietyLiterary Studies: Literature and CultureMedia Studies: Film StudiesMedia Studies: New Media and Digital CultureMedia Studies: Television and Cross-Media CulturePhilosophyPhilosophy (Research)Theology and Religious Studies: Western EsotericismShow More (37)
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AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 18,576
Bachelors Tuition Fees$10509.57
Post graduate Tuition Fees$18576.38
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 6,000
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
23,778
International Students
2,853
Male : Female Ratio
44:56
Student : Faculty Ratio
12:0
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SEASON )
Application Fee
$ 100
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
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Min. 6.5
Total Applications
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Min. 90
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    #51
    Score (Out of 100)
    #73.2

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