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New students

We regularly organize open days to help you choose the right course to study. Also, our international student advisors are available to help you.

Bachelor's degree programmes

Our Bachelor's degree programmes are offered in diverse fields of study and take three years. The courses are available in Dutch language only.

Master's degree programmes

All of our Master’s are designed to be interdisciplinary and are English taught. Find out more about our Master’s degree programmes.

Minor programmes

If you want to concentrate on one specific subject area, you may decide to follow a minor programme. A minor is a cohesive package of courses worth 30 credits.

Exchange programmes

Our aim is to create a multicultural atmosphere in which Dutch and international students can grow and flourish both academically and socially.

International students

Spend a semester or even a whole year studying in Amsterdam! Our faculty offers more than 150 Master's courses in English.

PhD candidates

Every year, over 300 PhD students complete their research at VU University, thereby making an important contribution to academic research.

Student facilities

VU University offers excellent student facilities and resources on campus, including sport centres, cafés, restaurants and shops.
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