For best experience please turn on javascript and use a modern browser!
NL uva.nl

What are your options?

Loading video..
87 seconds
Reasons to spend part of your study abroad:
• It’s a good addition to your resume • You’ll be introduced to a different educational system • You’ll build an international network • It’s beneficial to your personal development • You’ll enrich your knowledge of other cultures
Exchange
The UvA offers students various options to study abroad for a semester or a whole year through an exchange programme, where students are exchanged with students of a partner university.
Short term
Is a semester or a year abroad too long? A short term programme of a few days or several weeks, like a language course or a summer school, may be a solution.
Internships & Research
An internship abroad is a unique way to bring your theoretical knowledge into practice, gain work experience, increase your network and your chances on the labour market.
Practical matters
Keep in mind that studying abroad often costs more than staying at home and that you need to make the necessary preparations. In the menu Practical matters you will find information and tips related to Financial matters, Language, Visa, Accommodation, Insurance and more.

Exchange Express

Check out the digital magazine about studying abroad with lots of stories for both students abroad and international students in Amsterdam.

Financial matters

Prepare a balanced budget for your study abroad plans and consider your options for funds and scholarships.

Extra deadline on 15 June

Extra deadline for an exchange (Erasmus and Global) in the second semester. An exchange is possible at a limited selection of partner universities.
Erasmus+ Charter
The University of Amsterdam participates in the Erasmus+ programme and holds an Erasmus+ Charter for Higher Education
Brochure
Get a quick overview of all possibilities.