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Study Abroad
Economics and Business

At UvA Economics and Business you have the great opportunity to go abroad during your studies. For you, this is an unforgettable experience with a wide range of benefits.

Studying abroad in a nutshell

Take your first step towards an unforgettable experience! Watch this video to learn more about the benefits and possibilities of studying abroad.

5 reasons to study abroad

  • 1. Enrich your studies

    A different academic environment will show you new ways of teaching and learning. In these new surroundings, you will gain alternative perspectives on your subject area and expand your knowledge.

  • 2. Improve your career prospects

    Employers value international experience, as it is a marker of relevant, marketable skills. While studying abroad, you learn to adapt to new situations and you likely get to know a thing or two about intercultural communication. And those are just some of the many skills you will acquire abroad that will bring you ahead of the pack once you start looking for a job.

  • 3. Develop yourself

    Living abroad means you will grow as a person – getting out of your comfort zone and challenging yourself. Whenever you immerse yourself in a another culture, you inevitably gain new perspectives and learn about yourself too. In many cases, living abroad for a while will enhance your feeling of independence and will turn you into a more confident, well-rounded person.

  • 4. Have the time of your life

    Studying abroad is great opportunity. You will make new friends, discover exciting places and gain new perspectives. Mix the freedom of living abroad with the enhancement of your studies, and you have the perfect recipe for an unforgettably enriching time in your life.

  • 5. It does not have to be expensive

    Studying abroad can be more expensive than staying in the Netherlands, but it may also be cheaper! The costs depend on your destination and on your own spending pattern. Grants and scholarships are available to help you finance your study abroad.

Your destination - digital world map

Choose a programme, select a country and compare! You can check the overview of Erasmus+ destinations or view the map.

Your study abroad step-by-step guide

During and after your study abroad

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding studying abroad, please contact us.