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Netherlands-Asia Honours Summer School (NAHSS)

"A life changing experience. The perfect way to discover Asia: a unique experience with an amazing group."

The Netherlands-Asia Honours Summer School (NAHSS) is unique in its cooperation with all Dutch universities, four Dutch ministries, and over twenty Dutch and Chinese multinationals. Our target is to offer Dutch students the experience of the dynamics and opportunities of The Netherlands in China.


Netherlands-Asia Honours Summer School (NAHSS)

The Netherlands-Asia Honours Summer School (NAHSS) is a national honours programme that aims to let excellent Dutch students experience China by means of a summer programme. The summer programme includes academic, business, and cultural aspects. The programme offers a talented group of multidisciplinary students the opportunity to prepare themselves for the ever-changing labour market and makes them aware of the career changes and chances that the growth of China brings along.

Skyline of Pudong, Shanghai
Skyline of Pudong, Shanghai


Application for 2022 is open from 1 December 2021 up to and including 7 January 2022.

The NAHSS is looking for ambitious, entrepreneurial and excellent Bachelor’s students with an interest in Asia and who are in their second or third year. For more information on the criteria, application procedure and deadlines, go to or send an email to

Students of the following faculties/degree programmes of the University of Amsterdam can apply for this programme:

  • Faculty of Science: all degree programmes
  • Amsterdam University College
  • PPLE (Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics)