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University of Amsterdam

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The (UvA) offers over 200 English-taught degree programmes, some of which are unique to this university. The UvA ranks 58th overall in the QS World University Content 2017 and is one of the top 15 universities in Europe. With over 3,000 and researchers from more than 100 countries, the UvA offers a unique opportunity to pursue in a truly international environment.

Tracing its roots to the establishment of the Athenaeum Illustre in 1632, this modern University has a rich history. Today, students can attend classes and lectures at one of several integrated city campuses. The UvA also offers high-quality in a wide range of disciplines.

 

Why choose UvA?

 Amsterdam is ideally located in Europe and is a vibrant creative, cultural and business hub. It was ranked 11th out of 200 cities in Mercer’s 2015 global ‘Quality of Living Survey’.

 The University of Amsterdam offers over 200 English-taught degree programmes - one of the largest selections of any university in Europe.  

 The UvA actively partners with other institutions as a member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and Universitas 21.

 The UvA is ranked 58th in the 2016 QS World University Content and is one of the top 15 universities in Europe.

International classrooms: Students from all over the world are represented in the UvA’s classrooms. The diverse viewpoints in this international environment stimulate unique discussions.

 

Bachelor's programmes

In addition to a large number of Dutch-taught programmes, the UvA offers 15 .

Master's programmes

Nearly 200 English-taught Master's programmes are available at the UvA faculties:

  • (programme in Dutch only)

Find out more about how to apply, practical matters and scholarships at:   

Questions?

If you have questions about practical matters such as admissions, housing or visas, you can contact the . For questions about student life, living in Amsterdam, the education system and the campuses, get in touch with one of our .

55
2016
57
2017
58
2018
  • 74.3
    Overall Score
  • 90.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 83.5
    Citations per Faculty
  • 66.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 45.2
    Faculty Student
  • 75.4
    International Faculty
  • 38.9
    International Students
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2014
8
2015
6
2016
2
2017
  • 94.6
    Overall Score
  • 96.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 96.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 74.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 97.8
    H-index Citations
101-150
2017
101-110
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 53.9-55.8
    Overall Score
  • 60.7
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 49.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 77.2
    Partnerships with Employers
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,600
International
707

Number of students

25,967
Postgraduate 37%
Undergraduate 63%

Number of international students

3,785
Postgraduate 66%
Undergraduate 34%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

18 Undergraduate Courses

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Postgraduate Offers

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English Language Proficiency Requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.