VU Amsterdam Summer School

The Best Way to Spend Your Summer!

VU Amsterdam Summer School offers interactive small-scale courses (max. 25 students) at various levels: Bachelor's, Master's and PhD. Our courses are designed to provide an intensive, in-depth look at your topic of study. Here you study and engage in discussions with a unique group of peers from all over the world. 

You will be studying in the beautiful city of Amsterdam, capital of The Netherlands. Amsterdam is a historic city with a creative and modern feel. Elected Europe's safest city on The Economist Safe City Index 2017, you will soon discover its warm atmosphere and accessible open society. The city has 187 nationalities living together, making it the most international city in the world. English is widely spoken in Amsterdam so it is easy to enjoy everything the city has to offer.

All courses include built-in excursions to museums and institutes such as the Anne Frank House, the International Criminal Court and the port of Amsterdam. Personal guidance by your professors and the summer school team combined with the stimulating cultural environment that is Amsterdam provide a meaningful and lasting experience. 

We offer various accommodation options to all students and for all who wish to explore more outside of the course a social programme is available. We are proud of our high student satisfaction. VU Amsterdam Summer School has been credited by its students with an average score of 8.5 out of 10. 

Good to know:

  • Early Bird Discount of €150 available if you apply and pay before 15 March 2018.
  • Students of our partner universities receive a discount of €250.
  • Follow 2 courses: €200 discount, follow 3 courses: €300 discount.
  • We have 10 scholarships available that cover the full tuition and housing fees for one course.

Application for VU Amsterdam Summer School 2018 will open December 1.

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