Studying abroad can enrich your life in many ways. Besides being an unforgettable adventure, research has shown that most employers highly value a study abroad experience. Find out if a course at the VU Amsterdam Summer School is the right option for you.
This summer the programme consists of 3 blocks of 2-week courses. You can combine courses to create a 4 or 6-week programme.
The tuition fee for a two-week course will range between €1000 and €1150. This includes:
All courses offer at least one excursion. Please see the course descriptions for the exact tuition fee details.
Excluded from the tuition fee are:
The VU Amsterdam Summer School offers the following discounts:
The VU Amsterdam Summer School has 10 scholarships available that cover the full tuition fee of one course. This is €1000 or €1150 depending on the course of your choice (housing and social programme activities not included). The scholarship is intended for excellent students who contribute to the diversity within the courses. Please be aware you can only apply for the scholarship after we have received and reviewed your application and you are accepted for the course of your preference. Students who apply for a scholarship need to have a Grade Point Average of at least 80% of the highest possible mark (calculated over previous or current degree). For example, if the highest possible mark is a 10, you need to have an average of at least an 8. We will take into account the differences in grading cultures.
In order to apply for a scholarship, email the following to email@example.com before 1 April, 23.59 Central European Time:
For the purpose of this scholarship, diversity includes (but is not limited to) ethnic, religious, gender, socioeconomic, sexual and cultural diversity. The results of the scholarship selection will be announced by mid-April. Since we have a limited number of scholarships available for a large number of applicants, we advise you to complete your payment at the time of your course application to guarantee a place in the course of your choice. If you are granted the scholarship, the tuition fee will be reimbursed. If it is not possible for you to join the summer school without a scholarhips, no worries: all scholarship winners are guaranteed a place in the course of their choice.