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Vrije Amsterdam Summer School

Vrije Amsterdam Summer School

Check whether Vrije Amsterdam Summer School is right for you as an international student.

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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Study abroad at Vrije Amsterdam Summer School

During July and August, Vrije Amsterdam runs three sessions of two-week, full-time courses covering a wide range of fields and topics, from big data to mental health. These sessions can be combined together for a four or six-week program. Programs are suitable for graduate and undergraduate students, as well as for PhD staff and professionals.

VU Amsterdam Summer School has four different accommodation options to choose from.

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Why study at Vrije Amsterdam Summer School?

  • Great location

    Amsterdam is a popular tourist and student city with many sights to see

  • Social program

    Enhance your summer school experience with extra activities

Life as an international student

In addition to course-specific trips that are organized as part of your tuition fee, Vrije Amsterdam Summer School also offers a social program where students can select additional trips at a cost. Joining the social program is a great way to get to know your fellow students and see more of Amsterdam and The Netherlands.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars 1
    • Restaurants 4
    • Cafe’s 8
  • Transport
    • Bike Rental
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  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
  • Tutoring Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
  • Praying Rooms
    • Group Praying Rooms

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Vrije Amsterdam Summer School programs

Fees and funding

VU Amsterdam Summer School offers three kinds of scholarships: the Academic Scholarship, the Photographer Scholarship and the Vlogger/Videographer Scholarship.

Three scholarships available:

  • Academic excellence scholarship
  • Photographer scholarship
  • Vlogger scholarship


Vrije Amsterdam Summer School

De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV

Amsterdam is a gorgeous historic city that is bustling with life and events, making it the perfect place for you to study and immerse yourself in new culture.

Visa requirements for Vrije Amsterdam Summer School

Many international students will require a visa to study in the Netherlands, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.