The International Student Advisors of your programme of interest will be your main point of contact and can help with questions about the programme, admission requirements, and specific questions related to applying with an international diploma for an English-taught programme.
Our support staff, the International Support Assistants, can assist applicants with general application questions.
Go to Applying for a degree programme at VU Amsterdam for an overview of information regarding applying to VU Amsterdam with an international diploma.
Also, make sure to take a look at our FAQ page - you might already find your question answered there.
If the answer to your question cannot be found on the website, or via the FAQ, and if you have sent an email but have not received a response (e.g., for more than 5 working days), you can contact our International Support Assistants by phone:
- +31 (0)20 59 84510 - Monday, Wednesday or Friday: 14:00 – 16:00h Amsterdam time
Please ensure you have your student number and your email reference number ready.
Questions about admission?
Is my diploma valid in the Netherlands? Is my previous degree sufficient to make me eligible for admission? How do I prove my English language proficiency? We understand there are many things you might be wondering about. Every faculty has its own International Student Advisor(s), also called ISAs, who are happy to help you during the application and admission process. The ISA is the main point of contact for international diploma applicants until the moment of enrolment.
Have you checked our website and are you unable to find the answer to your question? You are always welcome get in touch if you have any further questions.
-> Contact information for applicants of our Bachelor's programmes
-> Contact information for applicants of our Master's programmes
Have you already been admitted? Go to What happens after admission for further information.
Other contact information
Visit our International Support Services page for all services offered by our International Office.