Semester in Amsterdam is an all-inclusive, non-degree programme for students wishing to study in Amsterdam for one semester or a full academic year. Through the Semester in Amsterdam Programme, applicants gain the freedom to select their own courses or follow a cohesive minor. Applicants choose from 1,000+ English-taught courses in nine faculties and enjoy a full schedule of social activities as well as on-site advising and support.
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Please note that the Semester in Amsterdam Programme is separate from the Exchange or Erasmus Programme at VU Amsterdam and is not a full degree programme.
- If you have been formally nominated by your home university to participate in Exchange and your university has a partnership agreement with VU Amsterdam, please see the Exchange Programme at VU Amsterdam. Not sure? Please contact the international office at your home university.
- Are you interested in completing a full degree at VU Amsterdam? You can apply to the specific programme of your choice here.