University of Amsterdam

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is a modern university with a rich history, providing a high-quality education in inspiring surroundings. The University is a world-class centre for research and teaching, and is committed to helping students think in an original, independent and academic way. 

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) offers nearly 200 English-taught degree programmes, some of which are unique to this university. The UvA ranks 63rd overall in Times Higher World Education Rankings 2017. With over 5,000 international students and researchers from more than 100 countries, the UvA offers a unique opportunity to pursue academic studies in a truly international environment.

With over 30,000 students, 5,000 staff, from extra than 100 nationalities, it is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe.

A fantastically ranked university, the University of Amsterdam ranked 58th in the 2017 QS World University Rankings, and in the top 20 universities in Europe in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-17.

Why choose UvA?

*Prime location:   Amsterdam is ideally located in Europe and is a vibrant creative, cultural and business hub. It was ranked 12th out of 200 cities in Mercer’s 2017 global ‘Quality of Living Survey’.

*Range of study programmes:   The University of Amsterdam offers over 200 English-taught degree programmes - one of the largest selections of any university in Europe.  

*Research networks:   The UvA actively partners with other institutions as a member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and Universitas 21.


*International class rooms


Some of the popular programs offered by University of Amsterdam

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Higher education in Holland is known for its high quality and its international study environment. With more than 2,100 international study programmes and courses, it has the largest offer of English-taught programmes in continental Europe. Dutch higher education also has reasonable tuition fees.