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Studying in Amsterdam

Studying in Amsterdam

Why choose the UvA Summer School?

Join us this summer for inspiring courses at a top-ranking university in the heart of Amsterdam.

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Five reasons to choose the UvA Summer School

  • Inspiring courses: The University of Amsterdam (UvA) offers high-quality and academically challenging programmes that will introduce you to a new academic discipline or complement your existing studies. The courses draw on  interdisciplinary themes in which our University excels. Various courses also offer ECTS credits.
  • A top-ranking university: The UvA consistently appears in the top 100 of global university rankings. We are ranked 58th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 55th in the QS World University Rankings.
  • Scholarships: The University of Amsterdam offers various scholarship opportunities that could be of interest to UvA Summer School students. Be sure to check the programme descriptions to see our scholarship opportunities.
  • International classrooms: Students from all over the world attend UvA Summer School courses. And some 3,000 international and exchange students from over 90 countries are presently enrolled at the University of Amsterdam, so you'll be joining a truly international environment.
  • Discover the city of Amsterdam: We think Amsterdam is a great place to study and invite you to come and experience our campuses, which are located throughout the city. You can explore Amsterdam's many terraces, parks, canals and festivals while getting a taste of student life at the University of Amsterdam.