• The University of Amsterdam guide

    Find out more about The University of Amsterdam

    The University of Amsterdam is one of the oldest institutions in the Netherlands, and was founded in 1632. It offers a comprehensive range of postgraduate degrees and a small selection of undergraduate qualifications, many of which are taught in English.

    The university is highly esteemed for its research programmes and welcomes around 3,000 international students each year. Many of the courses on offer are unique to the University of Amsterdam, and cover subjects like economics, business, law, medicine, dentistry, psychology, humanities and science.

    Spread across the city of Amsterdam in a handful of unique buildings, this university is as much a part of city life as the galleries, museums and canals are.


    Chat about studying in the Netherlands with other students

    At a glance

    What you need to know about University of Amsterdam

    University of Amsterdam logo

    50th (QS World University Rankings 2014)
    77th (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014/15)


    Undergraduate students starting in 2014/15 will pay €1,906 (approx. £1,500) per year if from the EU, or from €9,000 (approx. £7,100) per year if from outside the EU.

    Established: 1632

    UCAS Code: N/A


    Information about open days at University of Amsterdam

    University of Amsterdam open days

    You can visit the University of Amsterdam either on campus or at one of the many international events that they attend every year.

    Additionally, the university attends many events internationally so you may be able to meet them in your home country.

    How to find it:


    University of Amsterdam
    Spui 21
    1012 WX Amsterdam
    The Netherlands

    Telephone +31 (0)20 525 9111

The Student Room, Get Revising and The Uni Guide are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE