The University of Amsterdam offers a wide range of courses

The University of Amsterdam courses and fees

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At the University of Amsterdam there are 22 English-taught undergraduate programmes, and 147 postgraduate programmes on offer, plus even more that are Dutch-taught. Many of the programmes can be studied part time and the university will look at your GCSE qualifications and A Level or equivalent qualifications for entry to an undergraduate course.


The university is made up of seven faculties: Humanities; Social and Behavioural Sciences; Economics and Business; Law; Science; Medicine; and Dentistry.

The following programmes are on offer for undergraduate students:

  • Economics and Business: Actuarial Studies, Economics and Business.
  • Humanities: French Language and Culture, Modern Greek Language and Culture, Musicology, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Scandinavian Languages and Cultures, Slavonic Languages and Cultures, Spanish Language and Culture, Theatre Studies.
  • Science: Biology, Information Studies, Mathematics, Physics, Psychobiology.
  • Law: Notarial Law, Tax Law
  • Medicine: Medical Informatics, Medicine
  • English taught programmes: Economics and Business, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics.

There are a huge selection of postgraduate qualifications on offer including Masters degrees, research degrees and Executive degrees.


The qualification you gain at the University of Amsterdam will be widely recognised throughout the world, as the university is highly regarded. The university also arranges exchange programmes so you can experience studying in another country, should the travel bug get to you.

Tuition fees

It costs €1,906 (approx. £1,500) per year for full time EU students. If you are an international student, fees start from €9,000 (£7,500) per year depending on the department you want to study with. For more information on tuition fees, visit the university's website.