About UvA

University of Amsterdam (UvA) — public non-profit university. It is located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The higher education institution was founded in the 17th century and is one of the oldest institutions in the country. UvA is an active member of European University Association (EUA), League of European Research Universities (LERU).

According to QS International University Ranking, the institution is among the top-60 in the world.

At UvA, you can get a bachelor and master degree in different fields of study.

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Establishment year
International students
Rating QS 2023

UvA tuition fees

The academic calendar at UvA is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Netherlands. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at UvA start from 2,357 USD. International students pay a minimum of 9,925 USD per year. With the help of scholarships, students can partially or fully cover the cost of education. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.

In addition to the cost of education, it is necessary to pay attention to additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
2,357 USD/year
9,925 USD/year
2,357 USD/year
12,436 USD/year

Bachelor degree at UvA

Enrollment in undergraduate programs is based on the results of entrance examinations. Also, your GPA must be at least 3. Before submitting documents to the university, applicants take an English language exam. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 92. The IELTS score is not lower than 5. Additionally, upon admission, an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma can be accepted.


Master's degree at UvA

The academic performance of a student in an undergraduate program plays an important role in the selection of candidates. It is impossible to enter UvA for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6. TOEFL — 92 or higher.


UvA campus

The campus of UvA is located in Amsterdam. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis. Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. Not only locals study at UvA, but also students from other countries. The variety of cultures represented broadens the horizons of students and fills student life with all sorts of activities, the purpose of which is cultural exchange.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

After graduation, you can stay in Netherlands for another year. You can do this by extending your student visa or applying for a job search visa. Graduates of UvA find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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