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About VU

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. VU is working together with European University Association (EUA), International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE).

The university was highly rated by the QS International Ranking of the best universities, and is in 207 place in the world. The university is in top-130 of the independent international ranking THE.

VU offers bachelor and master programs in different fields of study.

Location
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Establishment year
1880
Students
30,822
International students
4,797
Female students
57%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#207
Rating THE
2024#125
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Anatomy & Physiology51-100
Life Sciences & Medicine106
Social Sciences & Management182
Accounting & Finance151-200
Arts & Humanities212
Natural Sciences233
Engineering & Technology396
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VU tuition fees

The academic calendar at VU is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Netherlands. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at VU for local citizens starts from 1,156 USD per year. For international students, the cost of study differs — from 1,179 USD. The university has several scholarships to help students cover part of the cost of education. For up-to-date information on scholarships and the cost of education for each program, check the official website of the educational institution.

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Academic calendar
Semesters
Scholarships
Yes
Bachelor
Local2,313USD/year
Foreign4,416USD/year
Master
Local1,156USD/year
Foreign1,179USD/year

Study programs at VU

Arts & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
GPA, CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, CAE — 200, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Literature and Society
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Media, Art, Design and Architecture
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Engineering & Technology
Mechanical Engineering
Study degree
BEng
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 92
Accounting & Finance
Economics and Business Economics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Law
Law in Society
Study degree
LLB
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Law
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Econometrics and Operations Research
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Education & Training
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Econometrics and Operations Research - Econometrics and Data Science
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Social Sciences & Management
Computer Science & IT
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Econometrics and Operations Research - Econometrics and Operations Research
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
GPA, CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, CAE — 200, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Mathematics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Physical Sciences
Econometrics and Operations Research
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Education & Training
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Econometrics and Operations Research - Econometrics and Data Science
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Social Sciences & Management
Computer Science & IT
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Econometrics and Operations Research - Econometrics and Operations Research
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Mathematics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Journalism & Media
Communication Science
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Journalism & Media
Scholarships
Yes
Communication and Information Studies - Language and Media
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Journalism & Media
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Media, Art, Design and Architecture
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Education & Training
Communication and Information Studies - Language Learning and Language Teaching
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Econometrics and Operations Research
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Education & Training
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Economics & Business Management
Business Analytics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Econometrics and Operations Research
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Education & Training
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Econometrics and Operations Research - Econometrics and Data Science
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Social Sciences & Management
Computer Science & IT
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Econometrics and Operations Research - Econometrics and Operations Research
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Economics and Business Economics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Show all
Computer Science & IT
Business Analytics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Computer Science
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Econometrics and Operations Research - Econometrics and Data Science
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Social Sciences & Management
Computer Science & IT
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Medicine
Biomedical Sciences
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
GPA, CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, CAE — 200, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Psychology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Social Sciences & Management
Archaeology
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Communication Science
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Journalism & Media
Scholarships
Yes
Communication and Information Studies - English Language and Communication Studies
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Communication and Information Studies - Language Learning and Language Teaching
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Communication and Information Studies - Language and Media
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Journalism & Media
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Show all
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Ancient Studies
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Communication and Information Studies - English Language and Communication Studies
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Communication and Information Studies - Language Learning and Language Teaching
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Communication and Information Studies - Language and Media
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Journalism & Media
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Literature and Society
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
History, Philosophy & Theology
Ancient Studies
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Archaeology
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
History and International Studies
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Philosophy
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Economics & Business Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
CAE — 193, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Show all
Humanities
Ancient Studies
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Archaeology
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Communication and Information Studies - English Language and Communication Studies
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Communication and Information Studies - Language Learning and Language Teaching
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Communication and Information Studies - Language and Media
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Journalism & Media
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Show all
Other
Artificial Intelligence
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Communication and Information Studies: Language Learning and Language Teaching
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Communication and Information Studies: Language and Media
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Econometrics and Operations Research
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
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Other programs
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Drug Discovery Science
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 92
Earth Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Earth Sciences - Earth and Climate
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Earth Sciences - Geology and Geochemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Earth Sciences - Global Environmental Change And Policy
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
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Education & Training
Business Data Science (Research Master)
Study degree
MRes
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GMAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Economics & Business Management
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology (Research Master)
Study degree
MRes
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Human Movement Sciences - High Performance Coaching
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Humanities Research
Study degree
MRes
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Humanities Research - Critical Studies in Art and Culture
Study degree
MRes
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Show all
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Classics and Ancient Civilizations
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Classics and Ancient Civilizations (Joint Degree UvA-VU) - Classics
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Classics and Ancient Civilizations - Research
Study degree
MRes
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Communication and Information Sciences - Multimodal Communication
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
History - Religion and Society
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
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Engineering & Technology
Biomedical Sciences - Infectious diseases
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Biomedical Sciences - International Public Health
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Biomedical Sciences - Science in Society
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Biomolecular Sciences - Biological Chemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Biomolecular Sciences - Molecular Cell Biology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
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Law
Business Administration
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Law
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
International Business Law
Study degree
LLM
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Law
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 92
International Business Law - Climate Change and Corporations
Study degree
LLM
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Law
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
International Business Law - Commercial Transactions
Study degree
LLM
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Law
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.3, CAE — 180, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
International Business Law - Markets and Behavior
Study degree
LLM
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Law
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Show all
Economics & Business Management
Accounting and Control
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Business Administration
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Law
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Business Administration - Duisenberg Honours Programme in Corporate Finance
Study degree
MBA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Business Administration - Financial Management
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Business Administration - Human Resource Management
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Show all
Medicine
Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Medicine
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Bioinformatics and Systems Biology - Bioinformatics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Medicine
Bioinformatics and Systems Biology - Systems Biology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Biomedical Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Biomedical Sciences - Immunology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
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Applied Sciences & Professions
Arts & Culture - Contemporary Art History
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Arts & Culture - Contemporary Art History
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Curating Art & Cultures
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Exam scores
GPA — 2.1, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Curating Art and Cultures
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Exam scores
GPA — 2.1, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Environment and Resource Management - Global Food Challenges
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Applied Sciences & Professions
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 92
Show all
Journalism & Media
Arts and Culture - Comparative Arts and Media Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Arts & Humanities
Art and Culture - Contemporary Art History
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Arts & Culture - Contemporary Art History
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Arts & Culture - Contemporary Art History
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Arts and Culture
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 92
Arts and Culture - Comparative Arts and Media Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Show all
Computer Science & IT
Artificial Intelligence
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Artificial Intelligence - AI for Health
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Artificial Intelligence - Cognitive Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Medicine
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Business Analytics
Study degree
Pre-Master
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Show all
History, Philosophy & Theology
Archaeology
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Archaeology - European Archaeology
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Archaeology - Mediterranean Archaeology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Art and Culture - Contemporary Art History
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Arts & Culture - Contemporary Art History
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Show all
Humanities
Archaeology
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Archaeology - European Archaeology
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Archaeology - Mediterranean Archaeology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Art and Culture - Contemporary Art History
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Arts and Culture
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 92
Show all
Accounting & Finance
Accounting and Control
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Business Administration - Duisenberg Honours Programme in Corporate Finance
Study degree
MBA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Business Administration - Financial Management
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Business Analytics - Financial Risk Management
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Econometrics and Operations Research
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Show all
Physical Sciences
Earth Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Earth Sciences - Earth and Climate
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Earth Sciences - Geology and Geochemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Earth Sciences - Global Environmental Change And Policy
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Ecology and Evolution
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Show all
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Medicine
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Bioinformatics and Systems Biology - Systems Biology
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Biomedical Sciences - Neurobiology
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 92
Biomedical Technology and Physics - Research
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 92
Biomedical Technology and Physics - Science Communication
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 92
Show all
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Human Movement Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Human Movement Sciences - Biophysics in Sport
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Medicine
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Human Movement Sciences - High Performance Coaching
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Human Movement Sciences - Rehabilitation
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Human Movement Sciences - Research
Study degree
MRes
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Show all
Social Sciences & Management
Accounting and Control
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Scholarships
Yes
Archaeology
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Archaeology - European Archaeology
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Archaeology - Mediterranean Archaeology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Artificial Intelligence - Cognitive Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
CAE, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
CAE — 180, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 580, TOEFL iBT — 92
Show all
Other
Archaeology: European Archaeology
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Archaeology: Mediterranean Archaeology
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Artificial Intelligence: Cognitive Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Arts and Culture - Design Cultures
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Arts and Culture: Comparative Arts and Media Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Scholarships
Yes
Show all
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Bachelor degree at VU

In order to enter a bachelor's program, applicants must successfully pass the entrance exams. 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 6.5.

GPA
3
IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
92
TOEFL PBT
580

Master's degree at VU

The admission committee of the university takes into account the previous academic performance of the student. In order to enroll at VU for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6.5. TOEFL — 92 or higher. There is an opportunity for admission to online master's programs at VU.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
92
TOEFL PBT
580

VU campus

The campus of VU 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. The university has a library, in the collection of which you will find not only textbooks and scientific works, but also works of the classics, modern literature and much more. Foreigners who come to VU through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
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