VU Amsterdam



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About this university

Founded in 1880, this top research university encourages a broad education and worldview – its name literally translates to ‘Free University’.

VU Amsterdam is an urban campus university based in one of Holland’s fastest-growing business districts, Zuidas. A financial hub with high-tech office space, Zuidas attracts big companies including Google, Mitsubishi, Boeing and Nikon. As a student at VU Amsterdam, you can use this inspiring location as an opportunity to network with businesses and find work opportunities.


Business, Economics and Social Sciences · Science, Engineering and Computing


VU Amsterdam consistently ranks among the world’s best and is placed 115th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022. Interactive and research-led teaching will help you to express your ideas and broaden your views. With the opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to real-life challenges, you will develop the independence you need for success. 

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Student accommodation in Amsterdam Studying in Holland is a new and exciting experience, and living with other students is the best way to experience student life and make new friends. We recommend you stay in The Student Hotel to help you make the most of living and studying in Amsterdam. You will be surrounded by a lively student community in a modern, fun and stylish place to live.

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