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University of Amsterdam

Netherlands

40th US-News World Ranking

The University of Amsterdam (Dutch: Universiteit van Amsterdam) is a public university located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Established in 1632 by municipal authorities and later renamed for the city of Amsterdam, the University of Amsterdam is the third-oldest university in the Netherlands.

University of Amsterdam Acceptance Rate

University of Amsterdam is 4.3 % for 2019 intake. University of Amsterdam enrolls over 35000 students globally, out of which 20% are international students. The average acadamic requirements is 80% and language profiency score of 100 in TOEFL and 7 in IELTS.

The university comprises of 7 faculties: Faculty of Humanities; Faculty of Social & Behavioral Sciences; Faculty of Economics & Business; Faculty of Science; Faculty of Law; Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Dentistry. The university follows a semester based academic calendar. The University of Amsterdam offers over 200 English-taught degree programmes - one of the largest selections of any university in Europe.   

The total student population at the university is over 31,000 and student to faculty ratio is 12:1.  The university has partnered with ONCAMPUS Amsterdam, which offers Undergraduate Foundation Program (UFP). It is a 3 term program and provides progression to year-1 of the BSc Programs (BSc Business Administration, BSc Economics & Business Economics, BSc Econometrics & Operation Research, BSc Actuarial Sciences and BSc PPLE) at the University of Amsterdam.

*GoToUniversity has partnered for the Undergraduate Foundation Program offered by the University of Amsterdam and provides free counseling and application services for those programs.

University of Amsterdam Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

University of Amsterdam Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

3.2
GPA
36
IB
80
Percentage

University of Amsterdam Cost of studies

Fees

Undergraduate Foundation Program: €12600

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

University of Amsterdam Deadlines

Undergraduate: In-state: April 1st, Out-of-state: May 1st

Graduate: In-state: June 1, Out-of-state: April 1st

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

University of Amsterdam Rankings

Global

40
US News
61
QS
101 -150
Shanghai
66
Times Higher Education
57
Guardian
64
GTU Rank

Regional

Netherlands
1
US News
5 -7
Shanghai
3
Times Higher Education

Regional

Europe
10
US News
19
Times Higher Education

University of Amsterdam Scholarships

1. Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship

The Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES) awards scholarships to exceptionally proficient students from outside Europe to study eligible Master’s Programmes offered at the University of Amsterdam.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines

Non-EU students from any discipline who graduated within the high 100 pc of their category might apply. selection is on the basis of academic excellence, ambition and therefore the relevance of the chosen Master’s program to a student’s future career.

2. Amsterdam Merit Scholarships for Excellent International Students

The University of Amsterdam looks forward to attracting the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Exemplary students from outside the European Economic Area can send their applications for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines

Students who possess a non-EU/EEA passport and have tried for a degree program at the University of Amsterdam may submit an application for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

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University of Amsterdam Stats

University Stats
32000

Students

University Stats
5000

International Students

University Stats
2400

Faculty Strength

University Stats
13

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
12600

Tuition Fees

University Stats
9000

Living Cost

University Stats
2060

Other Fees

University Stats
3.2

Avg. GPA

University Stats
36

Avg. IB

University Stats
80
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
7

Avg. IELTS

University Stats
550

Avg. GMAT

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