Spend your summer studying a challenging and interdisciplinary topic in the vibrant UNESCO World Heritage City of Amsterdam. VU Amsterdam Summer School offers interactive small-scale courses at the Bachelor and Master level. Students, PhD staff and professionals are all welcome to apply. Our courses are designed to provide an intensive, in-depth look at your topic of study whilst engaging in discussions with a unique group of peers from all over the world. With over 187 nationalities, the city is the most international city in the world. The city is rich in history, but feels creative and modern too. Join us to discover the city of Amsterdam and to enjoy everything the Netherlands has to offer. Our team at the VU is ready to make you feel at home from the moment you arrive.
Social & Cultural Activities
Besides our courses, we also offer various social activities to make sure you will have an amazing time in and around Amsterdam and the Netherlands. Some of our activities are included in your programme and some are optional. Examples include a visit to the Anne Frank House, a trip to the parliament in The Hague and a dinner at the Dutch seaside. There will be free time to explore on your own as well.