Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


Why choose VU Amsterdam?

Founded in 1880, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) is a top research university offering a broad education. It is a place for new ideas, freedom of expression and a welcoming home to everyone - there's around 3,000 international students on campus. 

World-ranking research university

VU Amsterdam consistently ranks among the world’s best and is placed 138th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020. 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. 

Industry links with major companies

The University is based in one of Holland’s fastest-growing business districts, Zuidas. This fast-paced business environment provides huge potential for networking, inspiration and work experience. More than 800 companies are based in Zuidas, including Google, Mitsubishi, Boeing and Niko. On campus you can find careers events, workshops and advisors to help you start thinking about your future.


De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam, Netherlands


Business Analytics
International Business Administration
Computer Science
Political Economy