VU Amsterdam is an internationally renowed research university. With about 23.000 students, we conduct cutting-edge research into problems of major societal and scientific importance.
VU Amsterdam distinguishes itself in research and education through four major themes reflecting its strong level of involvement in current societal issues: Human Health and Life Sciences, Science for Sustainability, Connected World and Governance for Society. As a student this will help you to look beyond the boundaries of scientific disciplines, to engage with society and to seek for tangible solutions for a better world. VU Amsterdam offers more than 133 English taught programmes at Bachelor’s, Master’s and doctoral level. Eight faculties share one campus and cover a wide spectrum of business, law, science, arts, and medical studies. Students and staff of 84 nationalities create a vibrant international academic community. As a VU student you stand to benefit from the advantages offered by the capital city where English is widely spoken.