flag
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Ranking

country rank: 8
world rank: 314

University Overview

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU University Amsterdam) was founded in 1880 as a non-profit private higher education institution in the urban setting of Amsterdam (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), North Holland. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Dutch higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland (Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science of the Netherlands). Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) offers courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 140-year-old Dutch university has a selective admission procedure based on entrance exams. Applicants from all over the world are welcome to apply. Students at VU Amsterdam have access to a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services, including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services.

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Ranking

University Identity

Name Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Acronym VU Amsterdam
Founded 1880
Motto Is verder kijken Looking Further
Colours Black, light blue and white

University Location

Address De Boelelaan 1105 Amsterdam 1081 HV North Holland Netherlands
Tel +31 (20) 598 5000
Fax +31 (20) 598 5655

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office De Boelelaan 1105 Amsterdam 1081 HV

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE)

Social Media

Wikipedia Article

Related Universities