Netherlands - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

 

Country

Netherlands

City

Amsterdam

University

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Type of contract Erasmus+

ERASMUS+ Code

NL AMSTERD02

Contract duration until 2028/29

Websites

Homepage

International Office

Contract partner

Faculty of Science
Contact at the department
Contact in the administration International Office

Who can apply?

B.Sc., M.Sc. and staff

Average grade: at least 2.3

Which fields of study are offered? Earth Sciences and Geography

Number of outgoings

study abroad: 2 per year

staff mobility for teaching: 2 per year

Language of instruction

B.Sc.: Dutch and English

M.Sc.: English

Minimum language level
(students & staff)

C1 (B.Sc.: usual language certificates sufficient, M.Sc.: TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge Certificate required, except for students of completely English-taught Master's program. See more)

Length of stay

study abroad: 1 semester

staff mobility: max. 14 days
Nomination deadline for home university

WS: April 1st

SS: October 1st

Submission deadline for documents from exchange student

WS: April 15th

SS: October 15th

Important! The host institution contacts the students who were nominated by the home university to ask for documents (e.g. learning agreement)

Time of stay / Academic calendar

Winter term: September 1 to January 30

Summer term: February 1 to June 26

The academic year is divided into 6 periods. Periods 1, 2, 4 and 5 last two months each, whereas periods 3 and 6 last only one month. For the long periods two courses of 6 ECTS each are provided, for the short periods one course. All courses include an examination at the end of the period.

For the Master program "Environmental Resources Management" courses are only offered in periods 1 - 4. Periods 5 and 6 are provided for research and the Master´s thesis. For winter term this means:

  • Period 1 (beginning of September - end of October)
  • Period 2 (beginning of November - end of December)
  • Period 3 (January)

Academic Calendar

Orientation Day

Winter term: Mid of August

Summer term: The Friday before semester start

The orientation week / the orientation day is obligatory!!!!!

Course offer

Bachelor

Master

Courses

Language course

Dutch

Further information

Accommodation

Miscellaneous

Buddy Programme

Arrival Guide