Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)
De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (‘VU Amsterdam’) is an internationally renowned research university founded in 1880. The university offers over 170 English-taught programmes at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD level to more than 24,000 students from all over the world. Students and staff of 122 nationalities create a dynamic international academic community. VU Amsterdam is located in the vibrant city of Amsterdam, one of the most multicultural cities in the world, with the largest concentration of students in the Netherlands and where English is the second language spoken. The campus is surrounded by one of the most dynamic and fast-growing business districts in the Netherlands hosting over 700 companies. With more than 24,000 students, of which 4,088 are international, VU Amsterdam conducts cutting-edge research into problems of societal and scientific importance. We distinguish itself in research and education through four interdisciplinary themes: 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, and to seek for tangible solutions for a better world. In addition, VU Amsterdam regards diversity, whether in culture, conviction, nationality or prior education, as source of innovation and progress, and hence as special strength. VU Amsterdam offers English taught Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in different fields of interest, namely: • Art, Culture and History • Behavioural and Social Sciences • Computer Science, Mathematics and Business • Economics, Business and Law • Health and Movement Sciences • Language and Communication • Natural Sciences • Religion and Philosophy Furthermore, VU Amsterdam provides three- or four-year research intensive PhD programmes, or part time PhD programmes with a duration above four years, organized in graduate schools of nine VU Amsterdam faculties. The doctorates are internationally-oriented, multi and interdisciplinary, curiosity and results driven, creating an impact in science, society and economy. For more information go to: www.vuamsterdam.com or take a look on our Facebook, YouTube channel, blog, LinkedIn or Instagram.
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