Vrije University Amsterdam

Founded in 1880, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) is a Dutch university located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is one of two large, publicly funded research universities in the city, the other one being the University of Amsterdam (UvA). VU is an open organization, strongly linked to people and society. The literal translation of the Dutch name Vrije Universiteit is “Free University”. “Free” refers to independence of the university from both the State and the Church. VU is ranked among the world’s top 150 universities by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, CWTS Leiden World Ranking, Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Ranking.

Country:

  • Netherlands

City:

  • Amsterdam

Fall semester
application deadline:

April 1

Spring semester
application deadline:

October 1

Semester fees (30 ECTS):

From €7000/semester

Country:

  • Netherlands

City:

  • Amsterdam

Fall semester
application deadline:

April 1

Spring semester
application deadline:

October 1

Total semester fees (30 ECTS):

Starting from €7000/semester

Subjects available to free mover students

Accounting & Finance [English]Anatomy & Physiology [English]Anthropology [English]Archaeology [English]Business & Management Studies [English]Classics & Ancient History [English]Communication & Media Studies [English]Computer Science & Information Systems [English]Development Studies [English]Earth & Marine Sciences [English]Economics & Econometrics [English]English Language & Literature [English]Environmental Sciences [English]History [English]Law [English]Medicine [English]Modern Languages [English]Philosophy [English]Politics & International Studies [English]Social Policy & Administration [English]Sports-related Subjects [English]Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies [English]

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Rankings

Not satisfied with the information provided? Here you can find the most prominent ranking results for Vrije University Amsterdam

QS World University Rankings

214°

THE World University Rankings

116°

Academic Ranking of World Universities

101-150°

Center for World University Rankings

146°

CWTS Leiden Ranking

128°

Eduniversal palmes

3/5

U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings

80°

Webometrics

78°

…of its broad subject areas, as provided by QS World University Rankings by Subject

Arts & Humanities

177°

Engineering & Technology

347°

Life Sciences & Medicine

152°

Natural Sciences

193°

Social Sciences & Management

159°

…and of its single subjects that are available to free movers!

Accounting & Finance

101-150°

Agriculture & Forestry

Anatomy & Physiology

51-100°

Anthropology

Archaeology

151-200°

Architecture

151-200°

Art & Design

Biological Sciences

137°

Accounting & Finance

101-150°

Agriculture & Forestry

Anatomy & Physiology

51-100°

Anthropology

Archaeology

151-200°

Architecture

151-200°

Art & Design

Biological Sciences

137°

Business & Management Studies

151-200°

Business & Management Studies

151-200°

Chemistry

201-250°

Classics & Ancient History

Communication & Media Studies

51-100°

Computer Science & Information Systems

132°

Dentistry

Development Studies

51-100°

Earth & Marine Sciences

51-100°

Chemistry

201-250°

Classics & Ancient History

Communication & Media Studies

51-100°

Computer Science & Information Systems

132°

Dentistry

Development Studies

51-100°

Earth & Marine Sciences

51-100°

Economics & Econometrics

92°

Education & Training

201-250°

Economics & Econometrics

92°

Education & Training

201-250°

Engineering Chemical

Engineering CiviI & Structural

Engineering Electrical & Electronic

Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing

Engineering Mineral & Mining

English Language & Literature

201-250°

Engineering Chemical

Engineering CiviI & Structural

Engineering Electrical & Electronic

Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing

Engineering Mineral & Mining

English Language & Literature

201-250°

Environmental Sciences

101-150°

Geography

51-100°

History

201-250°

Environmental Sciences

101-150°

Geography

51-100°

History

201-250°

Hospitality & Leisure Management

Law

101-150°

Library & Information Management

Linguistics

201-220°

Materials Science

Hospitality & Leisure Management

Law

101-150°

Library & Information Management

Linguistics

201-220°

Materials Science

Mathematics

251-300°

Mathematics

251-300°

Medicine

145°

Modern Languages

251-300°

Nursing

Performing Arts

Pharmacy & Pharmacology

80°

Philosophy

34°

Physics & Astronomy

251-300°

Medicine

145°

Modern Languages

251-300°

Nursing

Performing Arts

Pharmacy & Pharmacology

80°

Philosophy

34°

Politics & International Studies

101-150°

Psychology

43°

Social Policy & Administration

Sociology

101-150°

Sports-related Subjects

51-100°

Statistics & Operational Research

101-150°

Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies

24°

Veterinary Science

Physics & Astronomy

251-300°

Politics & International Studies

101-150°

Psychology

43°

Social Policy & Administration

Sociology

101-150°

Sports-related Subjects

51-100°

Statistics & Operational Research

101-150°

Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies

24°

Veterinary Science

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