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Amsterdam University College

Study liberal arts and sciences in a global city

Do you want to have a positive impact on the world? Whether your passion is climate change, public health, culture, AI or another global issue, at AUC you can start making your vision a reality. Each year we welcome 300 highly motivated students to live and learn at our vibrant campus in Amsterdam East. Will you be one of them?

AUC's Class of 2020 graduates online
The Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2020 was celebrated entirely online on Monday 6 July in a live broadcast. AUC's first-ever online graduation ceremony, the names of more than 285 third-year students were read and the accomplishments of these students were honoured with a ceremony full of speeches, messages from tutors/ staff members and video interludes based on student contributions.
AUC in 90 Seconds
Curious about AUC? Watch our animated video for a brief introduction to our academic programme and campus life!
Academic programme
What does a liberal arts and sciences student actually study? Learn more about our curriculum structure, what your options are for majors and the various courses you can follow.
On-campus housing
All students at AUC are guaranteed on-campus housing for the entire three years of their programme. A mix of single, studio-style rooms and shared apartments, explore how students live and what the dorms look like.
Admissions requirements
Students from both the Netherlands and abroad are warmly invited to apply to AUC. Admissions requirements that will be taken into consideration during the application process include your secondary school diploma, your level of English and maths, and your motivation.
Talk to a student
Do you have questions about applying, living in the dorms, how you choose your courses or life on campus? Ask an AUC Student Ambassador and chat about their experience!
AUC Ambassadors on Instagram
Take a peek into the life of an AUC student by following the AUC Ambassadors on Instagram! They'll take you through their daily routines and share information about events and activities on campus.
Impact of coronavirus at AUC
The measures taken by the Dutch government to limit the further spreading of the coronavirus (COVID-19) have inevitably had consequences for students and staff at AUC. Although the AUC building is closed until further notice, our teaching staff has been working hard to move all teaching activities online through 29 June and applications for students applying to start at AUC in September 2020 will continue to be processed without delay.
FAQ: Study choice and the coronavirus
We understand that as a prospective student, the coronavirus crisis may leave you with concerns and questions about choosing a study programme and starting at university next year. We've compiled a helpful FAQ and information on how to get to know AUC online while physical visits or tours aren't possible.
How to apply
Are you interested in applying to Amsterdam University College? The application form for September 2021 will become available on our website in October 2020. In the meantime, you can prepare by reading about the application procedure, policy on admissions and upcoming deadlines.
Tuition and fees
Read more about the tuition, fees and costs associated with studying at AUC.
AUC Scholarship Fund
The AUC Scholarship Fund (ASF) supports excellence and diversity in the student body by facilitating access to the AUC programme for talented low-income and minority students. Full and partial scholarships are offered, and applications are open to both Dutch and international students.

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