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Choosing your study

Information for prospective students
Student studying
Step 1: Getting oriented

Start the process of familiarising yourself with the AUC programme by learning about the curriculum, which subjects you can study, what makes a major and residential life on campus, including a look in the student residences where all students live.

AUC Open Day in progress
Step 2: Chat with students and join Open Day presentations

Now that you're familiar with the basics of the AUC programme it's time to dig into the details by chatting directly with students or attending an AUC Open Day event, or VU or UvA Bachelor Day presentation to get to know our campus and ask your questions to AUC lecturers, tutors and current students. 

AUC Information Evening: 17 January 2024

Curious about Liberal Arts and Sciences? Join the AUC Information Evening on 17 January 2024 to learn more about the academic programme, majors and fields of study, chat with current students, tour the student residences and learn what life is like on campus!
More information
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AUC Online Information Evening: 18 January

Can't make it to campus? No worries! On 18 January 2024, we'll be hosting an online Information Evening where you can learn more about our study programme, what residential life is like (including live dorm tours) and ask current staff and students your questions in real-time.
More information
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VU Bachelor's Day: 10 February 2024

Visit the VU to learn about various study programmes (including AUC) in presentation sessions and ask your questions directly to staff and current students at the information market.
More information about AUC and the VU
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AUC presentation during UvA Bachelor's Week: 13 March 2024

Curious about studying Liberal Arts and Sciences? Learn all about AUC during the UvA Bachelor's Week by attending our online presentation on Wednesday 13 March from 17.00 to 18.00!
More information.
> Student talking to future student at a booth during UvA Bachelor's Week
Student in classroom
Step 3: More about admissions & attend a sample lecture

We understand that no two students are the same, and we want to give you the chance to ask our admissions team your individual questions. You should also take a moment to join a sample lecture, either online or on-campus, to better understand how course material is discussed in class and what you can expect as a future student. 

Admissions and Applying Webinar: 24 January

Our admissions team will host a webinar on 24 January 2024 from 16.00 to 17.00 to discuss AUC's any last-minute questions regarding submitting an application to start studying at AUC in September 2024.
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AUC students

Contact AUC Admissions: Zoom office hour

Do you have questions about our admissions requirements or application procedure? Maybe something in the application guidelines isn't clear? You can speak wwith an Admissions Officer live on Zoom every Tuesday from 13.00 to 14.00.
Access the office hours link
> Admissions colleague working behind a desk
Students in a group
Step 4: Submit your application

If AUC seems like a good fit for your interests, we warmly encourage you to submit an application for admission. Please keep in mind that the deadlines for applying for a September 2024 start at AUC are 1 December 2023 ('early bird') and 1 February 2024 (regular). While applying, you may also consider looking into the AUC Scholarship Fund. The deadline to apply for an ASF Scholarship is 1 April 2024.

Possibility of late applications for September 2024

While the regular application deadline of 1 February 2024 has passed, Amsterdam University College is evaluating the possibility of accepting late applications for students who wish to start at AUC in September 2024.
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AUC Scholarship Fund

The AUC Scholarship Fund (ASF) supports diversity by offering full and partial scholarships to talented low-income and/or minority students. Applications are open to both Dutch and international students.
Find out if you qualify
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