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Choosing your study
Information for prospective students

Choosing a study programme is a big decision. From what subjects you want to study, to where you want to live, the type of lifestyle you want and what you want to do after graduating, there are many factors to consider when finding the university that best suits you. In order to help get you started, we've compiled important information about Amsterdam University College (AUC) in a single source to guide you through various aspects of life on campus and the academic programme to assist you in making an informed choice for your future.

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.

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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. 

Students in residences

AUC Open Day on 29 October 2022 [Hybrid event]

Curious about studying Liberal Arts and Sciences at AUC? You can now register for our Open Day on Saturday 29 October from 10.00 to 15.30 to learn more about the academic programme, majors and fields of study, hear about student experiences and what life is like on campus! There will be both on-campus and online sessions.
Register now
Open Day at AUC

VU Bachelor's Days: 4-5 November 2022

On 4 and 5 November 2022, VU Amsterdam will be hosting their annual Autumn Bachelor's Days. The presentations, information markets and workshops are scheduled to take place at the VU campus and online. In both the online and on-campus editions, you'll be able to learn more about VU programmes, including AUC, and chat directly with staff and current students.
More information about AUC and the VU
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UvA Bachelor's Week: 12-19 November 2022

Curious about studying liberal arts and sciences at Amsterdam University College? You'll be able to join our Meet & Ask presentation during the UvA Bachelor's Week from 12 to 19 November 2022 to learn about how the study programme is structured, what it's like to live in the student residences, more about our admissions procedure and take a look at what students do after graduating from AUC. Stay informed via the link!
More information
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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. 

Student in classroom

Ask an Admissions Officer

Do you have a particular question about our admissions requirements, application procedure, grades needed or the process of enrolling at AUC? Feel free to contact our admissions officers directly by using the link below and selecting "Admissions/application" as the subject of your question. This will ensure that our Admissions Officers have the time to carefully consider your enquiry and give you a complete and personalised answer.
Send us your question

Contact AUC Admissions: Zoom office hour Tuesdays from 13.00 to 14.00

Did you receive an offer from AUC to start in September 2022? You may have questions about finalising your enrolment, which documents you need to submit, or other practical issues related to accepting your offer. You can chat with an Admissions Officer live on Zoom on Tuesdays from 13.00 to 14.00.
Access the office hours link
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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 2023 start at AUC are 1 December 2022 ('early bird') and 1 February 2023 (regular). While applying, you may also consider looking into the AUC Scholarship Fund. The deadline to apply for an ASF Scholarship is 1 April 2023.

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Applications for September 2023

The application form for students looking to start at AUC in September 2023 will become available online starting in October 2022. You can start preparing by reviewing the admissions requirements, reading an overview of the application procedure and learning what to expect when applying to AUC.
Learn more about applying
Applying to AUC

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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