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During an Open Day, you will be able to learn all about the AUC academic programme through diverse information sessions, tours of the academic building and student residences, and speaking directly to staff and students. On 29 October 2022, you can join us either on-campus or online during this hybrid event!

Event details of Amsterdam University College Open Day: October 2022
Date 29 October 2022
Time 10:00 -15:30

Sign up to receive a reminder

You can sign up now to receive a reminder when registration opens by filling in the form below. Registration for the Open Day will be available from the last week of September.

Hybrid event: on-campus and online

For this Open Day, there will be two options to join: either on-campus or online. There will be sessions hosted on-campus and a final session hosted entirely online. With programmes containing the same overall information about the programme structure, majors, housing options and time to ask questions, you'll be able to register for the option that best suits you. 

Open Day Activities and Programme

The Open Day offers an engaging programme that gives visitors a holistic impression of the AUC student experience.

Welcome and introduction

Each of the Open Day sessions begins with an introduction by the AUC Dean, Prof. Dr. Martin van Hees, to help you get acquainted with the AUC curriculum, framework of the academic programme and philosophy behind a Liberal Arts and Sciences programme. This official welcome is then followed by a short introduction by the Student Association (AUCSA) and Student Council (AUCSC) to offer insight into what life is like at AUC from a student perspective. An alumni representative concludes this presentation to show which graduate programmes AUC student have attended and which career paths they've taken after their time at AUC. 

Academic experience

The day continues with a variety of meet and greets, scholarship information and opportunities for one-on-one chats with students and staff. Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences, the three majors at AUC, are all represented by core faculty members who help in explaining the majorsthemes, specialisations and topics of study at AUC in both drop-in sessions and more formal presentations.

Life outside of the classroom

An Open Day isn’t only about academics, but also gives you a sense of life outside the classroom at AUC. The Community Projects and Internships Office will hold an ongoing question and answer session to showcase the variety of companies, foundations and projects students work with both in Amsterdam and further abroad. Building on this international connection, the AUC International Office organises a drop-in information area where they explain the extensive exchange network and opportunities for studying abroad during your time at AUC.

For a true look at student social life, the AUC Student Association asks committee representatives to highlight the various social clubs and activities students partake in. Furthermore, you will be able to literally see how a student lives by taking a tour of the student residences

Those joining online will be able to get a sense of the student residences by joining a live-online tour in which the various room types are highlighted.  

Still have questions?

If at the end of the programme you still have questions, current students and staff members will all be available to help you get the answer! We look forward to meeting you either on-campus or online on Saturday, 29 October 2022 at AUC!