Students rate six VU masters as top programme in the Masters selection guide 2019

VU Amsterdam has six master's programmes that deserve the designation 'Top programme'. This is evident from the assessments of students and educational experts in the Masters 2019 selection guide.

03/05/2019 | 11:09 AM

The masters in Business Law (90), Epidemiology (81), Cardiovascular Research (80) and Hydrology (80) score the highest. This is the first time the Cardiovascular Research master's programme has joined the established top programmes of the VU. Programme coordinator Miriam van Strien: "Cardiovascular diseases are one of the leading causes of death in the Western world. With this master we train future top scientists who will work on the solutions. I am therefore very proud of this appreciation for the master Cardiovascular Research.”

The VU programmes that deserve the designation 'Top programme' are:

- Business Law (90)
- Epidemiology (81)
- Cardiovascular Research -  new! (80)
- Hydrology (80)
- Econometrics & OperationsResearch (75)
- Tax law (75)

Masters selection guide 2019
The Masters selection guide 2019 is published by the Centre for Higher Education Information (C.H.O.I.) to help students choose a master's programme. Programmes are compared on the basis of student assessments from the National Student Survey and expert assessments. It also includes data on the size, language and structure of the programme and the costs. Of the nine 'broad universities', the VU is in sixth place.

Choose your Top programme during the Master’s Day
On Saturday, March 9th, the VU Master’s Day will take place. On this day, you’re introduced to our master programmes and the VU campus. In addition to the information rounds, the information market offers room to get to know students and lecturers. For the complete programme, please visit