VU Amsterdam (online) Summer School

Welcome! We are currently working hard on our 2021 programme. In 2021 we will offer both online and on-campus courses. In December all information about our 2021 edition will be published on this website. Would you like to receive a notification email when our programme is online?Contact us!

Did you know we also offer short courses in January? Please take a look at our VU Graduate Winter School offer Questions about summer school? Contact the VU Amsterdam Summer School team, we are here to help! 

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has decided to cancel the physical edition of the summer school 2020 due to COVID-19. VU apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause, but the safety of our students and staff is our priority. We are happy to announce our online course offer for 2020. 

This year, VU Amsterdam Summer School offers online small-scale courses at Bachelor and Master level. Join us for either one or two sessions in July 2020 from the comfort of your own home. Bachelor and Master students, PhD staff and professionals are all welcome to apply. This summer we bring VU Amsterdam Summer School to you!

What can you expect from the online summer school?
-      two week course(s) to achieve your goals, learn a new skill or specialize in a specific field;
-      exclusive content for a limited number of students;
-      3 ECTS (European study credits) and a certificate;
-      individual/group guidance from professor;
-      interactive classes;
-      possibilities to expand your international network;
-      full support from the summer school team;
-      optional online social activity.

Would you like to learn a new skill? Or are you looking for an inspiring way to spend your summer to prevent summer learning loss? Join us and apply now!



Our full online course offer for 2020, suitable for graduate and undergraduate students, PhD staff and professionals.

Tuition Fee

All you need to know about our fees and what's included.

How to apply

Find out everything you need to know about our entry requirements and how to apply.

Student Ambassadors

Get to know our students ambassadors! We have VU Amsterdam Summer School alumni from all over the world.


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