Welcome to VU Amsterdam Summer School

VU Amsterdam Summer School offers interactive small-scale courses at Bachelor and Master level. Join us on-campus or online for either one or two sessions in July 2021. Our two-week courses cover multiple themes and are offered by all nine faculties of the university. Bachelor, Master and PhD students as well as professionals are all welcome to apply. From start to finish, we will be here to support you with your course and practical issues such as accommodation. In addition to the course, we offer exciting social activities! Will you join us?

There are many reasons why joining a summer school is beneficial for you. Whether you are looking to upskill and develop yourself personally or academically, our summer school is the place to go. Here are a few of the top benefits of enrolling in VU Amsterdam Summer School:

  • Gain study credits;
  • Expand your knowledge and understanding of a certain topic;
  • Build your (international) network and meet peers from all over the world;
  • Keep your brain active during the summer months and avoid summer learning loss;
  • Experience studying at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam;
  • Engage with leading lecturers;
  • Upgrade your CV.

Take a look around on our website, discover the summer school and our 2021 programme. Any questions left? Please reach out to the summer school team, we are here for you!


View our courses on offer for 2021.

Fees and Scholarships

Find out more about our tuition fees, discounts and scholarships.

Arrival Day and Social Programme

Discover our social activities.


Check out our various accommodation options.

How to apply

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

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Read everything you need to know about the impact of the coronavirus on our summer school

Student Ambassadors

Get to know our students ambassadors from all over the world.


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