Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

North Holland, Netherlands

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Private University

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Established in 1880

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The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Netherland (VU Amsterdam) was founded in 1880. It is one of the biggest, public funded institutes in the city. In spite of the fact that founded as a private foundation, the VU has received government funding on an equality premise with state-funded institutes since 1970. The university is located on urban grounds in the southern Buitenveldert neighborhood of Amsterdam and adjacent to the modern Zuidas business district. At Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam78 nationalities work and study closely together working as a single community. Teaching is organized within several faculties. University offers more than 50 bachelor's, 160 master's, many of Ph.D.programmes.

The language of teaching for most bachelor's courses is Dutch. As of fall 2015, the university offers many bachelor's programs fully taught in English; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Faculty of Humanities.

Most of Master's programs at VU are offered entirely in English. University was ranked as 171th in QS World Universities Ranking.

University emphasizes its Core values; stewardship for planet Earth and the responsibility to achieve a sustainable future. Not only teaching and research programs have a focus on sustainability but environmental sustainability is also a major consideration when construction and refurbishment activities are carried out.


Cost

Average tuition fee

Reasonable

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Living expenses

Average living expenses (Bachelors)

$ 11520

Average living expenses (Masters)

$ 11520

Rankings

51-100

#80

US World and News Report

#116

The World University Rankings

#209

QS World University Rankings

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Application Fee

€100

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