Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, is situated in the heart of Europe. It is a real cosmopolitan capital and one of Europe’s most beautiful, with an enormous number of attractions.
At ONCAMPUS Amsterdam you will prepare yourself to progress to your chosen undergraduate degree at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) or taught undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the University of Amsterdam. This one-year (3 term) programme offers progression to the two universities. You will study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences campus.
When you successfully complete the ONCAMPUS Amsterdam programme you have the opportunity to progress to a choice of English-taught undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the University of Amsterdam or a programme from the School of Economics and Management at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is a modern university with a rich history, providing a high-quality education in inspiring surroundings. The University is a world-class centre for research and teaching, and is committed to helping students think in an original, independent and academic way. With over 30,000 students, 5,000 staff, from more than 100 nationalities, it is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe. A highly ranked university, the University of Amsterdam ranked 58th in the 2017 QS World University Rankings, and in the top 20 universities in Europe in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-17.
The University is conveniently located in the heart of Amsterdam, overlooking the famous canals. Surrounded by history and culture, and within a short walk of the shops and restaurants in the city centre, the University of Amsterdam is the perfect base to enrich your student experience.
Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) places emphasis on training students to become the professionals of tomorrow. Practical-orientated research is an important component of the educational programmes offered through the School of Economics and Management. AUAS has 250 partner institutes across 50 different countries and contributes to various educational projects such as curriculum development, research projects, student/professor exchanges and work placements within an international working field. This ensures that the education provided by AUAS is truly internationally orientated. Their research addresses real-life problems from the professional field in close collaboration with both academics and professionals working in the particular discipline.
The University is situated in the Southeastern part of Amsterdam, surrounded by many international companies and next to the Ajax soccer stadium, Amsterdam ArenA. It is surrounded by history and culture, and within a short walk of the shops and restaurants in the city centre, it is the perfect base to enrich your student experience.
Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) and University of Amsterdam (UvA) have a joint Executive Board and their close cooperation is particularly valuable for research purposes.