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Liberal Arts and Sciences (Amsterdam University College)


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Amsterdam University College (AUC) offers a Liberal Arts and Sciences programme leading to a joint Bachelor's degree issued by the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam. All students live on campus in affordable apartments and studios that are guaranteed for the three years of study. The campus is located in Amsterdam Science Park in the vibrant neighbourhood of Amsterdam East. All classes are taught entirely in English, and the programme is small-scale and selective, admitting 300 students each year based on academic performance and motivation. Students choose to major in the Sciences, Social Sciences or Humanities. Within each of these majors are a variety of tracks through which students gain expertise in more specific areas of knowledge. These concentrations make the programme cohesive and ensure students attain a certain level of expertise to proceed to Master’s programmes. Tracks include Maths, Physics, Earth & Environment, Chemistry, Biology, Biomedical, Health, Information, Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, Law, Political Science, International Relations, Environmental Economics & Policy, Cognition, Literature, Film, Philosophy, History, Culture, Art, Media. Students think beyond traditional disciplines and classes are focused on themes involving "big questions" in science and society that require knowledge from all three majors.




Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science


3 years

ECTS credits



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Application requirements

You must have taken maths as an examination subject at secondary school and achieved a good grade in the appropriate level of maths. In general, the higher your level of maths, the wider your range of options in terms of major. Different majors require different levels of maths.

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Language requirements

IELTS overall band
IELTS listening
IELTS reading
IELTS writing
IELTS speaking
TOEFL paper based
TOEFL computer based
TOEFL internet based
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 Feb '24 1 Feb '24
1 Sep '25 1 Feb '25 1 Feb '25
1 Sep '26 1 Feb '26 1 Feb '26


Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Main address
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam

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