ONCAMPUS Amsterdam

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is a modern university with a rich history, providing a high-quality education in inspiring surroundings. 

Top reasons to study here

  • A highly ranked university, the University of Amsterdam ranked 57th in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.
  • It is a member of Universitas 21 and LERU - a network of leading research universities.
  • Over 5,000 international students and researchers from over 100 countries.

Preparation Courses



The University of Amsterdam 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.




Student services

We are committed to the success of our students, through our student support service we are able to support all of our students, providing a broad range of advice and guidance on personal, practical and academic issues.

When you enrol on your programme of study at ONCAMPUS, you will be assigned a Personal Tutor, who is responsible for ensuring you have adequate academic support during your time with us.

Your Personal Tutor is the first person you should go to if you have a problem: if they can’t help you, they will be able to direct you to someone who can.

Housing services

Full support is offered by the team at ONCAMPUS Amsterdam to assist you in finding suitable accommodation before you arrive. ONCAMPUS offers university accommodation through the University of Amsterdam.

Accommodation at University of Amsterdam
  • The University of Amsterdam has a number of agreements with housing corporations throughout Amsterdam and can assist international students in finding appropriate accommodation.
  • As in many other major European cities, the demand for reasonably priced private housing in Amsterdam is high. Therefore we suggest that you apply for University accommodation as soon as possible.
  • The housing locations are spread throughout the city.

ICT services

Internet access on the University of Amsterdam campus is free.

Medical services

All students who come to study in the Netherlands are required to have health insurance. You will have the same rights to health care as a Dutch resident.

This means that you can register with a GP (local doctor), receive hospital treatment, treatment for pre-existing conditions and full maternity services. 

Student Life

Campus life

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.

Sports facilities

The University of Amsterdam has many student associations catering to a variety of student needs including social clubs, career and study societies and cultural and sporting societies. 

Student clubs

  • Student Union
  • International Student Network (ISN)
  • International Student Committee (ISC)
  • SEFA
  • CREA