The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Summer School offers interactive small-scale courses designed to provide an intensive, in-depth look at your topic of study.

In a class with a maximum of 25 students, you will engage in discussions with a unique group of peers, from all parts of the world.

Fields of study

  • Information technology 
  • Religion
  • Psychology
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • History
  • Health sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Finance
  • International business
  • Criminology
  • Biological sciences
  • Economics
  • Environmental sciences
  • Computer science

Find more information regarding specific courses on the VU International website.

Credit Equivalent

6 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 6 ECTS across sessions 1 and 2 (pending UQ faculty approval - see Courses tab for more information).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As UQ Abroad is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host program for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by VU international.

Block 2 impacts on UQ semester 2, 2019 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates.

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UQ Students can choose to participate in session 1, or sessions 1 and 2 combined. Session 2 cannot be studied independently from Session 1

Session 1
  • Start date: 06 July 2019
  • End date: 20 July 2019
  • Credit: For credit​ and Not for credit
Sessions 1 & 2
  • Start date: 06 July 2019
  • End date: 03 August 2019
  • Credit: For credit only

Costs

Program tuition is approximately $1,800 AUD per course. More information regarding program fees can be found on the VU international website. UQ students may be eligible for a program discount. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding

Accommodation

Accommodation can be arranged as part of the program for an additional cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the VU international website.

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimerfor further details.

Vrije University Course BEL Faculty Assessment
Creativity and Innovation (3 ECTS) - Session 1 AND (New Venture Creation and Entrepreneurship (3 ECTS) - Session 2 OR Organisational Behaviour Management Approved for credit towards TIMS7811 Innovation Leadership MBA Students

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: 30 April 2019
Host: TBC

Program Dates

See 'Courses' tab for various session dates.

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Credit: See 'Courses' tab for more info
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.

Register