About Exchange in Amsterdam, Netherlands
The University of Amsterdam exchange offers students two different options. The first option includes coursework in a variety of disciplines at the University of Amsterdam, a comprehensive and internationally-oriented research university. The other option is study at Amsterdam University College, a small, tight-knit international college, similar to a US Honors College.
Housing & Meals
If you are enrolled in Amsterdam University College, you will live in the on-campus Student Residences. At any of the University of Amsterdam faculties, you will live in dormitories or apartments around the city of Amsterdam. Single or shared, self-catering rooms are available. Learn more about housing on the University of Amsterdam exchange website.
Students having participated in a bilateral exchange will:
- Develop a stronger sense of confidence by engaging in a highly independent study abroad program and foster second language acquisition whenever possible
- Learn to appreciate diverse world views, accept complexity, and embrace ambiguity; added benefit of reciprocity to foster mutual respect and understanding
- Experience a new culturally specific academic system and incorporate different academic perspectives
- Identify and communicate how your experience abroad has impacted you personally, academically, and professionally
Faculty & Staff
About the Learning Abroad Center
Learning Abroad Center programs are:
- Affordable: our programs are cost effective.
- Academically strong: many programs have strong University of Minnesota departmental support and offer pre-approved courses for many majors.
- Culturally rich: regardless of the program you choose, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture.
- Expertly managed: our staff in Minnesota and abroad are trained professionals and are always available to answer your questions from extensive pre-departure advising and online orientations to reentry programming. Your safety and well-being are paramount, and we work hard to ensure you have a rewarding and safe experience abroad.