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The faculty of Economics and Business Administration is fortunate to welcome many international students to its Master's programmes. My aim is to increase the international attractiveness of our education and to create the VU Experience!

Estudiar un máster en la Vrije Universiteit (Amsterdam)/Study a master at VU University (Amsterdam)

Estudiar un máster en la Vrije Universiteit (Amsterdam)/Study a master at the Vrije Universiteit (Amsterdam).

In this post I will give information about studying a master’s degree at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Since I posted my experience about studying a master in Amsterdam experience I have received many emails asking for more information so I hope this can help you a bit :) Continue reading

Travel around the world in one day at VU International Day 29/10

LOGO International Study Fair

Travel around the world in just ONE day! Join the VU International Day at 29th of October and take off  to your favorite destination. Continue reading

VU delegation visited South Korea and China

From 21 to 28 September a VU delegation headed by René Smit visited South Korea and China. The mission was part of a broad Amsterdam delegation.

In South Korea, the delegation visited five universities ( KAIST , Sogang , Seoul National University , Korea University , Yonsei ) and the company Saltlux . With KAIST ( top 100 university ) a memorandum of understanding ( MoU ) has been prepared for research cooperation in the IT field , after which student exchange can follow . With Korea University ( top 200 ) , the existing contract has been extended to a VU broad level . During a ” study and work in Amsterdam” seminar over 200 enthusiastic Korean students were informed on studying at VU. Continue reading

VU winner bronze medal – International Student Satisfaction

SP_Awards_bronze.pngVU University Amsterdam has been awarded the bronze medal for International student satisfaction in the Netherlands. The top 3 will also receive the “Certificate for Excellent International Student Satisfaction” because of the high scores, namely an average satisfaction score between 9 and 9.4 out of 10. Continue reading

Study in Amsterdam? Start smart and Learn Dutch!

NT2 Academy - Avondcursussen

Kick-start your study in Amsterdam and join a Dutch language course at VU University Amsterdam! After a short while, you can use Dutch for every day purposes. You will be able to live here comfortably and to communicate with the Dutch people at the university or in the city! Continue reading

Summertime Hangouts in Amsterdam

When summer arrives in Amsterdam and you’re tired of wandering along the canals and strolling in and around Amsterdam museums, it’s best to find a nice terrace to hangout for a couple of hours, to spend the afternoon on a terrace in the sunshine, chilling, drinking. A friendly and sunny place, just enjoy summertime in Amsterdam.

Listed below are bars and restaurants that are great summertime hangouts, but are generally not well known among tourists. And in general tourist guides don’t mention them! Continue reading

International Job Fair in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Although hard to imagine in the current economic climate, particularly with the growing unemployment rate in the Netherlands, the shortage in the skilled and highly-educated work forces is expected to grow in the coming year(s). With this in mind, Expatica and Together Abroad introduce the International Job Fair, the event for pursuing an international career in the Netherlands.

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Amsterdam praised for its start-up scene – I amsterdam

Silicon Valley veteran and others praises Amsterdam’s start-up scene!

I amsterdam
7 Feb 2013 – Source: iamsterdam.com

According to serial entrepreneur and Silicon Valley veteran Dan Harple, Amsterdam is a hotspot for internet start-ups. In an interview earlier this year with the Dutch newspaper Het Financiele Dagblad (in Dutch) he describes the start-up scene in Amsterdam as “cutting edge” and “state of the art”, even going so far as to say that in comparison with Berlin and London, Amsterdam “rocks”. Continue reading

What I’m going to remember about my year in VU and Amsterdam

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My name’s An Nguyen, a current student of the MBA programme specialized in Management Consulting, class 2012-2013 of VU Amsterdam. I have had the best year in my life so far studying in the VU and living in Amsterdam. Now I still have around 2 months before going back to my country but I start feeling missing everything here!

The never-ending surprise and pleasure everywhere in the city

Amsterdam has never dissapointed me in showing so many interesting (sometimes weird?!) sides to me since my first day being in the city. How can you find another city in the world with trams, cars, bicycles and people working in a super narrow stoned street without making a mess? How can you find another city in the world with people in suits, in dresses biking under the sun, the rain, the wind and the snow? How can you find another city in…

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Join the MAA Event: A Global Perspective at IBM Headquarters! (June 5th)

MAA Event IBMMarketing Insights – A Global Perspective at IBM headquarters!

Are you interested in marketing, strategy and branding? Have you missed some practical insights into business world during your studies? Do you want to get some fresh tips and overview of today’s marketing and strategy from Gurus in the field? Would you like to visit corporate headquarters of the leaders in its industry and get connected with top executives? Do you want to be involved in interactive discussion about marketing and strategy trends emerging nowadays?

Then Marketing Insights – A Global Perspective is right for you! Marketing Association Amsterdam is presenting its first event in English this year:

Marketing Insights – A Global Perspective
June 5th 2013, IBM headquarters Amsterdam
(Johan Huizingalaan 765)

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