About wmaat

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

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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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