Why Study at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Our current students know what makes VU University an inspiring and challeging university to pursue your bachelor, master or exchange studies. Curious to hear their opinion about the lectures offered, the services we provide to international students ánd what makes Amsterdam such a great city to study? We strongly suggest that you check out this video:

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Masterclass Successful Career Management for our International Students was a success!

300px-WTCAmsterdam2On Friday May 24th, the Office of Career Services hosted a Masterclass for international students in collaboration with the International Office. The Masterclass was part of the event ‘Get Ready For A Dutch Career’, which took place at the WTC Building at the ZuidAs. Continue reading

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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Watch a weblecture: MSc specialization in Transport and Supply Chain Management

The Transport & Supply Chain Management specialisation offers a unique combination of education in transport economics and in supply chain management. The main focus of our programme is on professional services industries, making this an unrivalled degree specialization in the Netherlands and in Europe. Continue reading

CV and motivation letter writing workshop for international master students


On February 21st the FEWEB Office of Career Services hosted a “CV and motivation letter” workshop, in co-production with the VU International Office. The event was especially organized for VU international students of all faculties to help them take with the first steps onto the Dutch job market. The event started with an introduction by Alexandra Samarina (read her blog here), an international VU Alumna from the Graduate School of Economics and Business. Continue reading

Are you ready for a career in Holland?

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Thinking about starting a career in the Netherlands? Take the test here!

Are you thinking about starting a career in the Netherlands? As from now International students and alumni can learn more about key economic sectors in Holland, the Dutch business culture, how to find a job and how to apply for one. The new website www.careerinholland.nl provides up-to-date information about career opportunities including information on salaries, entrepreneurship and practical information about residence permits for their stay after their graduation. Continue reading

Dinalog funding secured for E-commerce logistics project

VU researchers Sander de Leeuw, Jeroen van den Berg, Jaap Boter and Hester van Herk (FEWEB) and Sandjai Bhulai (FEW) have secured funding for a project on e-commerce logistics from the Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics (Dinalog).

Together with a consortium of 13 organizations they will collaborate in a project entitled ‘Competitive Advantage through e-Commerce Logistics (CATeLOG)’. Continue reading