Envision yourself in a bio lab or a psychology lecture. Now look around you—you're surrounded by Dutch and international students. Your classroom isn't in one of those old familiar buildings on your home campus, it's in one of Europe's most exciting and unique cities—Amsterdam—at an internationally recognized research university, the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).
With its strong course offerings in psychology and the sciences, you're bound to find a variety of English-taught courses at the VU to apply to your major. From Experimental Cell Biology to The History and Philosophy of Psychology, you can dive further into your major, but you also have the opportunity to expand your studies beyond psychology and the sciences with IES Abroad course options, such as Dutch language and culture, sexuality and gender, studio art, art history, and research.
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NOTE: Program dates listed in Studio Abroad are approximate. Please refer to IES Abroad predeparture materials for planning travel.
Known for its liberal views and open-minded attitude, the residents of Amsterdam welcome you to this cozy city. You'll adore the lovely canals and old European charm that make up the enchanting city of Amsterdam. Because the city planning hasn't changed much since the 19th century, you'll appreciate the architecture and historic homes that color the city. And you can't leave without seeing the windmills!
Whether it's an orientation program that makes you feel prepared, housing that is well-located and comfortable, or the field trips that take you to places off the beaten path—we're all about our student services. To find out more specific details, click here and select the Student Life tab.
About IES Abroad
Everything we do is about the IES Abroad student. Our profoundly passionate team of study abroad professionals believes in creating once-in-a-lifetime educational adventures that transcend expectations. Our goal is to rock the world of some 6,500 study abroad students every year. From our headquarters in Chicago to our 140 study abroad programs in more than 34 global locations worldwide, we create authentic global education and life-affirming cultural experiences.
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