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Program Details

Academic Calendar

The fall 2017 calendar will be posted when it becomes available.  It is expected to be similar to the 2016 calendar found here.

  • June 2017: Registration 
  • End of August: Mandarory Orientation
  • Sept. 4, 2017:  Classes Begin-First Block
  • October 23-27 2017: Exams, First Block Classes
  • December 18-22, 2017:  Exams, Second Block Classes
  • December 22, 2017:  Classes End

Available Courses

Participating Georgetown students may enroll in classes in one of Amsterdam Law School's English Language LLM programs. This includes programs in European Private Law, International Criminal Law, and International and European Law. Course offerings for Fall 2017 will be made available in June. The current year's course offerings are available for review through Amsterdam's online course catalog. Participants in this program who wish to receive credit for any course outside of the three programs listed above must contact the Office of Transnational Programs via email to request approval.  Participants should not expect to receive credit for courses not expressly approved by OTP.

Students may register for the equivalent of up to 14 Georgetown credits. Amsterdam uses the ECTS credit system; two ECTS credits equal one Georgetown credit.

Information on the university's grading scale is available here.

Housing & Facilities

The University of Amsterdam assists students with finding housing by putting students together with housing companies that cater to students. Additional information is available here.  

The university is prepared to offer any support needed for those with a disability or chronic illness, see the website for details. Amsterdam has further information about getting around the city here.  

The University Library Singel and LLC Roeterseiland is available for student use during the semester.

Estimated Budget

Figures below are from the 2014-2015 academic year. Updated information for 2017 will be posted once it is available.

Expense Estimated Budget
Tuition $25,565
Airfare $1,275 
Housing $2,727 
Local Travel $463 
Food  $2,181 
Books $409
Health Insurance $2,425
Abroad Insurance $100
Visa $450
Miscellaneous $1,000
TOTAL $37,595

Click here for practical living information.

Visa information is available here.  Contact: uvastudentservices@uva.nl.

Contact for Admitted Students

Johanna Vogel
exchange-als@uva.nl

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