The 2021 academic calendar is not yet available, however it is expected to be similar to the 2020 calendar below.
Late August 2020 (TBA): Orientation
August 31, 2020: Classes start
December 11, 2020: Classes end
December 14-18, 2020: Exam period
Students in the exchange program can select from a variety of law school courses. (Fall 2021 courses will be posted as soon as they are available.)
Because new course offerings may not be publicized until the start of the term, it is possible that not all eligible courses are listed above. Participants in this program who wish to enroll in any course not listed above must contact the Office of Transnational Programs by email to request approval. Participants should not expect to receive credit for courses that are not expressly approved by OTP. See the Study Abroad Policy document for details.
Information on Amsterdam’s grading scale is available here.
Housing & Facilities
The University of Amsterdam works with several companies that to provide flats for international students. However, rooms are limited so admitted students are advised to apply early. Additional housing advice is available on their website.
The University of Amsterdam provides support for students with disabilities, details are available online.
Students at the University of Amsterdam also have access to the University’s law library.
An estimated budget for 2021 will be provided as soon as it is available.
Amsterdam will also provide visa advice to admitted students.
Contact for Admitted Students