Short Term Study Abroad- Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) (July)

Short Term Study Abroad- Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) (July)

The Amsterdam Summer School of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers interactive courses which are available on a Study Abroad (Fee-paying) basis. The courses are designed to provide an intensive, in-depth look at your topic of study. You will participate in engaging discussions with a unique group of peers, from all parts of the world. All courses include built-in excursions to museums and institutes such as the Anne Frank House and the International Criminal Court. This extends the learning beyond the classroom and enhances the courses' practical applicability. Personal guidance by your instructors, all excellent professors at VU Amsterdam, and a stimulating cultural environment provide a meaningful and lasting experience.


Netherlands, Europe

Type of Program

Short Term Study Abroad

Level of Study


Postgraduate Law students only

Length of Program

4 weeks (2 courses)

Program Dates

End of June - end of July 2019 (Dates are TBC)

Language of Instruction


Travel Grant


GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)


Study Abroad feesTuition fees for 2019 are TBD
Tuition fees for 2018 per unit were €1,000 or €1,150

Students need to enrol into 2 units at VU to receive credit for 1 MQ unit

Course Information

Please see pre-approved unit mapping here for 2018

The unit mapping for 2019 will be available in January 2019.


Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Housing

Exchange Student Website

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Exchange Website

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following:

  • Macquarie Abroad General Eligibility Criteria
  • Nomination from Macquarie University
  • English language proficiency for non-native speakers
  • Review the course information and restricted courses to check it is suitable for your degree progression at Macquarie University

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange and study abroad programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Payment Website.

Logistics Fees:  See host university website for fees

Acceptance: Acceptance into the Macquarie program does not guarantee acceptance into Amsterdam Summer School of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

Program Costs: As a study abroad student you pay tuition fees to host university. As such, you will not be enrolled at Macquarie for the duration of your overseas studies. Program cost are listed on the host university website. You must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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Study a Short Term Exchange program in Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) (July) for 2 weeks, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) (July) is located in Netherlands

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Business; Environment; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

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