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Hogeschool van Amsterdam
This professional school has 18,000 students in 16 institutes. Its English pages have useful information on visa requirements, cost of living, etc. for foreign students in the Netherlands.

Universiteit van Amsterdam
The University of Amsterdam has a great deal of English-language information, although most of the university's curriculum is in Dutch.

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Since its beginnings in 1878, VU has emphasized "compassion with sobriety." Most programs are in Dutch, but the university does offer an International Business Administration degree in English.


International Student Network - Amsterdam
The ISN helps students at the Universiteit van Amsterdam find their way around the university and the city.

Primary and Secondary School

International School of Amsterdam
ISA has 800+ elementary and high-school pupils of more than 40 nationalities on a modern campus where English is the language of instruction. 

Student travel

The Amsterdam Appreciation Project
The Prinsenhof, a budget hotel, prepared this lively guide for younger travelers.

For inexpensive accommodations geared to students, see our Amsterdam Hostels and Camping pages.

Amsterdam travel resources
Introduction Local transport
Academic travel Miscellaneous
Arriving, departing Museums
Cafés, nightclubs Photos
Dining, food Practical information
Drugs Sex, prostitution
Events, culture Shopping
Excursions, sights Sports, recreation
Gay, lesbian Umbrella sites

Amsterdam planning tools
Amsterdam map Amsterdam weather forecast

Amsterdam hotels/accommodations
Hotel introduction Airport hotels
5-star hotels B&B
4-star hotels Hostels
3-star hotels Apartments
2-star hotels Camping
1-star hotels  

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