and Student Travel
ABOVE: An Anne Frank commemorative postage stamp
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
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.
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.
Scan of postage stamp: Jaap2.
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Need a car for a longer trip?
Short-term Car Leasing
If you live outside the EU, a
tax-free Renault or Peugeot
tourist car lease can
be cheaper than renting for visits of 21+ days. Minimum driver age is
18, there' s no upper age limit, and rates include insurance.