University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam Foundation Campus)
The University of Amsterdam (Dutch: Universiteit van Amsterdam) or the UvA is a Public University located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The University of Amsterdam is one of two large, publicly funded research universities in the city, the other being VU University Amsterdam (VU).
Founded in 1632 as the Athenaeum Illustre by the scholars Gerardus Vossius and Caspar Barlaeus, the University of Amsterdam is the third-oldest University in the Netherlands. The UvA is one of Europe's largest research universities with an endowment of €613.5 million, 32,739 students, 5,090 staff, and 7,900 scientific publications each year. It is the largest University in the Netherlands by enrollment and has the second-largest university endowment in the country. In addition, the University has developed a strong internationalization program and offers over 58 Master programs taught in English, as well as a number of Dutch and English language courses. Through international collaboration with other universities, the UvA offers exchange options with 200 universities in Europe and 40 institutions outside of Europe and enrolls over 2,500 international students and researchers.
The University of Amsterdam's research history has produced six Nobel Laureates and seven Spinoza Prize winners. In 2013, the university was ranked 58th in the world, 17th in Europe, and 1st in the Netherlands by the QS World University Rankings. The university was 2nd among Dutch universities, after Erasmus University Rotterdam, in five fields and placed it in the top 50 internationally in seven fields in the 2011 QS World University Rankings by Subject in the fields of Linguistics, Sociology, Philosophy, Geography, Science, Economics & Econometrics, and Accountancy & Finance.
Amsterdam Foundation Campus offers international students the opportunity to progress to the University of Amsterdam Faculty of Economics and Business, on successful completion of their Undergraduate or Master’s Foundation programme.
FoundationCampus is part of Cambridge Education Group, the UK’s leading University pathway provider since 1952.Cambridge Education Group has offered university Foundation programmes since 1985, and successfully prepares hundreds of students for University every year.
Most of the Teaching staff often drawn from University’s faculty, Academic guidance and support from University of Amsterdam with seminars and workshops for FoundationCampus students. All the Foundationcampus students will have access to the University of Amsterdam’s extensive facilities, including computer centre, the University Library – including the Faculty of Economics and Business library.Intakes: January & September
Progression Bachelor’s Degrees after Foundation year
- Economics and Business BSc
Progression Master’s Degree after Master Foundation program (MFP)
Courses search by Alphabetically
- Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance MSc
- Econometrics MSc
- Econometrics: Financial Econometrics MSc
- Econometrics: Mathematical Economics MSc
- Economics MSc