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Master Cardiovascular Research awarded ‘top rated program’ distinction and best master’s program in its discipline


The Keuzegids Universiteiten 2019 – the Netherlands’ influential higher education guide for prospective students – has awarded the distinction of ‘Top Program’ to the Master’s program Cardiovascular Research.

VU University ranked amongst top 50 medicine universities


In the Academic Ranking of World Universities (or the Shanghai ranking) VU University is ranked amongst the top 100 to 150 universities worldwide.

Call for abstracts - ISCOMS 2019


Looking for an opportunity to present your research in front of an international audience? Submit your abstract for ISCOMS 20

The AG&M international student fellowship


Are you a (bio-)medical student (in MSc program or just graduated) and do you want to perform research at an international top institute for one year in the field of gastroenterology and/or metabolism? Apply for the AG&M international student fellowship 2018/2019!

Master Cardiovascular Research and master Oncology best biomedical master programs in National Student Survey 2018


The master Cardiovascular Research of VUmc School of Medical Sciences is ranked first in the National Students Survey (NSE) 2018 of all biomedical master's programs in the Netherlands. The master Oncology ranked second. A great result and we would like to thank all students for filling out the survey!

Brain researcher Dick Swaab keynote speaker at ISCOMS 2018


Looking for an opportunity to present your research in front of an international audience? Submit your abstract for ISCOMS 2018!

"The minor is for medical students who really want to have an impact"


Thursday afternoon, 6 December. The rain patters against the windows of VUmc. Three 5th year medical students are discussing their experiences. David Kulisiak and Ján Oros from Charles University in Prague and Moritz Platzer from the Medical University of Graz. All three are enrolled in the VUmc Medical Sciences International minor. Created in 2016, this minor is designed for VUmc students of medicine as well as students from other faculties in the Netherlands and abroad. Students have a choice of no less than 14 different programs. It is a unique study program that focuses on both scientific research and clinical setting experience.

Master Oncology best biomedical master of the Netherlands


The Master Oncology of VUmc School of Medical Sciences is ranked first in the National Students Survey (NSE) of all biomedical master's programs in the Netherlands. A great result!

New exchange agreement with Western University Canada


Last month a new student exchange agreement was signed between VUmc and the University of Western Ontario London in Canada.

New academic year is approaching, will you join us?


As the application deadline nears, the class of 2017-2018 is taking shape. Are you part of our ever growing community of international students this year?

International students positive about their experience at VU


International students are happy with the quality of education and research at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. They also enjoy our international and multicultural environment on campus and appreciate the supporting services before and after arrival. These are the results of the International Student Barometer (ISB), the yearly survey of International Students at VU.

Amsterdam Summer School


The Amsterdam Summer School offers intensive high quality courses, taught by excellent professors of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Discover the city and the Netherlands with a group of peers from all over the world. All courses include built-in excursions. 10 scholarships of a full tuition fee waiver are available for those that send in their scholarship application before 1 April. If you study at a partner university of VU Amsterdam you receive a €250 discount.

Internships in Kenya


As part of the Doctor2Doctor programme a delegation of VUmc visited Eldoret in Kenya.

KNOW-VU celebrates its first year


KNOW-VU is celebrating its first year of existence.

Positive effects physical training after chemotherapy


Physical training after completion of chemotherapy has positive effects.