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Start Magazine

A guide to student life in Amsterdam

This inspiring online magazine includes nice-to-know and need-to-know information for students who have been admitted to the UvA.

Voorpagina van het internationale Start Magazine 2018-2019

Topics include:

  • Planning your trip: steps to take before and after you arrive
  • Studying at the UvA: watch videos to find out what current students have to say
  • Living in Amsterdam: bicycles, the language, hotspots and cool places

Start Newsletters

during the September and the February enrolment period 

Once you have been admitted to the UvA, you receive our Start Newsletters with instructions for finalising your enrolment and information on practical matters related to studying abroad.

Please read this information carefully - it will help to ensure a smooth start at the UvA. We wish you the best of luck with your preparations and we look forward to welcome you in Amsterdam.