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Grants and loans

Financial aid from the UvA

There are several opportunities for financial support from the UvA.

Administrative Body Membership Grant

Some administrative positions demand so much time that they can cause a delay in completing your studies. It is possible to get additional financial assistance for administrative activities.

Administrative Body Membership Grant

Amsterdam University Fund

Grants may be applied for from the Amsterdam University Fund for individual study trips (work placements, exchanges, thesis research, field work), group trips, or projects for students.

Amsterdam University Fund

Erasmus Grant

Erasmus Grants are awarded to students who go to study or go on a work placement for between three months and an entire academic year at a European partner institute as part of an exchange programme between UvA and the institute.

Erasmus Grant

Emergency Fund

For emergency situations that lead to financial problems for students, claims may be made to the emergency fund. The situation must be acute, incidental, of limited scope, and resolvable.

Emergency Fund

Profiling Fund

Through the Profiling Fund, the UvA offers specific students the possibility to apply for financial support if they fall behind schedule in their studies as a result of exceptional circumstances (such as illness or disability).

Profiling Fund