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Financial aid from the University of Amsterdam

Grants and funds

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) offers several grants and funds.

  • Amsterdam University Fund

    The Amsterdam University Fund provides support for special academic and student facilities that cannot be covered by government funding alone. Grants may be applied for individual study trips (work placements, exchanges, thesis research, field work), group trips, or projects for students.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Profiling Fund

    Are you experiencing study delay as a result of personal circumstances (such as disease, family circumstances or a disability)? Are or were these circumstances beyond your control? You may be eligible for financial support from the UvA’s Profiling Fund.