Wednesday, November 13, 2019

[Master Degree] Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship of University of Amsterdam, Netherlands (Full Scholarship)

The University of Amsterdam is a public university located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The UvA is one of two large, publicly funded research universities in the city, the other being the VU University Amsterdam (VU). Established in 1632 by municipal authorities and later renamed for the city of Amsterdam, the University of Amsterdam is the third-oldest university in the Netherlands. It is one of the largest research universities in Europe with 31,186 students, 4,794 staff, 1,340 PhD students and an annual budget of €600 million. It is the largest university in the Netherlands by enrollment. The main campus is located in central Amsterdam, with a few faculties located in adjacent boroughs. The university is organised into seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Science, Law, Medicine, and Dentistry.
The University of Amsterdam has produced six Nobel Laureates and five prime ministers of the Netherlands. In 2014, it was ranked 50th in the world, 15th in Europe, and 1st in the Netherlands by the QS World University Rankings. The university placed in the top 50 worldwide in seven fields in the 2011 QS World University Rankings in the fields of linguistics, sociology, philosophy, geography, science, Economics and econometrics, and accountancy and finance.

  • Full tuition fees and living expenses (up to €25,000) 
  • The scholarship is highly competitive, there are one to two scholarships available for Humanities students (1:25 chance).


Candidates wishing to apply for an AES programme should:
  • not have the nationality of one of the countries of the EU/EEA or Suisse
  • not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans 
  • not be eligible to pay the reduced tuition fee rate for EEA students at the UvA
  • not receive a full coverage scholarship for the same period of study as the AES
  • have submitted a complete application to one of the MSc programmes (see the website of your MSc programme for the application and admission procedure)
  • have been (or will be) admitted for the first time to one of the MSc programmes at the UvA
  • be able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa (if applicable)
  • have completed their previous academic programme no longer than 3 years ago
  • The International Team should be notified as soon as possible of any change in nationality, type of residence permit or additional financial support throughout the academic year

    How To Apply:
    • You start your application for a Research Master's programme or Dual Master's programme;
    • In MyInfo application form for the Master's programmes in the Humanities, you will find the option ‘apply for a scholarship’. Tick this box;
    • You upload all the Master's application documents in MyInfo before 15 January for your choice of Master's programme;
    • In the meantime, you also upload your scholarship application form in Pontifex Survey before 15 January. You need to use the Required Scholarship Application Format in Here

    15 January 2020

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