Programs in Amsterdam

Columbia Summer Program in American Law

University of Amsterdam & Columbia University

For more than fifty years Columbia Law School has offered this Summer Program in American Law in collaboration with the law faculties of Amsterdam and Leiden Universities. The Program is held every summer, for the whole month of July, and alternates each year between Amsterdam and Leiden. This year... read more

Big Data in Society

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

More and more data is being collected about us and our activities. Our social media interactions, online search and shopping behaviour, but also offline location tracking and sensor and surveillance networks are all generating large, often real-time data sets. Potentially, these could help answer im... read more

Creativity and Innovation

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam & Cardiff University

Innovation and creativity are the key drivers of success in many industries today. They fuel the uptake of new technologies, the development of products and services and the formulation of strategies to secure competitive advantage. Truly innovative ideas can create new markets and boost a firm’s va... read more

Decolonizing Europe: History, Memory, Redress

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam & Brown University

Take a fresh approach to current debates surrounding notions of citizenship and belonging within postcolonial, post-Cold War Europe. In this course, Amsterdam is approached as an open air laboratory, with students studying historical and contemporary dynamics of representation and memory. WHO SHO... read more

Data Analysis in R

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

With the increasing use of alternative software packages like R in data analysis, now is the time to learn their ins and outs. The large number of active programmers creating R packages makes this an up-to-date programme providing a huge range of statistical analyses. Researchers also use R to write... read more

Discover the Dutch

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Learn to speak and understand the Dutch language and society at a basic level. At the end of this course you will be able to join a basic conversation, using general expressions and basic sentences. For example, you will be able to meet and greet in Dutch, order a meal or a drink in the campus pub,... read more