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Schedule

VU Amsterdam finalizes the Semester in Amsterdam fall courses in June/July, a few months before the start of the academic year. VU Amsterdam offers courses in two seven-week periods during the fall semester program (mid/late August – mid/late December, varying by each professor's exam schedule).

Amsterdam program schedule


Fall 2018 Semester

August 17– December 22, 2018

  • Friday, August 17, 2018: Students arrive in Amsterdam
  • August 18-September 3, 2018: Arrival and Introduction
  • Monday, September 3, 2018: First Day of Classes (Period 1)
  • September 3-October 19: Period 1 Classes
  • October 22–October 26, 2018: Exams (Period 1)
  • Monday, October 29, 2017: First Day of Classes (Period 2)
  • October 29-December 14, 2018: Period 2 Classes
  • December 17- December 21: Exams (Period 2)
  • Saturday, December 22, 2018: Students depart