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  • Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Program Terms: Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Year Long (T1-T2), Year Long (T2-T1)
  • Restrictions: Deakin applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Trimester 2 2018 25/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Deakin Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Education, Faculty of Business & Law, Faculty of Health, Faculty of Science, Engineering & Built Environments Program Type: Exchange
Language of Instruction: English Credit Weighting: 4 Credit Points
OS Help Available: Yes
Program Description:
VU
Faculties Arts & Ed, SEBE, Health and Business & Law
Level Undergraduate
Minimum Weighted Average mark (WAM) 60
Semester Date Deakin Trimester 1 = Spring
Deakin Trimester 2 = Fall/Autumn
Full Time Study Load 24 - 36 ECTS per semester (4 Deakin Units)
Deakin Abroad Travel Grant TBC
Deakin Abroad Coordinator Andrew Ross andrew.ross@deakin.edu.au


About:
VU University Amsterdam is a leading European research university with about 25,000 students and 2,500 academic staff. Eleven faculties share a single campus and cover a wide spectrum of arts, sciences and medicine. With almost 50 Bachelor’s degree programmes (of which 4 completely English taught) and over 100 Master’s degree programmes (over 70 English taught), VU University offers a wide choice of study options. VU University is a campus university: almost all university buildings are situated on one site, with teaching & research facilities and several leisure activities all together. It is located in the business district of Amsterdam, so that during your studies you can also get a glimpse of the business world.

Helpful Links:
Housing
Living Expenses and Costs
Campus Map

Recommended Programs:
Arts
Politics
Economics

Website:
VU University Amsterdam Homepage

Course Catalogue:
VU University Amsterdam - Course Catalogue

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IMPORTANT NOTES

Before you apply, please make sure you have completed all exchange application steps as outlined on the Deakin Abroad website.

Eligibility criteria:
Exchange Programs are available to all Deakin students, including international, postgraduate and off-campus students.

To be eligible to apply for an Exchange Program:
  • Undergraduate students must have completed at least 8 credit points toward their Deakin degree
  • Postgraduate students must have completed at least 4 credit points towards their Deakin degree
  • You must return to at least 1 credit point to complete at Deakin after your Exchange Program
  • You must study a full-time load while on exchange
  • You must have a credit average of 60 or above with no fails on your academic record (students who do not currently meet these criteria will be advised to meet with a Language and Learning Adviser)
  • You must have received faculty approval prior to submitting your exchange application

Duration:
Students may apply for a Trimester or Year-long Exchange Program, starting either Trimester 1 or Trimester 2.

Cost:
While on exchange students continue to pay Deakin fees (upfront-payments, HECS-HELP, or FEE-HELP). Host University tuition fees will be waived.

General costs may include an application fee, flights, visas, accommodation, meals, textbooks, living expenses and insurance (insurance is provided by Deakin for the duration of your Exchange Program – students travelling beyond the program dates are strongly recommended to purchase additional cover).

Funding options:
  • OS-HELP may be available to domestic students. Please refer to the Deakin OS-HELP webpage for more information on eligibility criteria and the application process.
  • Centrelink payments continue while on exchange
  • Successful applicants may receive a Travel Grant from the Study Abroad and Exchange Office (unless receiving a Scholarship)

Is this your first preference?
  • Students must ensure that they apply for a minimum of two universities
  • Students must submit a minimum of two individual applications.
  • Students must rank their applications in order of preference


A Trimester Abroad will earn you 60 points towards the Global Citizenship Program.