Study Abroad at IES Abroad Amsterdam

Europe Netherlands Amsterdam

Surrounded by the city’s world-famous canals, IES Abroad Center Amsterdam is in a beautifully light building, fitting in naturally with its UNESCO World Heritage Listed neighbors. After your classes and lectures at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), you can hop on a bike or tram to get academic support from the center’s expert staff or join other IES Abroad Scholars on field trips and weekends away that immerse you in the Dutch experience.

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About IES Abroad Amsterdam Center

Amsterdam’s IES Abroad Center takes you to the enchanting heart of local Amsterdam, to a welcoming part of the city. Here, at your study abroad hub, you meet friends for life and dive into European charm. In this renovated 1930’s clothing factory, history hangs on the walls. And as you study in the well-equipped classrooms and student library or hang out with friends new and old in the lounge, you look over one of the canals at the epicenter of the Amsterdam experience.

Unparalleled Access

We know your destination and host university inside and out

Total Support

We manage your housing, insurance, application - the entire adventure

24/7 Health & Safety Coverage

Our experts are available around-the-clock for support when you need it

In It For You

As a registered US not-for-profit, it's our mission that drives us

We've Seen It All

For over 70 years we have curated world-class study abroad experiences

Official Associations

Over 300 of the world's best universities trust our study abroad expertise

An IES Abroad study experience opens your eyes to a whole new world and broadens your perspective. IES Amsterdam Alum talk you through their stay highlights, field trips, and travel adventures in the Netherlands. They celebrate the care and attention they received from the expert center staff during their orientation and as they settled into life in what the locals call Mokum. And, like the locals, they love a bike, so they can explore the markets, squares, and canals of this dynamic city.

Student Health & Safety

We champion health, safety, and security. As part of IES Abroad, the largest study abroad organization in the United States, we have set the standard for health and safety in study abroad for decades. We plan for the ‘what if’, so you can get on with the experience of a lifetime.
International Health Insurance

International health insurance included in the cost of your program

24/7 Emergency Phone Support

Total coverage to support you while traveling and in your new city

Location-Specific Information

Health and safety information prepared based on your destination

Health In Your Language

Highly trained multilingual staff to connect you to healthcare providers

Secure Housing

Quality, safe, secure housing within close proximity to your classes

Dedicated Expertise

Protection by a Dean of Students Office advocating for your interests

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