Fulbright Specialist Program 2016-2017

Amrita Center for International Programs is happy to announce a summer program at Vrije University, Amsterdam in cooperation with the University of Amsterdam. Vrije University is one of the largest, publicly funded research universities in the city and recognized as the second best university, nationally according to the "CWTS Leiden Ranking." ​The Amsterdam Summer School will offer courses in two consecutive blocks, from 2 to 16 July, 2016 and from16 to 30 July, 2016. It is possible to combine two courses in order to create a four-week program.


The tuition fee for a two-week course will range between € 1000 and € 1150 and includes: 

  • Airport pick-up service (but only on the arrival day between certain times)
  • Goodie bag
  • Orientation program
  • On-site support
  • 24/7 emergency assistance 
  • A transcript of records after completion of the course.

but does not include : 

  • Housing
  • International and local travel expenses
  • Insurance
  • Visa
  • Social program
  • Meals
  • Additional books (although most will be digital articles or books available in the library)

Number of Scholarships available - 10 scholarships, which includes full tuition fee waiver. Scholarship deadline is 31st March 2016.

Deadline for Application: 1st May 2016

Accommodation is available on payment basis, starting at € 425 for two weeks.

For further information visit the given link below and please apply directly as per instructions in the link

Please inform the international office if you are applying for this program, keeping your HOD in the loop. We can nominate you for this program only if you inform us.  Also, please fill the below Google link

Note : If you need credit for the courses that you are doing in the summer school, please get prior approval from your HOD.

For further Information , please contact :

Sujatha / Reshmi
Amrita Center for International Programs
Email: amrita.internships@gmail.com 
(Please use subject title: VU Summer Program 2016)