Amsterdam, Netherlands

VU Graduate Winter School

online course
when 9 January 2024 - 20 January 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 850

VU Graduate Winter School offers a series of short, online courses in January. The winter programme is available to Master’s students, PhD candidates, and professionals.

Looking to study an online course at VU Amsterdam? Whether you’re an aspiring data analyst with a passion for crunching numbers, a writer in the making, or an amateur philosopher with a hunger for tackling the big questions - we have something for you!

Why choose us?

At VU Graduate Winter School, you’ll have the chance to take on exciting research projects, bolster your library of knowledge and pick up a few study credits along the way!

As such, the courses on offer represent an excellent opportunity to sharpen your academic skills and boost your employability. Our programme allows you to take a deep dive into a subject. You will also have the chance to participate in cross-cultural discussions with like-minded professionals from all over the world.

You can find all winterschool information on our website.

Target group

Master's students, PhD candidates and professionals

Course aim

What can you expect from VU Graduate Winter School?

- The possibility to earn ECTS
- Expertise to help you specialise
- Bolster your CV and stay professionally competitive
- Exclusive content for a limited number of participants
- A chance to expand your international and professional network

Credits info

3 EC
Our courses are either one or two weeks and are either 2 or 3 ECTS.

Fee info

EUR 850: For 2 ECTS courses:
- Students, PhD students and employees of VU Amsterdam, Amsterdam UMC or an Aurora Network Partners: €500*
- Students and PhD students: €600*
- Professionals: €800*

For 3 ECTS courses:
- Students, PhD students and employees of VU Amsterdam, Amsterdam UMC or an Aurora Network Partner: €550*
- Students and PhD students : €650*
- Professionals: €850*

The tuition fee includes:

Application and registration
Exclusive course content for a limited number of participants
Individual/group guidance from the course organiser
Access to all online VU facilities such as the library and online learning environments
A certificate of attendance after completing the course
A transcript of records, including the grade and the obtained ECTS
The full support of the winter school team
Optional social activities


We would like to offer all those interested in joining the opportunity to do so, regardless of background or status. To make this possible, we offer a scholarship that covers the full tuition for a single course. More scholarship info on the website.