Universities in Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Amsterdam
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  • Universities in Amsterdam
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
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  • Universities in Amsterdam
  • (12 institution and 6 subject rankings)
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  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Amsterdam
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Amsterdam
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Publication of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. University of Amsterdam with highest ranking among universities in Amsterdam ranked #57.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: Publication of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Modern Langugages). University of Amsterdam with highest ranking among universities in Amsterdam ranked #1.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: UniRank 4icu - World Ranking updated with University of Amsterdam in position 128.
  • 28 Jan, 2021: THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education updated with University of Amsterdam ranked highest among 2 listed universities in Amsterdam.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Amsterdam

Communication & Media Studies
#1 
University of Amsterdam
Sociology
#5 
University of Amsterdam
Dentistry
#10 
VU University Amsterdam
Linguistics
#20 
University of Amsterdam
Molecular Biology & Genetics
#23 
VU University Amsterdam
Library & Information Management
#28 
University of Amsterdam
Art & Design
#51 
Amsterdam School of the Arts
Environmental Engineering
#63 
VU University Amsterdam
Agricultural Sciences
#97 
VU University Amsterdam
Statistics
#151 
VU University Amsterdam

Rankings of universities in Amsterdam, Netherlands 2021

#1

University of Amsterdam

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (754 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #66 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #61 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #57 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

VU University Amsterdam

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (518 reviews)
  • #8 
  • #116 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #12 
  • #236 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #99 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Tinbergen Institute

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (346 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #557 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #21 
  • #3548 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#4

Hogeschool van Amsterdam, University of Professional Education

  • #19 
  • #568 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #31 
  • #463 
World University Ranking 2020 - Europe
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #15 
  • #1743 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#5

Amsterdam School of the Arts

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (68 reviews)
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  • #24 
  • #411 
World University Ranking 2020 - Europe
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #32 
  • #6855 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#6

Amsterdam Fashion Institute

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#7

Amsterdam University College


Amsterdam Key Facts for International Students

Population: 742000

Time: GMT +1

District/province: North Holland, Gemeente Amsterdam

Living costs for students in Amsterdam:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 77* (23% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 70* (30% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 53* (47% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 4.05 €
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
Nobel prize laureates:
Johannes Diderik van der Waals (Amsterdam University, 1910)
 
Pieter Zeeman (Amsterdam University, 1902)

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FAQ

University of Amsterdam ranks #1 in Amsterdam in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Amsterdam University of Amsterdam is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 24 rankings where University of Amsterdam is listed.

University of Amsterdam is ranked best in Amsterdam for Journalism & Media Studies (Communication & Media Studies). See all rankings for the University of Amsterdam.

University of Amsterdam is ranked best in Amsterdam for Social Studies & Humanities (Sociology). See all rankings for the University of Amsterdam.

VU University Amsterdam is ranked best in Amsterdam for Medicine & Health (Dentistry). See all rankings for the VU University Amsterdam.

University of Amsterdam is ranked best in Amsterdam for Languages & Literature (Linguistics). See all rankings for the University of Amsterdam.

VU University Amsterdam is ranked best in Amsterdam for Natural Sciences (Molecular Biology & Genetics). See all rankings for the VU University Amsterdam.

University of Amsterdam is ranked best in Amsterdam for Computer Science (Library & Information Management). See all rankings for the University of Amsterdam.

Amsterdam School of the Arts is ranked best in Amsterdam for Arts Visual & Performing (Art & Design). See all rankings for the Amsterdam School of the Arts.

VU University Amsterdam is ranked best in Amsterdam for Engineering (Environmental Engineering). See all rankings for the VU University Amsterdam.

VU University Amsterdam is ranked best in Amsterdam for Agriculture (Agricultural Sciences). See all rankings for the VU University Amsterdam.

VU University Amsterdam is ranked best in Amsterdam for Mathematics (Statistics). See all rankings for the VU University Amsterdam.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Europe:
Scientific Efficiency 23%
Scientific Potential 15%
Graduates on the labour market 15%
Internationalisation 15%
Prestige 14%
Learning Conditions 10%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

Criteria used in ranking -THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education:
Proportion of international students 25%
Proportion of international staff 25%
Proportion of journal publications with one or more international co-authors 25%
University’s international reputation 25%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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