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Coronavirus: information for students

03-23-20

Information for all (international) students at Faculty of Medicine VU. Here you can find FAQs about the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).

Call for abstracts - ISCOMS 2020

11-05-19

Looking for an opportunity to present your research in front of an international audience? Submit your abstract for ISCOMS 2020!

Erasmus+ funding for VUmc School of Medical Sciences

08-19-19

The VUmc School of Medical Sciences has been awarded 35.000 euro for cooperation with The University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

New cooperation contracts with Stellenbosch and Pretoria in South Africa

08-19-19

VUmc Institute of Education and Training has signed two new cooperation agreements with the University of Pretoria and the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.

VU scores 16th worldwide in the THES Social Impact rankings

08-19-19

The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings are global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Master Cardiovascular Research awarded ‘top rated program’ distinction and best master’s program in its discipline

03-05-19

The Keuzegids Universiteiten 2019 – the Netherlands’ influential higher education guide for prospective students – has awarded the distinction of ‘Top Program’ to the Master’s program Cardiovascular Research.

VU University ranked amongst top 50 world wide in medical sciences

02-07-19

In the Academic Ranking of World Universities (or the Shanghai ranking) VU University is ranked amongst the top 100 to 150 universities worldwide.

Call for abstracts - ISCOMS 2019

10-29-18

Looking for an opportunity to present your research in front of an international audience? Submit your abstract for ISCOMS 20

The AG&M international student fellowship

10-29-18

Are you a (bio-)medical student (in MSc program or just graduated) and do you want to perform research at an international top institute for one year in the field of gastroenterology and/or metabolism? Apply for the AG&M international student fellowship 2018/2019!

Master Cardiovascular Research and master Oncology best biomedical master programs in National Student Survey 2018

07-18-18

The master Cardiovascular Research of VUmc School of Medical Sciences is ranked first in the National Students Survey (NSE) 2018 of all biomedical master's programs in the Netherlands. The master Oncology ranked second. A great result and we would like to thank all students for filling out the survey!

Brain researcher Dick Swaab keynote speaker at ISCOMS 2018

04-05-18

Looking for an opportunity to present your research in front of an international audience? Submit your abstract for ISCOMS 2018!

"The minor is for medical students who really want to have an impact"

01-03-18

Thursday afternoon, 6 December. The rain patters against the windows of VUmc. Three 5th year medical students are discussing their experiences. David Kulisiak and Ján Oros from Charles University in Prague and Moritz Platzer from the Medical University of Graz. All three are enrolled in the VUmc Medical Sciences International minor. Created in 2016, this minor is designed for VUmc students of medicine as well as students from other faculties in the Netherlands and abroad. Students have a choice of no less than 14 different programs. It is a unique study program that focuses on both scientific research and clinical setting experience.

Master Oncology best biomedical master of the Netherlands

06-07-17

The Master Oncology of VUmc School of Medical Sciences is ranked first in the National Students Survey (NSE) of all biomedical master's programs in the Netherlands. A great result!

New exchange agreement with Western University Canada

05-18-17

Last month a new student exchange agreement was signed between VUmc and the University of Western Ontario London in Canada.

New academic year is approaching, will you join us?

05-18-17

As the application deadline nears, the class of 2017-2018 is taking shape. Are you part of our ever growing community of international students this year?