Students from other countries are required to obtain an Authorization for Temporary Stay (MVV) before travelling to the Netherlands, depending on the duration of their stay.
Immigration Affairs HvA
The Immigration Affairs department at our university facilitates the submission procedure. Contact the International Office to obtain all necessary information or check our website.
Dutch law requires everyone living in the Netherlands to have health insurance. Students must themselves make sure that they have adequate coverage (i.e. health care costs and personal and professional liability).
If the insurance you have in your own country provides full cover for medical costs and legal liability while you are in the Netherlands, you should bring with you a statement in English detailing the insurance cover.
If you do not have adequate coverage, you may want to consider special student insurance with the following insurance companies whose policies have been checked by Nuffic:
- Insurance Passport for Students (IPS) www.studentsinsured.com/ips/ - AON Students Insurance
More information can be found on our website, http://www.international.hva.nl/study/insurance
The semester programmes are not modularized. This means that it is not possible for students to select individual courses of one semester programme and combine with other courses of another programme in order to compose an own individual study programme. A student has to apply for a full semester programme of at least 30 ECTS.
International Office Staff
Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool van Amsterdam)