The University of Amsterdam, and many other universities in the Netherlands, have been adding an increasing amount of English programmes in the past years. Many faculties are following this path of internationalization […]
Hi there! My name is Nevena and I am a 22-year-old student currently in the second year of a sociology bachelor at the University of Amsterdam. I come from Belgrade, Serbia and I've moved here about three years ago. I am a part of the opinion section of the Amsterdammer and my columns focus mostly on my experience as an international and studying abroad.
“I could feel his eyes telling me that I don’t belong here.” Within the first few months of moving here, I had the stunning realisation of the manner in which an ethnicity […]
“Being an international on King’s Day comes with its own sort of magic”
One of the best teachers I’ve had at university once told us that people who become the best social scientists are usually the ones who have been part of two contrasting […]
Being an international student has a certain appeal due to the array of possibilities, the broad perspective it offers, and the infinite choices you are free to make once you move. You […]