- Amsterdam University College
name = Amsterdam University College
established = 2008
type = Liberal Arts & Science College
dean = Prof.dr. Marijk van der Wende
city = flagicon|Netherlands
VU University& University of Amsterdam
website = [http://www.auc.nl www.auc.nl]
Amsterdam University College (AUC) is a Liberal Arts and Sciences College founded in 2008 by the
Vrije Universiteit( Amsterdam) and the University of Amsterdam. This is the fourth University Collegefounded in the Netherlands. The other three University Colleges are located in Utrecht, Middelburgand Maastricht.
The first 200 students to attend the AUC will commence in September 2009. Amsterdam University College is working to develop a student body composed of 50% foreign students and 50% international, local students.
Nationaland international students will be admitted after a period of selection.
The Amsterdam University College
campusis located in the [http://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF-8&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&q=amsterdam+science+park&fb=1&cid=0,0,2042194757375048771&sa=X&oi=local_result&resnum=1&ct=image Science Park in Amsterdam East] . Prospective students will live and study on campus. But when AUC opens, its academic buildings will be located for the first three years on the eastern edge of Amsterdam city centre, in the Plantage neighbourhood.
The [http://www.auc.nl/acadprog academic programme] consists of a wide and intensive 3-year
Bachelordegree taught entirely in English. Students may choose their own study path within the programme. The curriculumoffers [http://www.auc.nl/acadprog/object.cfm/434F556F-1321-B0BE-A4EAC2FF829B908B six themes] from which incoming students will choose one. Students will be able to follow subjects of their own choice connected to their chosen theme. Intensive [http://www.auc.nl/acadprog/object.cfm/48028ADF-1321-B0BE-6866B56A1BE26B56 tutoring] will be provided to aid students in structuring their programme.
The six themes are:
- Energy Climate & Sustainability
- Life Evolution & Universe
- Health & Well-being
- Information Communication & Cognition
- Social Systems
- Cities & Cultures
On graduating with a Bachelor degree students will be able to follow up with a Master programme anywhere in the world.
* [http://www.auc.nl Amsterdam University College]
* [http://www.vu.nl VU University Amsterdam]
* [http://www.uva.nl University of Amsterdam]
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