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Information Technology & Computer Science

We train young professionals for a career in ICT. Participate in real-life cases, study new developments, interact with other young people. Enjoy the challenging atmosphere of our university. Our international programme is aimed at 2nd, 3rd and 4th year undergraduate students of our partner Institutions.

International students that have been accepted into our programmes  can visit our International Office of ICT here for more information during their stay in Amsterdam.

Want to get a taste what it is like at our university: check out this video

Information Technology and Computer Science offers the following exchange programmes.


Autumn 2018

Beginning of September 2018 - beginning of February 2019


Please Note:

  1. Students must be there from the very beginning to the very end of the semester

  2. Applications for the first term of 2018-2019 will only be processed after 25 March 2018

  3. The semester programme has to be taken as a whole as it is a coherent package

  4. Progrogramming skills are required for all semesters

  5. You need to upload your CV and transcript in our enrolment system (below) in order for us to check if your background matches your choice. 

  6. AFTER acceptance, we will change your application from pending to enrolled  in our system. If you cannot be accepted, you will be informed as well.

  7. Students must be prepared to do team work during the whole semester

  8. Students in the Mobile Development semester will do a project in a company for two days a week. Travel costs might be incurred

  9. The following electives are offered to exchange students in order to earn 30 ECTS: Survival Dutch (2 ECTS), Intercultural Skills (2 ECTS), English (1 ECTS)




   autum 2018

 spring 2019

4 + 5

Mobile Development


4 + 5

Big Data


4 + 5

Creative Startups


4 + 5

Internet of Things


4 + 5

Cyber Security



Advanced Game Design*



Game Technology*




Business IT & Management*


 Virtual Reality Experience

       6/ 7 Software for Science
       6/7 Blockchain Technology  

* Programme with pre-requisites

Next to the compulsory courses and project in your thematic semester you can optionally take one or more of the following courses:

 Please note that the programme details are from 2017-2018 but will be more or less similar in 2018-2019.

MediaLAB Amsterdam is a creative, interdisciplinary Amsterdam based studio where students and researchers work together on innovative and interactive media research projects for Creative Industries. If you wish to enrol go to medialab. You will then be invited for a skype interview

Our inhouse software company where you can learn the latest programming trends.

Innovation Lab Cyber Security

Companies, lecturers and students work on on issues relating to digital security and cyber crime

Information about our university and its facilities for exchange students, visa procedures and practical information about living in Amsterdam can be found via A-Z for international students and accommodation in Amsterdam.

After you have been accepted as an exchange student, you will be contacted by our international office to start the procedures to arrange all of the above.

  • Enrolment for our programmes can be done online (from March 30, 2018).
  • Autumn semester 2018: deadline for enrolment 1 May 2018.
  • Spring semester 2019: deadline for enrolment 15 October 2018.

For more information about the Information Technology & Computer Science programmes please contact the international coordinator.

International Coordinator



Marlies Nijenhuis 31 (0)6 12 86 33 56 [email protected]

For more information about our faculty please have a look at our Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries page and Theo Thijssen building.

Published by  Communication 27 June 2018