Dutch or local students

Are you interested in other cultures and improving your language skills? Or have you just gotten back from a semester abroad and do you wish to continue being part of an international community? Become a buddy! Whether you're a Dutch or an international VU student who's planning on staying for a longer period of time, as long as you have basic knowledge about the university and the city, you can sign up. For more information on becoming a buddy and signing up, please visit our host buddy page: http://esnvuamsterdam.nl/get-buddy

Incoming international students

 Are you coming to Amsterdam and do you want to know more about the Dutch culture, the city and anything else? Sign up for a buddy! A buddy is there for all your questions and/or problems concerning your stay in Amsterdam. Your buddy will organize some events for you like group dinners with the other international students of his/her mentorgroup or with other mentorgroups. You will also get in touch with other international and Dutch students and will make your stay in Amsterdam as comfortable as possible without any worries. Visit our international buddy page for more information and to sign up mail: buddy@vu.nl