Study abroad in Amsterdam and fall in love with one of the most eclectic and culturally rich cities in Europe. Whether you’re walking, biking, or riding a boat down the city’s famous canals, there is always something new to explore in Amsterdam. Home to residents from over 180 nationalities, cultures, religions, and backgrounds, people are drawn to Amsterdam as a Mecca for personal freedom and tolerance. In addition to Amsterdam’s historic significance, the city is also on the cutting edge of using technology and data to improve city services and environmental sustainability.
Study abroad in the Netherlands and experience its iconic landscapes and century-old windmills as it coincides with visionary architecture and cutting-edge design. Take a boat ride in the Golden Age canals that run alongside buildings filled with rich history that still flows through them. In the Netherlands, there is so much to experience, let its traditions inspire you while the boundless innovations captivate your imagination. From its world-class architecture to its famous rainbow fields, you're bound to feel energized and ready to explore. With world-renowned art museums in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Den Haag, Haarlem, and Leiden, lose yourself in some of the most iconic and artistic masterpieces. The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is one of the world’s most beautiful art museums, with works by famous and admired artists Rembrandt, Van-Gogh, and Vermeer, the museum holds 7,500 other pieces. Visit Rotterdam’s Kunsthal, where it presents only temporary exhibitions, the museum’s founders continuously highlight unseen art from around the globe. For a blend of modern and contemporary art, the gallery often features newer artwork alongside an enormous selection of de Stijl artwork. Amsterdam is full of music lovers, so much so that you can find a variety of venues, stores, clubs, and music festivals all around the city. There are excellent vinyl stores, each one with its own unique touch and sound. Amsterdam is an epicenter for live music in the Netherlands with huge concert venues like The Ziggo Dome or The Heineken Music hall. Electronic music is one of the most popular in Amsterdam, and you can expect to experience huge festivals like Into the Woods or ZeeZout, all to see some of the world’s most famous DJs.
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