(Last Updated On: February 14, 2020)
SAO Programme CodeNL1
SAO Programme TypeG1*
Programme Period6 – 17 July, 2020
(10 school days; weekend of 11-12 July is free but some courses have special events during the weekend of 11-12 July)
UM Application Deadline21 February 2020
Quota5 quotas per course
Official Websitehttps://www.amsterdamuas.com/summerschool
(Please visit the programme official website for the latest information)
Courses FeeBusiness of Sport Events and Music FestivalsEUR1250
Capital Game ConceptsEUR875
Digital Brand EngagementEUR1250
Digital Design & Robotic ConstructionEUR1100
Educating Amsterdam: Diversity and the CityEUR995
European Business SkillsEUR1250
Experimenting in Virtual RealityEUR875
Practising Human Rights in Urban AreasEUR695
Professional English & Personal BrandingEUR1250
Reversed City MarketingEUR1250
Software for ScienceEUR875
Supply Chain ManagementEUR1250
Urban Entrepreneurship BootcampEUR1250
Urban Interaction Design: Creating Games for CitiesEUR1025
Virtual Fashion Design: the new realEUR1100
* The availability of the above courses depends on the announcement by the host university
**Students nominated by UM may enjoy EUR50 discount upon confirmation of SAO for course+housing preference;  an extra discount of EUR50 will be offered for completion of application before 1 April.
RequirementPlease refer to the requirement for each course: https://www.amsterdamuas.com/summerschool/courses/courses-2019.html
English RequirementStudents are expected to have a good command of the English language (IELTS 6.0, B2, TOEFL 550 or equivalent) in order to follow the lectures, write papers and participate actively in the discussions.
Accommodation– A private room arranged by the AUAS (EUR465) , or
– A dormstyle room arranged by the AUAS (EUR420)Housing via the AUAS Summer School:
Arrival Date & Check-in:  12:00 on 4 July (Saturday)
if you are planning to arrive after 23:00, you are advised to book a hotel for that night.

Departure Date & Check-out: 10:00 on 18 July (Saturday)

– Students may also arrange their own accommodation if not using the accommodation service provided by AUAS

*SAO reserves the right to change the programme type/amount of sponsorship based on the actual expenses spent during the trip.

(Very Unsatisfied 1 – 4 Very Satisfied)

Overall experience  : 3.5

Programme Arrangement
– Course Intensity (Very intensive 1 – 4 Not intensive): 3
– Payment of programme fee: 3.5
– Course arrangement: 3.5
– Airport pick up service: 3.28

– The entertainment of extra activities: 4

Accommodation (Off-campus dormitory)
– The price: 4
– The location: 4
– The cleanliness: 4
– The Facilities: 4
– The attitude of staff: 4

Accommodation (On-campus dormitory)
– The price: 4
– The location: 4
– The cleanliness: 3
– The Facilities: 3
– The attitude of staff: 3

Comments: a little bit late to receive email for accommodation confirmation a week before the departure.

Canteen
– The price: 3
– The taste: 2

Other comments:

  • it is efficient to deal with the transportation on arrival
  • the location and the condition of the student accommodation Fraijilemaborg is convenient with fully equipped, near the station, 25 minutes to school, near supermarket and coffee.
  • the course is useful and funny, can learn a lot about the business of local sport events and music festivals of the local culture.
  • Learned different cultures from many students from Asia, Europe and America.