University of Amsterdam - Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS), 2020-2021

The Graduate School of Social Sciences is a dynamic, multifaceted institution marked by high academic standards, an international atmosphere, and a vibrant academic community.

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City Amsterdam
OTS Scholarship programmes

Total number of scholarships: One full scholarship (€ 16.335,00)

Deadline for application

01 April 2020 (for OTS)

IMPORTANT: The deadline to apply for the courses at GSSS is 15th January 2020. 

Duration of the scholarship  Entire duration of the studies (12 months for Masters) and the first year for research master programmes.

Contact details

International Office Social Sciences
+31 (0)20 525 8300

Academic requirement Bachelor’s degree
English Level
  • TOEFL iBT (Min. score 100)
  • IELTS (Min score 7)
GPA 3.0
Working Experience No, working experience is not a requirement
Additional requirements
Strong Motivation

Documentation for OTS

  • Orange Tulip Scholarship application form
  • Proof that the admission process with UvA GSSS has started
  • Curriculum Vitae in English
  • Motivation letter specifically written for OTS
  • Copy of the identity page of the passport

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University of Amsterdam

Graduate School of Social Sciences

The Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) is an educational institute of the University of Amsterdam. Founded in January 2009, it has been built upon existing institutional structures. The Graduate School has about 1000 registered Master’s students of various nationalities.

Our ambition

Our ambition is to be a dynamic, multifaceted institution marked by high academic standards, an open intellectual international atmosphere, and a vibrant ‘academic commons' with multiple public events, where Dutch and international students and faculty engage in debates, in seminars and in the classrooms.

Diversity and excellence

At the Graduate School of Social Sciences, we stand for diversity and excellence of social science graduate programmes in the areas of

  • human geography
  • planning
  • international development studies
  • political science
  • sociology
  • and anthropology.
We aim at providing high-quality administrative services to faculty and students alike. We seek to improve the consistency of processes and standards across the graduate programmes and continuous review and improvement of education in order to maintain rigorous academic standards.

About the University of Amsterdam

A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with over 30,000 students, 6,000 staff and a budget of €850 million, it is one of the larger comprehensive universities in Europe. The UvA has a broad academic curriculum. The university’s academic research is at the top of the international league in many respects. UvA staff publishes around 8,000 academic articles each year. The UvA is a member of the League of European Research Universities.

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