Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences


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.

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.


Spring: 3 February 2020 - 26 June 2020

Autumn: 31 August 2020 - 29 January 2021 (application will open on 1-3-2020 and close on 30 april 2020)

Please Note:

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

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

  3. Progrogramming skills are required for all semesters

  4. 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. 

  5. 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.

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

  7. Students in the Mobile Development semester will do a project in a company for two days a week. Travel costs might be incurred and have to be paid by the students themselves.

  8. The following electives are offered to exchange students in order to earn 30 ECTS: Survival Dutch (2 ECTS), Intercultural Skills (2 ECTS), English: Communicating like a Pro (2 ECTS)



Level of semester

(out of an eight-semester Bachelor Degree in Computer science)


   autumn 2020

 spring 2021

4 + 5

Mobile Development


4 + 5

Big Data


4 + 5

Internet of Things

      4 + 5

Information Security      


4 + 5

Cyber Security




Game Development **



 Virtual Reality Experience

        7 Software for Science
6/7 Makerslab
     6 Business IT & Management



* Programme with pre-requisites

** Students need to have advanced skills in Game Design and patterns and practices in Game Engineering.

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



The Digital Society School  is a creative, interdisciplinary Amsterdam based studio where students and researchers learn and work together on innovative and interactive media research projects in the Creative field. If you wish to enrol go to DSS. You will then be invited for a skype interview



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


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.

Application for our programmes has to be done online 

  • Autumn semester 2019-2020: deadline for enrolment 15 April 2019
  • Spring semester 2019-2020: deadline for enrolment 15 October 2019 

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

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 1 April 2020