Find your network

Dozens of networks run events, activities and support services for students from every kind of interest or background. So you can meet people with the same passions, interests and skills as you.

Erasmus Student Network

Get the most out of your Amsterdam student life: join ESN Amsterdam! Erasmus Student Network Amsterdam is a student-run organisation dedicated to helping international students studying at the AUAS and UvA. Attend fun events, expand your network and explore the city. You can also get paired up with a Dutch student buddy! ESN Amsterdam is part of the Erasmus Student Network, which has 540 sections in 41 countries. Their mission? To make sure you have the time of your life studying abroad.

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AUAS study associations

Some of our degree programmes at AUAS also have their own study associations. Here you can connect with your peers and enjoy social networking events for all students in the same programme. Find your study below.


ACE Society

Going to study International Business at AMSIB? Join the ACE Society and get connected with your fellow students.

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About to start your programme at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute? The New Mode Collective (TNMC) is by students, for students. Everyone at AMFI is welcome to join this study association.

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SV Venae

If you're enrolled in the European School of Physiotherapy (ESP) be sure to join SV Venae. This study association unites students taking diverse health programmes at AUAS.

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Amsterdam General Student Union

ASVA is the General Student Union of Amsterdam and represents the interest of students at the AUAS and UvA. Membership gives you access to lectures, debates and other activities. Are you still looking for a place to live or do you need a bike? ASVA offers housing advice as well as discounts on second-hand bicycles. You can also turn to ASVA for legal assistance or if you have issues with your studies.

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