Artificial Intelligence

University of Amsterdam

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
16060 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Self-driving cars, smart cameras, surveillance systems, robotic manufacturing and machine translations: examples of how artificial intelligence has become integrated in society. In the highly competitive two-year Artificial Intelligence programme of the University of Amsterdam you will develop a solid understanding of AI and become an expert in a rapidly evolving discipline.


What does Artificial Intelligence at the UvA have to offer me?

Technical approach to AI research 

The Master's programme in Amsterdam is a regular Master programme with strong research orientation. It has a technical and scientific approach towards AI research: mathematical AI foundations and hands-on programming make up a large part of the curriculum.

Wide range of topics in AI 

The programme covers a wide range of topics, such as Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Information Retrieval, Fairness and Symbolic Systems. In courses on these topics you build a solid understanding of AI.

World-renowned researchers as lecturers 

All courses are taught by world-renowned researchers who are experts in their field.  The majority of lecturers are also involved in collaborative research labs with industry players so you benefit from in-depth knowledge of AI applications in real-world situations.

Informal teaching environment

Students with many nationalities and backgrounds start the programme each year. You are encouraged to regularly present and discuss your work with your fellow students and staff members. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Fairness, Accountability, Confidentiality and Transparency in AI
  • Information Retrieval

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Dutch Bachelor degree in ‘Artificial Intelligence’ or ‘Computer Science’
  • A Bachelor degree from the University of Amsterdam of the ‘Bèta-Gamma’ or ‘Future Planet Studies’ programme with a major in ‘Artificial Intelligence’
  • A Dutch or foreign qualification comparable to Artificial Intelligence or Computer Science, complemented by the following requirements: Computer Science, basic programming skills, basic university level Calculus, basic university level Linear Algebra, basic university level Probability and Statistics
  • A motivation which matches the content of the Master’s programme.
  • Proficiency requirement in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16060 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2168 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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