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UT Law students have the opportunity to study on exchange at Vrije Universiteit (VU). VU is located in a southern district of Amsterdam and has approximately 22,000 students. The law department at VU has approximately 3000 students. In particular, VU University Amsterdam is renowned for its criminology research. The Faculty of Law of UV offers four different degrees: International Business Law, International Crimes and Criminology, Law and Politics of International Security, and a specialization in Transnational Legal Studies.


Area(s) of Study

  • Law

Sponsored by UT Austin School of Law

Academic Information


Language(s) of Instruction



Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


Student accomodation is available through the university. The housing application form is included with the program's confirmation letter.

Open To

School of Law

Program Cost

Students pay $75 app fee and regular UT tuition for semester abroad. There is also a reciprocal exchange fee of $500 for all students. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, housing, food, local transportation, living expenses, emergency and health insurance coverage per week. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.


- Fall
  • Program: September 2, 2024 to December 20, 2024
  • Instructional: September 2, 2024 to December 20, 2024

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Carly Mara Toepke

Additional Resources

Program Website
State Dept Travel Advisory
Int Travel Safety for Students
Consular Information Sheet
Visa Information

Next Step

Learn more about study abroad by attending the law school's general info session. Dates a locations are listed on the calendar of events on the Law School. For more information about study abroad programs, contact the Graduate and International Programs Office, Law School in room TNH 3.108 or at

Program information above is subject to change