Amsterdam College Night 2020 : USA college & university fair in the Netherlands

What: Amsterdam College Night : USA college & university fair in the Netherlands

When: Friday, 2 October 2020 from 19.00-21.00

Where: International School of Amsterdam, Sportlaan 45, 1185 TB Amstelveen

The 9th annual USA college & university fair in the Netherlands is organized by Ivy Circle, Fulbright Commission/EducationUSA, the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam, and (host) the International School of Amsterdam in Amstelveen.

The fair is targeted at students (and their parents) from 125+ International (Baccalaureate) and bilingual secondary schools, as well as 650+ regular secondary schools (Dutch VWO & HAVO) in the Netherlands, who want to know more about undergraduate education opportunities in the USA.

The 2019 fair drew 200 students and parents from 31 secondary schools in the Netherlands as far as Emmen and Eindhoven, who came to meet admissions representatives & alumni from 35 colleges & universities! See details here, as well as photos.


Open Fair: Lower School Gym, 19.00-21.00

In addition, short information sessions will be held during the fair. The following sessions were held during the 2019 fair:

– Studying in the United States: Manon Kolsteren, Fulbright Commission/EducationUSA, Theater Foyer, 19.15-19.30

– Standardised Testing (TOEFL): Wouter Schut/Arum Perwitasari, ETS Global, Cafeteria Annex 1, 19.30-19.45

– Standardised Testing (ACT/SAT): Omer Pelman, INSTEAD Academy, Cafeteria Annex 2, 19.30-19.45

– 2+2 Transfer Program (Associate/Bachelor): Lansing Bryan, Green River College, Theater Foyer, 19.45-20.00

– Standardised Testing (IELTS): Joanna Augsburger, British Council/BLTC, Cafeteria Annex 1, 20.00-20.15

– Standardised Testing (ACT/SAT): Erica Sin, ArborBridge, Cafeteria Annex 2, 20.00-20.15

– Studying in the United States: Manon Kolsteren, Fulbright Commission/EducationUSA, Theater Foyer, 20.15-20.30

– Financing Your US Education: Randy Vener, American University of Paris, Cafeteria Annex 1, 20.30-20.45

PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS / INSTITUTIONS: (to be added starting 1 August 2020). Participants in 2019 were:

US colleges & universities:

American Musical and Dramatic Academy College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts (AMDA)

Brown University*

California State University – Monterey Bay

University of California San Diego

Carleton College*

Central New Mexico Community College

University of Colorado Boulder

Columbia University*

Cornell University*

Denison University

Dickinson College

Emerson College

University of Florida

Gettysburg College*

Green River College

Harvard University*

Hillsborough Community College*

Hult International Business School

Michigan State University

Minerva Schools at KGI*

Northeastern University

University of Pennsylvania*

Purdue University

Rhodes College

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Saint Michael’s College*

University of South Florida

Southwestern University

Smith College*

St. Cloud State University

Stanford University*

Tufts University*

University of Vermont*

Wesleyan University*

Yale University*

*represented by alumni

Colleges & universities outside the US:

American University of Paris

John Cabot University

McGill University*

New York University Abu Dhabi

Webster University – Leiden Campus

Other institutions:


British Council (IELTS)

ETS Global (TOEFL)

Fulbright Center/EducationUSA


US Consulate General, Amsterdam


Admission is free, but please Register on Eventbrite (available 1 June 2020)

Download the flyer


To enable you to make the most out of your European recruitment travel, the Amsterdam fair has been scheduled together with similar fairs organised by CIS, CollegeCouncil, EducationUSA, Fulbright Commission, the US Embassy Luxembourg and AMIDEAST in Europe & the Mediterranean. See the 2019 European & Mediterranean college fair series schedule here.

Amsterdam can be conveniently included in your European admissions recruitment travel schedule, or you can arrange for local alumni to represent your school.

If you would like to participate or for more information, please contact John Terwilliger, Ivy Circle Netherlands