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Donating to your university

The University of Amsterdam is fortunate to have a large network of international alumni and friends, in- and outside the Netherlands, who are committed to the university and its ideals. If you would like to support the University of Amsterdam, you can do so via the Amsterdam University Fund.

The Amsterdam University Fund is a recognised charity under Dutch law, meaning that your donation may entitle you to a tax deduction, depending on your situation and country of residence. Favourable tax arrangements also exist for donors in the United States. Please consult your tax adviser for further information.

Donating as a Dutch tax payer

If you live in The Netherlands you can donate using this form.

You can also transfer your donation to the bank account of the Amsterdam University Fund. Our banks details are as follows:

IBAN: NL24ABNA0453215653

If you want to donate with maximum tax benefits you must fill out a donation agreement to make a periodic gift for at least five years. 

Donating from eurozone countries

There are several options for making your donation.

  1. SEPA Direct Debit Mandate  
    You can authorise the Amsterdam University Fund to deduct a specific amount from your bank account, either as a one-off payment or as a recurrent annual payment. To arrange a mandate, simply complete the SEPA Direct Debit Mandate form.
  2. Banks transfer
    You can transfer your donation to the bank account of the Amsterdam University Fund. Our banks details are as follows: IBAN: NL24ABNA0453215653; BIC: ABNANL2A. 

Donating from the United States

Donors living in the United States can enjoy a tax deduction on gifts made to the Amsterdam University Fund via the ‘University of Amsterdam Fund’. This fund is part of the Netherland America Foundation (NAF) and is recognised as a charity by the US Inland Revenue Service. 

Gifts by credit card or cheque

Go to the page of the University of Amsterdam Fund on the website of the Netherland-America Foundation, fill out the form and make your payment.

Gifts by bank transfer

Gifts can also be transferred directly to the Netherland America Foundation's bank account IBAN: NL25ABNA0416292003; BIC: ABNANL2A, stating ‘University of Amsterdam Fund’ in the description.

Donating from other countries

Donors, living in any country, can donate by making an international wire transfer to our bank account.

  • Account name:
Amsterdam University Fund (or in Dutch: Stichting Amsterdams Universiteitfonds)
  • IBAN:
NL 24 ABNA 0453215653
  • BIC (Bank Identifier Code):
  • Local currency:
  • Name of the bank:
  • Address of the bank:
Gustav Mahlerlaan 10
1082 PP Amsterdam
  • Address of the Amsterdam University Fund:
Spui 21
1012 WX Amsterdam

Contact us  

Get in touch with us if you have any questions. 

Phone: (+31) 20 525 6053