International Student Network Amsterdam (ISN) is a student-run organisation, founded in 1997, dedicated to helping international students who study at the University of Amsterdam (hereafter UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (hereafter AUAS) to make the most out of their stay in the Netherlands. Besides this, ISN also facilitates self-development for all students who wish to gain experience in running and supporting a student organisation.
The mission of ISN is to facilitate social and cultural interaction within and between the
international student community and local (student) community in Amsterdam. We help
international students build up a social network; find their way in a new city; and stimulate
the experience of Dutch and other cultures by organising a wide range of social and cultural
activities. ISN supports the integration of international students in a network of locals and
internationals alike and strongly believes that this is an essential part of experiencing student