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EucA Study Visit in Amsterdam

Fly to Amsterdam and see how Microsoft and many other companies work!

The Employability Study Visits Serie is back!

Do you want to learn what it takes to start your career in an international environment and what to do to boost your employability while at university?

Our Amsterdam Study Visit is what you are looking for!

Are you eager to know how it works one of the biggest companies in the world, that made personal computers accessible to millions of people? Are you curious to discover how a startup works and grows? Do you want to get advice from brave entrepreneurs and big corporations people? Would you like to know who is riding the digital economy and see how the music industry works from within?

Apply now to join us on 9-11 May 2017 in Amsterdam!!!

The confirmed companies are Microsoft, WeTransfer, Armada Music, TomTom & Smart PR!

More about the companies:

Microsoft: No need to present Microsoft and its products and services! The big perk of this visit will be the chance to ask a lot of questions and to mingle (of course, if you are a software engineer, you will have different questions from a philosopher, but both of them are valuable).

WeTransfer: WeTransfer is a design-driven company. People in Arts, Business, Social Sciences, Tech, Humanities, Engineering, Psychology, will find it a great place to start looking at things from different angles!

Armada Music : Do you like music? Would you like to know how a record company works? What is the legal framework, the work of a PR and what happens between the recording of a song and you listening to it? Do not wait any longer and enjoy the journey in the music industry! You just need to be passionate about music!

Smart PR : The founder is a brave entrepreneur who is currently running 3 start-ups at various stages of development. Their focus is on Public Relations, therefore, people interested in communication, innovation, tech, entrepreneurship, software engineering, stories, business will find useful a chat with Smart PR people!

TomTom: Are you studying computer-related sciences? Do you eat big data for breakfast? Maps are your thing? Are you a IT engineer? Would you like to meet an engineer? Do not wait any longer and apply now!

How to Apply:

Fill in this Google Form, https://goo.gl/forms/jYWnMwwZRsSrGpYn2, where beside some basic info about yourself, we are asking the following:

1. one page-long CV,

2. max 10 lines about why would you like to join us in Amsterdam

3. a max 3 min video of yourself

Please note that only students from an EucA member are eligible to apply.

Deadline to apply has been extended until April 9. Who has applied by April 2 will get his/her results by April 7th, while who will apply until April 9 will get his/her results by April 12.

Selection will be made on a “first come first served basis”.


EucA will cover 2 nights in a hostel, in shared rooms, and a social dinner! You have only to pay for your travel from your home country to Amsterdam (please mind to check also connections from Eindhoven and Düsseldorf or Brussels airports).

The hostel is the Meininger Hotel Amsterdam City West.


Each student will be offered the chance of visiting Microsoft plus 1 or 2 companies. The companies allocation will be done after the selection process is finished, taking into account the preferences of the selected students (another google form will be set up).

Draft Programme:

9 May - morning: arrivals

9 May - 17.00 - 19.30: Visit to WeTransfer (20 students)

10 May - morning - Visit to Smart PR (20 students) / 9.30 - 11.30 - Visit to TomTom (20 students)

10 May - afternoon - visit to Microsoft (40 students)

15:30 - 16:30 Presentation and Conversation

16:30 - 17:15 Tour of the Office

17:15 - 18:00 Wrap Up

10 May - 19.30 Dinner at Piadina Bar

11 May - 10.30 onwards - visit to Armada Music (20 students)

11 May - afternoon/evening: departures

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Do not wait any longer and apply now to fly to Amsterdam!