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EBS Activities

These are some of the typical activities our students enjoy outside course hours. Note that most of them are NOT included in the course price as we try to keep costs as low as possible for our students.

“Fancy” Pub Crawl

The Netherlands is home to some of the biggest spirit brands and best cocktail bars in the world. We will be
visiting the best bars in Amsterdam on our “Fancy” pub crawl. Door74 (number 15 on the list of 50 best bars in the world); Dvars and Feijoa are all on the list!

Boom Chicago Comedy Night

Fancy a sidesplittingly funny night out with your EBS classmates? We’ve got that sorted. We will go to the country’s best improv show where EBS Amsterdam also have an exclusive discount for EBS students; you’ll
be laughing all the way to the bank!

Beer Pong Madness

Consider yourself a beer pong champion? Put your  money where your mouth is and compete against your EBS classmates! This is always one of the best nights of the course, so step up to the plate and show us your skills! Let the games begin.

Graduation dinner

Graduation means it’s time to celebrate, EBS style! We will take you to one of the best restaurants in Amsterdam for some fine dining, and after that we will hit the town and have one last memorable night in Amsterdam!

EBS Places

Amsterdam is a city that will never bore you. Throughout the course we will see, do and taste plenty of cool things the city has to offer.

“Measured by square kilometres, Amsterdam has the highest number of museums of all cities in the world. Amsterdam’s city administration counts 51 museums”

The activities may be different from course to course, depending on the season. But here is a good taste of what to expect.

See the old city from the water

The best way to see the city’s true beauty, is from the water. With 165 canals, 252 bridges and 400 year old architecture, a canal cruise through Amsterdam’s old city centre is a truly unique experience.

Move like the locals

In Amsterdam everybody rides the bike, as everything here is just a bike ride away. You can easily rent a bike at one of the many rentals, to make exploring the city a lot more fun. We will get you a good discount!

You can easily rent a bike at one of the many rentals, to make exploring the city a lot more fun.

Pub crawl

You will have a chance to visit some really good cocktail bars. From speakeasies to hotel bars, Amsterdam has it all. But if you really want to blow off steam, attend to one of our infamous pub-crawls or go out to one of the many clubs the city has to offer.

Heineken Experience

When you say Amsterdam, you say Heineken. This local beer grew up to be one of the worlds biggest brands.

Heineken transformed their former brewery, where they brewed their beer for a hundred years, into a sensational interactive tour through the world of Heineken.


The Dutch are experts in brewing beers and distilling spirits. We will take you to a local distillery where we can go through the process of distilling spirits.

Of course we will have a taste of the end product.

Visit one of the many museums

Amsterdam offers over 50 museums. Van Gogh, Stedelijk museum, Rijks museum, the Anne Frank house and many more. Art and history not your cup of tea? How about a visit to Madame Tussauds, the Torture Museum or the Amsterdam Dungeon.