European School of Physiotherapy

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The European School of Physiotherapy (ESP) offers an intense and high-quality physiotherapy programme for excellent students from all over the world! ESP is an honours programme of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS or HvA) and is recognised by The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) as “Small and Intensive Education”.


All official information from requirements of enrolment to housing and tuition fee, can be found on our official university website.

What makes ESP unique?

Extended Family

Bachelor of Science

Honours Programme

International Classroom

Small and Intensive

ESP Blog

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The first week of ESP’s class 2021

Nice to meet you! After a very nice and tropical summer, ESP was fully prepared and ready to welcome another generation of ESP students! During the summer, the NVAO (Dutch and Flemish Accreditation Organization) has adviced positively about the quality of our program...

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Semester 1 Sneak Preview

We would like to offer all of you a sneak preview into our physiotherapy program by offering you some really special insights into semester 1 and its courses! Whether you are just interested in ESP or already signed up and want to get ready for the selection day, this...

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The truth about student housing

Finding good student housing can be very stressful for ESP students, especially for the ones that have just been accepted. We have asked one of our experienced students to share his advice with you! His name is Pierre and he will be giving you the true story. I...

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Physiotherapy according to WCPT

Physical therapists provide services that develop, maintain and restore people’s maximum movement and functional ability. They can help people at any stage of life, when movement and function are threatened by ageing, injury, diseases, disorders, conditions or environmental factors.

Physical therapists help people maximise their quality of life, looking at physical, psychological, emotional and social wellbeing. They work in the health spheres of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation.