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Aureus Bookstore

As a member of Aureus you get 10 to 15% discount on all of your study books! You can purchase these discounted books at the VU Bookstore in the main hall or online through the webshop.

Log in now at the top of this page to get access to the online VU Bookstore. If you are not a member of Aureus yet, you can do so for free and secure your discount by clicking the button below!

Aureus Bookstand

At the start of the academic year 2018-2019, Aureus and the VU Bookstore will collaborate in providing the first year bachelor students with book packages containing al necessary coursebooks for the first semester (period 1 to 3). All SBE bachelor programs (IBA, BK & EBE) will be able to order their book package online through the seperate links below. You can choose to receive the book package at home within one working day, or to pick up the package during the first week of class (3 till 7 september 2018). Aureus and the VU Bookstore will set up a bookstand at the entrance of the VU Bookstore in the main hall during this week to prevent you from waiting in line at the VU Bookstore. Also, if you have not been able to order the book package online, you will be able to buy one on the spot! Below you will find the planning as to which study program can pick up their book package at which day.

Monday 3 September 2018         –   Economics and Business Economics
Tuesday 4 September 2018         –   Bedrijfskunde 
Wednesday 5 September 2018    –   International Business Administration 
Thursday 6 September 2018        –   All bachelor programs 
Friday 7 September 2018             –   All bachelor programs

*Aureus members will benefit from the discount of 10-15% per book package.

Bachelor & Master

For all bachelor and master students, you will be able to buy your study books online through the VU Bookstore or buy them directly at the VU Bookstore. After you have become a member of Aureus, you will be able to buy your books online by clicking the button below.

please note: you have to create a new, separate account in the VU Bookstore before you can purchase your discounted books. Make sure to use the same credentials as in your Aureus account to properly process your discount.

Second-Hand Books

Do you want to save money by reselling your old books? Then go to the Second-Hand section of the VU Bookstore and fill in the ISBN number here to check whether it’s still sold within the Vrije Universiteit. If it is, you can then hand it in at the VU Bookstore and sit back & relax until your old books are sold!


Do you prefer to have your study books online with a simple possibility to highlight and summarize important pieces of text? Then you should try out the Aureus Online Book Platform now!

From the academic year 2018-2019 onwards, Aureus has a collaboration with online book-streaming platform Acaboo. By creating your own Acaboo account, you can read your study books and make your personal summaries online for the whole study year. In addition to this, Aureus members enjoy a discount on a subscription at Acaboo. Become a member of Aureus now to secure your discount at Acaboo!