VU University Amsterdam

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VU University Amsterdam
Type Publicly-funded private
Established 1880 (1880)
President J.W. Winter
Rector V. Subramaniam
Location Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Campus Urban
Colors Black, light blue, and white

VU University Amsterdam (VU; Dutch: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) is a private, publicly-funded research university located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The university is organized into five rough categories of schools, centers, and institutes, each with its own sub-entities, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs.[1] The university enrolled more than 24,500 students, and it ranked 86 among the world's universities and 24 among European universities according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

Minor in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
?? credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL:

M.S. in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
?? credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL:

Internship in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
10-month program
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Institutes & Centres". VU University Amsterdam. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  2. "VU University Amsterdam". U.S. News & World Report - Best Global Universities. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 14 December 2016.