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VU University awards honorary doctorates to Herman van Rompuy, Fons Orie and Herta Flor


In recognition of their exceptional contributions to science and society

VU-VUmc Supervisory Board appoints new Rector Magnificus


Vinod Subramaniam to start on 1 September

Indonesian student wins Amsterdam Summer School course in writing competition


With an article on KLM’s Meet and Seat programme, Taufik Fitriyanto is the lucky winner of The Holland Writing Competition. Organized by Nuffic Neso Indonesia, the Amsterdam Summer School and AirAsia. Theme of the writing competition consisted of Dutch Innovation. The text needed to be inspired on one of the elements: earth, wind, water and fire.

IVM researcher Philip Ward demonstrates Aqueduct Global Flood Analyzer to His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands


Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands attended the Global City Teams Challenge Expo at the National Building Museum in Washington DC as Honoured Guests. At the Expo, Philip Ward of the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) of VU University Amsterdam (VU) demonstrated the Aqueduct Global Flood Analyzer to the King and the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bert Koenders.

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