Why study at VU University Amsterdam

Interactive relationships
VU University Amsterdam has an interactive relationship with the National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science. In addition, VU University Amsterdam
maintains close ties with companies in the financial epicentre of the Netherlands,located at a stone’s throw from the university campus. The university’s programmes
in other fields of science provide excellent opportunities for combining mathematics with key areas of application, such as economics and the modern natural and life
sciences.

Excellent reputation
The Department of Mathematics at VU University Amsterdam has an excellent reputation as a training and research institute. The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) regularly awards prestigious VENI-VIDI-VICI grants to VU University Amsterdam researchers.

Nationwide courses
The nine Dutch universities with a Master’s programme in Mathematics and Engineering Mathematics offer a joint programme of courses. These joint courses offer students the highest quality of instruction and provide opportunities for interaction with students from other universities.

Reputation

The Deparment of Mathematics at VU University Amsterdam has a first class reputation as a training and research institute. The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) regularly awards prestigious VENI-VIDI-VICI grants to mathematicians at VU University Amsterdam.

Close to where mathematics is applied

The mathematical department at VU University Amsterdam maintains close ties with companies in the financial epicentre of The Netherlands, located at a stone’s throw from the university campus. The campus also houses the VUmc academic hospital, and mathematical research is conducted in a variety of biomedical collaborations. In addition, the university programmes in other fields of science provide opportunities for combining mathematics with key areas of application, such as economics and the modern natural and life sciences.

Mathematics in the Netherlands: nationwide courses

The Departments of Mathematics at the Dutch universities have combined their efforts by offering courses open to all Master's students in Mathematics. This MasterMath initiative offers students the highest quality of instruction and opens opportunities for interaction with student of other institutes of mathematics. The joint courses widen the options for students who intend to pursue a PhD programme after completing thier Master's programme. All Master's students in Mathematics are required to follow at least 30 EC of MasterMath courses.

Information about courses, registrion for these courses and exams can be found at MasterMath.

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