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Research profile

The research of VU university is subordinated in four profile themes
 

Research in the spotlight

From the smallest nanoscale building blocks to the universe and beyond, from cybercrimes to copyrights.
 

PhD programme

The Vrije Universiteit PhD programme caters to a curious, creative and critical global student body.
 

Grants & Funds

Academic research depends to an increasing degree on external financing. Various organizations and bodies subsidize or finance academic research.
 

Desmond Tutu Training Programme (DTTP)

VU University Amsterdam has had links to South Africa for more than 125 years, and with the Desmond Tutu Training Programme we hope to further boost its academic relationship with the country.
 

Top researchers

Approximately 2000 academics are employed by VU University Amsterdam. They range from young and talented PhD students, to outstanding professors.
 

Academic Integrity at Vrije Universiteit-VUmc

Academic integrity is high on the agendas of Dutch universities. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and VU Medical Center work hard to ensure that all their academic staff have a good knowledge of the national VSNU Code of Conduct and remain informed of the latest developments regarding academic integrity policy.
 
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