Calendar/university buildings opening hours

Academic Calender VU UvA 2016-2025

Visiting addresses

The regular opening hours of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam are:

HG 100

Main building 
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 23:00 
Saturday 08:00 to 18:00
Sunday 10:00 to 18:00
Holidays 10:00 to 18:00 (10 April, 12-13 April, 27 April, 5 May, 21 May, 31 May, 1 June 2020)
Closed 25 December 2020 - 1 January 2021

The seating area of the restaurant may be used for study purposes during regular opening hours. Extended opening times (until 22:00) apply preceding regular exam periods as listed below.

2019-2020

  • 07/08 and 14/15 December
  • 18/19 and 25/26 January 2020
  • 14/15 and 21/22 March 
  • 16/17 and 23/24 May
  • 13/14 and 20/21 June
  • 10/11 and 17/18 October
  • 05/06 and 12/13 December

Reception 020 59 85854

University Library
In the two weekends prior to the exam periods, the study and computer areas of the University Library Library at the Main Building will remain open until 10 pm. 

The Medical Library is also open on a number of Sundays.

OZW gebouw 100OZW building
Monday to Thursday 07:00 to 22:30
Friday an during school holidays 07:00 to 21.00
Weekends closed
Closed 10 April, 13 April, 27 April, 5 May, 21 May, 1 June, 25 December until 1 January 2021 
Special opening hours 07.00-21.00 on 4 May and 13 July until 21 Augustus 2020

Reception 020 59 83646
Acta 100

ACTA
Monday to Thursday 06:00 to 22:00
Friday 06:00 to 21:00
Saturday and Sunday (only for authorized personnel) 10:00 to 14:00

Closed 10 April, 13 April, 27 April, 4 & 5 May, 21 & 22 May, 1 June, 25 December, 1 January 2021 
Special opening hours on 24 December (06.00 - 16.00 uur), 28 until 31 December (10.00 - 14.00 uur) 

Reception 020 59 80220

O|2 100O|2 Lab building
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 22:00
Weekends closed
Closed 10 April, 13 April, 27 April, 5 May, 21 May, 1 June, 25 December, 1 January 2021

Reception 06 52 440359
nu-openingstijden
New University building
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 22:15 
Weekends closed
Closed 10 April, 13 April, 27 April, 4 May, 5 May, 21 May, 22 May, 1 June, 25 December 2020 until 1 January 2021

Reception 0638684042
W&N 100Mathematics and Science (W&N) building
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 22:15 
Weekends closed
Closed 10 April, 13 April, 27 April, 4 May, 5 May, 21 May, 22 May, 1 June, 25 December 2020 until 1 January 2021

Reception 020 59 85874
MF gebouw 100

MF building
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 22:15 
Weekends closed  
Closed 13 April, 27 April, 5 May, 21 May, 1 June, 25 December 2020 until 1 January 2021
Special opening hours 07.30-17.30 on 10 April 4 May, 22 May, 28 until 31 December 2020

Reception 020 59 85864

Initium 100Initium
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 23:00 (summer period 07:00 to 19:00)
Saturday 08:00 to 16:00
Closed Sundays

Closed 10 until 13 April, 27 April, 4 & 5 May, 21 until 23 May, 1 June, 23 December until 2 January 2021

Reception 020 59 85465
Transitorium
Transitorium
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 22:00
Weekends closed
Closed 10 April, 13 April, 27 April, 4 May, 5 May, 21 May, 22 May, 1 June, 25 December until 1 January 2021

Reception - please contact the MF: 020 59 85864
Bellevue 100BelleVUe
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 22:00
Weekends closed
Closed 10 April, 13 April, 27 April, 4 May, 5 May, 21 May, 22 May, 1 June, 25 December until 1 January 2021

Reception - please contact the Main Building 020 59 85854
Tent 100TenT
Open upon request

Reception - please contact the Main Building 020 59 85854
Olifantje 100Kinderrijk day care center
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 18:00
Weekends closed


Security staff can open a building on Saturday upon request. The user will be charged for the costs of any additional staff (e.g. a receptionist).

Dutch: Openingstijden VU en jaarkalender