Strategy 2020-2025

AFB Cover Strategic Plan

As of 2020, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has a new Strategic Plan: click the picture left to read it in PDF-format.

This strategy is the result of the hard work and dedication of the entire VU Amsterdam community.

“We are incredibly proud of this new strategy; from the process we completed together to the result of our joint efforts” – Mirjam van Praag, President of the Executive Board.

Ambition of VU Amsterdam

Sustainable, enterprising and diverse – these are the priority values that govern our actions, and the essence of our education, research, knowledge transfer, and operational management.

The profile themes Governance for Society, Human Health & Life Sciences, Connected World and Science for Sustainability will give substance to our mission.

They will also relate to the educational, research, and knowledge-transfer activities we will use to enhance our multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches. 

Click the picture on the right to read the summary of priority areas, strategic aspirations and profile themes.