Interdisciplinary Research Institutes

Research at VU Amsterdam covers a wide range of fields that often cut across disciplinary boundaries. In order to encourage and accommodate interdisciplinary research, the university has established interdisciplinary research institutes in which researchers can meet, share their expertise and join forces in the acquisition of external funding. These institutes enhance the scientific quality and the societal impact of research, and they enjoy an excellent reputation due to their successful PhD and research Master’s programmes, worldwide recruitment of staff and students, and active participation in international networks and consortia. They are also highly esteemed, both nationally and internationally, on account of their excellent research facilities.
 

Interdisciplinary Research Institutes

ABRIAmsterdam Business Research Institute
ACSAmsterdam Cardiovasculair Sciences
ACTAAmsterdams Centre for Dentistry
ACWFSAmsterdam Centre for World Food Studies
AMSAmsterdam Movement Sciences
Amsterdam NeuroscienceAmsterdam Neuroscience
APHAmsterdam Public Health
ASIAmsterdam Sustainability Institute 
AIMMSAmsterdam Institute of Molecular and Life Sciences 
A-LABAmsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute
CCACancer Center Amsterdam
CLUE+The Interfaculty Research Institute for Culture, Cognition, History and Heritage 
IBBAInstitute for Brain and Behavior Amsterdam
ISRInstitute for Societal Resilience
Kooijmans InstituteInsitute for Law and Governance
LaserLabInstitute for Lasers, Life and Biophotonics
LEARN!Institute for learning, teaching, upbringing and development in societal context
Network InstituteThe emerging networked world in its technological, economic and social aspects
Talma InstituteInstitute for the Study of Work, Care and Welfare
TinbergenTinbergen Institute