Computer Science

Practical expertise, theoretical excellence

Master's programme Computer Science in Amsterdam

Computer Science studies the technology that has become ubiquitous in our global, connected society. Traditionally, the computer had been the primary object of study. Nowadays, globally distributed information processing services have taken center stage, with the Internet connecting a wide variety of information processing devices, ranging from mobile phones to data centers operated by the world leadership companies. The technical side of Computer Science deals with computer operations, like system software, computer networks, and programming environments. The theoretical foundations cover, for example, limits of what can be computed, computational efficiency, correctness, and the intricacies of concurrent execution. Software engineering studies construction and maintenance of large and often mission-critical software systems that need to be maintained by large teams of people. Because of its prominent role in everyday life, non-functional aspects of information technology are gaining importance in Computer Science, most notably the energy efficiency of data centers, and the security of computer systems.

Students aiming to enroll in the Master Computer Science are required to have a solid background on the level of a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, or similar. The program is structured in multiple, focused specializations from which a student chooses one according to personal preferences.

If you are interested in this programme, you could also check out our Master's programme in Parallel and Distributed Computer Systems, founded by Prof. Andrew S. Tanenbaum.

The Master's programme of Computer Science currently offers six distinct tracks:

Joint degree programme
Computer Science is a joint degree programme of VU Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Courses are taught at locations of both universities. VU and UvA jointly issue a degree certificate to graduates. As a Computer Science student in Amsterdam you benefit from expertise, networks and research projects at both universities and affiliated research institutes.

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Curriculum overview
The Master Programme Computer Science is a two-year Master Program, consisting of 120 ECTS. For a comprehensive overview of the study program, see Computer Science in the Study Guide

General structure of the programme: 

  • Master core
  • Track core
  • Restricted choices to cover all areas of competences
  • Free choice
Specializations

The Master's programme of Computer Science currently offers six distinct tracks:

A track consists of 6 courses (potentially containing some constrained choices).

The vast majority of our students (90%) embark on a career in areas like consultancy, the software business, other private sector businesses or the government sector. Computer scientists are welcome in a variety of jobs including systems manager, information analyst, software engineer, policy advisor or project manager. Many of our former students now work at companies such as Philips, Deloitte en Touche, IBM and the Royal Dutch Navy. Others have created their own company, sometimes right after graduation. 

The most typical job our graduates pursue is that of software engineer. Examples of other jobs are:

  • web engineer
  • data warehouse consultant
  • user interface designer
  • systems specialist
  • IT project manager
  • IT consultant
  • systems engineer.

PhD positions

Graduate students with excellent grades can apply for a PhD position. These are normally awarded for four years, during which time the student is expected to finish his or her PhD thesis. A PhD can lead to a career in business or research. Some of our recent PhD graduates now work as researchers or engineers at companies like Google.com or Amazon.com. Others embarked on an academic career, either at VU Amsterdam or other prestigious universities such as MIT, Cornell University and ETH Zurich.

SBBA Bèta Career Event
Each year the Stichting Bèta Bedrijvencontactdag Amsterdam organizes a Career Event. The career event offers lectures, workshops and a speed-date lunch to enable students to meet with future employers. More information on SBBA can be obtained at www.sbba.nl.

Reputation of the programme 
The Computer Science programme at VU Amsterdam has a solid reputation for its approach to the subject. One faculty member, Professor Andrew S. Tanenbaum recently won the prestigious IEEE James H. Mulligan Jr. Education Award and a grant from the European Research Council of 2.4 million euros. Also, nearly 100% of computer science students find a full-time job that matches their qualifications before the day of their graduation. As a student, you will profit from the expertise of VU Amsterdam’s research groups, and from their contacts at national and international level. 

Individual programme of study 
You will be encouraged to compile your personal programme of study, in consultation with your own coordinator who remains on hand to help with any queries you may have throughout your programme. 

Interdisciplinary programme 
Computer Science at VU Amsterdam is very broad and wide-ranging compared to other universities. You will choose a specialization as part of the programme. Beside the compulsory courses, you will have the opportunity to take optional courses from the whole range of computer science. 

International setting 
The city of Amsterdam is a very welcoming environment for international students and staff. Our Computer Science department is also very international-oriented: 40 nationalities are represented among our academic staff, and our students come from many more different countries.

If you would like to know more
Come to one of our information days or order the brochure.

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Innovative study facilities

Overview Computer Science: Joint degree with UvA

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION

English

DURATION

2 years

TUITION FEE

APPLICATION DEADLINE

September intake
1 April for EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA students*
1 June for holders of a Dutch bachelor’s degree (with a Dutch or EU/EEA nationality).
* EU/EEA students (exept for Dutch students) with an international degree who do not need housing services through VU Amsterdam can still apply until 1 June.

February intake
1 November for non-EU/EEA students
1 December for EU/EEA students

START DATE

1 September and 1 February

STUDY TYPE

Full-time

SPECIALIZATIONS

- Big Data Engineering
- Computer Systems Security
- Foundations of Computing and Concurrency
- Internet and Web Technology
- Parallel Computing Systems
- Software Engineering and Green IT

FIELD OF INTEREST

Computer Science, Mathematics and Business

GSEEM stands for Global Software Engineering European Master. It is an international Double Degree Master programme for students in Computer Science and specializing in Software Engineering. A student enrolled in GSEEM spends one academic year at the VU Amsterdam and one academic year at the University of L’Aquila (Italy). Students from both universities are encouraged to opt for this programme through their respective contact persons:
Partner universityContact person
University of L'Aquila (L'Aquila, Italy)Prof. Dr. Henry Muccini
VU Amsterdam (The Netherlands)Prof. Dr. Patricia Lago

Programme overview
GSEEM provides Master education in Software Engineering with a focus in the domains that are strategically important for software-intensive products and services. It further helps its students develop the skills needed to work in companies active in global software engineering.

Double Degree and Mobility
A student registered in GSEEM studies spends abroad either the first year or the second year. The Master project is carried out during the second year, possibly abroad.

Each partner university recognizes a Double Degree to all students that are regularly enrolled and that have obtained at both visited universities at least 60 ECTS points in Master modules (including 30 ECTS of Master thesis in the second year). Students visiting VU Amsterdam, in addition, must be regularly enrolled at the moment in which the Degree is granted. The degree granted by VU Amsterdam is the Master in Computer Science with specialization in Software Engineering and Green IT. The Master diploma further specifies the taken modules.

Admission requirements
You must have completed your Bachelor study when you start with the first year of Master studies. In addition, you must pass 60 ECTS in Master modules/thesis, or plan to achieve this objective before starting your stay abroad. Exceptions can be discussed case by case with the local International Master Coordinator.

Student experiences from VU Amsterdam
You can read the experience of Alessio Sclocco below.

How and when to apply?

  • Please note that you can only apply for GSEEM if you are a student from one of the above-mentioned partner universities!
  • Contact the International Student Advisor to express your interest and receive further information. 
  • Contact your local International Master Coordinator to discuss your study plans. You will need a formal approval from your coordinator stating that you are a suitable candidate for this programme. 
  • Before April 1st, send the following documents by email and ordinary mail to: 

Faculty of Sciences
VU Amsterdam
De Boelelaan 1083
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands 

  1. A completed application form;
  2. A form with the list of completed courses taken and a list of courses you still intend to take at your home university, signed by your local International Master Coordinator;  
  3. A proof of proficiency in English: TOEFL (score 580 or computer-based test 237) or IELTS (Test for English as a Foreign Language) (score 6.5);  
  4. A letter of recommendation from a senior member of your faculty (professor at your department). 

Links to the courses and content of the programme
The courses that are given in this master can be found through the online Study Guide.

Note that at the moment there is no separate section which contains all the GSEEM courses.

Further information
Further information on the contents of the GSEEM program can be obtained by contacting Prof. Dr. Patricia Lago.

A limited number of fellowships (VUFP) is available for (partial) funding of this programme. Please note that the application deadline for VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) is 1 February. More information on the VU Fellowship Programme

Student loan

If you pay tuition fees and do not receive another Dutch income on the basis of your study, you may be entitled to a student loan. Please apply well in advance. For information please contact the Informatie Beheer Groep by telephone (+31 505 997755) or visit their website:  www.duo.nl.

More information?
For practical matters, like accommodation, living costs, financial aid, work, etc., please contact our International Office.

Please consult the website of the Internship Office for Mathematics and Computer Science for information on internships and work placement opportunities. See Internship office Computer Science 

Student experiences

Michal Szymaniak, software engineer @ Google Headquarters, California

Michal SzymaniakCan you summarize your study curriculum at VU Amsterdam?
I did my bachelor studies in Warsaw university, and the first year of my master's. I then took the opportunity to follow an international short track master's program in Amsterdam, which gave me a joint master degree from both universities. I enjoyed my stay at the VU so I started a PhD in the same group. My research topic was "Latency-Driven Replication for Globally Distributed Systems".

How did you end up working for Google?
I received my doctorate from the VU in 2007 and then started working for Google. It was in fact a straightforward transition after my summer internship with Google in 2005, when I validated some of my research ideas on the Google's global infrastructure. The internship was also a great opportunity to find out how Google works and how it touches lives of millions of people every day. Looking back, I think it was that prospect that ultimately convinced me to join.

What is exciting in your job?
Very often, we launch new product features to a small group of users and then analyze how they react to it. If the response is favorable, then we launch the feature to more users. Otherwise, we drop or fix the feature and try again. Being a researcher, I like this approach a lot - its being based on facts helps us quickly make right choices without being overly attached to any initial intuition.  

What kind of work do you do?
As for my own career at Google, I first worked on the system that identifies Google users such that they can personalize our applications to their own needs.

 

Peter Mika, researcher @ Yahoo! Research, Barcelona

Peter MikaAfter finishing my MSc and PhD degree both at VU, I got a job as a researcher at the European research lab of Yahoo in Barcelona, Spain. The most visible part of my work is that I contributed to the conceptualization and design of SearchMonkey. SearchMonkey uses semantic technologies to improve how search results are displayed, by including images, links and data inside the abstracts. I like this job because I'm interested in applying semantic technologies to improve search. This not only means Web search, but also searching inside the vast content assets owned by Yahoo, including news, finance and product data, emails, videos and images, social networks, user profiles and much more.

 

Christian Rossow: PhD student @ VU Amsterdam

VU Amsterdam is an excellent learning environment with international multi-cultural flair. Driven by my interests, I followed the Computer Science Master studies at VU Amsterdam and was never disappointed in my choice throughout the two years. I particularly liked the flexible study programme, which allows you to choose theoretical and practical subjects from a wide study catalog. And whatever course I took, I was satisfied with a high quality of teaching. To me the studies at VU Amsterdam were a perfect preparation for my current PhD career. Any questions? You can visit my personal website for contact details: http://www.christian-rossow.de.

 

 

Alessio Sclocco: finishing the GSEEM international double degree programme @ Italy

Alessio was in Amsterdam at VU Amsterdam in 2010. We asked him some questions about his experiences here.

Foto Alessio ScloccoWho are you and what master have you done?
My name is Alessio Sclocco and I come from a small town in the center of Italy called Pescara. At the VU I am enrolled in the GSEEM program (Global Software Engineering European Master), an international double degree master in computer science - software engineering specialisation

Which bachelor did you do before and how did you hear about this master?
I did my bachelor in computer science at the University of L'Aquila, a small university not so far from my hometown. One of our professors back there told us about the opportunity to enroll in this master and study at two universities in different countries. I really wanted to have an international experience so I applied few days after my graduation.

What are you experiences with this master?
I liked the international background of this master, having to travel to a different country, meeting students from all over the world, it was great. It was an opportunity to form an international network for me; I should say that before coming to Amsterdam all my friends were from, almost, the same place as me and we were talking the same language. I had the opportunity to get in touch with some companies during my studies in Amsterdam, but I preferred to postpone everything until my graduation.

Where are you now and how did you like the VU?
Now I am living in my hometown in Italy, where I am finishing to write my master thesis and giving the last exams of the master.

The VU was a great place to study and I am looking forward to be back there for my master presentation. The courses I took were really interesting, and I had the opportunity to discover fields of computer science that previously I didn't know a lot about. For example I had no experience in parallel computing before the VU, and now I am doing my master project in this field.

Something that I really liked is that you can really feel that what you are studying is at the border line with research, so you always study new and exciting things, and many times the lecturers are also the authors of the scientific papers you are studying on. I am still in contact with some of my fellow students at the VU, and I am glad I had the opportunity to meet them.

What are your plans after finishing the master?
I still have to decide. I want to apply for a PhD in computer science, but if I will find a challenging job before, then I can decide to move into the private industry. However I will decide as soon as I will finish to write my thesis.

Tudor Didilescu is doing his MSc in Computer Science with a specialization in HPDC (High Performance Distributed Computing).

Tudor_DidilescuI applied for a MSc. at the VU Amsterdam in January 2009, while finishing my bachelor at "Gh. Asachi" Technical University of Iasi, Romania. For my bachelor, I have majored in Information Technology, graduating in the top 5 students of my year. Fortunately, my application has been approved and I received a VUFP scholarship for the first year, a financial study aid that I was able to extend for my second year as well by having good academic results. 

I have initially followed a Software Engineering track, thinking that it would allow me to work more with design patterns and high level application development techniques while developing actual software. The courses on this track are more theoretical than I expected and since I am a very practical person, I decided to switch to the HPDC specialization. It gives me the necessary balance between the theoretical content (Parallel Programming, Distributed Systems) and practical work (Parallel Programming Practical, Cluster and Grid Computing, Operating Systems Practical).

I like this master because it is challenging. It gives you a glimpse of the immensity of computing power out there and all the possibilities that it brings with it. It looks at emerging paradigms such as Cloud computing and lets you explore this for yourself in a competitive manner. Large scale distributed computing is the future and I am confident that this master will help me greatly in my future career.

I live at the Uilenstede campus, in Amstelveen - a 15 min walk to the university. The university is very European; it has a great deal of cultures and diversity. I like the infrastructure and facilities that are made available to students, and especially students from the Faculty of Sciences. I consider it to be a good place to study and a great place to meet lots of interesting and really smart people (either professors or fellow students).

After finishing this master, I plan to work in the industry as an IT professional at one of the major corporations out there today (Microsoft, Google, Amazon etc.) and get the opportunity of participating maybe in some of the projects that will shape the face of computing in the following decades.

 

Alexandru Irimiea is an High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC) student at the VU

Alexandru Irimiea.jpegAfter finishing my Bachelor in Computer Science I had a hard time deciding between going directly into Industry or following a Master Program in a foreign country. I eventually chose the Industry and only after another two years did I pursue my initial intuition.
Being intrigued by the increasing presence of the paradigm of distributed computing I picked the HPDC track of the Computer Science Master Program here at VU. Of course, I made a number of assumptions about life in The Netherlads, the teaching level at VU and other aspects. In hindsight, though not all were correct or complete, after almost one and a half years spent here I believe that I made a very good choice. 

The teaching environment was all that I expected and more. All the professors are passionate about their particular field of interest and manage very effectively to inspire and motivate students. The courses are varied and offer together an in depth understanding of the broad field, allowing the students to make an informed decision regarding their future careers. Each year the content is updated and refined in order to fit in new advancements or to address student observations. The intense theoretical courses are combined with stimulating practical ones, where the challenges range from modifying the Minix kernel to programming clusters, grids and event the clouds of Amazon. To our surprise, for the last example we even needed a credit card! God forbid there is an unobserved bug that leaves processes running (and thus cash flowing out of your credit card!) Don't worry, it's not that expensive :-).

But what about social life? Well, the University and the campus offer a true international environment, which, of course, is infused in the particular culture of the country. I honestly cannot keep up with all the social and sports events that are available to me. The various student organizations make sure that you don't miss your weekly borrel, the chance to ski in the Alps or the hitchhike competition to I don't know what European capital. This place really confirms that indeed you can study harder and enjoy life better at the same time. I made a lot of new friends from all over the world, had new experiences and learned new things from them.

What will happen next is that I will choose a company that does something that I find particularly exciting and apply to work for it. I did not decide yet since I still have some time left here and am eager to start working for the Master Project, which can have quite some impact on this decision. With the toolkit that I will have built in the two years spent here I am confident that I will succeed in any environment.

 

 

Bas van Dijk is busy with this master: Internet and Web Technology

Bas van DijkMy name is Bas van Dijk, I am currently taking a masters degree in computer science with a specialisation in Internet and Web Technology. Before I started at the VU, I was in an accelerated program of informatics at the HvA Amsterdam. This master offers me a wide variety of courses like operating systems, distributed systems and human computer interaction, and offers me flexibility in planning my study. I especially liked the more practical courses like computer graphics and network programming.

I live in a small city near Amsterdam, traveling to the VU takes me about 50 minutes by public transport. The reason I chose the VU was for its informal atmosphere and its interesting program.  Starting at a university as an HBO student turned out to be quite hard for me. There was a large difference between the way I was used to work and the way things work at a university. Nowadays, I am quite used to it and have found my flow.

After my master I plan to start a new web development company together with a fellow student of mine. Five years ago I started my own company (http://www.happyfish.nl) and after my master I want to expand this even further. I like the freedom of entrepreneurship and I am really looking forward to getting started.

 

 

Dutch students

Please note that starting in 2018-2019 the Master’s programme Computer Science is a joint degree programme with the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Courses are given at the two Faculties of Science. Graduates receive a diploma accredited by both universities. 

The Computer Science programme is open to both Dutch and International Students with a background in Computer Science. Admission is based on a strict selection procedure. The Faculty’s Admission Board will decide upon your admission after having evaluated your complete online application. If you have read the admission criteria below and feel you are eligible for admission, please take the following steps to submit your application. Note that the initial application procedure is fully online and that scans of your relevant documents are required. 

Students with a Dutch degree from another university than VU Amsterdam can check the Dutch info on application here. Already a Master-student at VU and do you want to re-apply for next year? Please check VUnet. If you have nearly completed your Bachelor and want to do a Master, please apply on studielink.

Admission to a Master’s programme: the Bachelor-before-Master rule
The Bachelor-before-Master rule is applied to all VU programmes. This means that you can only start a Master’s programme on 1 September if you have obtained your Bachelor’s degree. Uncompleted Bachelor’s subjects are not permitted if you want to start a Master programme. 

What does this mean now for students?
You may have to adjust your study plan. For example, if you’re planning a semester abroad in the first semester and you would like to start the following Master’s programme in September, please note that every part of the Bachelor’s study programme has to be completed – not only the compulsory parts of the programme. Other (short) interruptions of your study programme can also have an effect on your ability to proceed onto a Master’s programme. If the Bachelor’s programme is not fully completed, you cannot start the Master’s programme until the start of the next academic year. Take this into account when planning your study path! Please contact our faculty’s study advisors when you have any questions.

For further information about admission to the programme you can contact the programme director:
Prof. dr. Thilo Kielmann, thilo.kielmann@vu.nl

Contact the Track Coordinators for specific information about the different tracks:

SpecializationContact
Big Data Engineeringdr. Adam Belloum
Computer Systems Securityprof. dr. H.J. Bos
Foundations of Computing & Concurrencydr. F van Raamsdonk
Internet & Web Technologydr. J. Urbani
Parallel Computing Systemsdr. J. Urbani
Software Engineering & Green ITdr. Ivano Malavolta

Would you like to know more about our courses, scholarships and application & registration procedure? Please contact our International Office: masters.fs@vu.nl.

General information about VU Amsterdam
Please phone us at +31 (0)20 598 5000 (Monday – Friday, 10:00 to 12:00). You may also e-mail us at study@vu.nl.

Would you like to read the key points of the Master's programme? Order the brochure. Or find out more about the Master's programmes and visit our information days.

International students

The Computer Science programme is open to both Dutch and International Students with a background in Computer Science. Admission is based on a strict selection procedure. The Faculty’s Admission Board will decide upon your admission after having evaluated your complete online application. 

In order to gain admission to the Computer Science Master’s programme, you will need to have at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited research university including at least three full years of academic study amounting to a minimum of 180 ECTS or equivalent. Academic writing skill is to be demonstrated by submitting a thesis. We do not require a GRE or GMAT test score. A Bachelor degree obtained at an applied university or higher vocational education (HBO in Dutch) in most cases does not grant direct access to the programme (only exceptionally high ranking students stand a chance of admission).

Specific requirements for the Computer Science master’s programme 

For admission to the Computer Science programme, a Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a closely related Bachelor is required. In general, we expect the following subjects to be part of your Bachelors programme:

- Programming
- Algorithms
- Computer Systems
- Computer Networks
- Software Engineering
- Logic

Any one of the following subjects will increase your chances of admission:

- Databases
- Automata
- Graph Theory
- Compilers
- Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence
- Mathematics (Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, Statistics)

This list is not exhaustive and having these courses on your diploma does not guarantee admission; However they are a strong indication of your admissibility.

General language proficiency requirements
VU Amsterdam requires international applicants to take an English test and to submit their score as a part of the application. Exceptions are made for students who have completed their education in Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, New Zealand or Australia.

Admission to a Master’s programme: the Bachelor-before-Master rule
The Bachelor-before-Master rule is applied to all VU programmes. This means that you can only start a Master’s programme on 1 September (or on 1 February) if you have obtained your Bachelor’s degree. Uncompleted Bachelor’s subjects are not permitted if you want to start a Master programme. 

What does this mean now for students?
You may have to adjust your study plan. For example, if you’re planning a semester abroad in the first semester and you would like to start the following Master’s programme in September, please note that every part of the Bachelor’s study programme has to be completed – not only the compulsory parts of the programme. Other (short) interruptions of your study programme can also have an effect on your ability to proceed onto a Master’s programme. If the Bachelor’s programme is not fully completed, you cannot start the Master’s programme until the start of the next academic year. Take this into account when planning your study path! Please contact our faculty’s study advisors when you have any questions.

Please note that the Master’s programme Computer Science is a joint degree programme with the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Courses are given at the two Faculties of Science. Graduates receive a diploma accredited by both universities. 

If you have read the admission criteria below and feel you are eligible for admission, please take the following steps to submit your application. Note that the initial application procedure is fully online and that scans of your relevant documents are required. 

Students with a Dutch degree from another university than VU Amsterdam can check the Dutch info on application here.

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Step 1: Meet the admission criteria

Step 2: Prepare documents and apply online

Dutch students or students with a Dutch University degree, please follow: Online application for students with a Dutch University degree. Students with an international degree, please follow: Online application for students with an International University degree.

For International degree holders, digital scans of the following documents are required:

  • Copy of your valid passport or ID (only for EU residents)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Diploma(s) / statement of expected graduation
  • A transcript of the marks obtained during the Bachelor's programme.
  • Bachelor's or Master's thesis (written in English)
  • A description of the relevant courses you have taken during your previous higher education
  • A list of all the main literature used during your previous higher education 
  • English language test 

Detailed descriptions of the required documents can be found here.

Step 3: Await decision on admission
The admission board will review your application as soon as it is complete. Normally this takes about four weeks, but it might take longer in busy periods so be sure to apply as soon as possible. If you gain admission, you will receive a letter of conditional admission by email. You can start planning your move to Amsterdam!

Step 4: Finalize your registration and move to Amsterdam!
Make sure to finalize your registration as a student before the start of the programme. The conditions include sending a certified copy of your diploma and submitting the results of your English language test. Also, arrange payment of the tuition fees or authorize VU Amsterdam to withdraw the fees (you need to have a European bank account for this option). Here you will find an explanation of the registration procedure and the relevant deadlines. When all conditions are met you will receive a confirmation of your registration and you will be ready to start your programme at VU Amsterdam!

Further information about
Accommodation
Visa
Tuition fees
Scholarships

Contact for International Degree Students
For detailed questions about the Master’s programmes or the application procedure contact your International Student Advisor at the International Office:masters.fs@vu.nl.



There are several possibilities for obtaining funding. VU Amsterdam, the Dutch governement and other organisations offer scholarships, fellowships and grants.

For further information about admission to the programme you can contact the programme director:
Prof. dr. Thilo Kielmann, thilo.kielmann@vu.nl

Contact the Track Coordinators for specific information about the different tracks:

SpecializationContact
Big Data Engineeringdr. Adam Belloum
Computer Systems Securityprof. dr. Herbert Bos
Foundations of Computing & Concurrencydr. Femke van Raamsdonk
Internet & Web Technologydr. Jacopo Urbani
Parallel Computing Systemsdr. Jacopo Urbani
Software Engineering & Green ITdr. Ivano Malavolta

Practical information for international students
Would you like to know more about our courses, scholarships and application & registration procedure? Please contact our International Office: masters.fs@vu.nl.

General information about VU Amsterdam
Please phone us at +31 (0)20 598 5000 (Monday – Friday, 9:00 to 12:00). You may also e-mail us at study@vu.nl.

Would you like to read the key points of the Master's programme? Order the brochure. Or find out more about the Master's programmes and visit our information days.

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