The USC is the sports centre of the UvA and AUAS. The facility is open seven days a week and offers over 70 sports activities at affordable rates. The USC has various locations spread throughout the city of Amsterdam.


The USC’s main building is situated at Amsterdam Science Park. The other USC sport centres in Amsterdam can be found at the following locations:

  • USC Tennis, with 8 hardcourt tennis courts in Watergraafsmeer
  • the AMC Sport Centre next to the AMC 
  • Amstelcampus, a gym on Wibautstraat that forms part of the AUAS Amstel Campus
  • PCH Fitness in the centre of Amsterdam in the P.C. Hoofthuis at the Spuistraat
  • ClubWest, in Amsterdam Nieuw-West
  • USC Body & Mind, a yoga centre around the corner from the Amstel Campus

Many activities, such as swimming, ice skating and outdoor football, take place at other locations. In total, The USC makes use of about 25 sporting facilities in and around Amsterdam.


The USC offers a broad range of sports activities, from aikido and weightlifting, to cycling and lacrosse. To see the full range on offer, see the USC website.

Universum Sports Centre

  • Universitair Sportcentrum (USC) - Universum - tentamenzalen

    Science Park 306 | 1098 XH Amsterdam
    +31 (0)20 525 8955

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Published by  University of Amsterdam

6 June 2017