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Research at Faculty of Science

Connecting science in a changing world

Research environment

Eight research institutes are affiliated with the Faculty of Science in the disciplines of Astronomy, Computing Science, Biology, Logic, Physics, Mathematics, Life Sciences and Chemistry. 

UvA and VU Amsterdam collaboration

The science faculties of the UvA and VU University Amsterdam have been collaborating in many different areas for many years now. The goal of this collaboration is to improve teaching, research and knowledge valorisation. This objective is achieved by pooling substantively related research, sharing specialist facilities, collaborating with other science-related Bachelor's programmes and by creating a scientific environment that attracts external parties.