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Here's why you want to study Computer Science at the UvA

Doing research on your own

You’ll be working in state-of-the-art facilities and computing infrastructures

Foremost experts as teachers

Your professors are internationally renowned scientists

Set up to help you flourish

Interactive teaching methods, individual supervision, and research orientation

Computer Science will suit you, if you...

  1. Are interested in the techniques behind computer systems, programmes, and the Internet.
  2. Have the ambition to get to the core of a scientific computational problem and discuss its complexities with your peers.
  3. Want to learn design intelligent computer programmes.
  4. Are eager to become a well-trained researcher by taking part in research with renowned scientists from both the VU Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam.

Track list

Joint degree programme with VU Amsterdam

Computer Science is a joint degree programme of the University of Amsterdam and  Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Courses are taught at locations of both universities. UvA and VU 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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Facts & Figures
Degree programme
MSc Computer Science
Regular study programme
120 ECTS, 24 months
Language of instruction
Starts in
CROHO code
UvA Science Park and VU Campus