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Information Studies: Information Systems (track)


In Information Studies’ track Information Systems you learn to conceptualise, build and evaluate complex technical systems in a techno-social context. Through applied and research-based education and experimentation you become an expert in emerging and future technology in information systems. You’ll encounter themes like sensor technology, semantic web technology, mobile systems, information retrieval and privacy.

Language of instruction
Full-time, part-time

Analyse and create systems to supply, store and communicate of information

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Here's why you want to study Information Systems at the UvA
Combine several fields

You’ll learn aspects of computer science, as well as cognitive science, commerce, communications, management, philosophy, public policy, and social sciences.

Be part of a cutting-edge institute

Information Studies is part of the Informatics Institute.

Become an innovator

You’ll learn to look beyond standard solutions.

Information Systems will suit you, if you...

  1. Make connections between the people responsible for developing technological solutions and corporate management.
  2. Translate user demands into innovative solutions.
  3. Discover the ways in which people interact with (new) technology and media, and how they are supported, hampered and influenced by them.
  4. Analyse systems for the supply, storage and communication of information.

Track list

Facts & Figures
Degree programme
MSc Information Studies
Regular study programme
Full-time, part-time
60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction
Starts in
CROHO code
Science Park