VU University Amsterdam

VU University Amsterdam
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Type Publicly-funded private
Established 1880 (1880)
President J.W. Winter
Rector V. Subramaniam
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Campus Urban
Colors Black, light blue, and white
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LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=15453
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| unknown = | preview = Page using Template:Infobox university with unknown parameter "_VALUE_"|ignoreblank=y | academic_affiliation| academic_affiliations| academic_staff| address| administrative_staff| affiliation| affiliations| athletics| athletics_nickname| athletics_nicknames| budget| campus| caption| chairman| chairperson| chancellor| city| closed| colors| colours| coordinates| coor| country| dean| director| doctoral| embedded| endowment| enrollment| established| faculty| footnotes| former_name| former_names| founder| founders| free| free_label| head| head_label| image| image_alt| image_name| image_size| language| latd| latin_name| latitude| latm| latNS| lats| linkedin| location| logo| logo_alt| logo_size| longd| longEW| longitude| longm| longs| map_size| mascot| mascots| module| motto| motto_lang| mottoeng| name| native_name| native_name_lang| nickname| nrhp| officer_in_charge| other| other_name| other_names| other_students| parent| postalcode| postcode| postgrad| president| principal| province| provost| pushpin_label_position| pushpin_map| pushpin_map_caption| rector| religious_affiliation| sporting_affiliations| sports| sports_nickname| sports_nicknames| staff| state| students| superintendent| type| undergrad| vice_chancellor| vice-president| website| zipcode| }} VU University Amsterdam (VU; Dutch: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) is a private, publicly-funded research university located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The university is organized into five rough categories of schools, centers, and institutes, each with its own sub-entities, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs.[1] The university enrolled more than 24,500 students, and it ranked 86 among the world's universities and 24 among European universities according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs

Bioinformatics

The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

Minor in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
?? credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://wiki.cs.vu.nl/mp/index.php/Bioinformatics_and_Systems_Biology_Minor_Program


M.S. in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
?? credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: http://wiki.cs.vu.nl/mp/index.php/Bioinformatics_and_Systems_Biology_Master


Internship in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
10-month program
Available online? No
Program URL: http://wiki.cs.vu.nl/mp/index.php/Bioinformatics_and_Systems_Biology_Internships


Additional external links

References

  1. "Institutes & Centres". VU University Amsterdam. http://www.vu.nl/en/about-vu-amsterdam/faculties-and-institutes/index.aspx. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  2. "VU University Amsterdam". U.S. News & World Report - Best Global Universities. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/vu-university-amsterdam-500669. Retrieved 14 December 2016.