Director: Prof. dr. J.F. de Boer +31 20 598 7972 j.f.de.boer@vu.nl

Management Assistent: Ms. M. Herronen +31 20 598 7892 m.e.herronen@vu.nl

Financial Manager and Access Manager: Dr. F. Ariese +31 20 598 7524 f.ariese@vu.nl         

Press Contact:  Dr. Y. Bollen +31 20 598 9019 yves.bollen@falw.vu.nl

Member: Prof. dr. K.S.E. Eikema +31 20 598 7957 k.s.e.eikema@vu.nl

Member: Prof. dr. R. Croce +31 20 598 6310 r.croce@vu.nl


Route

Map of VU University Amsterdam

Public transport  
From Centraal Station : express tram 51 (16 minutes), in the underground station
tram 5 (25 minutes), on the station square alight: at the VU tram stop.
 
From Sloterdijk Station : underground 50 (15 minutes) alight: at the Station Zuid/WTC stop; change: follow directions given under 'from Station Zuid/WTC'.
Underground 50 (12 minutes) alight: at the Amstelveenseweg stop; from this stop it is a 7-minute walk to the VU.
Bus 19 (18 minutes) alight: at the Osdorpplein tram stop, change to bus 23 direction Station Zuid/WTC, alight: at De Boelelaan in front of the VU Main Building

From Muiderpoort Station : bus 15 (25 minutes) alight: at the Amstelstation stop; change to express tram 51 (10 minutes) - in the station alight: at the VU tram stop
From Amstel Station: express tram 51 (10 minutes), inside the station, alight: at the VU tram stop
bus 69 or 169 (24 minutes), alight: at De Boelelaan in front of the VU Main Building

From Station Zuid/WTC
express tram 51 (1 minute), alight: at the VU tram stop
tram 5 (1 minute), alight: at the VU tram stop
bus 23 (3 minutes), alight: at De Boelelaan in front of the VU Main Building
bus 63 (3 minutes), alight: at Buitenveldertselaan VU Main Building
It is a 10 minute walk to the VU from Station Zuid/WTC

From Duivendrecht Station : underground 50 (9 minutes), alight: at the Station Zuid/WTC; change: follow directions given under 'from Station Zuid/WTC'
underground 54 (9 minutes), change at Spaklerweg to express tram 51; alight: at the VU tram stop.
change to train to Station Zuid/WTC (7 minutes); change: follow directions given under 'from Station Zuid/WTC'

There are several direct regional bus services to the VU: from Aalsmeer bus 171, 172; from Alphen a/d Rijn bus 147; from Amstelveen bus 125, 147, 148, 149, 169, 170, 171, 172; from Haarlem bus 125; from Mijdrecht bus 170, 193; from Ouderkerk a/d Amstel bus 125, 148; from Uithoorn bus 147, 149, 170, 193; from Utrecht/Abcoude: bus 125; from Wilnis: bus 193. 
Alight: at Amstelveenseweg near the VU Hospital building
Passengers coming from Zaandam are advised to take the train to Amsterdam-Sloterdijk; for further information please see 'from Sloterdijk Station'.
Passengers coming from Amstelveen can also take tram 5 or the express tram 51 directly to the VU.

Car
The A-10 Amsterdam ring road can be reached from all directions. Follow the A-10 to the Zuid/Amstelveen exit S 108. Turn left at the end of the sliproad onto Amstelveenseweg: after about three hundred yards (at the VU Hospital building) turn left again onto De Boelelaan. The VU can be reached via city routes S 108 and S 109.

Parking
There is a limited amount of paid parking space around the VU itself in A.J. Ernstraat, van Boechorststraat and also in Gustaf Mahlerlaan. There is paid parking on the VU parking lot to the right of the Hospital Outpatient Clinic. There is even more parking space on the east side of Buitenveldertselaan at the junction with Willem van Weldammelaan, within 5 minutes walking distance of the VU. A number of parking places for the handicapped are reserved in front of the VU Main Building and within its grounds.

Schiphol Airport
Travellers arriving at Schiphol can take the train to Station Zuid/ WTC (see 'Public transport: from Station Zuid/WTC').

How to get to the Hospitium
Public transport from the Vrije Universiteit
tram 5 or express tram 51 (7 minutes), alight at the Uilenstede stop; from there it is a 6-minute walk to the Hospitium: take the stairs down, turn left and follow the curve in the road. Turn left into the Uilenstede residential area, the Hospitium is on your right.

 

 

 

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