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Explaining our complex world through modelling and simulation

Are you interested in developing computational models based on observations and data from physical, social, earth, economic and life sciences?

Then the Master’s in Computational Science is the programme for you. 

Check whether you meet the programme requirements and apply

  • Information on application

    This is a joint degree programme of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). Courses are given at the two Faculties of Science. Graduates receive a diploma accredited by both universities. For questions specific to this programme, please contact the programme director, Nienke Boevé:

    Or go directly to the Application and admission page of the UvA website and find out how to apply. The UvA ensures your registration at the VU after complete registration at the UvA. 

Want to know more?

Don't hesitate to contact us!

Are you applying with a Dutch diploma? You can contact the Educational Office of the Faculty of Science for questions and practical information:

For questions about the programme, please send an e-mail to programme coordinator Nienke Boevé: For more general questions, please send an e-mail to 

Call us on +31 20 5985020 (Mon – Fri: 10:30 – 12:30 and 14:00 – 16:00)

International diploma applicants

If you have questions about the tuition fee, Studielink or your personal dashboard on, please contact the Student Desk:, stating your student number.