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Fast track to your University Teaching Qualification (UTQ)

University Teaching Programme Fast Track (UTP-ft)

Here, you can read all of the practical information of relevance for the FT-UTP.

Number and duration of classes                     
Five half-day sessions, 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM or 1.30 PM to 4.30 PM.

Total duration of FT-UTP:
Approx. four to five months, including individual final assignments in your own teaching setting.

Dates and time of sessions
The next FT-UTP will be in the spring of 2022. You can find the dates and times in this schedule.

Study load
Depending on teaching experience: 50 to 100 hours, including 35 to 85 hours of independent study.

Stef Spoelder, Jacqueline van den Bercken, Niels van Manen.

Online or on campus, depending on the circumstances.
VU LEARN! Academy
New University Building, 6th floor, A-wing
De Boelelaan 1111, 1081 HV Amsterdam

VU Amsterdam staff: €75 (administration costs)
External participants €1,650

You can register using the UTQ registration form.

Contact and further information

Content-related questions

If you have any questions about the content of this course, please contact Staff developer Amrita Das at

Questions regarding registration, planning and payment

If you have any questions about registration, planning and payment, please contact Carin Weitering, Higher Education Student Affairs, at

You can also call us on +31 (0)20 598 4263.


  • Carin Weitering
Carin Weitering