Master of Science in Computer Science (joint degree UvA/VU)

University of Amsterdam

Program Description

Master of Science in Computer Science (joint degree UvA/VU)

University of Amsterdam

In the Master's programme Computer Science you are taught by scientists who have a reputation for world-class research on computer systems, software, networking and online systems. As a joint degree programme of UvA and VU, you benefit from the expertise of both research groups at both institutions and their international contacts.

Why study Computer Science in Amsterdam?

  • You are interested in the techniques behind computer systems, programmes, and the Internet.
  • You have the ambition to get to the core of a scientific computational problem and are eager to discuss this at the highest level with your peers.
  • You want, for example, to learn what is technically feasible on the Internet, now and in the future, or learn to design intelligent computer programmes.
  • You want to become a well-trained researcher by taking part in research with renowned scientists from both the VU Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam.

What can you expect from the Computer Science programme in Amsterdam?

  • State-of-the-art teaching facilities and computing infrastructures;
  • education from internationally renowned scientists;
  • interactive teaching methods, individual supervision, and research orientation.

The Computer Science study programme

The curriculum in this Master’s programme mainly takes place at the VU Amsterdam, where you have the opportunity to choose from a range of specialisations according to your interest:

  • Big Data Engineering
  • Computer Systems Security
  • Foundations of Computing and Concurrency
  • Internet and Web Technology
  • Parallel Computing Systems
  • Software Engineering and Green IT

Joint degree programme with VU Amsterdam

Computer Science is a joint degree programme of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Courses are taught at locations of both universities. UvA and VU jointly issue a degree certificate to graduates. As a Computer Science student in Amsterdam, you benefit from expertise, networks and research projects at both universities and affiliated research institutes.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 19, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2019
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
24 months
Full time
Price
Price
2,060 EUR
The tuition fees for the academic year 2018-2019 are: EU/EEA students €2,060 per year; non-EU/EEA students €14,630 per year. Additional fees may apply.
Information
Deadline
Dec. 1, 2018
Locations
Netherlands - Amsterdam, North Holland
Start date : Feb. 2019
Application deadline Dec. 1, 2018
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Start date : Sept. 2019
Application deadline Apr. 1, 2019
International Students: 1 April 2019. Dutch students: 1 July 2019
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Dates
Feb. 2019
Netherlands - Amsterdam, North Holland
Application deadline Dec. 1, 2018
End date Request Info
Sept. 2019
Netherlands - Amsterdam, North Holland
Application deadline Apr. 1, 2019
International Students: 1 April 2019. Dutch students: 1 July 2019
End date Request Info