OZSW 2015 – Getting to Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam)

The conference will take place at the campus of VU Amsterdam (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam) which is easily accessible by car, train, bus, tram and metro. The address of the main conference venue is De Boelelaan 1105 – 1081 HV Amsterdam.

Public Transport

From Central Station

Metro tram 51, direction Amstelveen Westwijk (16 minutes), stop at: De Boelelaan/VU.
Tram 5, direction Amstelveen Binnenhof (25 minutes), stop at: De Boelelaan/VU.
Tram 16 or 24, direction VUmc, final stop.

You can plan your public transport trip to Amsterdam and the Vrije Universiteit (use De Boelelaan 1105 as the address) through http://9292.nl/en.

From Station Amsterdam Zuid (within walking distance from the VU)

Express tram 51 (1 minute), direction Amstelveen Westwijk
Tram 5 (1 minute), direction Amstelveen Binnenhof.
It’s a 10 minute walk to the VU from Station Amsterdam Zuid.

From Schiphol Airport

Travellers arriving at Schiphol can take the train to Station Amsterdam Zuid (see ‘Public transport: from Station Amsterdam Zuid)

By 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 slip road onto Amstelveenseweg: after about three hundred yards (at the VU hospital building) turn left again onto De Boelelaan. VU Amsterdam can be reached via city routes S 108 and S 109.


There is a limited amount of parking space around VU Amsterdam itself in De Boelelaan, which has parking bays, and also in Karel Lotsylaan. There is paid parking on the VU Amsterdam 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 VU Amsterdam. A number of parking places for the handicapped are reserved in front of the VU Amsterdam Main Building and within its grounds.


Maps of the campus at De Boelelaan.

Nederlands: routebeschrijvingen

See also here


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