Contact / Press Contact


The press officers of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam are the primary contact persons for journalists. They coordinate incoming press questions and the publishing of the university's press releases. The focus is on scientific and policymaking awareness and education. The press officers also assist scientists and managers in their media relations.

Press officers

The press officers of the VU can be reached at 020-5985666 and In the case of urgent press inquiries outside office hours, please consult 06-46863749.

VU Newsletter

Every two weeks the VU releases a newsletter with scientific news and its agenda. Journalists can subscribe to the newsletter by sending an email to