Study Association via

via, short for 'Vereniging Informatiewetenschappen Amsterdam' (Dutch), is the study association for Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Information Science at the University of Amsterdam.

Latest news

Bit: Beer & Pizza event - March 19th

Raven Timmer
| 2024-02-21

Bit is hosting one of their legendary Beer & Pizza events again. Looking for a working place to apply all the knowledge you gain during your study AND work with awesome people? This is your chance!

🗓️ Date: March 19th
Time: 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

What to expect:

💡 Career opportunities: Discover exciting job openings, including a Student AI Developer role in the project team.
🤝 Networking opportunities: Engage with talented individuals passionate about technology and other mutual interests.
🌟 Meet the team: Interact with our experienced team members and trainers.

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Visit exec(ut) 2024!

Jet van den Eertwegh

Visit exec(ut) 2024! It's Sticky's (the computer science and information science study association from Utrecht) own IT conference, created by and for IT students. On 27 March 2024, 6 experts will bring fascinating IT talks, and you will have the chance to network with IT companies for internships or side jobs. Expect a day full of knowledge, free lunch, snacks, and to end the day: unlimited drinks with luxury snacks and cocktails. It will take place 27 March from 10:00-17:00 with subsequent drinks until 19:00 in Utrecht, stadium Galgenwaard. For more information or tickets, visit:!

Members wanted for an Amsterdam Esports team!

Jet van den Eertwegh

On the 7th, 8th and 9th of June, the Groot Nederlands Studenten Kampioenschap (GNSK) will take place in Rotterdam. This is an annual championship where students from different cities compete against each other in 12 different sports. One of these sports is Esports and they are still looking for gamers who would like to participate on behalf of the Amsterdam team!

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ASML Student Excursion Day – March 21, 2024

Raven Timmer
| 2024-02-13

Discover ASML’s campus and feel the excitement we share about technology.

During this excursion day, you will:

This is not a recruitment event, but a fun and informal way to explore ASML’s world of tech.

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Call for Teaching Assistant in BSc Computational Social Science (February-July 2024)

Jet van den Eertwegh

Join our team as a Teaching Assistant for a second-year course of the Computational Social Science Bachelor's program, located at Roeterseiland Campus! In this dynamic role, you'll have the unique opportunity to shape the minds of budding computational social scientists. Your primary responsibility will be to provide insightful feedback on students' work, including engaging in mock oral examinations, evaluating students’ understanding of code and methods.

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New board!

Jet van den Eertwegh

On February 6th, during the board-change-GA, board 25 was voted in! The board consists of the following board members:

We thank board 24 for their efforts and look forward to succeeding them! Would you like to meet the new board? Then come and visit us in the association room!

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Training 'dealing with stress' as of 8 February at Science Park!

Jet van den Eertwegh

This event will only be held in Dutch

Do you experience a lot of stress while studying? Do you find yourself worrying a lot? Do you find yourself studying all the time, or are you constantly putting off studying? Study stress is often caused by performance anxiety or perfectionism. This training, guided by a student psychologist, will help you gain insight into the thoughts and beliefs you have about your studies and performance. Under the guidance of a student psychologist, you will work on formulating new, helpful thoughts. All this will help you study more efficiently, enjoy your studies more and create a healthy balance between exerting and relaxing.

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New student assessor FNWI: Pim Meulensteen

Sasha van der Linden

Starting February 1st, Pim Meulensteen will be the new student assessor for the Faculty of Science (FNWI)! As a student assessor, Pim's role is to provide advice, both solicited and unsolicited, to the dean of the faculty. Pim will be taking over from the current student assessor, Dave. To learn more, read the following interview.

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Activity overview

Master Pubquiz

in 3 days
  • Monday 26 feb 18:30 - 21:30
  • Brainwave

Note: This activity is intended for master students

🧠🌪 Get ready to unleash the whirlwind of your general knowledge at "Brainstorm" - the ultimate battle of wits for the brilliant minds of our Faculty of Science! 🌪🧠

💡 Grab your thinking caps, assemble your dream team of trivia aficionados, and come test your general knowledge at our pub quiz!

🍻 Whether you're a quiz-o-maniac or just here for the fun,...

  • Thursday 29 feb 17:00 - 21:30
  • Brainwave

Have you also been studying so hard for all those exams this week? Do you want to relax before you take your last exam on Friday? Or are you free on Friday and want to celebrate the end of the exam week? No matter how exhausted you are: come to the end of exam week together on Thursday. We are looking forward to it!


in 1 week
  • Monday 4 mar 18:00 - 20:00
  • Jaap Edenbaan

🥌 Are you ready to slide, sweep, and strategize on the ice? Join us for an unforgettable curling experience with the sports committee! Whether you're a seasoned pro or trying curling for the first time, this event is for everyone. Don't miss this opportunity to master the art of curling.

Fun fact: Curling has been an official Olympic winter sport since 1998, but the passion for this sport goes much...

Policy Plan GA

in 2 weeks
  • Tuesday 5 mar 18:00 - 22:00
  • L1.02

On 5 February, the Board Change GA was held. At this GA, board 24 was dismissed and board 25 was approved. As there were a few comments and areas for improvement on Board 25's policy plan, it has not yet been approved. It will therefore be discussed again at the upcoming GA.

We will also discuss the new version of the HR and the code of conduct, as well as board 25's piece on revising the board advisory...

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Developer (PHP and/or C++ knowledge preferred) (starters and working students)

Copernica, part-time

Copernica is Looking for You

Have you recently graduated, or are you a Computer Engineering (Master) student? Copernica warmly welcomes you.


Junior java developer

Belastingdienst, full-time

This job is only for people who speak dutch

Complexe applicaties realiseren en applicatiecomponenten bouwen en testen. Dat doe je vanuit Apeldoorn als junior Java-developer, terwijl de Belastingdienst je volop helpt in je ontwikkeling. Al lerend draag je je steentje bij voor applicaties die van grote invloed zijn op de Nederlandse samenleving.


IT consultant - Digital Sourcing

KPMG, full-time

Het Digital Sourcing team van KPMG is aan het groeien! Wij zoeken daarom een consultant die een zelfstandige rol kan oppakken bij het adviseren van onze klanten op hun IT strategie. Wil jij werken aan nationale en internationale vraagstukken, zoals het afsluiten van strategische contracten met externe leveranciers, het bedenken van een toekomst-vaste strategie of het implementeren van nieuwe technologie? Haal jij graag het maximale uit jezelf en vind je het leuk om mee te groeien met dit hechte team? Dan verwelkomen we je graag bij Digital Sourcing.

Koan Group

JavaScript / AI developer

Koan Group, part-time

Kōan, based in Amsterdam, is a respected boutique sustainability reporting agency known for its high standards, award-winning publications and advisory services that consistently set the industry standard for excellence.