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

‘Meet the Master’ is looking for chaperons!

Thies Nieborg

Are you interested in introducing future Master’s to student life at Science Park? Become a ‘Meet the Master’ chaperone!

During a ‘Meet the Master’ day, you accompany a potential student, share your experiences with the Master’s program, attend a class together, provide a faculty tour, and enjoy a coffee/ or tea with a snack. As compensation, you’ll receive €15.00 and a coffee voucher for both yourself and your visitor.

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SNiC Committee Seeks a Sponsorship Member!

Joran Timmerman

The SNiC committee is looking for a new member to support us in organizing the National Informatics Congress (SNiC). SNiC is a national event where over 800 students from across the country come together. Next year in November, it's via's turn to organize the congress, with the theme "SustainabilIT."

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Confidential advisors at via

Mabel Traube

We at via now have our own confidential advisor! It is important that everyone can feel safe and welcome at our association. Have you experienced or seen something unpleasant, do you feel unsafe or do you need to say something? Then you can contact Dionne. She can be reached at or speak to her if you run into her in the Kelder or at an activity. Look here for more information.

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WIN TICKETS to the live show of The Inspiration Academy on Oct. 4

Merlijne Reeuwijk
| 2023-09-13

This event is in Dutch

Do you want to hear the real stories behind success and prefer to gain knowledge that is not easily found with a simple Google search? And would you like to broaden your horizons beyond your field and be inspired? Then check out The Inspiration Academy and discover all the tips, tricks and authentic stories from top entrepreneurs, artists, world champions and professionals.

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Board 25 wanted!

Sasha van der Linden

As a board member, you are required to speak Dutch

Are you interested in doing board next year? Or do you just want to know what it's like to be a board for now? Schedule a meeting with the BaCo, short for "bestuursadviescommissie"! The BaCo is a special committee, appointed bij the GM, for guiding interested people through the process of becoming a board from via. Sign up for a chat by sending an email to! You're not stuck with anything, the BaCo is there to help you!

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Paid side job in education and in your own field?

Thies Nieborg

This job is only available for Dutch speaking people

Are you looking for a part-time job where you not only earn money, but immediately gain useful experience within your own field? And where you can get acquainted with working in education, so that you can experience whether this additional career option might be something for you?

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What is via? (For new students)

Thies Nieborg

via, short for 'Vereniging Informatiewetenschappen Amsterdam' is the study association for all students of the Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Information Sciences disciplines at the University of Amsterdam. Our goal is to make your time at the University as pleasant as possible by providing activities and facilities to support every asset of your study years, whether it be social, academic or professional. We've got 22 committees, each one with a different purpose within the association.

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Activity overview

  • Saturday 23 sep 10:00 - 18:00
  • LAB42

Are you passionate about programming and do you enjoy solving challenging programming puzzles? Then enter the Amsterdam Universities Programming Contest!

STORM and via are proud to jointly organise this year's AUPC. Previously known as the APC. These are the preliminary rounds of the larger BAPC. Here, you and your team (2-3 members) solve as many programming problems as possible within a tight time...

  • Tuesday 26 sep 17:00 - 21:30
  • Brainwave

If you are a Master’s student looking for an opportunity to meet your fellow via Master’s students, then the master committee has got you covered! On September 26th, via organizes a "borrel" at the Brainwave where you can get to know other fellow Master's students or just drink a beer with your friends. It does not matter whether you just started your program or you are attempting to write your thesis...

  • Wednesday 27 sep 11:00 - 12:30
  • L1.10

Next semester the current via board will start studying again, and that means a new board is needed! Although the new board will be appointed after the Christmas holidays, we are already organizing two nights in September and October to warm you up for a board year. Here you will learn all about the tasks of the different board members, and you can ask all your questions to the current board. So if...

  • Wednesday 27 sep 18:00 - 22:00
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The moved suspension will be discussed during this GM. We will also discuss the half-year budget of board 24.

The relevant documents are available here as of September 20th. If you have questions or comments about the documents, please write down the relevant headings in advance. If you want to vote, but you can't come to the GA, then you can authorize someone to vote for you. To do so, email

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Quantitative Consultant

Riskquest, full-time

RiskQuest is a leading consultancy firm specializing in risk management solutions for financial institutions. We are currently seeking a talented and experienced Quantitative Consultant to join our dynamic team. As a Quantitative Consultant, you will play a crucial role in providing quantitative analysis and expertise to our clients, helping them navigate complex risk challenges and make informed business decisions.


TRAINEESHIP FEBRUARY 2024: Future Tech & Innovation (Dutch Speaking)

Bit, full-time

Job description
Our Mission: Shaping the new generation of Tech Innovators

At Bit, we aim to cultivate the next generation of tech leaders by fostering innovation and growth.


Consultant ICS Security

KPMG, full-time

Word jij enthousiast van het omzeilen van de beveiliging in de meest geavanceerde industriële omgevingen? Help jij onze klanten te beschermen tegen hackers van georganiseerde misdaad of van statelijke actoren?


Consultant Forensic Technology

KPMG, full-time

Cybercrime, witwaspraktijken en terrorismefinanciering: als consultant maak jij onderdeel uit van hét CSI-team op het gebied van fraude. Wil je samen met collega's verdachte zaken tot in de puntjes uitzoeken? Ben je analytisch en nieuwsgierig van aard? Dan is dit de juiste functie voor jou!