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

The Program Committee is looking for members!

Gerben Koopman 2021-04-20

The Program Committee for Computer Science is again looking for student members for the coming academic year! This committee, consisting of both teachers and students, is the representative advisory body closest to the study program itself, and therefore plays an important role in the quality of the study program. About once (and very sometimes twice) per block, the committee meets to, among other things, evaluate the subjects and discuss the points that are currently relevant within the program. If this seems interesting to you, you can apply until Wednesday April 21, and you may be elected to participate in the OC next year!
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Will you help high school students forward?

Gerben Koopman 2021-04-13

A paid job in education. Will you help high school students forward?
Do you want a socially meaningful part-time job that will help high school students with a corona disadvantage move forward? Become a PAL (Personal Assistant of the Teacher) via the VU and the UvA at a high school in Noord-Holland or Flevoland, and gain useful experience in your own field. You work at least 4 hours a week and earn at least 11 euros per hour. As a PAL you can support in all kinds of ways! PAL! voor de klas is also a part of the national initiative, Studentinzetopschool (see here what is said in the media about it). So via PAL! voor de klas you can for example also give one-on-one exam supervision to exam students with a learning delay. Interested? Sign up via palvoordeklas or mail to
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Lecturer of the Year 2021

Gerben Koopman 2021-04-13

Good lecturers are at the heart of education. Lecturers enthuse and inspire students. As UvA, we are proud of our lecturers. Therefore, students of the Central Student Council and ASVA Student Union, together with the staff of the Teaching & Learning Centres, organise the annual UvA Lecturer of the Year award.
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UvA Healthweek and IkPas

Gerben Koopman 2021-04-13

From April 12th to April 17th, the UvA is organizing the Health Week again. An initiative to make students more aware of health. During this week, they will also be attention to alcohol. Especially in these times it is important to maintain your health and fitness. Therefore, alcohol consumption is a topic we can't ignore. If you don't drink alcohol for a while, your overall health will improve and you will notice that you are much fitter, sleep better, lose pounds and feel better mentally. That is why UvA Healthweek calls on students to participate in IkPas: Freshly into the Spring! Sign up and join all other students and take up the challenge. Go to: IkPas
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Interest in a board year?

Lennart Kerkvliet 2021-04-12

Are you interested in doing a board year, or are you curious if that is something for you? For a non-committal and fully confidential conversation you can sign up now at the Board advisory Committee (BaCo)! The BaCo organises a tripartite trajectory aiming to advise participants on becoming a board member. If you are interested, send an email to and the BaCo will contact you as soon as possible to plan your conversation.
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Kojac offers a (part-time) job

Felix Hoekstra 2021-04-12

Are you a student, developer and looking for an awesome (part-time)job? Sign up for Kojac, gain relevant working experience and earn at least €17,50 per hour! At Kojac, we understand that as a student, you need to invest time in your courses. So when applying for a job, you will be able indicate what your availability is. The available jobs differ from 16 to 40 hours per week. There is plenty of choice!
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A day in the life of a board member

Dimitry Grootenboer 2021-04-12

Does a board year seem appealing to you, but you don't know what each board member does exactly? Or do you have a certain function in mind and would you like to get a better idea of what that function entails? Then come and join us by joining a board member for a few hours during their work day. They can show you what a day entails and explain what they do so you can get a good idea of the responsibilities of the board member. You can also ask as many questions as you want during this time.
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Activity overview

Bread Baking Competition

still 3 weeks
  • Mon 19 apr (12:00) - Mon 10 may (12:00)
  • In je eigen keuken!

Do you ever walk through the supermarket and are you getting tired of the factory-made tiger white, brown lake seeds or whole grain bread with sesame seeds? Then let this activity be the moment where


in 5 hours
  • Wednesday 21 apr 18:30 - 23:00
  • Zoom

On April 21st, the Motion General Assembly will take place. This General Assembly we will discuss all motions brought before the General Assembly previously and discuss them. Board 21 will also give a

  • Thursday 22 apr 11:30 - 13:30
  • Online

Interested in a board year? Are you curious about what is happening behind the scenes at via? Come and join us at one of the open board meetings of Board 20. The board meets every week the board meets

  • Monday 26 apr 17:00 - 19:00
  • TBA

In June it will be time to elect a new board! Are you interested in being part of board 22, or would you like to know more about what the board actually does? Come and visit us at one of the board int

Do you have an idea for an activity?
Send an e-mail to the Activitycommittee.



Working student - Trading Technology Assistant

IMC, part-time

IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets,


Part time tech coach

Bit, part-time

Lijkt het jou leuk om naast je studie 1 dag per week de programmeurs van de toekomst op te leiden? Niet vóór de klas, maar in de klas.

Vereniging Informatiewetenschappen Amsterdam


Vereniging Informatiewetenschappen Amsterdam, part-time

Do you like explaining difficult concepts and do you also like helping fellow students with their courses? Then via's tutoring program might be something for you.


.NET Developer Datawarehouse

Chipsoft, full-time

Locatie: Amsterdam
Niveau: HBO / WO