VU Amsterdam is an internationally renowned research university. With more than 23,000 students, we conduct cutting-edge research into problems of major societal and scientific importance. VU Amsterdam distinguishes itself in research and education through four major themes reflecting its strong level of involvement in current societal issues: Human Health and Life Sciences, Science for Sustainability, Connected World and Governance for Society.
VUA hosts one of the leading Semantic Web research groups worldwide, contributing to renowned frameworks and languages for knowledge engineering and SW technologies.
Science (UCDS) group researches innovative Data Science with and for people focusing on Data, Systems and Users.
VUA is one of the organizing parties of SEMANTiCS2018. We are represented in various scientific chair positions and you can find us walking around the venue.