January 15 and 16, 2013 at the VUA in Amsterdam
Vrije Universiteit (VU)
De Boelelaan 1105
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location of the meeting: room 12-A-39 (12th floor). See also Map Campus VU University Amsterdam. You’ll find the meeting room in the main building, marked with a ‘1’ on this map.
Phone numbers: Piek Vossen: +31 20 5986466(university)
From Amsterdam Central Station:
– metro tram 51, direction Amstelveen Westwijk (16 minutes), stop at: De Boelelaan/VU.
(metro 51 departs beneath Central Station, follow the signs ‘metro’)
– tram 5, direction Amstelveen Binnenhof (25 minutes), stop at: De Boelelaan/VU
(tram 5 departs outside Central Station)
From Schiphol Airport:
-take the train to Station Amsterdam Zuid (7 minutes). Switch platforms; follow the signs tram/metro.
-take express tram 51 (1 minute), direction Amstelveen Westwijk, or tram 5 (1 minute), direction Amstelveen Binnenhof.
Stop at: De Boelelaan/VU
See also: directions and map VU Campus
VU University Amsterdam has arranged special prices with some of the hotels in Amsterdam for visitors of the university. All hotels are situated near tram stops, from where you can travel to the university. For an overview click this link and navigate to ‘hotels in Amsterdam’.
Useful links and information
For information about transport tickets for bus, tram and metro: ticket info
General (tourist) information Amsterdam: http://www.amsterdamtourist.nl/
Amsterdam Taxi service: 020-6777777.
Taxis are expensive. From Schiphol to central Amsterdam may cost you 30 to 40 euros.