Read the latest update of Wednesday 1 April.
The Dutch government decided to close all schools, catering establishments and childcare facilities to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Therefore Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has cancelled all classes on campus. All teaching will be organized online until the end of the academic year. Employees are advised to work from home.
Katya Tolstaya appointed FDL professor in the field of "Theology and Religion in Post-Trauma Societies"02-14-20
The Executive Board of the Vrije Universiteit has appointed Katya Tolstaya as Fenna Diemer-Lindeboom (FDL) professor in the field of "Theology and Religion in Post-Trauma Societies" from 1 February 2020.
An agreement was signed by all parties during the water symposium.
The VU Distinguished Senior Fellowship in Ethics of the Anthropocene 2020 is now open for applications (Deadline: 20 November 2019, 18:00 CET).
Inaugural speech of VU-Professor Sharda Nandram on the 21st of November 2019 at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
Paul Tillich is one of the most important theologian/philosopher of the 20th century. His way to relate relation to culture will be discussed at this conference.
At the 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace (RfP) in Lindau, Germany, VU-professor Azza Karam (Religion and Sustainability) was appointed as new Secretary General, succeeding Dr. William Vendley. Founded in 1961, Religions for Peace is the world’s largest and most representative multi-religious coalition dedicated to promoting peace.
Looking back at the opening of the academic year 2 September 2019
After holding the extraordinary chair for Muslim-Christian Relations at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) for many years, Nelly van Doorn is now Extraordinary Professor for Freedom of Religion or Belief at the Faculty of Religion and Theology.
On Wednesday May 22nd, the Round Table ‘Sowing Hope in the Dutch FoodValley’ was held at a farm in Barneveld.
The Dead Sea Scrolls, found from 1947 onwards in the Qumran caves in the Judean Desert near the Dead Sea, have been published in open science form on the internet.
What is happening to Christianity in western cities? How do Christian communities and organizations engage with the rapidly changing and globalizing context of contemporary urban life?
Former student of VU-Faculty of Religion and Theology publishes his experience as a refugee in the Netherlands.
For the first time, we will be awarding all teaching prizes at the same time during the VU New Year’s Gala.