M.Sc. On Campus

Information Sciences

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

12 months
16730 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Information Sciences MSc programme offered at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam spans Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and its practical application in a society that is increasingly digital. 


Information Sciences MSc programme offered at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam trains you to become an outstanding researcher and/or professional. You’ll master skills for independent problem solving when it comes to the design, application and real-life use of complex information systems in modern organisations. You’ll benefit from a unique combination of strong IT competencies, knowledge of the sustainability implications of digital solutions in wider society, and critical reflection skills. The programme also offers a well-tuned balance between scientific rigour and practical relevance.

Career opportunities

You’ll be not only an all-round ICT professional but also a specialist in responsible, sustainable and socially aware software and data systems that are essential in today’s society.

You’ll have independent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills that you can put to work in designing and applying complex IT systems in modern businesses. You’ll also be well versed in putting scientific research into practice – making you an asset to any business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digitalization and Sustainability
  • Knowledge Organization
  • Software Architecture
  • The Social Web
  • Research Methodology and Thesis Design
  • Portfolio Digital Transition and Sustainability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The next VU Online Master's Event will take place on Saturday 5 March.




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to gain admission to the  Information Sciences Master’s programme, you will need to have at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited research university including at least three full years of academic study amounting to a minimum of 180 ECTS or equivalent. We do not require a GRE or GMAT test score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16730 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16730 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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