Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

International Week ICT

30 November - 3 December 2021

The School of ICT of The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences welcomes teaching staff and international relations officers from all its partner universities to visit the beautiful city of Amsterdam. Meet with international colleagues, have an opportunity to benchmark different services and practices of participating universities and share views on topics related to your own work.

Meet us in our new building on the Amstel Campus in beautiful Christmassy Amsterdam and join us on a tour of the canals and streets to enjoy the exhibits of the Amsterdam Light Festival.

Themes of the International Week;

  • Internationalisation / International Relations

  • Sustainability

Sessions are aimed at one of the above themes but of course all participants are welcome to attend the session of their choice.

Tuesday 30 November 2021

Morning 10.00 hours Official opening and introduction to The Netherland, Amsterdam and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences / Survival Dutch workshop (All participants)
11.30 hours Guided Tour of The Amstel Campus (All participants)
12.00 hours Lunch
Afternoon 13.00 hours Session on: AUAS and Sustainability : What has AUAS done in the last few years, what are our goals? What have we achieved so far? How do we measure this? (All participants)
15.00 hours Time for individual talks

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Morning 10.00 hours Session on Internationalisation of Computer Science: Short Term Programmes, Blended cooperation etc / Exchanging good practices / what are you looking for in international cooperation? (International staff)
10.00 hours Session on Sustainability with contributions from different partner universities (lecturers)
12.00 hours Lunch
Afternoon 13.00 hours Session on the Global Goals Jam by the Digital Society School (All participants)
14.30 hours Visits to AUAS special labs: Venture Studios / Maker’s Lab / VR lab (All participants)
Evening 18.00 hours Networking dinner at Instock (restaurant that rescues food) (All participants)

Thursday 2 December 2021

Morning 10.00 hours Visit to international offices of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (International Staff)
10.00 hours Session: Sustainability in Teaching: minor Sustainable Innovation / Plans for BIP's (Blended Intensive Programmes) (Lecturers)
12.00 hours Lunch
Afternoon 13.00 hours International Fair / short presentations of international student groups from the first BIP: Global Build (All participants)
16.00 hours Drinks with " bitterballen' (All participants)
17.30 hours Amsterdam Light Festival walking tour (All participants)

Friday 3 December 2021

Morning Individual talks with lecturers or international relations staff (All participants)


The International Week will be held only if the COVID-19 situation allows so please make flexible travel arrangements.

On 25 October 2021 we will decide iwhether the International week can indeed take place.

What is happening in Amsterdam in this period?

The Amsterdam Light Festival

Accommodation and travel

All information on the location of our Amstel Campus, nearby hotels and travel advice can be found here.


Send an email to before 7 October 2021.

28 September 2021