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SOW-VU is located on the 15th floor of the main building (Hoofdgebouw) of the Vrije Universiteit.

The full address is:

Centre for World Food Studies (SOW-VU)
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Telephone (31) 20 - 598 9321
Telefax     (31) 20 - 598 9325
Email Postmaster@sow.vu.nl

The university can be reached easily, both by public transport and by car.

 

 


Public transport

Arriving from Amsterdam Central Station:

  • Underground ("sneltram") 51, get off at stop "VU" (about 15 minutes)
  • Streetcar ("tram") 5, get off at stop "VU" (about 25 minutes)

Arriving from Amstel Station:

  • Underground ("sneltram") 51, get off at stop "VU" (about 10 minutes)
  • Bus 69 or 169, get off at stop "De Boelelaan-Hoofdgebouw".

Arriving from Zuid/WTC Station:

  • Underground ("sneltram") 51, get off at stop "VU" (about 1 minute)
  • Streetcar ("tram") 5, get off at stop "VU" (about 1 minute)
  • Bus 23, get off at stop "De Boelelaan-Hoofdgebouw" (about 3 minutes)
  • Walking: about 10 minutes

Arriving from Duivendrecht Station:

  • Underground ("sneltram") 50, get off at stop "Zuid/WTC". Further see "Arriving from Zuid/WTC Station".
  • Underground ("sneltram") 54, get off at stop "Spaklerweg", change trains to Underground 51, get off at stop "VU" (about 9 minutes)
  • Change trains to the all-station service to Schiphol Airport and get off at Zuid/WTC Station. Further see "Arriving from Zuid/WTC Station"

 

Car

The main building can be reached from all directions via the Circular Road A-10 around Amsterdam.
On the A-10, take exit S108 (Buitenveldert/Amstelveen/Centrum) and turn left onto the Amstelveenseweg. After 200 meters, turn left (at University Hospital) onto the De Boelelaan. Choose Cityroutes S108 or S109.

 

From Schiphol Airport

Travelers from Schiphol Airport can take the train to Zuid/WTC Station. (about 10 minutes). Further see "Arriving from Zuid/WTC Station".

 

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