Recent news

BSc programme in Econometrics and Operations Research labeled top programme by Keuzegids Universiteiten

11-28-19

The Bachelor's programme in Econometrics and Operations Research was listed a top programme by Keuzegids for 2020. Herewith it is one of the six top BSc programmes at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Annelieke Baller successfully defended her thesis.

11-28-19

On 28 November Annelieke Baller has defended her thesis titled "Improving Distribution Efficiency in Cash Supply Chains".

Thomas Bosman successfully defended his thesis

11-28-19

On 26 November Thomas Bosman successfully defended his thesis titled "Relax, Round, Reformulate: Near-Optimal Algorithms for Planning Problems in Network Design and Scheduling".

Agota Szabo successfully defended her thesis

11-21-19

On 20 November Agota Szabo successfully defended her thesis titled "Adoption of governance practices in hospitals: The role of directors’ multi-level frames in the governance decision-making process in the boardroom".

Nomination Sergey Gorbatov Thinkers50

11-15-19

Sergey Gorbatov, member of the VU Center for Feedback Culture, is nominated for the Thinkers50 Marshall Goldsmith Distinguished Award for Coaching.

Conference Reshaping Work

11-08-19

Reshaping Work is an innovative international and multi-stakeholder events series discussing the latest trends concerning digital trends and the future of work by promoting research and collective thinking.

Prof. Mo Wang: colloquium on retirement

11-08-19

Last Monday, ABRI Visiting Professor Mo Wang (University of Florida) gave a colloquium on working after retirement.

Open Evening Executive Education 28 November

11-08-19

People interested in Executive Education are cordially invited to attend SBE's Open Evening on Thursday 28 November.

Visiting Professorship

11-01-19

ABRI offers 3 new Visiting Professor positions, starting on March 1, 2020, for the period of one year.

VU rises to shared first place in National Student Survey

10-28-19

The results of the National Student Survey 2019 (NSE 2019) were announced on Wednesday 23 October. VU University Amsterdam is moving from third place in 2018 to shared first place this year at the broad universities. "I am extremely proud of the increase in appreciation of VU students for the work of our teachers and staff," said Rector Magnificus Vinod Subramaniam.

Anne-Madeleine Kranzbühler wins SERVSIG Best Dissertation Award 2018

10-25-19

In her dissertation „Orchestrating the customer journey: Four essays on how to create meaningful customer experiences”, Anne-Madeleine Kranzbühler shed some more light on what currently seems to be the holy grail in practice—customer experience management—from a scientific perspective. Her dissertation was supervised by professors Mirella Kleijnen and Peeter Verlegh.

Jovana Karanovic appointed an RSA fellow

10-18-19

Jovana Karanovic, PhD Candidate at KIN Center for Digital Innovation, has recently been appointed an RSA fellow. RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) has been leading the social change for the past 260 years. Jovana joins their 30,000 strong Fellowship to support RSA’s mission and join inspiring change makers.

Janneke Oostrom won NSvP AI x Recruitment Challenge 2019

10-18-19

Together with Djurre Holtrop, Reinout de Vries, and Ward van Breda Janneke Oostrom won the NSvP AI x Recruitment Challenge 2019

Natalja Laurey successfully defended her thesis

10-18-19

On 8 October Natalja Laurey successfully defended her thesis titled "Design meets Business: an ethnographic field study of the changing work and occupations of creatives".

Wendy Günther successfully defended her thesis

10-18-19

On 15 October Wendy Günther successfully defended her thesis titled "Data as Strategic Resources: Studies on How Organizations Explore the Strategic Opportunities of Data".