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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU or VU Amsterdam) is a public research university in Amsterdam, Netherlands, founded in 1880, and consistently ranks among the top 150 universities in the world by major ranking tables. The VU is one of two large, publicly funded research universities in the city, the other being the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The literal translation of the Dutch name Vrije Universiteit is "Free University". "Free" refers to independence of the university from both the State and the Dutch Reformed Church. Both within and outside the university, the institution is commonly referred to as "the VU".

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
130,476
Prior Five Years
34,766
Total Citations
Lifetime
2,839,346
Prior Five Years
453,030
Total Scholars
Lifetime
22,129
Prior Five Years
10,703

Academic Institutional Ranking

Global Overall (All Fields)

Worldwide

Lifetime
102
Prior Five Years
57
National Overall (All Fields)

Netherlands

Lifetime
5
Prior Five Years
3
Institutional Rankings

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Scholars based on Top 20 Disciplines

Highly Ranked Scholars™

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