QuSoft is a collaboration of University of Amsterdam and CWI. On this web page, where reference is made to “University of Amsterdam”, this should be understood as “QuSoft”. The purpose of the University of Amsterdam website is to inform visitors about the University, its degree programmes, its research work 

and opportunities for collaboration. The website also serves as a publicity channel for news reports, press releases and events at University of Amsterdam.

Information on the website

The information on this website is provided without obligation. This information has been compiled with the utmost care and efforts have been made to ensure this information remains up-to-date. Nevertheless, no rights may be derived from the information included on this website. University of Amsterdam cannot be held liable for the accuracy, completeness, topicality or quality of the information published on its website.
Changes and/or updates
University of Amsterdam reserves the right to make changes to the information offered on this website without advance notice.

Use of the website

University of Amsterdam accepts no liability or responsibility for any damage or loss resulting from the use of the University of Amsterdam website.

External hyperlinks

The University of Amsterdam website contains a number of external hyperlinks, intended as an additional service for visitors to the website. University of Amsterdam excludes all liability for any damage incurred by users of the University of Amsterdam website as a result of visiting another website via an external hyperlink.

Links to the University of Amsterdam website

External links to pages on the University of Amsterdam website are permitted providing that they do not damage the good name of the organisation. There must be no suggestion that University of Amsterdam has authorised the use of a link if such is not the case.

The official Dutch name of University of Amsterdam in Dutch is Universiteit van Amsterdam. The link to the Dutch website of University of Amsterdam is: https://www.uva.nl. The link to the English version of the website is: https://www.uva.nl/en. The link to the QuSoft website is https://www.QuSoft.org

Privacy policy

The University makes use of software to analyse the number of visitors to its web pages and their behaviour. This is based on your IP address (Internet Protocol address). The aim of this is to optimise, as far as possible, the information available and the way in which it is presented. The software does not analyse your identity and is used solely for the purpose outlined above.
University of Amsterdam handles the data of the visitors to its website with care. Personal information will only be stored if this serves a reasonable interest. This information is stored securely. In this, University of Amsterdam closely complies with the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Act (Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens).


On its website, University of Amsterdam uses what are known as cookies, small files that are stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone. Cookies are used to identify you when you revisit the website and to enable access to specific parts of the University of Amsterdam website.

Almost all internet browsers, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, FireFox and Safari, offer users the option of accepting or refusing cookies.

Recording and securing data
University of Amsterdam uses security procedures to prevent unauthorised access to the confidential information on the website such as data concerning user numbers and user behaviour.

Podcasts and vodcasts

University of Amsterdam develops podcasts and vodcasts with the aim of making technical, academic resources available to a wider community. These resources have been compiled by academic staff and are used in the courses presented on this website. The academic staff (and/or designated colleagues), students or other persons are personally responsible for the resources they produce. The resources may include text or images that some people could consider offensive. Such resources are published solely for academic purposes and are not intended as a criticism of the religious, political, human or social sensibilities of any persons.


The texts and images on the University of Amsterdam website may not be copied or changed or used in any other way, without written permission in advance. The intellectual property rights on the University of Amsterdam website (including texts, design, photographs, videos and logos) rest solely with University of Amsterdam. Of course, University of Amsterdam also respects third-party copyright. If you believe that the information on the University of Amsterdam website infringes your rights, please contact the University via  avg@uva.nl.

Intellectual property

University of Amsterdam makes every reasonable effort to enter into a written agreement with the legitimate owner of digital text and images on their use. However, this may be impossible in some cases, because one or more of the legitimate owners of the intellectual property or their heirs cannot be traced. If, in your opinion, any text or digital objects published by University of Amsterdam on one of the University’s communication channels represent an infringement of your rights, you can contact  avg@uva.nl. Your e-mail should contain the title of the relevant item, the communication channel and the materials involved. In such cases, University of Amsterdam will amend or remove the materials, if no other agreement can be reached. A note to this effect will be included in the materials concerned.

Although course materials are compiled with the utmost care, neither the authors nor University of Amsterdam can accept liability for incompleteness, printing or other errors or inaccuracies or for the consequences that may arise from these.

This website has been developed for educational and social purposes and not for profit. For this reason, no payment will be made for materials submitted for publication or references on the website. University of Amsterdam accepts no liability for the inappropriate use of this website or any damage that may arise as a result of its use.

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