On Tuesday 9 April the agreement for the joint Master Computational Science between the University of Amsterdam and ITMO University of St. Petersburg was signed.

The collaboration was the initiative of Prof. Peter Sloot, who is affiliated with both universities. The agreement was signed by the President of the UvA, Prof. Louise J. Gunning-Schepers and Prof. Vladimir Vasiliev, Rector St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO)


In the agreement a close and unique collaboration between the master programme Computational Science of the ITMO and the Master’s Computational Science of the University of Amsterdam is established. Because of the Leading Scientist Research Grant awarded by the Russian Federation to prof. Peter Sloot, the University of Amsterdam has decided to allow students from the Russian Federation to enroll in the master programme of the UvA for the reduced tuition fee.

This news is also posted on the NUFFIC websites.