SURF is the collaborative organisation for ICT in Dutch education and research

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Driving ICT innovation in education and research together

More than 100 education and research institutions in the Netherlands work together in the SURF cooperative to fully utilise the opportunities of digitalisation. Our goal: improved and more flexible education and research.

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SURF works together on innovation

The SURF cooperative cooperates with more than 100 education and research institutions. By working together, we will continue to lead the way in the Netherlands in the field of ICT.

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1,504,432 unique users

and over 118 million logins via SURFconext in 2018. Students, teachers, and researchers can easily and securely log into more than 1,000 cloud services with their institutional account. SURFconext is one of SURF's many services.

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SURF stories

Personal stories about the impact of our innovations.

Working at SURF

Working at SURF means working in an innovative organisation that plays an important role in society. Do you wish to set ambitious goals, and continue to develop your personal strengths? Then working at SURF might be just the thing for you.

Employee story

"My colleagues are all very different people, but share the same passion and sense of humour. This makes my work a lot of fun."

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