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

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.

SURF agenda

  1. Gebouw Wageningen Universiteit

    Initial experiences with SURFsoc

    14 Sep
    In this webinar, WUR and Fontys share their experiences with (the connection to) the SIEM: Security Incident and Event Management of SURFsoc. Sign up!
  2. SURF Onderwijsdagen 2021 Bloeispurt

    SURF Education Days 2021

    09 — 10 Nov
    Bringing ICT innovation in education into blossom: that's the focus of the SURF Education Days on 9 & 10 November 2021. Live and online.

SURF stories

Personal stories about the impact of our innovations.

Jasper van Winden - hybride classroom

PRESTO: Peer assessment in relay form

An innovative and educational form of education, but also a moral dilemma. Says lecturer Technical Public Administration Pieter Bots.

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Leo van Kampenhout

'We are all in the same boat'

He was always quite capable of keeping an academic distance from his research on climate change. Read the story of climate scientist Leo van Kampenhout (UU), who studies the melting of the Greenland ice sheet and its effect on the rise in sea levels.

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Onderzoeker Fleur Meddens van de Vrije Universiteit

The doctorate of a sweet tooth

For years we have known that almost all forms of human behaviour are partly hereditary. Read the story of Fleur Meddens (VU and EUR) about predicting behaviour on the basis of DNA.

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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 of Natalie Danezi

"Teamwork is core to our job. If you want to work alone in front of a computer screen all day, SURFsara is not the right place for you."

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Natalie Danezi