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

Driving IT 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 Communities is the inspirational website for and by education and research professionals. Together, we take innovation and IT further. Want to take the next step together with colleagues? Join the communities active in your field. Make contact with other members, share your expertise and benefit from the experiences of others.

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SURF agenda

  1. SURF Cloud Event 2024

    Informative session
    07 Mar
    Prodentfabriek, Amersfoort

    At the SURF Cloud Event on 7 March 2024, hear all about cloud applications for education and research today!

    Informative session
  2. 11 — 22 Mar
    Own location

    What do you do in a cyber crisis? SURF is organising NOZON, the light variant of OZON, in March 2024. The set-up: each institution organises its own short tabletop exercise at IT or strategic level in the same fortnight, using centrally supplied material.

  3. 21 Mar

    More and more institutions are encountering AI within education, research, and operations. This technology offers many opportunities, but also creates new challenges. How do you use AI in a responsible and reliable way that complies with laws and regulations?


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.

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Working at SURF

Working at SURF means working in an innovative organisation with an excellent reputation; an organisation that leads the way internationally and matters socially. 

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