Coronavirus and SURF

SURF is monitoring the situation regarding the coronavirus. We follow the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) advice on health and Ministry of Foreign Affairs with regard to travel advice. Read what we do to limit the spread of the virus and ensure the continuity of our services. - Last update: march 2021

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Advice on the use of online education

Now that your institution is closed and all colleagues work from home, you want to continue the education. Therefore SURF has set up a temporary community Online Education Questionnaire for this purpose (in Dutch).

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Videoconferencing tools

Because institutions are closed and staff, lecturers and researchers are forced to work from home, there is a great need to keep in touch with colleagues, students or staff. Video conferencing services can help in this regard.

Read our suggestions

Tools for online education

There are various tools available to shape education online, but which tool do you use for what? And what about the safety and reliability of tools? We made a selection for you (in Dutch)

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Capacity of the SURF network

Although affiliated institutions are closing down and students, researchers and staff have to work from home, we expect this will not be a problem for the capacity of the network. SURF has taken additional measures to ensure the best possible stability of the network.

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SURF events are cancelled up and until 1 September

For events at SURF's offices, we are investigating the possibility of using online webinars or video conferencing. Participants will be informed of this by email.

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SURF offices in Utrecht and Amsterdam are closed

The offices in Amsterdam and Utrecht will be closed until 19 January 2021. For employees who are able to return to the office in the near future, there are various ways in which they can see what covid measures we have taken to guarantee the safety of our employees as well as possible.