Mission, strategic plan

The University Library (UL) is the content manager of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the VU Medical Center (VUmc). It supports the entire information chain for the process of education and research: from knowledge, information and data for education and research to the distribution and management of the scientific output of the university.

The UL has two locations: At the VU main building and at the Medical Library in the VUmc.  On both locations are high-quality physical study and learning environment


Strategic plan 2017 - 2020 

Strategic Plan University Library 2017-2020

The strategic plan 'Hotspot for Content II Stewardship of Academic Content & Scholarly Communication – Strategic Plan University Library 2017-2020' forms the basis of the organisation of the UL.