Research Data Services

The Research Data Services department supports researchers and students during the entire data lifecycle, from their initial research plan up to the archiving of the results. We offer information, advice, training and practical support.

Libguide Research Data Management
RDM-Training-230This guide informs you which steps to take before, during and after your research. From writing a RDM-plan to storing and archiving your data.

Theme site Research Data
You find more detailed information at the VUnet theme site Research Data


Advice and practical support

  • Advice on writing data management plans
  • Advice on selecting, collecting, structuring and using data
  • Advice on drawing up faculty guidelines and procedures for research data management
  • Guidelines on personal data protection
  • Support in finding the right partner for customised projects

Research Data Services team

We will be glad to answer all your questions. Just send an email to

For data management advice and guidelines, researchers can contact the data librarian.

Mark Bruyneel  Mark Bruyneel – Scientific Information Specialist

Rick Vermunt  Rick Vermunt – Scientific Information Specialist

Maurice Vanderfeesten  Maurice Vanderfeesten – Research Data Services Coordinator / Data Librarian

Jolien Scholten Jolien Scholten, specialist research data management

MariaCruzkleinklein  Maria (Marques de Barros) Cruz, Community Manager Research Data Management

Contact Research Data Services
University Library Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
De Boelelaan 1103, room 1B-21
1081 HV Amsterdam
T (020) 598 5166