Contact Us

The Center for International Criminal Justice is situated in the Initium Building on the VU campus in Amsterdam not far from Schiphol Airport, and less than an hour away from The Hague.

Visiting address:
Faculty of Law, Initium Building
De Boelelaan 1077 (behind the main VU building, on the side of the Buitenveldertselaan)
1081 HV Amsterdam

Postal address:
VU University Amsterdam
Faculty of Law
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam

If you are interested in learning more about the Center’s activities and research projects, please contact us.

For more information on the Master programme International Crimes, Conflict and Criminology, please contact the director of the Master programme Joris van Wijk.

Route description and map:

From Central Station

  • metro tram 51, direction Amstelveen Westwijk (16 minutes), stop at: De Boelelaan/VU
  • tram 5, direction Amstelveen Binnenhof (25 minutes), stop at: De Boelelaan/VU
  • tram 16 or 24, direction VUmc, final stop

From Station Amsterdam Zuid

  • metro tram 51 (1 minute), direction Amstelveen Westwijk
  • tram 5 (1 minute), direction Amstelveen Binnenhof
  • it’s a 10 minute walk to the VU from Station Amsterdam Zuid

By car

The A-10 Amsterdam ring road can be reached from all directions. Follow the A-10 to the Zuid/Amstelveen exit S 108. Turn left at the end of the slip road onto Amstelveenseweg: after about three hundred yards (at the VU University hospital building) turn left again onto De Boelelaan. VU University Amsterdam can be reached via city routes S 108 and S 109.


There is a limited amount of parking space around VU University Amsterdam itself in De Boelelaan, which has parking bays, and also in Karel Lotsylaan. There is paid parking on VU Amsterdam parking lot to the right of the Hospital Outpatient Clinic. There is even more parking space on the east side of Buitenveldertselaan at the junction with Willem van Weldammelaan, within 5 minutes walking distance of VU University Amsterdam. A number of parking places for the handicapped are reserved in front of the VU University Amsterdam Main Building and within its grounds.

Schiphol Airport

Travellers arriving at Schiphol can take the train to Station Amsterdam Zuid (see ‘Public transport: from Station Amsterdam Zuid)