BioBusiness Summer School takes place in the city of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. Amsterdam The city has a population of over 800.000 inhabitants and is the largest city in the Netherlands.
The city centre of Amsterdam is unique for the untouched historic centre with thousands monumental buildings and its 100km (!) of canals which makes it perfect to explore Amsterdam by boat. The top tourist attractions are a.o. Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank Huis, A'DAM tower and Vondelpark. While exploring this lively city, watch out for the bikes! There are more bikes in Amsterdam than there are residents and even there are very good biking infrastructures, during peak times it often means chaos.
For all information about the city and its 'must do's' when you are in town, visit the website: iamsterdam.com/
Amsterdam Science Park
The course location is situated at the Amsterdam Science Park, home to one of the largest concentrations of sciences in Europe. With the University of Amsterdam Faculty of Science, the Amsterdam University College, dozens of renowned research institutes and some 150 companies – from start-ups to multinationals – Amsterdam Science Park has become a vibrant melting pot where business, science and innovation meet. (source: amsterdamsciencepark.nl/)
The Amsterdam Science Park is located in the eastern part of the city, easily accessible by train, bus, car or bicycle. For more information about the location and its accessibility, go to: biobusinesssummerschool.nl/location
Amsterdam has lots of hotels, hostels, B&Bs and campsite, however, finding an affordable and easily accessible accommodation is sometimes difficult. Check out our suggestions for accommodations here: biobusinesssummerschool.nl/accommodation