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Real Estate Development is responsible for the building and further development of campuses, actively implementing the UvA's campus vision and for drawing up and realizing the Accommodations Plan and the Strategic Real Estate policy.
Contact details
  • General

    Real Estate Development

    Spui 21 | 1012 ZA Amsterdam
    Postbus 94903 | 1012 WX Amsterdam

    If you have questions, comments or would like more information about construction on the campuses, please contact the Housing Development Secretariat:

    • Jennifer-Jo Freij, office/management assistent
    • E:
    • T: +31 (0)20 525 2443 (secretariat, available Monday until Thursday during office hours) or call + 31 (0)6 28 81 38 56

    For regular Facility Services (FS) questions (i.e., not related to construction work), please email or call +31 (0)20 - 525 1403.

  • University Quarter

    Area manager(s)

    If you have specific queries, complaints, comments or suggestions about the University Quarter or the UvA's construction projects in this area, please contact Area Manager:

    If you have specific questions for the contractor working on the University Library, you can contact BINX:

    University Quarter app

    Would you like to have all University Quarter news sent directly to your phone? The app is available for free in the Android and iOS (Apple) app stores. Search in your app store for 'Universiteitskwartier' to find the app for your smartphone or tablet.

    Porters lodges

    If you have a question for or want to report an incident to a porter of a UvA building in the University Quarter, you can view the list of contact details by building here.

  • Roeterseiland Campus and Science Park

    Area manager

    If you have specific queries, complaints, comments or suggestions about the Roeterseiland campus, Science Park or the UvA's construction projects in this areas, please contact UvA Area Manager:

    • Sophia Blom
    • E: (Roeterseilandcampus)
    • E: (Science Park)
    • T:  + 31 (0) 6 416 789 52
  • Social media

    Follow us on LinkedIn and Instagram for updates on construction and renovation projects.


  • Emergencies

    Police, urgent

    T: 112 (emergency number)
    The police will be on the scene within 10 minutes in the event of a fire or a serious disruptive or life-threatening incident in or around the buildings or in the public space, for example.

    Police, non-urgent

    T: 0900 - 8844
    For less serious incidents. E.g. a burglar alarm, a disturbance or a crash that causes disruption to traffic. Where an incident of this kind is reported, the police will endeavour to be on the scene within twenty minutes.

    UvA Central Control Room

    T: +31 (0)20 525 2222 (emergency number) 
    Available: 24/7. 
    Please note: this number must only be used for serious incidents and issues which require an acute response on the part of UvA. If your query/comment can wait until the next working day, please contact the Area Manager and keep the line free for the reporting of serious incidents. 

    Examples of serious incidents which you should report to the control room are: a (serious) health and safety incident, a major leak that could cause a short-circuit, a power cut, a break-in, the smell of gas or the release of smoke in or around UvA buildings. People living in the University Quarter should contact their own supplier/provider in the first instance for queries regarding utilities, telecommunications or Internet.

  • Press

    If you are a journalist and you have questions about topics relating to the University Quarter, Roeterseiland Campus or Amsterdam Science Park, we would be happy to assist you or make an appointment to answer specific questions.

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) Press Office is the first port of call for journalists contacting the University. You can contact us by: