Eduroam for visitors

Visitors from eduroam-affiliated institutions may use the eduroam network at VU. You can find an overview of the affiliated institutions at and

You simply use the user name and password of your own institution. However, the network encryption should be on WPA2 with AES.

Eduroam is available on the VU campus and at the following non-VU campus locations:

  • VU-Uilenstede (Bavinck house and Atria)
  • Griffioen Cultural Centre
  • VU Sports Centre
  • Metropolitan
  • Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam

Wireless network: 802.11 a/b/g
Name of network (SSID): eduroam
Network authentication/encryption: WPA2 Enterprise/AES
Security protocol: 802.1x EAP-TTLS/PAP

NB. Other visitors can use the ‘guest’ VU wireless internet, with a temporary log-in account, which must be applied for by an employee or student organization. For more information, see ‘Wireless internet for visitors’.
NB2. VU students and employees can use the eduroam network elsewhere. Please check the eduraom information on VUnet.