Bring Your Own Device
All students of the Master's programmes of Information Sciences are expected to use their own laptop.
The following hardware recommendations apply:
- Modern processor (Intel i5 or equivalent);
- 4 GB of RAM or more;
- Wifi connectivity
- Wifi adapter needs to support 802.11abgn (dual-band) and 802.1x WLAN authentication
Software with discount
UvA students can purchase software and various cloud services at a substantial discount through Surfspot. Available products include anti-virus programs, SPSS, Windows 8.1 and Office 365.