All students of the master Biomedical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Life Sciences and Earth Sciences are expected to use their own laptop.
The following hardware recommendations apply:
- Processor: Intel Core i3 or better
- 4GB of RAM or more
- HDD or SSD: 128GB, SSD is recommended
- WiFi: multiband (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
- Screen: at least 11"
- Screen resolution: 1366x768 or better, 1920x1080 is recommended
Here you can view suitable laptop models.
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.
Surfspot: use your UvA-net ID to log in
Do you have any (technical) questions about your laptop? You can e-mail the laptop-helpdesk via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rent a laptop for 5 euro a day
Students of the Faculty of Science may rent laptops from the service desk at the Science Park Library. Send an email for more information