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Office 365 ProPlus

Free software for UvA students

Office 365 ProPlus is available for free for all UvA students. This will give you access to the latest versions such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You can download the software directly at


  • direct download;
  • installation on up to 5 computers (laptops and fixed computers) and 5 mobile devices (smartphone or tablet);
  • version suitable for both Windows and Mac.


If you acquired Office 365 ProPlus from SURFspot in the past and your licence has expired, you can use your UvA credentials to reactivate it without having to reinstall the package.

How to activate your SURFspot licence?

  • Open Word
  • click File -> Account ->User Information
  • select ‘Switch account’ 
  • Log in with your student number, e.g.

Activate Office for Mac? Click on this link for the step-by-step plan.

Office 365 ProPlus on your student workstation 

The new software will become available this summer on the student workstations in the library and study centres.