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Audio-visual recording equipment

Social Sciences

Students can borrow voice recorders from the UvA Audiovisuele Dienst for free for study purposes.

For information about other audiovisual equipment, please contact the UvA Audiovisuele Dienst.

On presentation of a student ID card and after filling out a form to confirm that the equipment will be used for study purposes only, students can borrow this equipment at one of the locations of the Audiovisuele Dienst. Students will be notified about the loan conditions when collecting the equipment.

Students can request for audio-visual equipment at least five work days before the intended booking date by sending an e-mail to or contact 020 525 7575.

Roeterseiland Campus

Opening hours

Monday - Thursday from 8:30 to 19:30* 
Fridays from 8:30 to 17:00

Until 17:00 during lecture-free periods

Visiting address

  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, building REC B/C/D (B/C entrance), room REC C0.04  
  • T: +31 (0)20-525 6006; if no answer: +31 (0)20 525 1403
  • E:

If you have equipment on loan and would like to return it outside these opening hours, you can bring it to the porter of Building REC B/C/D, (B/C entrance) (Nieuwe Achtergracht 166).