ACS offers an accredited joint Cardiovascular Research Master supported by both the University of Amsterdam and VU University, which provides an excellent training program for talented researchers at the very beginning of their academic careers.


ACS offers a top-level PhD training program with a focus on international collaborations with renowned cardiovascular research institutions abroad. Within the program there is access to multiple courses and opportunities.


The Centers of Excellence organize monthly ACS Symposia at which internationally renowned speakers are invited to lecture on cardiovascular topics. See events for upcoming seminars.


An accredited Master program on Cardiovascular Research is present at VUmc. See the video below or the website for more information.


We join efforts to develop a talent program to attract and train talented researchers (at different stages of their career; PhD - tenure track – professorships – protected research time for senior scientists) and support ‘Out of the Box ideas’ which may form the basis for a new research theme in one of the Centers of Excellence in the future or even become a new Center of Excellence. Each year a call is organized to fund ‘Out of the Box ideas’.