ESMAC 2019 Annual Meeting of the European Society
for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children
23 – 28 September 2019, Amsterdam

Practical Information

Gait Course 23 – 25 September & Hands on Seminars 24 September

VU Amsterdam

VU Amsterdam Main building
De Boelelaan 1105 
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Floorplan

 

How to get to the venue by PUBLIC TRANSPORT

From Schiphol Airport to the VU Amsterdam

  • Train to Amsterdam Zuid Station (6-7 min); see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
  • Bus 341 direction Amsterdam Zuid Station (25 min) - exit: De Boelelaan / VU

From Station Amsterdam Zuid

  • It's a 10 minute walk to VU Amsterdam from Station Amsterdam Zuid

By public transport in approx. 2-4 minutes, get off at De Boelelaan / VU:

  • Tram 5 direction Amstelveen Binnenhof
  • Tram 6 direction Amstelveen Binnenhof (Monday to Friday between 7 a.m. - 9:30 am and 3:30 pm - 6 pm)
  • Bus 55 direction Amstelveen
  • Bus 62 direction Haarlemmermeerstation
  • Bus 242 towards Mijdrecht Centrum (Monday to Friday between 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm)
  • Bus 341 towards Hoofddorp Spaarne Gasthuis
  • Bus 346 direction Haarlem Station
  • Bus 348 direction Uithoorn
  • Bus 358 towards Kudelstaart

From Central Station

  • Metro 52 (Noord-Zuidlijn) towards Station Zuid (10 min) - get off at Station Zuid; see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
  • Metro 51 direction Isolatorweg (15 min) - stop Station Zuid; see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
  • Tram 24 direction VU medical center (35 min) - De Boelelaan/VU exit stop

From Amsterdam Sloterdijk station to VU Amsterdam

  • Metro 50 direction Central Station (15 min) - up to the Amstelveenseweg stop and change to tram 24 towards VU, or walk (10 minutes); or get off at Station Zuid stop and see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
  • Metro 51 direction Central Station (15 min) - up to the Amstelveenseweg stop and change to tram 24 towards VU, or walk (10 minutes); or get off at Station Zuid stop and see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
  • Bus 15 direction Station Zuid (30 min) - get off at Station Zuid (terminus); see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
  • From Amsterdam Amstel station to VU Amsterdam
  • Metro 51 direction Isolatorweg (10 min) - get off at Station Zuid (terminus); see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
  • Bus 62 towards Haarlemmermeerstation (30 min) - get off at De Boelelaan

From Duivendrecht station to VU Amsterdam

  • Train to Amsterdam Zuid Station (5-7 min); see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
  • Metro 50 direction Isolatorweg (9 min) - get off at Amsterdam Zuid; see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
  • Metro 54 towards Amsterdam Centraal (9 min) - change at the Van der Madeweg to metro 50 towards Isolatorweg; or at Spaklerweg change to metro 51 towards Isolatorweg - Amsterdam Zuid exit; see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
     

By a CAR

The A-10 Amsterdam ring road can be reached from all directions. Follow the A-10 to the Zuid/Amstelveen exit S 108. Turn left at the end of the slip road onto Amstelveenseweg: after about three hundred yards (at the VU hospital building) turn left again onto De Boelelaan. VU Amsterdam can be reached via city routes S 108 and S 109.  

Parking 

There is a limited amount of parking space around Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam itself in De Boelelaan, which has parking bays, and also in Gustav Mahlerllaan. There is paid parking on VU Amsterdam parking lot to the right of the Hospital Outpatient Clinic. There is even more parking space on the east side of Buitenveldertselaan at the junction with Willem van Weldammelaan, within 5 minutes walking distance of VU Amsterdam. A number of parking places for the handicapped are reserved in front of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Main Building. 

 

Seminars Wednesday 25 September & Main Conference

Meervaart Theater

Meervaart Theater
Meer en Vaart 300
1068 LE Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Floorplan

 

How to get to the venue by PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Use Open route planner for Public Transport to check the most updated public transport situation.
 

Train

  • From Central Station or NS Station Lelylaan, take tram 17. From Muiderpoort station or Lelylaan take tram 1. 
  • From NS Station Lelylaan, take bus 63.
  • From NS Station Sloterdijk, take city bus 61 or 69 and Connexxion bus 192.
     

Tram and bus stops

From Central Station

  • Tram 17, direction Osdorp: Ruimzicht stop. This stop is right on the doorstep of De Meervaart.
  • Night bus 353, direction de Aker: Ruimzicht stop.

From Station Lelylaan

  • Bus 63, direction Osdorp de Aker: Meer en Vaart stop. It is only a three-minute walk from this stop to De Meervaart.
  • Trams 1 and 17 from Central Station travel via Station Lelylaan; see above to find out which stops to get off at.

From Muiderpoort Station

  • Tram 1, direction de Aker: Meer en Vaart stop. Keep Sloterplas to your right, you will then see De Meervaart on your left after a four-minute walk.

From Station Sloterdijk

  • Bus 61, direction Slotervaart: Ruimzicht stop, on the doorstep of De Meervaart.
  • Bus 69, direction Schiphol Zuid: Ruimzicht stop.
  • Bus 192 Connexxion, direction Schiphol, Ruimzicht stop.
  • Night bus 369, direction Schiphol: Ruimzicht stop.
     

By a CAR

Download directions by car (PDF).

From Amersfoort, A1

  • Follow the signs for exit Ring Amsterdam Oost, Den Haag, A10 Oost.
  • Then for exit Ring Amsterdam West, Zaanstad, A10 Oost.
  • Take the exit S106 Osdorp. Turn left at the traffic lights, in the direction of Osdorp.
  • At the end of this road, turn right at the traffic lights.
  • After 100 metres, you will see De Meervaart on your left.
  • Drive past De Meervaart and turn left at the traffic lights, and immediately move into the left lane to enter car park ParkKing Osdorpplein.

From The Hague, A4

  • Follow the signs for exit Ring Amsterdam West, Zaanstad, A 10 West
  • Then follow the directions from point 3, From Amersfoort, A1.

From Utrecht, A2

  • Follow the signs for Ring Amsterdam Zuid, Den Haag, A10 Zuid.
  • Then follow the signs for exit Ring Amsterdam West, Zaanstad, A10 West.
  • Now follow the directions from point 3, From Amersfoort, A1.

From Zaandam

  • Drive through Coentunnel into Ring A10 West.
  • Take exit S106. At the traffic lights, turn right in the direction of Osdorp.
  • Then follow the directions from point 3, From Amersfoort, A1.
     

Parking

You can park your car in the adjacent Carpark: Q-Park, Osdorpplein 249, 1068 ER Amsterdam.

The first 1,5 hours are free of charge. After that you pay €2,00 per 30 minutes. Scan scan your ticket at the bar or cloakroom and receive the special Meervaart price of €8,00 per day.