Geoplaza is the platform for all matters related to digital spatial data and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. It provides the necessary network of knowledge and technical digital infrastructure for innovative spatial research. The platform is strongly linked to the rich collection of maps and atlases the University Library has.
At Geoplaza you can find and explore spatial data. It provides access to the various digital spatial data, but also allows you to browse through the catalogue of historical maps and atlases. Furthermore, the platform provides an overview of GIS research and the various GIS teaching programs the Vrije Universiteit has to offer and allows students and employers to get access to various GIS software packages.
Help referencing our collection old maps
Research projects and support
Education support and GIS courses
The University Library’s collection of Maps and Atlases
Datasets and links to other portals with geospatial data
Information on desktop, mobile and online GIS software applications
FAQ, staff and collaborations