The University of Amsterdam is a public university located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The UvA is one of two large, publicly funded research universities in the city, the other being the VU University Amsterdam (VU). Established in 1632 by municipal authorities and later renamed for the city of Amsterdam, the University of Amsterdam is the third-oldest university in the Netherlands. It is one of the largest research universities in Europe with 31,186 students, 4,794 staff, 1,340 PhD students and an annual budget of €600 million.
The 4D Research Lab facilitates researchers from different disciplines in the Humanities who have specific spatial and architectural, i.e. three dimensional questions that cannot be answered with traditional methods, nor have the knowledge of 3D modelling programs and computing facilities.
Grobbel & Dreis is the name under which Petra Dreiskämper has been designing and developing databases, web applications, search systems, web services and other digital products for the cultural heritage sector since 1999. Petra’s specialty is in the development of tools and applications that enable heritage institutions to manage their collections more easily, easily and sustainably and to enrich their data where possible.