Keizersgracht 218-B
1016 DZ Amsterdam
tel. +31 20 2400802


The University Roman Catholic Chaplaincy in Amsterdam is an initiative of the Haarlem-Amsterdam Diocese. The Chaplaincy works on the UvA, VU, AUC and HBO campuses to provide community resources, pastoral counselling and fellowship to students, faculty and staff.

Contact by mail or telephone : see header.

The Chaplain provides sacramental services for all interested. In addition to these services, he works in conjunction with the Amsterdam Roman Catholic Communities and Parishes to put on a variety of events such as social nights, retreats, reconciliation services and speakers. The Chaplain works at Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk. Weekday masses are provided here. A Sunday Mass in English is celebrated at 6 PM at the Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk.

It will be easy to contact the Chaplain: 

Fr. Wim Veth

Wim Veth

studied History of Art and Archeology at the University of Amsterdam. He had a professional career as an IT consultant, and studied Theology in Rome, and concluded his studies with a doctorate in Church History. He works at the Church of Our Lady (Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk). Fr. William is a priest of the Roman Catholic Prelature of Opus Dei.

You can reach him by phone or mail (see above) for any matter or make an appointment at the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk.



keizersgracht218bOnze Lieve Vrouwekerk
Keizersgracht 220
1016 DZ Amsterdam



Fr. Tjeerd Jansen worked for years as a student chaplain in Amsterdam. In March 2015 he moved to Nijmegen.