Department of Criminal Law and Criminology
VU University
31st March -
2nd April 2011

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Sponsored by the International Academy of Investigative Psychology in conjunction with the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Criminality and Law Enforcement (NSCR) and the VU University, Amsterdam


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Please note that this listing is subject to change and is made available only as a guide

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The rates shown are applicable to all bookings made from 1st Jan 2011.

A number of attendance options are available.

IA-IP reserves the right to refuse applications to attend without explanation. IA-IP reserves the right to cancel the conference. In this event all registration fees only will be reimbursed.

Students of Criminology MSc & PhD at VU or IRCIP at Huddersfield

In order to encourage student attendance from the Criminology MSc and Phd programmes at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and IRCIP at Huddersfield University a specially discounted registration fee of £30 has been agreed.

This will allow students to have the conference booklet and to attend all sessions but not to partake of any refreshments or lunches. This will only apply to students who register in advance of the conference and who provide their student ID number.

They will be asked to show their student ID when obtaining their badges and packs at the conference.


IA-IP Members




Student IA-IP Members

(when presenting papers - see submission form below)


Student Non-Members

(when presenting papers - see submission form below)


Student IA-IP Members


Student Non-Members


Hotels and Accommodation

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Special Rate Rooms

IA-IP have arranged special rates with the following hotels, if you wish to take advantage, please book your room from the links below.

Any questions regarding the special rate accommodation should be directed at the hotels directly.

NH Musica

NH Carlton Amsterdam

How to get there

From Central Station

From Station Amsterdam Zuid

Schiphol Airport

Travellers arriving at Schiphol can take the train to Station Amsterdam Zuid (see ‘Public transport: from Station Amsterdam Zuid).


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 University hospital building) turn left again onto De Boelelaan. VU University Amsterdam can be reached via city routes S 108 and S 109.


There is a limited amount of parking space around VU University Amsterdam itself in De Boelelaan, which has parking bays, and also in Karel Lotsylaan. 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 University Amsterdam. A number of parking places for the handicapped are reserved in front of the VU University Amsterdam Main Building and within its grounds.

Hotels & Accomodation

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VU University Amsterdam has arranged special prices with some of the hotels in Amsterdam for visitors of the university. All hotels are situated near tram stops, from which you can travel to the university.

VU University Amsterdam has special price arrangements with the following hotels:

Hampshire Hotel Beethoven
Beethovenstraat 43
1077 HB Amsterdam

Park Plaza Hotel
Damrak 1-5
1012 LG Amsterdam

Park Hotel Amsterdam
Stadhouderskade 25
1071 ZD Amsterdam

Hotel Nicolaas Witsen
Nicolaas Witsenstraat 4
1017 ZH Amsterdam

Hotel Novotel Amsterdam City
Europaboulevard 10
1083 AD Amsterdam, Netherlands
020 5411123

NH Musica
van Leijenberghlaan 221, Amsterdam
1082 GG Amsterdam
020 5414141

Qbic Hotel Amsterdam
Mathijs Vermeulenpad 1
1077XX Amsterdam, Nederland
043 3211111


Submissions (individual papers, symposia or posters) welcomed on any areas of investigative psychology, policing or applied criminology, including:

All submissions much be received no later than the 24th January 2011.