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Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), Amsterdam the Netherlands



ACTA is a collaborative venture involving the Faculties of Dentistry at the University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam. ACTA conducts scientific research, provides educational programmes, and delivers patient care in the field of dentistry. In international circles, ACTA ranks among the leaders in teaching and research. Besides training students to be dentists, ACTA provides postgraduate courses for dentists. ACTA has a workforce of approximately 500, and approximately 800 students are enrolled in its Dentistry programme. Every day we deliver dental care to approximately 300 patients. High quality is reflected both in patient care and in our research programmes. As a result, ACTA is able to offer a top quality educational programme. Details of ACTA’s mission are set out below: ACTA is an independent Faculty of Dentistry shared by the University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam. ACTA aims to help implement the missions of both universities. ACTA is a university institution for the training of dentists capable of practicing this profession and of working as scientists.

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