Custom programs

Tailor-made programs and trainings

Through tailor made programs we can develop programs to fit the needs of your organisation. We can develop trainings, courses and workshops based on existing programs or completely tailored on your request.

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Our programs

Through our programs we encourage active citizenship, critical thinking, a DIY (do-it-yourself) mentality, and the application of these principles when designing innovative solutions. The Waag Academy curriculum consists of various formats.

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Waag Academy is run by an international team of thinkers and makers. Depending on the programma you are interested in we can organise it in Dutch or English.


On the middle of the Nieuwmarkt you can find us in of the oldest buildings of Amsterdam: the Waag. This unique building has several multifunctional spaces that can provide the perfect decor for program or training. The Waag host the following labs:

  • Fablab Amsterdam provides tools and machines for digital fabrication
  • TextileLab Amsterdam in which the future of the textile industry en new materials are explored.
  • Open Wetlab is a laboratory for open-source and creative biotechnology.

On request we can realize your program or training at the Waag or at a location of your choice.