Custom programmes

Tailor-made programmes and trainings

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

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Our programmes

Through our programmes 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 one 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 realise your programme or training at the Waag or at a location of your choice.