New funding opportunities!

ELLIS offers several funding opportunities for bachelor, master and PhD students, as well as faculty member of the University of Amsterdam. See our our funding opportunities page for the call to submit PhD proposals in the newly launched ELLIS PhD programme and read more about the ELLIS Amsterdam travel and workshop grants.

European Lab for Learning and Intelligent Systems

Unit Amsterdam

The ELLIS mission is to create a diverse European network that promotes research excellence and advances breakthroughs in AI, as well as a pan-European PhD program to educate the next generation of AI researchers. ELLIS also aims to boost economic growth in Europe by leveraging AI technologies.

UvA Inclusive AI

ELLIS Amsterdam supports the UvA inclusive AI programme.


The mission of ELLIS is to benefit Europe in two ways:

  1. We want the best basic research to be performed in Europe, to enable Europe to shape how machine learning and modern AI change the world.
  2. We want to have economic impact and create jobs in Europe, and believe this is achieved by outstanding and free basic research, independent of industry interests.

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