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About Kraket

Kraket is the study association for Econometrics and Operations Research at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. The name Kraket stands for 'Kritische Aktuarissen en Econometristen', meaning critical actuaries and econometricians. Our study association was founded on july 14, 1972 and at the moment we have 628 members.


  • September 19

    General Assembly
  • September 21

    Master's activity: Bowling
  • September 27

  • October 2

    Laser Tagging First Year Students
  • October 4


Business Events

There are no planned events.


Certificates for special members
June 29 2017

During the Kraketweekend, certificates have been handed out to the members who have drawn attention to themselves in a special way. These were given to the person in particulair to place on the bedside table and are a decoration to the wall in the Kraketkamer. It's concerning the following members:

- "Amsterdamerisation" for Martijn Smink

- "Best Import" for Sjors Houben

- "Clicking Kraketter" for Nienke van 't Klooster

- "Krakets Wise Tukker" for Elizabeth Izaks

- "Lustrum Hero" for Sven Oldenburger

- "Most Present Member" for Demi de Kort

- "Most active nonactive Member" for GIlles Kruisselbrink

- "Most Lucrative Member" for Tom Stals

The motivation for the certificates can be read on the certificates themselves. You can admire them in the Kraketkamer. On behalve of the association we thank the members for their effort and ideas!

Personal email adress
May 17 2017

Normally, our mail to you would be send to your VU-mail adress. From now on, it will be possible to fill in your own personal mail adress and our mail will be send to that mail adress! Adding your personal mail adress is very simple: when you log-in to our webiste, a screen will pop up where you can fill in your new adress.

On 1 September 2017, Kraket organizes the Masterday, together with the econonmic faculty. This day is the perfect way to get to know all the ins and outs of the practicals of your new master, hanging out with your new classmates, and look around for future career opportunities. Do you want to stay posted? Please sign up here!

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