Since 2010 the department of anesthesiology started an exchange program for students and Ph.D. students of the research program Acute & Perioperative Care between the VU Medical Center and University of Angers (France). 

The department of anesthesiology of the VU Medical Center collaborates with several international partners based on ongoing studies and scientific researches, including:

  • University hospital; Klinikum und Fachbereich Medizin Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität (Frankfurt am Main, Duitsland)
  • Molecular Cancer Research Center, Charité (Berlijn, Duitsland)
  • Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine of the Hannover Medical School (Hanover, Duitsland)
  • Heinrich-Heine-Universität (Düsseldorf, Duitsland)
  • Hadassah University hospital (Jerusalem, Israel)
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Antwerpen