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Keep yourself informed

Do you wish to keep up to date with news from the marine research community, the latest VLIZ products, library acquisitions or numerous projects in which VLIZ is a partner? Then sign up via the links below.

  • VLIZ news
    Follow the latest VLIZ news or sign up for the RSS feeds.
  • VLIZ Twitter by Jan Mees (General director VLIZ)
    Keep up to date with news from the marine research community. Follow Jan Mees on twitter @jmeesvliz.
  • VLIZ Facebook page
    To follow the activities of VLIZ on Facebook: indicate you like the VLIZ Facebook page (in Dutch only).
  • RV Simon Stevin Facebook page
    Discover the RV Simon Stevin Facebook page: indicate you like the page and follow the events aboard the research vessel.
  • VLIZ Instagram
    Follow VLIZ in images and stories on Instagram
  • VLIZ active on LinkedIn
    VLIZ hosts a LinkedIn company page (in Dutch only) and facilitates a VLIZ LinkedIn discussion group (in Dutch only) to inform the Flemish marine and maritime experts on the wider news relevant for research, innovation and policy issues.
  • VLIZ YouTube channel
    Watch and share the movies and animations, made by VLIZ within the frame of events and projects, on het VLIZ YouTube channel.
  • Testerep magazine
    Via the website one stays always and everywhere informed of the news about VLIZ and marine research, policy, knowledge and innovation in Flanders. Subscribers receive a selection of news in the every month. (in Dutch only)
  • De Grote Rede
    The information magazine 'De Grote Rede' is issued three times a year (in Dutch only). On request via the magazine is sent out free of charge to your postal address. Alternatively it is possible to request an announcement of the digital availability via e-mail.
  • VLIZ topics
    All information and data products that VLIZ creates, together with (inter)national partners, thematically accessible: our data and information systems, websites, projects, (co)publications and multimedia available on these topics, including a list of Flemish research groups having this specific expertise in house.
  • VLIZ Library Acquisitions
    VLIZ Library Acquisitions provides a weekly overview of the latest acquisitions of the VLIZ library. To subscribe, send a blank e-mail to To unsubscribe, e-mail to:
  • Twitter VLIZ library
    Keep up to date with the best marine literature, science and fiction, local and international @VLIZBib

Every year VLIZ takes care of the organisation and co-organisation of and the provision of facilities for several dozens of (inter)national events related to the seas and ocean. Look at the overview and sign up for those events you want to attend.

VLIZ events

If you would like to receive news about projects in which VLIZ participates as a partner, please take a look at the news web pages of the following projects, where you can also sign up to receive the latest news or follow the project on twitter.

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