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KIT Royal Tropical Institute  is an independent centre of expertise, education, intercultural cooperation and hospitality dedicated to sustainable development. Based on a national heritage site in Amsterdam, KIT focuses on key areas where it can make a difference: healthcare, gender and agriculture.

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Sustainable Economic Development

KIT Sustainable Economic Development generates and shares applied knowledge, derived from practice, to improve the performance... Go to website



KIT Gender develops and implements approaches that promote the rights, inclusion and participation of marginalized... Go to website.

Intercultural Professionals


KIT Intercultural Professionals

KIT Intercultural Professionals delivers expat- and international team training about reconciling cultural differences... Go to website



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Guided by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, our health unit works towards improving equity in health in the developing world by empowering people and strengthening countries’ health systems. More

Our KIT HEALTH study programs

Are you looking for masters or short courses in international and public health? Take a look:


Would you be interested in sponsoring a student to follow one of KIT's Master's in Public Health courses? Click here for more information.

About KIT


Do you want to learn more about our organisation, how it is governed, what the latest news is or if there are vacancies? Take a look:


Amsterdam Tropen Hotel


Amsterdam Tropen Hotel

Amsterdam Tropen Hotel is an exceptional hotel near the city center of Amsterdam, right next to the Royal Tropical Institute... Go to website

Conferences & Events


Koningin Maxima Zaal

Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen is a unique venue for all your conferences and events. What makes our location so special?... Go to website

De Tropen


De Tropen

Cafe De Tropen is situated in our monumental building and during the summer months you can enjoy our large and sunny terrace at the Oosterpark.... Go to website