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Ethics in Information Design

Do you want to learn more about information design from the perspective of ethics and responsibility? Join our new 2-day masterclass for senior professionals. You will learn how information technology might be biased, how to include fairness and inclusiveness in designs and how your business can benefit from such designs. For now we do not have dates planned for this course in 2022. Please fill out the below 'keep me informed' form if you want to stay updated on this programme.

Why join the masterclass Ethics in Information Design?

  • What will you learn?

    This 2-day masterclass combines interactive lectures, moderated discussions and in-class exercises with 1 week in between in order to reflect on the learnings and conversations. You will also receive some practical tools to help you tackle tough questions about moral responsibility in daily practice.

    In 2 days, you will learn:

    • how to reflect on questions of ethics and responsibility in the IT engineering and design practice.
    • how to build-in different values and responsibility in information technology products or services.
    • how responsible IT design correlates with organisational structures and business environments.
  • For whom

    This masterclass is specifically designed for senior professionals who are involved in decisions regarding information design, such as:

    • CIOs and CTOs
    • senior IT engineers
    • online product designers
    • UX designers
    • senior policy makers
    • professionals in the IT sector
    • professionals in the social media sector
  • Dates and fees
    Dates: To be determined
    Times: To be determined 
    Fee: €1,950* 

    *UvA alumni receive a 10% discount. Fees are VAT-exempt.

  • Practical information
    Location: To be determined
    Language: English
    Certification: You will receive a Certificate of Attendance from the University of Amsterdam
    PE-portfolio:  14 PE hours (suitible for PE-portfolio)


  • Teaching staff
    Dr. N. (Niek) Brunsveld MBA

    Executive Staff

    Faculty of Economics and Business

    Prof. P.T. (Paul) Groth

    Faculty of Science

    Informatics Institute

    Prof. dr. G. (Guda) van Noort

    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

    CW : Persuasive Communication

    Dr. S.C. (Sophie) Boerman


Do you have questions about this or our other open programmes? Please contact:

Jannice Daha LLM
Manager Executive Education
T: +31 (0)20 525 6134

Facts & Figures
Type Contract teaching
Mode Short-term
Language of instruction English
Location Roeterseiland campus