The Carpentries

About the Carpentries


To be the leading inclusive community teaching data and coding skills.


  1. To build global capacity in essential data and computational skills for conducting efficient, open, and reproducible research.
  2. To train and foster an active, inclusive, diverse community of learners and instructors that promotes and models the importance of software and data in research.
  3. To collaboratively develop openly-available lessons and deliver these lessons using evidence-based teaching practices.
  4. Focus on people conducting and supporting research.

The Carpentries project comprises the Software CarpentryData Carpentry, and Library Carpentry communities of Instructors, Trainers, Maintainers, helpers, and supporters who share a mission to teach foundational computational and data science skills to researchers.

Carpentries Member Organisations in the Netherlands

A Member Organisation is an organisation that has made a financial commitment to the growth and sustainability of The Carpentries and is building local capacity for training.

Member organisations in the Netherlands

Netherlands eScience Center

Contact: Mateusz Kuzak


Contact: Paula Martinez Lavanchy

University of Amsterdam

Contact: Iris van der Knaap

Vrije Universiteit

Contact: Stephanie van de Sandt

Tilburg University

Contact: Puck Wildschut


Institutes Organisation of NWO

Contact: Reinder Radersma

Carpentries Netherlands Community

You can connect with other Carpentries community members in the Netherlands by subscribing here.


“Building digital skills training with the Carpentries”

April 19, 12:00 – 17:00, SURF Utrecht Moreelsepark 48 |  Learn more!