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UvA/AUAS figshare

Access to UvA/AUAS figshare

For security reasons, two-factor authentication is required to access UvA/AUAS figshare: you log in with your UvAnetID or HvAID, and confirm your identity with a code that is sent to your mobile phone.

First time users

To receive login codes by text message or use the tiqr app, you’ll need to connect your phone to your UvA or AUAS account. This is a one-time-only process, prior to logging in for the first time, and is described in the flyers below. You can choose between text messages or the tiqr app.

Activate your phone for text message (pdf) Activate your phone for tiqr app (pdf)

Activation website SURFconext

After having received a one-time-only activation code, you visit a Service Desk at a UvA Library or AUAS campus to have your phone activated for two factor authentication. You will be asked to present identification (passport, driver’s license), so the Service Desk can establish your identity. Please note: the activation code expires after 14 days.

Service Desk personnel can also help you if you should encounter any issues in activating your phone.

SURFsecureID: frequently asked questions

Logging in to UvA/AUAS figshare

Follow, before you log in for the first time, the steps to connect your phone to your UvAnetID or HvAID (see above: First time users). To log in:

  1. go to;
  2. click the red Login button in the upper right corner of your screen;
  3. in the next screen, select your institution;
  4. log in with your UvAnetID or HvAID;
  5. click the ‘Send code’ button;
  6. in your browser, enter the code you receive on your mobile phone;
  7. click the ‘Verify code’ button;
  8. you have successfully logged in.

Changing your phone number

If your phone number changes, you first remove your old phone number from the SURFconext registration. To do so, you visit the SURFconext website. Choose your university and log in with your UvAnetID or HvAID. You’ll see which phone number is registered for you and are able to remove that number. Then you follow the registration procedure for your new number.

SURFconext website

Personal data security

The login process takes place within SURFconext. Your phone number will not be shared with figshare.

Duration of access

Your access to UvA/AUAS figshare is connected to your employment at UvA or AUAS: it will end 90 days after your employment at UvA or AUAS ends (just like, for example, access to your UvA or AUAS email account). From that date on, your account in UvA/AUAS figshare will be managed by the data steward of your faculty or research institute.

Overview of data stewards