Allegro, the European ALMA Regional Center node in the Netherlands

Allegro provides general user support for the ALMA community and offers expert help on high-frequency ALMA observations, synergy with radio astronomy, and science analysis tools.

Allegro integrates the expertise relevant to ALMA within the astronomical institutions and universities in the Netherlands. This includes the astronomy departments of the Dutch universities cooperating as the Netherlands Research School for Astronomy (NOVA), the Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy (ASTRON), the Netherlands Institute for Space Research (SRON) and the Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE).

News from ALMA

Recap on joint ALMA+JWST Science day in Groningen, January 2024

On January 30, 2024, Allegro - in collaboration with JWST colleagues…

New Staff & Farewell

Allegro’s newest member is Dr. Megan Lewis who joined in…

ALMA Cycle 11 Proposal preparation and Important dates

With the upcoming Cycle 11 call for ALMA proposal, Allegro…


Allegro was established by Leiden Observatory, the Netherlands Research School for Astronomy (NOVA), and the Physical Sciences division of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO/EW). Funding is provided by NWO/EW.