ACTA conducts scientific research, teaches and provides patient care in the field of dentistry. Internationally, ACTA is a leader in research and education. Besides training students to become dentists, ACTA Dental Education (ADE) provides postgraduate courses for dentists. ACTA is located in Amsterdam on the VU campus at the Zuidas.
ACTA works closely with the Department of Oral Health Sciences (Inholland University of Applied Sciences) and the Foundation for Special Dentistry (SBT), both of which are located in the ACTA building.