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  • 13 Feb 2019
    UvA supports aims of climate letter

    Since Monday, 4 February university staff have had the opportunity to sign an open letter urging Dutch universities to adopt more ambitious climate policies.

  • 12 Feb 2019
    UvA, AUAS, VU University and InHolland to jointly participate in Pride Amsterdam 2019

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA), Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) and Inholland University of Applied Sciences will jointly participate with their own ...

  • 8 Jan 2019
    UvA celebrates its 387th birthday

    On Tuesday, 8 January 2018 the University of Amsterdam celebrated its 387th birthday or Dies Natalis. Rector magnificus Karen Maex opened the celebration with a speech on the transition to open data and open science. ...

  • 19 Dec 2018
    Cost of occupation P.C. Hoofthuis

    The total cost of the occupation of the P.C. Hoofthuis on 28 September is 89, 138 euro.

  • 18 Dec 2018
    Iris Kingma appointed UvA student assessor

    The UvA Executive Board has appointed Iris Kingma, a Sociology Master’s student, as student assessor at the University of Amsterdam. Kingma will take up the post on Wednesday, 2 January 2019. The appointment is for ...

  • 14 Dec 2018
    Attendance of classes on 14 December not obligatory

    UvA supports demonstration in The Hague against government cuts to higher education funding.

  • 8 Nov 2018
    Vote for a new elective in UvA's Create a Course Challenge

    For the third edition of the 'Create a Course Challenge' the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) received 26 entries. By voting on your top 3, you will partly determine which course will be offered next ...

  • 6 Nov 2018
    UvA to award honorary doctorate to acclaimed journalist Naomi Klein

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will award an honorary doctorate to the Canadian-American journalist, activist and public intellectual Naomi Klein. Klein will receive the doctorate in recognition of her unique work ...

  • 25 Oct 2018
    UvA and University of Edinburgh sign Memorandum of Agreement

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the University of Edinburgh have reinforced their commitment to European partnerships by signing a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA). As part of the agreement, both universities ...

  • 13 Oct 2018
    UvA honours scholarship students with ceremony

    On Thursday, 11 October, the UvA held a special ceremony in the Aula to honour this year’s UvA scholarship recipients.

  • 12 Oct 2018
    Draft Budget 2019: scope for investment in education and research

    The UvA will have more money to spend in 2019. Revenues are expected to increase by 5% compared to the 2018 budget, and it is expected that there will be scope for investment in education and research in both the ...

  • 28 Sep 2018
    Bezetting P.C. Hoofthuis voorbij / Occupation P.C. Hoofthuis over

    De UvA is blij dat de bezetting van het P.C. Hoofthuis is afgelopen. Wij zijn steeds in gesprek met al onze studenten en wij blijven dat ook doen.Vandaag hebben we meerdere malen geprobeerd met de bezetters in ...

  • 24 Sep 2018
    University lecturers and students take action against budget cuts

    In the week of 24 September at almost all Dutch universities, a number of lectures will be held out of doors to protest against budget cuts in higher education. This is the first time that academic staff will ...

  • 8 Aug 2018
    ERC awards Starting Grant to four UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to Silke Allman, Jayne Birkby, Wouter van den Bos and Alfrid Bustanov from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). A Starting Grant is a personal grant of ...

  • 11 Jul 2018
    Agneta Fischer appointed acting dean of Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) Executive Board has appointed Prof. Agneta Fischer, professor of Emotions and Affective Processes and chair of the department of Psychology, as dean of the Faculty of Social and ...

  • 28 Jun 2018
    NSE 2018: Decrease in student satisfaction nationwide, including at the UvA

    The extent to which UvA students are satisfied with their degree programmes has decreased. In the period from February to May of this year, some 8,500 students took part in the National Student Survey (NSE). The ...

  • 19 Jun 2018
    UvA team joint winner of 2018 Global Ingenuity Challenge

    A team from the UvA has been named joint winner of Universitas 21's 2018 Global Ingenuity Challenge (GIC) for KarmaPickUp, an app designed to reduce food waste.

  • 13 Jun 2018
    UvA Matching: a good benchmark for study progress

    Students who participate in UvA Matching and receive a positive recommendation will obtain more credits in the first year than ‘matchers’ with a negative recommendation or students who do not engage in matching at ...

  • 8 Jun 2018
    UvA identifies 220 extra student rooms

    In its pursuit of a rapid solution to meet the need for additional accommodation for international students, the University of Amsterdam (UvA), in collaboration with Droompark recreation park and AM, has made ...

  • 15 May 2018
    UvA through to next round of international architecture prize

    With its design for the Roeterseiland Campus (buildings A, B, C, D), the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is through to the next round of the 2018 RIBA International Prize. The campus design is among the 20 nominated ...

  • 27 Mar 2018
    Representative advisory bodies endorse proposal for new allocation model

    On 9 March, the Joint Meeting of the COR and CSR agreed to the proposal for a new allocation model. The aim of this model is to distributing the UvA’s direct funding (government grant and tuition fees).

  • 28 Feb 2018
    Communication Science & Media Studies ranked 1st in the world in latest QS Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked best in the world in the field of Communication Science and Media Studies in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject. In the latest QS Rankings, which were ...

  • 28 Feb 2018
    UvA subjects ranked highly in latest QS Rankings

    Several subject areas at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have a high ranking in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. Communication & Media Studies is ranked the best in the world (up from 2nd spot ...

  • 29 Jan 2018
    UvA produces strong showing in latest International Student Barometer

    International students have ranked the University of Amsterdam (UvA) 1st in the Netherlands for being 'a good place to be' and for 'host culture'. Moreover, almost 96% of the UvA's international students feel safe ...

  • 18 Jan 2018
    Weather alert: lectures to proceed

    The Meteorological Institute has issued a weather alert in North Holland on account of the storm taking place. Teaching and research will continue as usual and buildings will remain open. Students who are unable to ...

  • 9 Jan 2018
    'I am not a spy!'

    Through an Open Access book and comic strip series UvA political scientists share their fieldwork experiences in authoritarian contexts. They offer their insights into this particularly challenging area of field ...

  • 8 Jan 2018
    UvA celebrates 386th Dies Natalis

    On Monday, 8 January the University of Amsterdam (UvA) celebrated its 386th Dies Natalis (anniversary). The ceremony was opened by UvA rector magnificus Karen Maex with a speech titled ‘The international paradox’. ...

  • 14 Dec 2017
    Workload Task Force submits proposed action plan

    Recognising and acknowledging work pressure, identifying its causes, creating balance at work and reducing administrative complexity in internal processes: these are a few of the points included in the Action Plan by ...

  • 14 Dec 2017
    SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research not moving to Amsterdam

    The SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research is not moving to Amsterdam. This was announced by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to the consortium of the University of Amsterdam, VU ...

  • 13 Nov 2017
    SER Scriptieprijs 2018

    *The following message is in Dutch*

  • 8 Nov 2017
    Honorary doctorates awarded to Barbara Partee and Nora Volkow

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will award honorary doctorates to Prof. Barbara Partee, an internationally influential linguist and philosopher of language, and Prof. Nora Volkow, a globally respected expert in the ...

  • 31 Oct 2017
    UvA updates Vision on Teaching and Learning

    The UvA has updated its Vision on Teaching and Learning. New challenges meant that the previous, 2012 version needed to be modified and further clarified. Four ambitions have been formulated which encapsulate the ...

  • 31 Oct 2017
    Increase in first-year student intake at UvA

    The intake of new Bachelor’s student at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has increased, preliminary figures show. With 6,271 new first-year students this year compared to 5,552 in the 2016-17 academic year, the ...

  • 25 Oct 2017
    U Night: the UvA celebrates 385 years with a festival for the city

    Don't miss your chance to roam around the UvA's century-old buildings. On Saturday, 18 November, between 20.00 and 22.00, the UvA will open the doors of Oudemanhuispoort and surrounding buildings to the people of ...

  • 9 Oct 2017
    UvA honours scholarship students with ceremony

    On Thursday, 5 October, the UvA held a special ceremony in the Aula to honour this year’s UvA scholarship recipients.

  • 3 Oct 2017
    Edith Hooge and Gerard Mols appointed members of UvA Supervisory Board

    The Minister of Education, Culture and Science has appointed Professor Edith Hooge as a member of the UvA Supervisory Board, effective 1 October 2017. The appointment is for a term of four years. Professor Gerard ...

  • 12 Sep 2017
    Start of the fundraising campaign for continuing the UvA385 Grant

    PhD candidates make up the new generation of researchers. At the start of the University of Amsterdam’s anniversary year, a new type of grant was launched especially for this group of researchers: the UvA385 Grant. ...

  • 6 Sep 2017
    ERC awards Starting Grant to six UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to six researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). A Starting Grant is a personal grant of about 1.5 million euros and gives talented ...

  • 5 Sep 2017
    UvA top Dutch university in Times Higher Education Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has risen from 63rd to 59th place in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. This year, the UvA is also the highest ranked Dutch university on this global ...

  • 5 Sep 2017
    UvA celebrates start of 385th anniversary with special science talk show in Pathé Tuschinski

    On Sunday, 3 September the University of Amsterdam (UvA) kicked off the start of its 385th anniversary year with a science talk show presented by physicist Robbert Dijkgraaf in Pathé Tuschinski. Titled ‘What’s ...

  • 28 Aug 2017
    UvA pop-up lectures on ferry and at airport

    During the month of September, scholars from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will treat passengers on the Amsterdam Noord ferry to mini lectures. Pop-up lectures will also be given for (international) travellers at ...

  • 15 Aug 2017
    Introduction Week activities on 28 and 29 August and how they will affect you

    As part of our Introduction Week, on 28 and 29 August new UvA students will be getting acquainted with the Roeterseiland Campus. This should not cause any major disruptions for UvA staff and other students.

  • 3 Jul 2017
    University Forum proposal drawn up following consultation

    The proposal is for a broad-based forum, with participants from all parts of the UvA, who will discuss policy several times a year.

  • 8 Jun 2017
    UvA placed 58th in QS World University Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is placed 58th in the 2018 QS World University Rankings. In the latest rankings, released on Thursday, 8 June, the UvA drops one place from last year – in 2016/2017 the UvA was ...

  • 2 Jun 2017
    Jan Lintsen appointed new member of UvA Executive Board

    The Supervisory Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed Jan Lintsen MBA as a new member of the UvA Executive Board. The appointment will take effect on 1 September 2017.

  • 1 Jun 2017
    First UvA Education day puts teaching and learning centre stage

    On Wednesday 31 May, the UvA’s Rector Magnificus Karen Maex kicked off the UvA's first Education Day. Aimed at everyone involved in education, the event focus took its cue from the University's anniversary theme of ...

  • 24 May 2017
    REC Summer Festival returns

    This year you can once again expect a great Summer Festival at the Roeterseiland Campus on Thursday 29 June, starting at 16:30. It promises to be a creative and varied programme with local bands and heroes, DJs, ...

  • 18 May 2017
    2017 NSE results: further rise in student satisfaction at UvA

    In the past few months, Bachelor’s and Master’s students gave their opinion on the UvA via the National Student Survey (NSE). The results, published on 18 May on studiekeuze123.nl, show an increase in student ...

  • 3 May 2017
    UvA named joint winner of U21 2017 Global Ingenuity Challenge

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and University of Nottingham are the joint winners of the U21 2017 Global Ingenuity Challenge. The theme of this year’s challenge, which is organised by Universitas 21, was ...

  • 26 Apr 2017
    REC A and REC BC demolition work

    From the end of April, work will commence on breaking open a section of the walls between REC A and REC BC. This work will continue through to the project's completion on 30 June 2017.