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Results: 41 - 80 of 184
Results: 41 - 80 of 184
  • UvA places 20th in Europe Teaching Rankings 2019
    5 Jul 2019
    The University of Amsterdam is in 20th place in the Europe Teaching Rankings 2019. In this ranking, published on Thursday 4 July, Times Higher Education (THE) assesses teaching at European universities.
  • Public transport strike on Tuesday, 28 May: exams cancelled, class attendance optional (except ACTA and AUC)
    21 May 2019
    On Tuesday, 28 May, there will be no public transport throughout the Netherlands because of a strike. All UvA exams scheduled for that day will be cancelled and attendance at seminars and lectures will be optional. ...
  • Rami Sidky released from prison
    21 May 2019
    The campaign – particularly the Urgent Action Week at the UvA with Amnesty International – for the release of Rami Sidky has paid off, according to a statement from Vivienne Matthies-Boon on Tuesday, 21 May.
  • Creating a safe university environment
    8 May 2019
    Universities stand for ensuring a safe environment for students, employees and visitors. At the UvA as well, collegiality, integrity, equality and respect are of the utmost importance. All Dutch universities ...
  • Prof Agneta Fischer
    Agneta Fischer appointed dean Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    11 Apr 2019
    The Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed Prof. Agneta Fischer, professor of Emotions and Affective Processes, as dean of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, effective 15 ...
  • Political PhD programme
    27 Feb 2019
    The University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme, is delighted to offer 6 Early Stage Researcher (PhD) positions, lasting 3 years starting in September 2019, for ...
  • Mention:
    UvA supports aims of climate letter
    13 Feb 2019
    Since Monday, 4 February university staff have had the opportunity to sign an open letter urging Dutch universities to adopt more ambitious climate policies.
  • UvA, AUAS, VU University and InHolland to jointly participate in Pride Amsterdam 2019
    12 Feb 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 ...
  • UvA celebrates its 387th birthday
    8 Jan 2019
    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. ...
  • Cost of occupation P.C. Hoofthuis
    19 Dec 2018
    The total cost of the occupation of the P.C. Hoofthuis on 28 September is 89, 138 euro.
  • Student Assessor 2019
    Iris Kingma appointed UvA student assessor
    18 Dec 2018
    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 ...
  • Vote for a new elective in UvA's Create a Course Challenge
    8 Nov 2018
    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 ...
  • UvA to award honorary doctorate to acclaimed journalist Naomi Klein
    6 Nov 2018
    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 ...
  • UvA and University of Edinburgh sign Memorandum of Agreement
    25 Oct 2018
    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 ...
  • Scholarship recipients October 2018
    UvA honours scholarship students with ceremony
    13 Oct 2018
    On Thursday, 11 October, the UvA held a special ceremony in the Aula to honour this year’s UvA scholarship recipients.
  • Draft Budget 2019: scope for investment in education and research
    12 Oct 2018
    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 ...
  • Bezetting P.C. Hoofthuis voorbij / Occupation P.C. Hoofthuis over
    28 Sep 2018
    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 ...
  • Geert ten Dam gives a speech during the opening of the WO in action open-air lecture series.
    University lecturers and students take action against budget cuts
    24 Sep 2018
    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 ...
  • Vlag
    ERC awards Starting Grant to four UvA researchers
    8 Aug 2018
    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 ...
  • Agneta Fischer
    Agneta Fischer appointed acting dean of Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    11 Jul 2018
    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 ...
  • Student jury sitting down.
    NSE 2018: Decrease in student satisfaction nationwide, including at the UvA
    28 Jun 2018
    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 ...
  • UvA team joint winner of 2018 Global Ingenuity Challenge
    19 Jun 2018
    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.
  • UvA Matching: a good benchmark for study progress
    13 Jun 2018
    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 ...
  • UvA identifies 220 extra student rooms
    8 Jun 2018
    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 ...
  • UvA Roeterseiland REC A
    UvA through to next round of international architecture prize
    15 May 2018
    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 ...
  • Interne Communicatie
    Representative advisory bodies endorse proposal for new allocation model
    27 Mar 2018
    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).
  • Communication Science & Media Studies ranked 1st in the world in latest QS Rankings
    28 Feb 2018
    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 ...
  • QS World University Ranking
    UvA subjects ranked highly in latest QS Rankings
    28 Feb 2018
    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 ...
  • UvA produces strong showing in latest International Student Barometer
    29 Jan 2018
    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 ...
  • Weather alert: lectures to proceed
    18 Jan 2018
    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 ...
  • Cartoon 'Research, Ethics and Risk in the Authoritarian Field'
    'I am not a spy!'
    9 Jan 2018
    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 ...
  • PhD program
    UvA celebrates 386th Dies Natalis
    8 Jan 2018
    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’. ...
  • Toetsenbord
    Workload Task Force submits proposed action plan
    14 Dec 2017
    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 ...
  • SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research not moving to Amsterdam
    14 Dec 2017
    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 ...
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    Honorary doctorates awarded to Barbara Partee and Nora Volkow
    8 Nov 2017
    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 ...
  • College studenten
    UvA updates Vision on Teaching and Learning
    31 Oct 2017
    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 ...
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    Increase in first-year student intake at UvA
    31 Oct 2017
    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 ...
  • U Night: the UvA celebrates 385 years with a festival for the city
    25 Oct 2017
    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 ...
  • UvA honours scholarship students with ceremony
    9 Oct 2017
    On Thursday, 5 October, the UvA held a special ceremony in the Aula to honour this year’s UvA scholarship recipients.
  • Edith Hooge and Gerard Mols appointed members of UvA Supervisory Board
    3 Oct 2017
    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 ...