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Results: 81 - 120 of 182
Results: 81 - 120 of 182
  • 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 ...
  • Start of the fundraising campaign for continuing the UvA385 Grant
    12 Sep 2017
    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. ...
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    ERC awards Starting Grant to six UvA researchers
    6 Sep 2017
    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 ...
  • THE World University Rankings
    UvA top Dutch university in Times Higher Education Rankings
    5 Sep 2017
    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 ...
  • UvA celebrates start of 385th anniversary with special science talk show in Pathé Tuschinski
    5 Sep 2017
    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 ...
  • Lustrum GvB pop-up
    UvA pop-up lectures on ferry and at airport
    28 Aug 2017
    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 ...
  • Agnietenkapel
    University Forum proposal drawn up following consultation
    3 Jul 2017
    The proposal is for a broad-based forum, with participants from all parts of the UvA, who will discuss policy several times a year.
  • QS World University Ranking
    UvA placed 58th in QS World University Rankings
    8 Jun 2017
    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 ...
  • Jan Lintsen
    Jan Lintsen appointed new member of UvA Executive Board
    2 Jun 2017
    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.
  • Four people talking on a couch during the 2017 UvA Education Day.
    First UvA Education day puts teaching and learning centre stage
    1 Jun 2017
    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 ...
  • How would you rate your course programme? Take the 2017 National Student Survey
    2017 NSE results: further rise in student satisfaction at UvA
    18 May 2017
    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, show an increase in student ...
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    UvA named joint winner of U21 2017 Global Ingenuity Challenge
    3 May 2017
    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 ...
  • UvA supports call on governments to refrain from interference in university autonomy
    6 Apr 2017
    The European University Association (EUA) recently called on governments to refrain from interfering in universities’ autonomy.
  • Suzanne Blanchard
    Ten-point Plan: results and next steps
    14 Mar 2017
    Stronger representative advisory bodies, recommendations by three committees, transparency in finances and allocation, education renewal and greater involvement of staff and students in policy decisions – since the ...
  • NWO
    New call on tackling global challenges
    9 Mar 2017
    NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development has joined forces with seven Dutch research organisations to fund use-inspired research to tackle global challenges. In March 2017, a call for proposals was collaboratively ...
  • QS World University Ranking
    Communication & Media Studies at UvA 2nd worldwide in QS Ranking
    8 Mar 2017
    The UvA has surged to 2nd place amongst universities worldwide in Communication & Media Studies, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject published on Wednesday, 8 March 2017. Last year, the UvA ...
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    Communication and Media Studies pleased with latest jump in QS Rankings by Subject
    8 Mar 2017
    The UvA’s Communication and Media Studies programmes have risen to second spot in the latest 2016-17 QS World University Rankings by Subject. With this, both programmes are only one spot away from being recognised as ...
  • Separate boards UvA and AUAS as from 1 March
    27 Feb 2017
    On Monday, 27 February the Executive Board and the Supervisory Boards of the UvA and the AUAS decided to end the administrative union of the UvA-AUAS Executive Board as from 1 March 2017, to separate the various ...
  • Academic freedom under threat: open letter from rectors of Dutch universities
    17 Feb 2017
    On 17 February a joint letter signed by the rectors of Dutch universities appeared in the Dutch daily newspaper NRC. In this letter, the rectors express their concern about recent developments in the US and other ...
  • QS World University Ranking
    Amsterdam ranked best student city in the Netherlands
    15 Feb 2017
    Amsterdam is the most popular student city in the Netherlands and among the top 15 in mainland Europe, according to the latest QS Best Student Cities 2017 ranking.
  • THE World University Rankings
    UvA ranked most international university in the Netherlands
    1 Feb 2017
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the most international university in the Netherlands, according to a new ranking list compiled by Times Higher Education (THE).
  • Power outage Amsterdam
    17 Jan 2017
    Update 15:45: The power supply has been resumed in REC buildings BCD. These buildings will be open as normal tomorrow.
  • First results advisory referendum and follow-up steps
    12 Jan 2017
    Until mid-December of last year, staff and students were able to take part in an advisory referendum of the Democratisation and Decentralisation Committee (D&D). On Thursday, 12 January the committee, which was ...
  • Professors making the way from the Aula to the Maagdenhuis on the University's bithday.
    University of Amsterdam celebrates 385th Dies Natalis
    10 Jan 2017
    The University of Amsterdam celebrated its 385th Dies Natalis (UvA's birthday) on Monday, 9 January. A key part of the Dies ceremony involved the departure of outgoing UvA rector magnificus Professor Dymph van den ...
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    Royal honour awarded to Dymph van den Boom
    10 Jan 2017
    Professor Dymph van den Boom has been named Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau. Van den Boom was conferred this royal honour by the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science Jet Bussemaker during her ...
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    Linda van Exter is UvA´s new student assessor
    23 Dec 2016
    The Executive Board has appointed Linda van Exter, who is studying for a Master´s degree in History and a Bachelor´s degree in Educational Sciences, as the UvA´s new student assessor. She will start in that position ...
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    UvA launches first interdisciplinary Big History MOOC
    29 Nov 2016
    On 28 November, the University of Amsterdam’s Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (ISS) launched the Big History Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on the Coursera, YouTube and ChronoZoom platforms. The MOOC, ...
  • Voter may be more mature than political parties
    15 Nov 2016
    What is the state of the Dutch voter? Are we seeing a crisis of confidence between people and politics? Are we on the verge of serious problems and will institutional reforms be inevitable if our country is to remain ...
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    Increase in student intake at UvA
    26 Oct 2016
    The provisional intake figures from October reveal an increase in the number of new Bachelor’s students at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) for the current academic year. The increase is about 18% on last year, from ...
  • Scholarship ceremony 2016
    Outstanding students honoured during scholarship ceremony
    20 Oct 2016
    On Thursday, 13 October, the UvA held a special ceremony in the Aula to honour this year’s UvA scholarship recipients.
  • Jeroen Oerlemans
    Honorary doctorates for refugee law expert, cultural sociologist and Aids advocate
    11 Oct 2016
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will award honorary doctorates to refugee law expert James Hathaway, cultural sociologist Michèle Lamont and Aids advocate Peter van Rooijen.
  • Opening UvA-IAS
    Institute for Advanced Study officially opened
    22 Sep 2016
    On 19 September the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) was officially opened by rector magnificus Karen Maex and Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan. The new institute offers ...
  • THE World University Rankings
    UvA ranked 63rd in global Times Higher Education Rankings
    21 Sep 2016
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked 63rd in the 2016-2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The rankings were released on Wednesday, 21 September.
  • Partnership UvA-AUAS no longer requires joint executive board
    8 Sep 2016
    There are many good examples of partnership between the UvA and AUAS in teaching and research, but the administrative union has been of limited added value in this regard. As for the service units, the partnership ...
  • QS World University Ranking
    UvA again best ranked Dutch university in global QS Rankings
    6 Sep 2016
    In the newly released 2016/2017 QS World University Rankings, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked 57th, once again making it the highest placed Dutch university. The new rankings were released on Tuesday, 6 ...
  • Dirk Gillissen
    2016-2017 Academic Year officially kicks off
    5 Sep 2016
    The 2016-2017 Academic Year kicked off at the University of Amsterdam on Monday, 5 September. Besides the commencement of classes, the new academic year was also officially opened in the Old Lutheran Church (Aula) ...
  • Summer school students sample urban food experiences
    4 Aug 2016
    What is the relationship between food and the city? Over the past three weeks, students in the new UvA Summer School programme ‘The Urban Food Experience’ have explored this question from a variety of different ...
  • Statement AUAS-UvA on situation in Turkey
    21 Jul 2016
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) have taken note of the current situation in Turkey and stand ready to offer advice and support to their students and staff.
  • Lianne Schmidt
    Lianne Schmidt to continue as student assessor until 1 January 2017
    4 Jul 2016
    Lianne Schmidt will continue as student assessor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) until 1 January 2017. Schmidt was appointed in this capacity for a period of one year on 1 September 2015. The Executive Board ...
  • Brexit: No immediate consequences for British students and researchers at UvA
    27 Jun 2016
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) wishes to reiterate that there will be no immediate consequences for its British students and researchers following last week’s UK referendum on EU membership.