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Results: 121 - 153 of 153
  • 20 Apr 2015
    Press statement UvA-AUAS/HvA Executive Board

    The Executive Board would like to thank the Supervisory Boards for their enormous efforts and the speed and assiduousness with which they have drawn conclusions and taken decisions. The broad support makes it ...

  • 19 Apr 2015
    Press statement Supervisory Boards

    Today, the Supervisory Boards held talks about the current situation with the Executive Board, the deans, the domain chairs and the representative advisory bodies of the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam ...

  • 19 Apr 2015
    President UvA Executive Board tenders resignation

    Yesterday evening, Louise Gunning tendered her resignation as president of the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences to the Supervisory Boards.

  • 13 Apr 2015
    Decision to evict Maagdenhuis occupiers

    We realise that questions exist about our decision this past Friday to observe the ruling of the court and formally request the police to vacate the Maagdenuis building. In the following letter, we would like to ...

  • 11 Apr 2015
    Maagdenhuis vacated

    After six weeks, the police made an end to the Maagdenhuis occupation this morning. Yesterday, the district court ordered the occupiers to immediately vacate the building. After the judge’s ruling, the UvA observed ...

  • 10 Apr 2015
    Judge rules that occupiers must leave the Maagdenhuis

    The interim relief judge of Amsterdam’s district court has decided that the occupiers of the Maagdenhuis must leave the building immediately and that for safety reasons the planned festival must be cancelled.

  • 8 Apr 2015
    Update: Maagdenhuis

    In recent weeks, a number of concerns have been raised within the academic community. The Executive Board has taken note of these concerns and has presented a 10-point plan to address them.

  • 20 Mar 2015
    Update: 10-point plan

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will set up a committee to develop proposals for modernising the way the UvA is governed. In addition, a committee of inquiry will look at the UvA’s finances, together with its real ...

  • 19 Mar 2015
    UvA wins EP-Nuffic prize for Ambassador Programme

    During the EP-Nuffic Annual Conference on 12 March, the Orange Carpet Award for higher education was awarded to the University of Amsterdam (UvA) for its Global Exchange Ambassador Programme. EP-Nuffic has created ...

  • 13 Mar 2015
    Weekly meeting with Executive Board

    On Monday, 16 March, the third meeting in a series of weekly meetings between students, staff and a delegation of the Executive Board will take place.

  • 6 Mar 2015
    Weekly meeting with Executive Board

    On Monday, 9 March, the second meeting in a series of weekly meetings between students, staff and a delegation of the Executive Board will take place. The discussion will take place in CREA’s Muziekzaal from 13:30 to ...

  • 2 Mar 2015
    Update: UvA Maagdenhuis

    For the moment, there is no intention to evacuate the Maagdenhuis.

  • 27 Feb 2015
    Weekly meeting with Executive Board

    On Monday, 2 March, the first of a series of weekly meetings between students, staff and a delegation of the Executive Board will take place. The first meeting will be held in CREA’s Muziekzaal from 13:30 to 14:30.

  • 26 Feb 2015
    Livestream agenda-setting meeting at REC

    Watch the livestream of the agenda-setting meeting at Roeterseiland.

  • 26 Feb 2015
    Update: agenda-setting meeting 26 February

    Because of increased interest, today’s agenda-setting meeting will be moved from CREA to REC C 1.04 to enable more people to attend. The meeting is meant table subjects for discussion with the Executive Board.

  • 26 Feb 2015
    Student member in UvA Executive Board

    The UvA’s Supervisory Board has unanimously approved a proposal to appoint a student member to the Executive Board and faculty management. The deans also unanimously support the proposal.

  • 26 Feb 2015
    Update: Statement Executive Board on Maagdenhuis occupation

    Following a peaceful demonstration last night, a group of protestors broke into the UvA’s Maagdenhuis building. The door was forced open and a member of security assaulted. The Executive Board has laid formal charges.

  • 26 Feb 2015
    Statement Executive Board on Maagdenhuis occupation

    Following a peaceful demonstration last night, a group of protestors broke into the UvA’s Maagdenhuis building.

  • 24 Feb 2015
    Statement Executive Board on Bungehuis eviction

    Issued by Louise J. Gunning-Schepers, president of the Executive Board

  • 2 Oct 2014
    UvA climbs to 77th spot on the THE World University Rankings

    Building on its solid performance of recent years, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has risen to the 77th spot on the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2014-2015. Last year, the UvA was ranked ...

  • 16 Sep 2014
    UvA once again ranked best Dutch university in QS World University Rankings

    For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the highest placed Dutch university in the QS World University Rankings. The UvA has also risen in the overall rankings and now holds the 50th ...

  • 3 Sep 2014
    UvA celebrates opening academic year with eye on Africa

    On Monday, 1 September, the University of Amsterdam celebrated the opening of the 2014-2015 Academic Year. Various speakers reflected on this year’s theme: 'Amsterdam in the wider world: Africa’.

  • 12 Aug 2014
    Soon it will be be possible to park your bicycle ón the canal itself

    Next Thursday, 14 August 2014, the pontoons that will serve as bicycle parking spaces on the Amsterdam Roeterseiland Campus in the coming years will be hoisted into the canal.

  • 24 Jul 2014
    TEDxAmsterdam Award 2014

    The Technology Transfer Office UvA-AUAS-AMC is pleased to invite you, on behalf of Amsterdam Science Park and all of its scientific institutes, to participate in the TEDxAmsterdam Award 2014. Amsterdam Science Park ...

  • 21 Jul 2014
    Message in connection with the Malaysia Airlines aircraft disaster

    With deep sadness and disbelief, we have learnt that UvA/AMC staff members Joep Lange and Jacqueline van Tongeren, UvA student Sascha Meijer and UvA alumnus Laurens van der Graaff were on board the Malaysia Airlines ...

  • 26 May 2014
    Student satisfaction increases in all areas

    Student satisfaction at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has increased with regard to almost all aspects of their degree programmes, according to the 2014 National Student Survey (Nationale Studenten Enquête, NSE). ...

  • 14 Jan 2014
    Mieke Mulder named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2013

    Dr Mieke Mulder was named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2013 during the University's Dies Natalis celebrations on 8 January 2014.

  • 3 Oct 2013
    UvA maintains ranking of 83rd in THE World University Rankings

    The UvA has maintained last year’s ranking of 83rd place in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014. Within the sub-rankings for each discipline, the UvA’s Social Sciences department is ranked ...

  • 10 Sep 2013
    UvA top Dutch university in QS World University Rankings

    For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Amsterdam is the highest ranked Dutch university in the QS World University Rankings. Previously ranked 62nd, the UvA has moved up four places and is now ranked 58th ...

  • 3 Sep 2013
    UvA opens academic year with an eye on China

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) celebrated the opening of the 2013-2014 academic year on Monday, 2 September. During the opening, a number of prominent speakers elaborated on the theme ‘Amsterdam in the wider ...

  • 14 Aug 2013
    Prestigious ERC Advanced Grants awarded to five UvA professors

    Neuropsychologist Edward de Haan, chemist Joost Reek, mathematician Lex Schrijver, cell biologist Hergen Spits and oncogeneticist Rogier Versteeg are each to receive a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant from the European ...

  • 1 Jul 2013
    Honorary doctorate for Jan Breman in recognition of half a century of unique research

    The School for Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London has conferred an honorary doctorate on Jan Breman, emeritus professor of the University of Amsterdam, for research he conducted in ...

  • 18 Jun 2013
    UvA researchers Vinck and Kievit win Scopus Young Researcher Award

    The Scopus Young Researcher Awards have been presented for the first time in the Netherlands. The University of Amsterdam (UvA) scooped up two of the three awards.