For best experience please turn on javascript and use a modern browser!
uva.nl

News

Results: 121 - 160 of 173
Results: 121 - 160 of 173
  • Information from the Supervisory Boards to the UvA-AUAS community on the current appointment procedure and the resignation of Hans Amman
    21 Mar 2016
    Information from the Supervisory Boards to the UvA-AUAS community on the current appointment procedure and the resignation of Hans Amman as vice-president of the Executive Board.
  • Executive Board member Hans Amman to step down
    15 Mar 2016
    Professor Hans Amman, a member of the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (UvA-AUAS), has confirmed his intention to step down and to focus his energies on his ...
  • UAF Logo
    UvA intensifies educational assistance to refugees
    22 Feb 2016
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will double its efforts to provide additional educational training to refugees. On Thursday, 18 February the UvA reaffirmed its commitment by signing a collaborative agreement with ...
  • Milette Raats
    André Nollkaemper appointed as new dean of the Faculty of Law
    27 Jan 2016
    The Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed André Nollkaemper (1962), professor of Public International Law, as the new dean of the Faculty of Law. The appointment will take effect on 1 May ...
  • Bram Belloni
    University of Amsterdam celebrates 384th anniversary
    11 Jan 2016
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) celebrated its 384th Dies Natalis (anniversary) on Friday, 8 January. In addition to speeches by Professors Dymph van den Boom and Henkjan Honing, honorary doctorates were also ...
  • UvA Green Office to spur sustainability
    5 Jan 2016
    With the creation of its own Green Office, the University of Amsterdam has taken another step in promoting sustainability among its students and staff. The Office, which will open its doors later this year, is an ...
  • Zonnepanelen
    UvA and AUAS to install more than 2,500 solar panels
    3 Dec 2015
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) will install more than 2,500 solar panels on the roofs of five of their buildings. The panels, which will cover a combined total ...
  • Decision on quiet spaces
    23 Nov 2015
    Quiet spaces can be established in the generally accessible areas of the UvA. It is essential that the quiet spaces have a neutral character, and they may not be 'claimed' by specific groups of users.
  • QS World University Rankings
    Five UvA subject areas in top 100 of THE Rankings by Subject
    19 Nov 2015
    Five subject areas at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have made the worldwide top 100 of the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject. This is two more than last year.
  • Minute of silence for events in Paris
    16 Nov 2015
    In light of the terrible events in Paris, a minute of silence will be observed throughout Europe at 12:00 on Monday to remember those who died and to express solidarity with bereaved friends and family.
  • Reports on blended learning and knowledge sharing available in English
    28 Oct 2015
    Two recently published green papers, ‘Blend IT and Share IT’ and ‘Dare to Share’ are now available in English. The Executive Board welcomes feedback from the academic community on these documents.
  • graag voor gebuik overleggen met UvA Persvoorlichting, te: 2695.
    Frank Vandenbroucke appointed University Professor at UvA
    19 Oct 2015
    The Executive Board has appointed Flemish academic and former politician Frank Vandenbroucke as University Professor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). As University Professor Vandenbroucke will stimulate research ...
  • Outstanding students honoured during scholarship ceremony
    5 Oct 2015
    On Thursday, 1 October, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) held a special certificate ceremony to honour this year’s UvA scholarship recipients. The ceremony took place in the Maagdenhuis and was officially opened ...
  • Hall Maagdenhuis
    Participation event: emphasis on structure, culture and involvement
    4 Oct 2015
    On Wednesday 30 September a special event on the role of participation and representation took place in the Maagdenhuis. It was organised by the Executive Board (CvB), the Central Works Council and the Central ...
  • Executive Board invites feedback from the academic community on blended learning and knowledge sharing
    28 Sep 2015
    The Executive Board has sent an email to all employees and students asking for feedback on two recently published green papers.
  • Finance committee now operative
    25 Sep 2015
    The appointment of Hendrik van Moorsel as chair of the Finance Committee marks the start of the committee's activities. The committee will investigate a number of matters including the financial aspects of the ...
  • Draft job profiles for UvA-AUAS Executive Board
    22 Sep 2015
    The Supervisory Boards of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) have drawn up draft job profiles for a new President of the UvA-AUAS Executive Board and a new UvA ...
  • Keyboard 'privacy'
    UvA to host international privacy conference
    16 Sep 2015
    What are the privacy implications of new technologies? How should medical data be shared with proper regard for patients’ privacy? And why do privacy and accountability trump security in a democratic state? At the ...
  • Appointment procedure UvA-AUAS board members
    10 Sep 2015
    The representative advisory bodies of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) are to be given the right of approval to the basic profile of new members of the UvA-AUAS ...
  • Close involvement of UvA/AUAS representative advisory bodies in appointments
    9 Jul 2015
    The Supervisory Boards of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) have decided to closely involve the representative advisory bodies in procedures for appointing a ...
  • Lianne Schmidt
    Lianne Schmidt appointed student assessor at the UvA
    8 Jul 2015
    Lianne Schmidt, Master’s student in International Development Studies, has been appointed as student assessor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), effective 1 September 2015. The Executive Board appointed Schmidt ...
  • Bart Bakker
    Statement in response to brief squat of UvA’s Student Services building
    30 Apr 2015
    The following statement was issued by the Executive Board in response to the brief squat of the UvA’s Student Services building at the Binnengasthuisstraat.
  • Press statement UvA-AUAS/HvA Executive Board
    20 Apr 2015
    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 ...
  • Press statement Supervisory Boards
    19 Apr 2015
    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 ...
  • President UvA Executive Board tenders resignation
    19 Apr 2015
    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.
  • Decision to evict Maagdenhuis occupiers
    13 Apr 2015
    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 ...
  • Maagdenhuis vacated
    11 Apr 2015
    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 ...
  • Judge rules that occupiers must leave the Maagdenhuis
    10 Apr 2015
    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.
  • Update: Maagdenhuis
    8 Apr 2015
    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.
  • Update: 10-point plan
    20 Mar 2015
    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 ...
  • Guide de Wilde with the Orange Carpet Award
    UvA wins EP-Nuffic prize for Ambassador Programme
    19 Mar 2015
    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 ...
  • Weekly meeting with Executive Board
    13 Mar 2015
    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.
  • Weekly meeting with Executive Board
    6 Mar 2015
    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 ...
  • Update: UvA Maagdenhuis
    2 Mar 2015
    For the moment, there is no intention to evacuate the Maagdenhuis.
  • Weekly meeting with Executive Board
    27 Feb 2015
    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.
  • Livestream agenda-setting meeting at REC
    26 Feb 2015
    Watch the livestream of the agenda-setting meeting at Roeterseiland.
  • Update: agenda-setting meeting 26 February
    26 Feb 2015
    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.
  • Student member in UvA Executive Board
    26 Feb 2015
    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.
  • Update: Statement Executive Board on Maagdenhuis occupation
    26 Feb 2015
    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.
  • Statement Executive Board on Maagdenhuis occupation
    26 Feb 2015
    Following a peaceful demonstration last night, a group of protestors broke into the UvA’s Maagdenhuis building.