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  • 17 Apr 2015
    Masterclass - How to find a job (in Dutch)

    Masterclass about how to find your first job after graduation for Dutch speaking students.

  • 17 Apr 2015
    #kijkSW - Social Sciences magazine nr 11 is online

    The theme of this edition is 'Here and there' (Hier en daar) with contributions (in Dutch) by academic staff, students and alumni.

  • 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.

  • 10 Mar 2015
    New summer course on Grant Writing and Proposal Development

    The summer course on Grant Writing and Proposal Development is an intensive two-week course on conceptualising and developing a grant proposal.

  • 9 Mar 2015
    Focus on hidden genocides in new summer programme

    The term genocide quickly evokes associations with the Holocaust. However, many other genocides have taken place in recent decades – events hardly known to the general public and not labelled ‘genocide’ as such. The ...

  • 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.

  • 2 Mar 2015
    Cycling in Amsterdam: a joyful, daily occurrence, but also complex

    Cycling is such an integral part of daily life in Amsterdam, that we don't give it a second thought. However, from a scientific standpoint, it's a subject that raises numerous planning, cultural and social geography ...

  • 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

  • 19 Feb 2015
    Broaden your horizon this summer - 10 scholarships available for GSSS summer programmes

    Do you want to branch out in a different field? As a student at CSW or GSSS, you now have the opportunity to win a €400 scholarship to participate in the GSSS Summer Programmes 2015. This summer you can take an ...

  • 16 Jan 2015
    Kick-off new GSSS students on 29 January

    On Thursday 29 January from 15:00 to 17:00, the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) officially welcomes the new students starting a Master's, preparatory or exchange programme as of February 2015.

  • 19 Dec 2014
    Happy holidays and a successful 2015!

    The Graduate School of Social Sciences would like to wish all (prospective) students and alumni happy holidays and a successful 2015.

  • 2 Dec 2014
    Internship on ethnic diversity

    The Board of Studies of the Graduate School of Social Sciences (BOS GSSS) is looking for two interns, who will conduct a research on ethnic diversity at the University of Amsterdam.

  • 14 Nov 2014
    Social sciences: vision, responsibility and dynamism

    Over the past few decades, the social sciences have evolved into solution-generating sciences. This development is described in the Social Sciences Sector Plan, presented to Minister of Education, Culture and Science ...

  • 24 Oct 2014
    Moving Traditions - the story of Zwarte Piet

    Zwarte Piet is a much beloved but controversial Dutch tradition. Visit this symposium on 5 November for a dialogue among academics and artists and a reflection on the current debate.

  • 21 Oct 2014
    Winterschool in Medical Anthropology

    Interested in medical antropological research? Apply now for the Winterschool in Medical Anthropology.

  • 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 ...

  • 1 Oct 2014
    GSSS Career Event 2014

    Do you want to know how to look for job opportunities after your graduation? You may find the answers at the GSSS Career Event on 30 October at CREA.

  • 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’.

  • 22 Aug 2014
    Orientation programme new GSSS students

    On Thursday 28 August from 15:00 to 17:00, the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) officially welcomes the new students starting a Master's programme as of September 2014.

  • 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 ...

  • 6 Jun 2014
    GSSS will be closed during Pentecost

    Due to Pentecost the Graduate School of Social Sciences will be closed on Monday 9 June (Whit Monday). For opening times of libraries and study centres, please visit the library's website.

  • 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). ...

  • 24 Apr 2014
    GSSS closing dates in May

    The offices of the Graduate School of Social Sciences will be closed in May on the following dates:

  • 24 Jan 2014
    Introduction programme new GSSS students

    On Friday 31 January the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) officially welcomes the new students starting a Dutch or English language Master's programme, Preparatory programme or Exchange programme as of ...