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.