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  • 24 Jan 2014
    Join us on UvA Master's Day

    Have you chosen your Master's programme yet? Join us on 15 February to find out which programmes of the Graduate School of Social Sciences best match your skills and interests.

  • 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 ...

  • 29 Aug 2013
    GSSS Academic Opening

    On Thursday 29 August from 15:00 to 17:00h, the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) officially welcomes the new students starting a Dutch or English language Master's programme as of September 2013.

  • 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 ...

  • 5 Jul 2013
    Vacancy Internship Communication

    The Marketing and Communications Office of the Graduation School of Social Sciences is looking for an intern to do marketing analysis. Vacancy details are provided in Dutch, as we are looking for an intern who is ...

  • 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 ...

  • 26 Jun 2013
    Joris Tieleman wins ESRI Young Scholars Award

    Joris Tieleman (MSc Human Geography) has won the ESRI Young Scholars Award with his Master's thesis "The Changing Cityscape of Amsterdam".

  • 21 Jun 2013
    International Development Studies - Lecture Series

    Are you interested in issues related tot international development studies? Register for the IDS Lecture Series and get an introduction to current processes of globalisation and how they lead to a reworking of global ...

  • 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.

  • 1 Mar 2013
    Graduation ceremony - GSSS

    On 7 March there will be a graduation ceremony for students in English taught programmes of the Graduate School of Social Science. All are welcome to attend.

  • 17 Jan 2013
    Orientation February 2013

    On Friday 1 February from 14:00 to 15:00, the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) officially welcomes its new students starting a Master’s or preparatory programme as of February 2013.

  • 13 Dec 2012
    Opening hours GSSS Information Desk at Bushuis

    The GSSS Information Desk at Bushuis will have a change of opening hours in December and January. The buildings Bushuis and Oost-Indisch Huis will have limited opening hours as well.

  • 7 Dec 2012
    National Master's Thesis Prize 2012 for UvA anthropologist Rebecca Bego

    The prestigious National Master's Thesis Prize 2012 on Asian Studies of the International Institute for Asian Studies (Leiden, the Netherlands) has been awarded to UvA anthropologist Rebecca Bego on 4 December 2012 ...

  • 25 Oct 2012
    Graduation Ceremony on Friday 26 October 2012

    The Graduate School of Social Sciences likes to invite all to the Graduation Ceremony on Friday 26 October 2012.

  • 5 Oct 2012
    Winter courses in Medical Anthropology and Sociology

    Medical Anthropology and Sociology winter courses offer students and professionals both overview and insight into the state of the art of medical anthropological research in three essential themes in health care.

  • 6 Sep 2012
    Academic Culture Between Inspiration and Self-Congratulation

    Jan Willem Duyvendak reflected on what good teaching should be about during his speech at the opening of the academic year at the Graduate School of Social Sciences on 30 August 2012.

  • 15 Aug 2012
    Orientation September 2012

    On Thursday 30 August from 15:00 to 17:00h, the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) officially welcomes the new students starting a Dutch or English language Master's programme as of September 2012.

  • 20 Apr 2012
    GSSS Career Event 2012

    Curious about career opportunities after you graduate? Unsure of which direction to take? You may find the answers at the GSSS Career Event, taking place at Prins Hendrikkade 189-B on Friday 8 June.

  • 12 Apr 2012
    Share the GSSS on Facebook and win a sweater of the University of Amsterdam!

    The Graduate School of Social Sciences is also on Facebook! And we’ve almost reached 1000 likes. When we hit 1000 likes, we will give away two sweaters (one sweater per person) for followers who share an image.

  • 20 Jan 2012
    Call for application student housing De Key second semester 2011-2012

    UvA’s and HvA’s partner Housing Corporation de Key expects to have various student rooms available for the second semester of this school year. We ask all candidates to apply for a room by sending us an email.

  • 10 Nov 2011
    Summer Programme on Urban Studies: International Housing, Policy and Planning

    In this three week programme in July 2012 students will explore housing, planning and policy issues in European cities as well as consider how these apply in other regions of the world.

  • 13 Oct 2011
    Would you like to contribute to GSSS policy development?

    The GSSS is looking for student members for the Board of Studies (paid).

  • 23 Feb 2011
    Video - Orientation Meeting New Students

    At the start of each semester, all new student are welcomed during an orientation meeting. Watch the video about the orientation meeting in February 2011!

  • 18 Feb 2011
    Call for papers

    The Amsterdam Social Science Journal calls for papers! For all graduate students who are interested in publishing an article in the ASS.

  • 3 Feb 2011
    The Pantheon of Public Values

    The focus on values in public governance has increased significantly in recent years. Mark Rutgers states in his inaugural lecture that normativity or the saturation of values in public governance should be a core ...

  • 8 Dec 2010
    Relocation GSSS offices and Information Desk

    The GSSS offices and Information Desk has been relocated from Prins Hendrikkade to Kloveniersburgwal on 17 January 2011. The computer room at Prins Hendrikkade has been closed from 15 December.

  • 17 Sep 2010
    Lecture for GSSS students on Plagiarism and Fraud

    Every year the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) organises a lecture for students on how to quote and avoid plagiarism. This years lecture was held by Mark Rutgers, the Dean of the GSSS.

  • 31 Aug 2010
    Opening academic year of the GSSS - 2010

    To welcome and inform new international and Dutch students the Graduate School of Social Sciences organised an orientation meeting on 3 September 2010.

  • 30 Mar 2010
    Master Anthropology conference - 14 june 2010

    Master anthropology students will be presenting their main argument of their thesis in this MSc Anthropoology conference. Prof. Karen Brodkin (UCLA) will open the conference with the keynote: Global Capitalism: ...

  • 10 Dec 2009
    Call for Papers

    The editorial board of the Amsterdam Social Science journals is looking for interesting articles and essays. The journal is open to research articles, theoretical discussions and essays pertaining to all (sub)fields ...