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  • 22 Feb 2019
    Activating UvAnetID or changing password not possible Friday 1 March

    On Friday 1 March, from 18:00 to 21:00 maintenance work will be carried out on id.uva.nl. During this maintenance work you will not be able to activate your UvAnetID. You will also be unable to change the password ...

  • 14 Feb 2019
    Registration system for FS reports temporarily unavailable

    Due to the launch of a new registration system for Facility Services, the FS forms will be temporarily unavailable for use from 12 noon on Thursday, 21 February until 12 noon on Friday, 22 February.

  • 7 Feb 2019
    Blackboard temporarily unavailable on Friday 22 February

    Due to maintenance work, Blackboard will be temporarily unavailable on Friday 22 February from 18:00 to 20:00. From 20:00 onwards we expect Blackboard to be fully operational again.

  • 29 Jan 2019
    Window cleaning Science Park

    From 4 February to 5 March the windows of Science Park 107 and 904 will be cleaned, both from the outside and inside of the building. You are kindly requested to accommodate the window cleaners where necessary.

  • 28 Jan 2019
    Nieuwe Achtergracht temporarily closed for traffic

    From Monday, 28 January through Friday, 1 February, cooling equipment at building REC BCD will be dismantled and removed. This work will take place between 07:00 and 17:00.

  • 18 Jan 2019
    Roeterseiland Campus bike racks cleared monthly

    As from January 2019, bicycle racks on the Roeterseiland Campus UvA premises will be cleared once a month. As well as keeping the racks serviceable, this also ensures emergency services can access the campus, if needed.

  • 17 Dec 2018
    Maintenance work at REC A bicycle basement

    During the Christmas break (Saturday, 22 December 2018 through Tuesday, 1 January 2019), maintenance work will be carried out in the REC A bicycle basement.

  • 14 Dec 2018
    Adjusted UvA opening hours during the holidays

    The Christmas recess will take place from Saturday, 22 December until Tuesday, 1 January. During this period most UvA buildings and facilities will be closed or have adjusted opening hours.

  • 11 Dec 2018
    Science Park 904 closed during Christmas recess

    Science Park 904 is closed from Saturday, 22 December 2018 until Monday 1 January 2019.

  • 11 Dec 2018
    Extra information regarding recent e-mail problems

    The past few months we have had recurring problems with the e-mail services of the UvA. During these incidents, UvA students e-mail was unavailable via Outlook and/or Webmail. Our administrators are aware of these ...

  • 16 Nov 2018
    New contemplation room

    A new contemplation room has been created in building REC J/K, room B.93 at Roeterseiland campus.

  • 30 Oct 2018
    Launch of new-design UvA website temporarily reversed

    The launch of the new design of the UvA website has been temporarily reversed. The new site went live on Monday morning, at 10:30, but unfortunately it soon became apparent that servers were becoming overloaded and ...

  • 15 Oct 2018
    Evacuation Science Park 904 on 15 October

    This afternoon around 15:15 a smoke detector was triggered by steam from a device on the 4th floor of Building D. Because of the alarm, everyone in Buildings A, B, C and D had to leave the building.

  • 11 Oct 2018
    Sewer works

    Starting on Monday 15 October and continuing through Friday 30 November, Waternet will be replacing the sewage system under Valckenierstraat. These works will take place between 07:00 and 16:00.

  • 25 Sep 2018
    Buy Doppers and USB cables from vending machines

    Do you ever have those days where you show up for an exam, but without your calculator? Or you're studying in the library and could really use a marker?

  • 24 Sep 2018
    Evacuation Science Park 904 after smoke development

    On Monday, 24 September, around 10:45 the evacuation alarm was triggered by smoke development due to overheating of an electric heater in the expedition of Building B. The smoke development could be resolved quickly ...

  • 30 Aug 2018
    Vacant property management of REC P Plantage Muidergracht 24

    In 2019 the REC P building at Plantage Muidergracht 24 will be renovated. The classrooms and institutes that were previously housed in REC P have already been relocated to other buildings at the UvA. A vacant ...

  • 28 Aug 2018
    Bike removal program on Roeterseiland campus

    From Friday 31 August, Amsterdam municipality will be conducting a ‘bike removal’ program on Roeterseiland campus at REC-A, REC-M and University property areas.

  • 27 Aug 2018
    Want faster Wi-Fi? Use the ‘uva’ or ‘eduroam’ networks

    As a student of the UvA you can use the ‘uva’ or ‘eduroam’ networks for a fast and secure connection.

  • 14 Aug 2018
    Arrange your re-enrolment by 31 August

    Arrange your re-enrolment and pay your tuition fees no later than 31 August.

  • 31 Jul 2018
    Move your bike during works on the REC E bicycle parking facility

    From Monday, 30 July, some bicycle racks will be removed from the large part of the REC E bicycle parking facility. Any bikes in the bicycle parking facility at that time will be moved and temporarily stored elsewhere.

  • 25 Jun 2018
    Regional transport strike as from Wednesday, 27 June

    A countrywide transport strike is set to take place as from Wednesday, 27 June. Exams, lectures and other activities at the UvA will continue as planned.

  • 19 Jun 2018
    Summer opening hours Science Park 904

    During July and August Science Park 904, some buildings and services will have adjusted opening hours.

  • 19 Jun 2018
    Bicycle clean-up operation on faculty and USC premises

    From 18 June all broken bicycles wil be tagged on faculty and USC premises. As of 9 July, broken and abandoned bicycles will be cleared from the bicycle racks. This will allow more students and employees to use ...

  • 15 Jun 2018
    Locker codes will be reset daily, starting 25 June

    The locker codes will be reset every evening by security personnel, starting Monday 25 June. This means that all the lockers are not accessible. Do you still need your belongings, please report yourself at the ...

  • 30 May 2018
    Office hours student psychologist at Science Park 904

    As of this month, the UvA Student Psychologists holds a bi-weekly office hour at Science Park 904. Every Wednesday in an even week you can see psychologist Ineke Bostelaar on appointment.

  • 22 May 2018
    15 Multidisciplinary PhD Positions in Digital and Data Journalism

    Visualising Topic Threads in News Data will investigate new techniques for multimodal topic thread discovery and visualization in large data sets.

  • 15 May 2018
    Re-enrol now for the 2018-2019 academic year to register for first-semester courses

    Arrange your re-enrolment and pay your tuition fees no later than 31 August. You can only register for first-semester courses if you have submitted a re-enrolment application.

  • 19 Apr 2018
    Data Science Meet & Greet Network event 25 april 2018

    Do you ever wonder; "How does data science look like in daily practice within a corporate?" Association CIO Platform Nederland will organize a Data Science Meet & Greet Network event on Wednesday April 25th in ...

  • 13 Apr 2018
    UvAQ and EvaSys temporarily unavailable on 19 and 20 April

    On Thursday 19 and Friday 20 April UvAQ and EvaSys will be updated.

  • 29 Mar 2018
    Future Festival Bootcamp 13, 14 & 15 April Startup Village Amsterdam

    Moneyou and DGTL Festival have teamed up to hack the future of payments at festivals. We challenge IT-, Design- and Business-students to come up with out-of-the-box payment solutions to make plastic coins and sharing ...

  • 29 Mar 2018
    Beta Career Event - 2018

    The BCE is an annual recurring career fair. Especially aimed at STEM-students (in Dutch: bèta-studenten) and organised by STEM-students, all from multiple disciplines. With a wide range of businesses, from start-ups ...

  • 23 Mar 2018
    Closure of UvA buildings during spring holidays

    During the spring holidays most UvA buildings, study centres and catering locations will be closed.

  • 2 Mar 2018
    Evacuation Science Park 904 on 2 March

    This afternoon around 13:45 a smoke detector was triggered by steam from an autoclave on the second floor of Building A. Because of the alarm, everyone in Buildings A, B, C and D had to leave the building.

  • 2 Feb 2018
    Announcing TECH020: 22 February 2018 - Amsterdam Arena

    After 2 successful editions, TECH020 is coming back! On February 22, all Amsterdam newest tech-talents and international tech companies will meet at TECH020 to learn and grow.

  • 22 Jan 2018
    Update security leaks processors: Limited availability systems on 26 January and 2 February

    Earlier this month, we reported on security leaks that were found in the chips of current computer processors. In order to minimize security risks, maintenance work (including the installation of security patches) ...

  • 22 Jan 2018
    Look back on heavy storm 18 January

    The heavy storm of Thursday 18 January has had an enormous impact on staff and students at the Faculty of Science. The roof over the central hall of Science Park 904 was blown off by a forceful gust of wind. Many ...

  • 19 Jan 2018
    From Friday 19 January all buildings are open again

    UPDATE 11.00 - From Friday 19 January all buildings will be accessible again. The lifts are also in use.

  • 8 Jan 2018
    Safety leaks affecting processors

    In the past few days there have been news reports about the safety leaks ‘meltdown’ and ‘spectre’. The possible consequences of these leaks are currently being investigated. Up till now there have not been any ...

  • 15 Dec 2017
    Maintenance Blackboard Friday evening, 5 January

    On Friday, 5 January 2018, the feedback tool on Blackboard will be updated from 18:00 to 22:00.

  • 14 Dec 2017
    Adjusted UvA opening hours during the holidays

    The Christmas recess will take place from Saturday, 23 December until Monday, 1 January. During this period most UvA buildings and facilities will be closed or have adjusted opening hours.

  • 14 Dec 2017
    Data Science Career Fair - 28 February 2018

    Amsterdam Data Science and the Big Data Alliance are pleased to announce registration is now open for their Data Science Career Fair in Amsterdam on Wednesday 28 February from 15:00-19:30.

  • 14 Dec 2017
    Avicenna Excellence Program 2018

    Are you a motivated master student and interested in multidisciplinary collaboration towards innovation and improvement of healthcare? Apply now for the Avicenna Excellence Program!

  • 14 Dec 2017
    Entrepreneurship in Data Science 23 February & 2 March, 2018

    Are you curious about entrepreneurship but do not have a concrete startup idea yet? Or do you believe your research can be transformed into a business case but you don’t know where to start? Join our programme!

  • 11 Dec 2017
    Code red issued: the UvA advises everyone to go home

    KNMI has issued code red for large parts of the country from 13:00 onwards because of bad weather conditions. All classes have been canceled although UvA buildings remain open. We advise students and staff to go home ...

  • 8 Dec 2017
    Science Park 904 closed during Christmas recess

    Science Park 904 is closed from Saturday 23 December 2017 until Monday 1 January 2018.

  • 4 Dec 2017
    Have you found or lost something?

    A pilot has been started at Science Park 904 together with iLost. iLost is an online service for retrieving lost items quickly. You could compare it to a search engine for lost and found items.

  • 30 Nov 2017
    Adjusted opening hours Christmas period

    All buildings on the Roeterseilandcampus are closed from Saturday 23 December 2017 until Monday 1 January 2018.

  • 28 Nov 2017
    Resolved: Canon Portal and Canon Internet Printer temporarily unavailable

    Due to technical difficulties the Canon Portal has been temporarily unavailable. This meant that students and employees where unable to login to uva.canon.nl.

  • 27 Nov 2017
    Major maintenance weekend carried out successfully

    The major network maintenance weekend has been carried out successfully and all applications are available once again.

  • 22 Nov 2017
    Wanted: Student assessor

    The Faculty of Science is looking for a new student to take on the interesting role for a student assessor. The student assessor is a liaison between the Faculty’s student population, representative bodies and ...

  • 10 Nov 2017
    Student feedback session on Monday November 27th

    All students of the master programme Artificial Intelligence are invited to take part in an open panel discussion about the programme on Monday November 27th at 1pm (~ 3 pm) in room D1.111 (Sciencepark 904).

  • 30 Oct 2017
    Evacuation drill 30 October

    On Monday 30 October there was an evacuation drill at Science Park 904 for the A, B, C and D buildings. The evacuation proceeded as it should, with the right people being called into action.

  • 13 Oct 2017
    NEXT AI Canada, Opportunity for recently graduated or soon-to-be-graduating students in MSc Artificial Intelligence!

    NEXT Canada, a national non-profit supporting high potential entrepreneurs is now accepting applications for the 2018 cohort of NextAI, a Toronto-based accelerator focused on commercializing research and launching ...

  • 13 Oct 2017
    Brave New World conference 2 & 3 november

    Brave New World is een nieuw jaarlijks congres voor iedereen binnen de wetenschap, bedrijven en overheid die nadenkt over technologie en de toekomst en wat voor effect dit heeft op ondernemen, beleid en de ...

  • 12 Oct 2017
    Web lectures unavailable due to emergency maintenance on Thursday 12 October from 15:00 to 17:00

    On Thursday 12 October from 15:00 to 17:00, due to emergency maintenance it is not possible to follow web lectures on the web page webcolleges.uva.nl.

  • 28 Sep 2017
    ECHO Mentorprogramma gaat weer van start!

    Dit mentorprogramma - dat ECHO in samenwerking uitvoert met de Gemeente Amsterdam, Google, Hogan Lovells, KPMG, KPN, het Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Schiphol Group en Shell - wordt uitgevoerd in ...

  • 17 Aug 2017
    Arrange your re-enrolment by 31 August

    Arrange your re-enrolment and pay your tuition fees no later than 31 August.

  • 15 Aug 2017
    Introduction activities at and around Science Park 904

    In the last two weeks of August, several introduction activities for new students will take place at and around Science Park 904. This could cause some hindrance and noise.

  • 26 Jul 2017
    Renovation of restaurant on the ground floor of REC H

    From 7 August to 28 August inclusive, renovations will take place in the restaurant and the seating area on the ground floor of Building H. This part of the building will therefore be closed during this period. Both ...

  • 19 Jul 2017
    Remembrance for Maarten van Beveren, Master's student Life Sciences

    We received the sad news that Maarten van Beveren, Master’s student Life Sciences, passed away last Friday at the age of 24.

  • 11 Jul 2017
    Bicycle clean-up at Faculty of Science

    In the past month, Facility Services has labeled all broken and run-down bicycles on the bicycle lots at Science Park 904. From 10 July, all bicycles with a green sticker will be removed. This clean-up operation is ...

  • 5 Jul 2017
    Fire prevention work at Oudemanhuispoort

    From Tuesday 11 July to Friday 1 September, work concerning fire safety will be carried out in Oudemanhuispoort.

  • 29 Jun 2017
    Renovation study area first floor REC B

    The renovation of the current study area on the first floor of building B will start on Monday 3 July. In the coming weeks, a completely new study landscape will be created.

  • 20 Jun 2017
    Fellowship Opportunity for Universiteit van Amsterdam Students

    The Horizons School of Technology supports 55 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become leaders in technology. Our tuition-free programs provide immersive software engineering and web/mobile ...

  • 19 Jun 2017
    Teaching space to be increased

    Growing student numbers at the Faculty of Science lead to an increased demand for teaching space. To address this need, lecture rooms A1.10, B0.201, D1.111 and G3.02 will be redesigned to create more capacity.

  • 23 May 2017
    Need help with your laptop? Attande the laptop office hour

    You tried everything and your laptop is still acting strange? Come to the laptop office hour: every Tuesday and Thursday in B1.16 (on the right of the library desk) from 12:00-13:00.

  • 15 May 2017
    Watch out for ransomware

    You have probably seen the news reports about the ransomware cyber-attacks on ICT systems worldwide. Currently, there is no reason to believe that the UvA and AUAS IT systems have been affected by the attacks.

  • 8 May 2017
    Re-enrol now for the 2017-2018 year to register for first-semester courses

    Arrange your re-enrolment and pay your tuition fees no later than 31 August. You can only register for first-semester courses if you have submitted a re-enrolment application.

  • 12 Apr 2017
    Closure of the UvA during spring holidays

    During the spring holidays most UvA buildings, study centres and catering locations will be closed.

  • 6 Apr 2017
    Application form not available

    Due to an upgrade of the system it is not possible to register from Friday 7 April 15:00 to Saturday 8 April 15:00. We apologise for the inconvenience.

  • 4 Apr 2017
    Safety awareness month at the Faculty of Science

    April is safety awareness month at the Faculty of Science. During this month, we give special attention to the ways in which the safety of students, staff and their belongings is enhanced. Learn what this entails and ...

  • 4 Apr 2017
    Beware of fake emails that take your computer hostage (ransomware)

    Once again, dozens of fake emails are in circulation with the potential to cause serious damage, including locking you out of your files.

  • 30 Mar 2017
    Be alert and don't leave your property unattended

    Are you working in the Study Centre? Be alert and do not leave your property unattended.

  • 22 Feb 2017
    WHAT Datathon

    This datathon is a precursor to WHAT – the world’s first behavioral data conference. The winners of the datathon will get the chance to present their findings at the conference.

  • 20 Feb 2017
    Fill in the National Student Survey before 12 March

    The National Student Survey is your chance to be heard. The survey is an opportunity for tens of thousands of students across the Netherlands to give feedback on their degree programme. Haven’t completed it yet? You ...

  • 16 Feb 2017
    Next step in housing plans science collaboration

    The Executive Board has made an intended decision for joint housing for the science collaboration with the VU. The Faculty of Science has been collaborating with the VU for many years and now a next step is made ...

  • 17 Jan 2017
    Cold in Building G due to power outage

    In the night of 16-17 January, Amsterdam was hit by a large-scale power outage. At Science Park 904 the emergency aggregates were successfully activated.

  • 11 Jan 2017
    Take part in the National Student Survey

    From 16 January, the 2017 National Student Survey (NSE) will officially start. The NSE is a nationwide survey in which students voice their opinions about their degree programme. As from 20 January, Stichting ...

  • 21 Dec 2016
    Don’t leave your laptop unattended

    Science Park 904 is freely accessible for the general public, not just students and staff. Please keep this in mind and don’t leave valuable belongings such as laptops, tablets and smartphones unattended.

  • 20 Dec 2016
    Tech020 – February 16 2017 - free event for IT students

    TECH020 brings together the community of programmers, developers, gamers, nerds, hackers, scientists, students, start-ups and other fans of internet and technology in the Amsterdam area to learn, meet and connect.

  • 15 Dec 2016
    Opening hours food and drinks from January 2017

    As of 1 January 2017, Cormet will be the new partner for food and drink at the UvA and AUAS. Most of the UvA locations will be open from Monday, 2 January.

  • 8 Dec 2016
    Update on Executive Board relocation

    As previously announced, the Executive Board will soon be relocating to the Roeterseiland Campus and the Amstel Campus. This is because the Board would like to work in closer proximity to the research and teaching ...

  • 1 Dec 2016
    Science Park 904 closed during Christmas recess

    Science Park 904 is closed between Saturday 24 December 2016 until Sunday 1 January 2017.

  • 29 Nov 2016
    Collaboration science faculties UvA and VU

    Get informed about the collaboration between the UvA and VU science faculties.

  • 28 Nov 2016
    Qualcomm-UvA Deep Vision Seminar by dr. Jason Yosinski

    We invite you all to attend the Qualcomm-UvA Deep Vision Seminar “A deeper understanding of large neural nets” on 2 December 2016, from 1 pm to 2 pm in room C1.110 (Science Park) . A lecture on what we can learn ...

  • 22 Nov 2016
    Security on walk to IWO exam location

    From now until March 2017 extra security will be on site in the evenings on the walking route between the Holendrecht metro station and the IWO exam location.

  • 15 Nov 2016
    Evacuation drill 15 November 2016

    On 15 November there was an evacuation drill on Science Park 904 for the A, B, C and D buildings. The evacuation proceeded as it should, with the right people being called into action. However, it did take too long ...

  • 24 Oct 2016
    Microsoft Career Event

    Microsoft Career Event – bring your resume and launch your career on 15 November 2016, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Amsterdam Business School (room 3.02)

  • 27 Sep 2016
    Entrance to D/E closed on 29 and 30 September

    The doors of buildings D/E on Nieuwe Achtergracht will be closed on Thursday, 29 and Friday, 30 September. From Monday, 3 October, the doors will once again be accessible.

  • 19 Sep 2016
    Compete in the BAPC preliminaries!

    Do you like to solve algorithmic problems and puzzles? Then you're in the right place. Each year the Benelux Algorithm Programming Contest (BAPC) is organised by a dutch study association for Copmuter Science. ...

  • 15 Sep 2016
    Nieuwe Achtergracht quay closed to traffic

    From Thursday, 15 September, the quay along Building H will be closed to all traffic, from Roetersstraat up to ’de Brug’.

  • 15 Sep 2016
    H-E-D zone closed on 15 and 16 September

    The entrances and exits of buildings H-E-D will be closed on Thursday, 15 and Friday, 16 September due to the installation of a gangway.

  • 9 Sep 2016
    Want faster Wi-Fi? Use the ‘uva’ or ‘eduroam’ networks

    As a student of the UvA you can use the ‘uva’ or ‘eduroam’ networks for a fast and secure connection. This will also give you access to all the information systems.

  • 12 Aug 2016
    Save the Date: BackToBasic Information Studies Event 16-11-2016

    The Bachelor and Master programmes of Information Studies organise their annual reunion for alumni, faculty staff, researchers, students and other interested parties on 16 November 2016.

  • 25 Jul 2016
    Taking an exam at IWO? Plan extra travel time!

    The City of Amsterdam has begun renovating 16 metro stations on the Eastern Line (Oostlijn). Holendrecht station outside the IWO examination location is first on the city's list. During the works, from 3 August to 27 ...

  • 7 Jul 2016
    KVK:\BETA_

    The Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KvK) is looking for new tools to support tech-startups. Are you a programmer or IT-entrepreneur and do you work for a tech-company or creative agency? Do you have a good idea already or ...

  • 4 Jul 2016
    Big Android BBQ Europe

    On August 15 & 16 there will be another "Big Android BBQ Europe, an event where Android enthousiasts and developers from the whole of Europe will meet to discuss Android app development.

  • 30 Jun 2016
    Students wanted for experiment in crowdsourced software development

    For a study about crowdsourced software development we're looking for participants for several experiments.

  • 30 Jun 2016
    Two AI students selected for prestigious Infosys InStep summer internship programme in India

    This year, two students of the University of Amsterdam have been selected to take part in the prestigious Infosys InStep summer internship programme in India.

  • 7 Jun 2016
    Bicycle clean-up operation on faculty and USC premises

    As of 13 June, broken and abandoned bicycles will be cleared from the bicycle racks on faculty and USC premises. This will allow more students and employees to use these facilities and provide easier access to the ...

  • 31 May 2016
    Doe ook het Google-Examen o.l.v. Joris Luyendijk op 9 juni!

    Tijdens het Google-Examen op 9 juni in Paradiso (Amsterdam) kun je je kennis testen over Google en het moederbedrijf Alphabet.

  • 31 May 2016
    University Day at the Faculty of Science

    On Saturday, 4 June, the childrens' programme of the University day will take place at Science Park 904 will be home to all activities regarding the Faculty of Science programmes.

  • 27 May 2016
    HackYourFuture is looking for developers

    HackYourFuture is a foundation that teaches refugees to become professional webdevelopers in a period of 6 months.

  • 24 May 2016
    Amsterdam Data Science is looking for a Research Assistant

    For more information, please see the attached PDF.

  • 19 May 2016
    Diversions at REC: 21 May to 3 July

    Due to building works, on Saturday, 21 May and Sunday, 22 May, the Nieuwe Achtergracht will be closed to all traffic from Roetersstraat up to the area underneath 'De Brug'. From Monday, 23 May to Sunday, 12 June, ...

  • 17 May 2016
    Trial with food trucks

    Eurest will conduct a trial with food trucks at Science Park 904. From 24 May to 21 June a food truck will be parked in the cafeteria courtyard every Tuesday.

  • 13 May 2016
    Maintenance works Middenweg 17 May - 8 July

    Due to maintenance works to the tram tracks, the Middenweg (from the Kruislaan to the A10) will be closed to cars and buses from Tuesday 17 May to Friday July 8; diversions are in place. Trams will be able to pass at ...

  • 2 May 2016
    UvA & De Correspondent zoeken een studentassistent

    De Correspondent en het Informatics Institute van de Universiteit van Amsterdam zoeken een studentassistent voor een dataproject over politiek en verkiezingen.

  • 2 May 2016
    Enrol now for the coming academic year

    Continuing your studies next year? Arrange your re-enrolment now. You may only continue your studies once you have submitted a re-enrolment request.

  • 5 Apr 2016
    Students' Colloquium 12 April: What is the Faculty Student Council (FSR) and what do they do?

    A meeting for all students of the Faculty of Science: what is going on in science education at the faculty? This edition: What is the Faculty Student Council (FSR) and what do they do?

  • 5 Apr 2016
    Noise nuisance on 8 and 9 April

    On Friday, 8 April and Saturday, 9 April, an old foundation in the Nieuwe Achtergracht canal will be demolished. This work can cause noise nuisance in a number of buildings on the Roeterseiland Campus (Buildings D, ...

  • 4 Apr 2016
    SIS unavailable from Friday afternoon

    Due to planned maintenance, the Student Information System (SIS) of the UvA will be unavailable from 14:00 on Friday, 8 April until 08:00 on Monday, 11 April.

  • 24 Mar 2016
    Are you ready to build something innovative with the Intel® IoT Developer Kit? Here’s your opportunity!

    Registration is open for the Intel® IoT Roadshow the hackathon for makers! The IoT Roadshow finally makes its way to Amsterdam, and will take place on 23 and 24 April @ A Lab.

  • 21 Mar 2016
    New programme director for master Software Enigeering

    We are pleased to announce that Dr Clemens Grelck has been appointed Programme Director for the master Software Engineering. Clemens will take over from Hans Dekkers who was appointed as interim Programme Director.

  • 21 Mar 2016
    New programme director for master Artificial Intelligence

    We are pleased to announce that Dr Maarten van Someren has been appointed Programme Director for the master Artificial Intelligence as of 1 March 2016. Maarten will take over from Prof. dr. Max Welling who is ...

  • 21 Mar 2016
    Science Park 904 closed during spring holidays

    Science Park 904 is in the coming weeks several days closed due to the spring holidays. Staff and students can not enter the faculty building during these closing days.

  • 17 Mar 2016
    Information regarding scabies infection with Psychobiology student

    We received a report that a student in the Bachelor’s programme Psychobiology has been infected with scabies. Contrary to reports in the media, only one student has been diagnosed.

  • 7 Mar 2016
    Route change at the REC from Wednesday, 9 March

    From Wednesday, 9 March, you will be able to cross the Nieuwe Achtergracht canal via a temporary crossing pontoon which is located a few metres from the current pontoon.

  • 1 Mar 2016
    Major IT maintenance works on Saturday 9 April

    On Saturday 9 April major IT maintenance works will be conducted by ICTS between 8:00 and 18:00, resulting in the unavailability of UvA data storage and applications.This will also effect the Faculty of Science.

  • 29 Feb 2016
    Let it GO Event (10 March)

    The makers from Google DeepMind challenged Lee Sedol, the World Champion Go, to a match. This match will be eagerly anticipated by Go players and machine learning researchers. Discussion event on the outcome ...

  • 17 Feb 2016
    Floating bicycle platforms and canalside closed from 16:00 on Friday, 19 February

    From 16:00 on Friday, 19 February to Saturday, 20 February, access to the floating bicycle platforms will be closed due to building works. The route alongside Building L will also be closed.

  • 4 Feb 2016
    Parking facility below Building E reopened as of 8 February

    From 8 February, you can once again park your bicycle in the bicycle parking facility under Building E. In order to reach it, you must take the route via Nieuwe Achtergracht. The route from Roetersstraat via Nieuwe ...

  • 1 Feb 2016
    Route along Nieuwe Achtergracht briefly closed several times this week.

    From Tuesday, 2 February until Friday, 5 February, the route from the Roetersstraat along the Nieuwe Achtergracht and Building H (see photograph) will be closed for a few minutes at a time on several occasions ...

  • 21 Jan 2016
    Science Park 904 accessible on 20 and 21 February

    Contrary to previous notifications, Science Park 904 will be accessible on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 February. UvA systems will also be fully functioning. This means that Blackboard, My UvA, student email, Google ...

  • 18 Jan 2016
    Games for behavioural change symposium, 28 January 2016

    The Game Studies master programme of the University of Amsterdam is proud to announce its first Games for Behavioural Change Symposium.

  • 12 Jan 2016
    New courses on Deep Learning and on Probabilistic Robotics

    Next academic year there will be two new courses within the Master AI: Deep Learning, taught by Efstratios Gavves and Max Welling, and Probabilistic Robotics, taught by Arnoud Visser.

  • 7 Jan 2016
    Ready to meet the Amsterdam TECH community?

    On 4 February 2016 (13:45 – 19:00) TECH020 brings together the community of designers, developers, gamers, nerds, hackers, scientists, startups and other fans of Internet and technology.

  • 5 Jan 2016
    New numbers for rooms in the basement of building G, Roeterseiland campus

    Following the renovation of building G (Roeterseiland campus), the lecture rooms in the basement have been renumbered with effect from 4 January.

  • 14 Dec 2015
    Science Park 904 closed during holidays

    Science Park 904 is closed between Friday 25 December 2015 until Monday 4 January 2016. The restaurant and coffee corner (Academisch Kwartier) will have different opening hours in the days before Christmas.

  • 17 Nov 2015
    Game Studies Symposium

    It will be held on Friday, December 4, from 13:00 till 17:00h in Science Park 904, room C0.05.

  • 17 Nov 2015
    GAMEON'2015 conference - free for AI students

    The conference focuses on Simulation and Artificial Intelligence in Games, and as such may be interesting to AI students. Students of the master AI may attend the conference sessions free of charge. The programme ...

  • 12 Nov 2015
    The Age of Em: Work, Love and Life when Robots Rule the Earth

    Robots may one day rule the world, but what is a robot-ruled earth like?

  • 10 Nov 2015
    The Infosys InStep Programme

    The Instep programme is a summer internship programme that offers 100 to 150 participants from all over the world a completely financed internship on the Infosys campus in Bangalore India. Selected students will have ...

  • 10 Nov 2015
    Green Code Lab Challenge

    EPITA is invested in issues of sustainable development and environment, and wishes to educate future engineers on the questions of green technologies. This is with this objective that we participate to the Green Code ...

  • 3 Nov 2015
    Evacuation of labs Science Park 904

    On Monday, 2 November a short power outage occurred around 10:00, caused by a malfunction outside Science Park 904. Because the outage interfered with the air refreshment systems, the practicum rooms and labs in the ...

  • 20 Oct 2015
    The course ‘Semantics and Pragmatics in Bayesian Interpretation’ will not be given in 2016

    The course ‘Semantics and Pragmatics in Bayesian Interpretation’ is a ‘constrained choice’ course in the Master Artificial Intelligence. This course will not be taught any more, but a ‘coordinated project’ on this ...

  • 20 Oct 2015
    Testing of evacuation system on 27 and 29 October

    The evacuation system at Science Park 904 is scheduled for testing on Tuesday, 27 and Thursday, 29 October. The fire alarms will be tested between 05:00 and 07:00. This will involve a certain amount of noise. Further ...

  • 20 Oct 2015
    Watson Innovation Course

    The Watson Innovation course is collaboration between VU Amsterdam and IBM. You will learn about all the basics and challenges of Cognitive Computing systems. You will have the unique opportunity to work with ...

  • 19 Oct 2015
    UvA Bachelor’s Day at the Faculty of Science

    On Saturday, 31 October, the UvA Bachelor’s Day will take place. Science Park 904 will be home to all activities regarding the Faculty of Science programmes.

  • 5 Oct 2015
    TNO Inhousedag Defensie en Veiligheid

    Ben jij een student of PhD-er en op zoek naar een stage of baan? Kom dan naar de TNO-inhousedag in Den Haag. Een unieke kans om kennis te maken met het werk van TNO op het gebied van defensie en veiligheid en om ...

  • 30 Sep 2015
    Espressobar also open in weekend

    Espressobar will be open in the weekend until 18 oktober 2015. Opening hours are 10.00 - 14.00.

  • 21 Sep 2015
    Techniek Bedrijven Evenement

    Techniek Bedrijven Evenement is hét landelijke carrière evenement voor de techniek- en bèta student dat zal plaatsvinden op 13 november 2015.

  • 10 Sep 2015
    Student's colloquium: 15 September

    A meeting for all students of the Faculty of Science who are interested in what is going on in science education at the faculty.

  • 9 Sep 2015
    Back to Basic alumni event

    Alumni event for information scientists

  • 6 Jul 2015
    LINK Summer School

    Ben jij master-student en heb je interesse in een carrière als Data Scientist? Dan is de LINK-Summer School iets voor jou!

  • 22 Jun 2015
    Using the student ID card to pay for items at Eurest restaurant at Science Park 904

    In addition to payment with a bank debit card, it is now also possible to pay for items at the Eurest restaurant at Science Park 904 with your student ID card.

  • 29 May 2015
    Bicycle clean-up operation on faculty and USC premises

    As of 8 June, broken and abandoned bicycles will be cleared from the bicycle racks on faculty and USC premises. This will allow more students and employees to use these facilities and provide easier access to the ...

  • 26 May 2015
    Students' colloquium postponed

    Due to the upcoming examination period the students' colloquium of 26 May is postponed to Monday 15 June. The topics will be announced the week before.

  • 26 May 2015
    Hackathon in de Amsterdam Arena

    Hack the City & the Amsterdam Arena

  • 18 May 2015
    Debate meeting joint deparment of Informatics UvA-VU

    The student and work council organise on Monday 18 May a debate session about the programme of requirements for a joint UvA- VU deparment of Informatics.

  • 11 May 2015
    Franse Studiebeurzen 2014-2015 “Bourses d’excellence Descartes”

    De Franse ambassade in Nederland en de partnerondernemingen bieden studenten ieder jaar de mogelijkheid een beurs aan te vragen om hun academische opleiding in Frankrijk voort te zetten.

  • 11 May 2015
    Via is organizing a discussion night

    On May 19, via is organizing a discussion night.

  • 30 Apr 2015
    Data Science Game Paris June 2015: open for registration

    Google is strongly involved in the organization of a data science game that will take place in Paris in June 2015. This will be an international competition in which we expect to have nearly 20 teams from ...

  • 23 Apr 2015
    Science Park 904 closed on King's day and in May

    The building Science Park 904 is closed on King's day, Monday 27 April, and the holidays in May. Below an overview of all the days that the builing is closed.

  • 7 Apr 2015
    Join to help shape the faculty discussion

    These last turbulent weeks have given us all food for thought and well as prompted a university-wide discussion about trust, participation, returns and education and research funding.

  • 27 Mar 2015
    Science Park 904 reopened after evacuation

    In response to the power outage on Friday, 27 March, the building at Science Park 904 was evacuated. The buildings have now been reopened.

  • 23 Mar 2015
    Techstartupjobs Fair is coming to Amsterdam in April

    Techstartupjobs Fair has been set up to help Startups find the talent they are looking for and for talent to find their way into the hottest Startups around.

  • 19 Mar 2015
    No access to SPA 904 on Easter Saturday

    On 4 April, Easter Saturday, the University will be carrying out major maintenance work on its ICT network. As a consequence, SPA 904 will be physically inaccessible until 13:00. The entire ICT network will be down ...

  • 17 Mar 2015
    IBM Extreme Blue2015 - Summer internship programme

    Students can be either Master students or Bachelor students (in their final year). The internship will take place between the 15th of June and the 11th of September, 2015.

  • 2 Mar 2015
    Study centre closed until 12:00 on15 March

    On Sunday 15 March 2015 the mains will be switched off in Science Park 904 to enable the emergency power system to be tested. The test will be conducted between 9:00 and 12:00. The faculty building will be closed ...

  • 17 Feb 2015
    De Breed Kreiken Innovatie Fonds voor excellente studenten en promovendi

    Het doel van het De Breed Kreiken Innovatie Fonds is het ondersteunen van zowel wetenschappelijk als artistiek toptalent in de vorm van beurzen voor het volgen van een voortgezette studie aan een topuniversiteit in ...

  • 17 Feb 2015
    Cursus Big Data cursus voor master studenten

    De Stichting de National DenkTank organiseert een cursus over Big Data special voor Master studenten.

  • 17 Feb 2015
    Hackathon visualizations of bird migrations

    ENRAM, the European Network for the Radar surveillance of Animal Movement (http://enram.eu) has just launched a challenge and hackathon aimed at creating visualizations of bird migration as detected by weather ...

  • 3 Feb 2015
    Rent a laptop for 5 euro a day

    Students of the Faculty of Science may rent laptops from the service desk at the Science Park Library.

  • 16 Jan 2015
    From degree programme progression to finding a job through LinkedIn

    If you encounter obstacles while studying, a Student Services (StS) workshop may help you learn to study in an effective manner or to get to grips with the subject matter. StS also offers psychological counselling ...

  • 15 Jan 2015
    Take part in the National Student Survey

    This week, the 2015 National Student Survey (NSE) will officially start. The NSE is a nationwide survey in which students voice their opinions about their degree programme. As from 16 January, Stichting Studiekeuze ...

  • 12 Dec 2014
    Exploration of collaboration in Earth, Ecology & Environment

    The Earth, Ecology & Environment exploratory committee has written a new draft report on programmes and courses offered jointly by the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and VU University Amsterdam (VU).

  • 18 Nov 2014
    Livestream Chemistry Tour

    On Wednesday, 19 November from 14.00 till 16.00 the first edition of the chemistry Tour will be broadcast in a livestream. This Tour is an exclusive encounter between bachelor Chemistry students and Nobelprize ...

  • 18 Nov 2014
    Busy Bachelor Day in SP904

    On Saturday, 29 November the UvA Bachelor Day will be held. The main hall of Science Park 904 is reserved for activities that day. Please note that it will be noisier and busier than normal.

  • 30 Oct 2014
    Paying with your student ID card

    The chipknip electronic cash system will be abolished across the Netherlands effective 1 January 2015. This means that it will no longer be possible to use a chipknip smart card to make payments, including at the ...

  • 21 Oct 2014
    Student's colloquium: 11 November

    A meeting for all students of the Faculty of Science who are interested in what is going on in science education at the faculty.

  • 16 Sep 2014
    FACE Hackathon

    On 20-21 September., Sightcorp together with UvA, Appsterdam, A Lab and ACE Venture Lab is hosting the 1st face reading hackathon in Amsterdam.

  • 16 Sep 2014
    Back to Basic alumni event

    On October 24th, 2014, the bachelor and master programmes in the information sciences domain organise their yearly alumni event. The event will take place from 3 pm until 7 pm, at the Science Park in Amsterdam. ...

  • 22 Aug 2014
    Introduction Master Programmes Information Sciences

    Introduction Master Programmes on Thursday 28 August

  • 23 Jun 2014
    Summer opening hours Science Park 904

    The summer break in 2014 runs from Monday, 7 July to Sunday 15 August. Please note, the summer opening hours of the building, libary and the restaurant.

  • 5 Jun 2014
    Vacancy: Editorial staff members

    Do you have special interest in science communication? Are you up for an interesting experience in setting up a popular science magazine? And would you like to contribute to putting the excellent research of fellow ...

  • 3 Jun 2014
    Bicycle clean-up operation on faculty premises

    On 8 July, broken and abandoned bicycles will be cleared from the bicycle racks on the faculty premises. This will allow more students and employees to use these facilities and provide easier access to the premises ...

  • 15 May 2014
    Presentations first Students' colloquium Faculty of Science

    The first Students' colloquium of the Faculty of Science was held on 14 May 2014. Below you a link to the agreements and presentation sheets.

  • 8 May 2014
    FNWI Course Catalogue 2014-2015 available per 1 June

    The new Course Catalogue 2014-2015 will be available per 1 June.

  • 24 Apr 2014
    Tesla Master's minor

    Tuesday, 13 May 2014 from 14:00 - 17:00.

  • 10 Apr 2014
    Wanted: online student ambassadors Faculty of Science

    Do you love blogs and/or social media and do you like to write/photograph/film? Then we’re looking for you!

  • 13 Mar 2014
    Think Tank is looking for Thinkers

    The Think Tank (Nationale DenkTank) is looking for master students such as mathematicians, philosophers, economists, chemists or from any other study area to help think about solutions for an urgent, societal problem.

  • 12 Mar 2014
    Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2014

    Do you have an innovative and useful idea with commercial or societal impact? And do you want to win € 5,000 to develop it further? Then make your idea live!

  • 13 Jan 2014
    Additional computer study areas during exam weeks

    From 26 till 31 January 2014 additional pc’s are available to UvA students at Science Park.

  • 13 Dec 2013
    Science Student News December 2013 is now online

    Science Student News editon December 2013 is out now. Open the link below to read all news for students of the Faculty of Science.

  • 11 Dec 2013
    Limited opening hours Restaurant and espressobar during Christmas recess

    The opening hours of the restaurant and espressobar Science Park 904 wil be limited during the Christmas recess. See below for the time schedule:

  • 19 Nov 2013
    SIS not available from Thursday, 21 November until Monday, 25 November

    Due to general maintenance, SIS will not be available from 07:00 on Thursday, 21 November until 12:00 on Monday, 25 November. This also applies to the new interface for course and examination registration and the ...

  • 15 Nov 2013
    Science Student News November 2013 is now online

    Science Student News editon November 2013 is out now. Open the link below to read all news for students of the Faculty of Science.

  • 11 Nov 2013
    Thesis Fair Informatics

    Are you looking for a Research Project in Informatics? Join the Thesis Fair on November 21, 12:00, Sciencepark 904, Main Hall.

  • 22 Oct 2013
    Extra computer study areas during exam week

    This week, from 21 to 25 October, extra computers will be available for the tutorials.

  • 18 Oct 2013
    Science Student News October 2013 is now online

    Science Student News editon October 2013 is out now. Open the link below to read all news for students of the Faculty of Science.

  • 14 Oct 2013
    Curious about entrepreneurship?

    Interested in entrepreneurship or starting a business based on technology or science? Learn the basics of starting a company at the ACE Venture Lab, with an Explore programme or a Bootcamp.

  • 8 Oct 2013
    Renovated Robolab looking for new members

    The University’s Intelligent Robotics Lab has been renovated since the start of the academic year. And the robotics teams are always looking for new members.

  • 26 Sep 2013
    Mentorprogramma voor Nederlandse studenten met een niet-westerse achtergrond 2013 - 2014

    Shell Nederland, KPN, ABN-AMRO, NS, KPMG en ECHO, Expertisecentrum Diversiteitsbeleid organiseren vanaf november 2013 een Mentorprogramma voor Nederlandse studenten met een niet-westerse achtergrond.

  • 23 Sep 2013
    Register now for the Tesla minor!

    Do you want to apply your scientific and academic background in business and society, develop your professional skills, work on a project for a real client, engage intensive training in different environments, ...

  • 13 Sep 2013
    New area for student events

    From 16 September to December 2013 a common room will be built for students and staff on the ground floor in building A. The room is located behind the rooms of the student associations and room C0.05.

  • 12 Sep 2013
    Science Student News September 2013 is now online

    Science Student News editon September 2013 is out now. Open the link below to read all news for students of the Faculty of Science.

  • 12 Sep 2013
    Wanted: enthusiastic volunteers for the UvA Computer Museum

    Do you love computers? And would you like to be part of the computer museum staff? Please, apply as a volunteer guide.

  • 20 Aug 2013
    New liftgates; only for people

    Last week new liftgates are placed at ground level of building C to reduce the number of malfunctions. The gates are narrower, so only accessible for persons.