During the month of September, scholars from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will treat passengers on the Amsterdam Noord ferry to mini lectures. Pop-up lectures will also be given for (international) travellers at ...
22 Aug 2017
UvA international policy updated
The international development experienced by the UvA in recent years has led to a need to adjust its internationalisation strategy. This has now been done. The modified objectives and actions can be read in the ...
16 Aug 2017
Lecture pavilion at Roeterseiland
Work on the Roeterseiland Campus is currently in full flow as the finishing touches are being made to Building A. There is a possibility that the large circular lecture hall in Building A, with a seating capacity of ...
15 Aug 2017
In Memoriam Desire Khoza
It is with great sadness that we share the news that Desire Khoza has passed away suddenly. Desire was a student of the Master’s in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance (AS&MF).
4 Aug 2017
Vacancy for the position of Student Assessor
UvA Economics and Business is looking for a new student assessor. The student assessor has an advisory role and provides feedback with regard to the development of education-related policy.
2 Aug 2017
Anne de Graaf appointed UvA Diversity Officer
Anne de Graaf has been appointed Diversity Officer of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The appointment will enter into force on 1 November 2017. She is currently Head of Studies for Academic Core and Outreach ...
12 Jul 2017
Amsterdam School of Data Science to launch minor in Data Science
It is impossible to imagine our society today without data science. Whether it involves self-driving cars, tracking down radicalisation on social networks, improving athletic performance, or stimulating online sales: ...
11 Jul 2017
First batch of PPLE students graduate at UvA
On Thursday, 6 July the first batch of students of the unique Bachelor’s programme in Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics graduated at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). This festive event was celebrated in the ...
5 Jul 2017
Isaac Roet Prize 2017: project plans sought
The Isaac Roet Prize is a special award granted to an ABS student or alumnus with the best project plan that expresses Isaac Roet's ideals.
4 Jul 2017
New study spaces in REC A and B/C
In the 'Learning Spaces' in REC A and B/C there will be created ca 850 new study spaces without a PC. The new study spaces will be phased into use from the start of the new academic year.
4 Jul 2017
Get healthy and fit for the summer with the student health test
Do a quick health check before you set off on a well-deserved vacation! Go to www.studentgezondheidstest.nl to receive personalised feedback including tips and, if needed, referrals.
3 Jul 2017
University Forum proposal drawn up following consultation
The proposal is for a broad-based forum, with participants from all parts of the UvA, who will discuss policy several times a year.
28 Jun 2017
REC Summer Festival: Early birds first drink for free
The first 250 visitors at the festival grounds will receive their first drink for free. Pick up your token at the festival information desk at 16:30 (building L (Lab) on the waterfront), order your drink and enjoy ...
28 Jun 2017
Vacancy: student assistant sought for Centre for Blended Learning
The Centre for Blended Learning has a vacancy for a student assistant. The position is for 8 -16 hours a week for a year and starts in July.
28 Jun 2017
Thursday 29 June: Farewell MSc BA
This Thursday 29 June, all MSc BA students are invited to the ‘Farewell’: take an hour to get together with other MSc BA students (all tracks) before flying off to your summer holidays, home, or next adventure. The ...
27 Jun 2017
Have your say about the vision on teaching and learning
Do you have ideas about how education at the UvA should develop in the coming years? Can you tell us what next year’s edition of the UvA Education Day should look like? Then please submit your comments and ...
27 Jun 2017
NSE 2017 results for UvA Economics and Business
UvA Economics and Business has shown the highest increase in student satisfaction among all UvA faculties, according to this year’s National Student Survey (NSE: Nationale Studentenenquête).
23 Jun 2017
Consumer insights from MSc BA Students: Optimel, women, and a healthy diet
In each period a specific MSc Business Administration course, track, lecturer or business case in the programme is highlighted. This first edition will focus on a business case for two courses in the Marketing track: ...
20 Jun 2017
Give us your idea for using ICT to improve education
UvA Grassroots offers you the opportunity to implement your idea in an easy and accessible way. Various lecturers and students have already paved the way!
15 Jun 2017
CBS report based on Amsterdam School of Economics doctoral research
A report on the growth of online purchasing published by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) on 23 May is based on research conducted by Quinten Meertens, a doctoral candidate at the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and ...