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  • 24 Sep 2018
    University lecturers and students take action against budget cuts

    In the week of 24 September at almost all Dutch universities, a number of lectures will be held out of doors to protest against budget cuts in higher education. This is the first time that academic staff will ...

  • 20 Sep 2018
    Make the world your classroom: Study Abroad Fair

    Find out the possibilities for studying abroad, and for internships, a full Master's programme, summer programmes and volunteer work abroad during the UvA Study Abroad Fair on Saturday afternoon, 29 September.

  • 18 Sep 2018
    Open consulting hour for institutional audit

    On 7 and 8 November 2018, a panel from the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) will visit the University of Amsterdam as part of the institutional audit. The panel is charged with ...

  • 18 Sep 2018
    ABS lecturers nominated for 2018 Actuary of the Year award

    The Actuary of the Year award is presented annually to actuaries who have made a special contribution to the visibility of this profession in society.

  • 4 Sep 2018
    Great idea for a new course? Join the Create a Course Challenge!

    The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) challenges all UvA students to submit an idea for an interdisciplinary course by 30 September 2018, and to develop your course together with IIS curriculum experts. ...

  • 4 Sep 2018
    Roger Laeven reappointed as Academic Advisor to EIOPA

    Prof. Roger Laeven has been reappointed by the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) to a second mandate as Academic Member of the Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group (IRSG) advisory ...

  • 3 Sep 2018
    Roeterseiland Welcomes Honey Bees

    While Amsterdam suffered through this summer’s scorching temperatures, fifteen thousand new inhabitants took up residence on the green roof of the Roeterseiland Campus.

  • 24 Aug 2018
    Conversion of Oudemanhuispoort building into student housing begins

    On behalf of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), student housing provider DUWO began renovation work on the Oudemanhuispoort university complex this week. A total of 80 temporary student rooms will be created inside ...

  • 15 Aug 2018
    The new academic year starts with Canvas!

    Canvas replaces Blackboard as a digital learning environment of the UvA as of 1 September 2018. Teachers are now working hard to prepare all courses. Check whether your courses are already in Canvas. Log in on ...

  • 10 Aug 2018
    UvA Introduction Week activities at Roeterseiland

    On Monday 27 and Thursday 30 August, the Roeterseiland Campus will be hosting the annual Introduction Week activities for all new first-year students.

  • 19 Jul 2018
    Framework letter 2019 finalised

    On 17 July, following the approval of the Joint Meeting, the Executive Board finalised the Framework Letter 2019 which provides a general budgetary outline. The Framework Letter will serve as the basis for the UvA’s ...

  • 11 Jul 2018
    NSE 2018: UvA Economics and Business results

    The results of the 2018 National Student Survey (NSE) are in. The results show a decrease in student satisfaction nationwide, including at the UvA.

  • 11 Jul 2018
    Extra income through informing prospective students

    We’re looking for enthusiastic Bachelor's students at UvA Economics and Business who are willing to speak to prospective students during various Bachelor’s information days scheduled for the next academic year. It’s ...

  • 10 Jul 2018
    ‘Low turnout at representative advisory council elections because of lack of information’

    The main reason that students and staff do not vote in elections for the representative advisory bodies is because they are 'not or insufficiently aware of the standpoints, the parties or the activities'. This was ...

  • 9 Jul 2018
    New-look UvA website: watch the video and get a sneak peek

    After the summer, the UvA website will be getting a new look and feel.

  • 3 Jul 2018
    Space for student housing in Oudemanhuispoort

    Over the coming year, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will be creating around 80 temporary student residences inside Oudemanhuispoort in the University Quarter. Municipal authorities have approved the plan and ...

  • 29 Jun 2018
    New interdisciplinary electives for first semester of 2018-2019

    How far are we removed from the world of 'Black Mirror'? And what does your cup of coffee have to do with Slavery? Find out by following an interdisciplinary elective after the summer. The new electives for 2018-2019 ...

  • 28 Jun 2018
    NSE 2018: Decrease in student satisfaction nationwide, including at the UvA

    The extent to which UvA students are satisfied with their degree programmes has decreased. In the period from February to May of this year, some 8,500 students took part in the National Student Survey (NSE). The ...

  • 26 Jun 2018
    UvA Confidential Advisers’ 2017 Annual Report published

    The UvA Confidential Advisers’ 2017 Annual Report has been published. Across the UvA, there were a total of 74 reports of inappropriate conduct in 2017, 37 from students and 37 from staff.

  • 26 Jun 2018
    Protest events: discussion opens up many possibilities

    Following the March for Education, the Executive Board spoke with signatories of the ‘letter of solidarity’ and invited protesting students for talks. Read more.