UvA team joint winner of 2018 Global Ingenuity Challenge
A team from the UvA has been named joint winner of Universitas 21's 2018 Global Ingenuity Challenge (GIC) for KarmaPickUp, an app designed to reduce food waste.
15 Jun 2018
Canvas will replace Blackboard next academic year
As of 1 September 2018, Canvas will replace Blackboard as the digital learning environment. Students of 140 courses across five faculties have already experienced Canvas for themselves in the second semester of the ...
14 Jun 2018
AUC students at UN summit on refugee inclusion at universities
On 7 June, Right2Education, an initiative of students at Amsterdam University College (AUC), participated in a UN summit on the inclusion of migrants and refugees in universities.
13 Jun 2018
UvA Matching: a good benchmark for study progress
Students who participate in UvA Matching and receive a positive recommendation will obtain more credits in the first year than ‘matchers’ with a negative recommendation or students who do not engage in matching at ...
13 Jun 2018
'Everybody has a right to protest, but we will not allow buildings or premises to be occupied'
Geert ten Dam answers four questions on the events of this past weekend.
12 Jun 2018
End the academic year with a bang at the SummerFest - 21 June
End the academic year with a bang on 21 June. Join the SummerFest Roeterseiland with your fellow students and enjoy an awesome and varied programme.
9 Jun 2018
Reaction to end of student action
On Friday, June 8, a March for Education took place in Amsterdam. UvA students and staff, together with students from other university cities, came out in support of higher education in the Netherlands.
8 Jun 2018
UvA identifies 220 extra student rooms
In its pursuit of a rapid solution to meet the need for additional accommodation for international students, the University of Amsterdam (UvA), in collaboration with Droompark recreation park and AM, has made ...
7 Jun 2018
Information meeting: New flexible education building planned for Roeterseiland Campus
At the start of academic year 2019-2020, the range of lecture rooms at Roeterseiland Campus will be expanded with a flexible education building. On Monday, 18 June, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will be ...
31 May 2018
Frank Nack chosen as UvA’s 2018 Lecturer of the Year
Frank Nack was officially named as the UvA’s 2018 Lecturer of the Year during the Education Day on Thursday, 31 May. Frank Nack is the programme director of the MSc in Information Studeies at the Faculty of Science.
30 May 2018
Invitation ABS MSc graduation gala
To celebrate your hard work and submitting your Master’s thesis, all Master’s students of the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) are invited to an exclusive and classic graduation gala at The Grand Hotel.
30 May 2018
'Efficiency cut must be scrapped'
For a while it looked like the efficiency cut in teaching and education would be made less severe or even scrapped. Unfortunately, this is not the case. A total of 183 million euros will be cut from the budget of the ...
30 May 2018
Alternative for sharing longevity risk in pensions
Michel Vellekoop (Quantitative Economics section, Amsterdam School of Economics) and Anja de Waegenaere (Tilburg University) conducted research into an alternative where the degree of risk could differ per age cohort.
30 May 2018
P.C. Hooft Prize presented to Nachoem Wijnberg
Nachoem Wijnberg, poet and professor of Cultural Entrepreneurship and Management (Entrepreneurship & Innovation section, Amsterdam Business School) was presented the P.C. Hooft Prize on Thursday, 24 May.
23 May 2018
Williamson Prize awarded to Giuseppe Dari Mattiacci and Enrico Perotti
Prof. Giuseppe Dari Mattiacci (Amsterdam Law school, Amsterdam Business School) and Prof. Enrico Perotti (Amsterdam Business School) have been awarded the 2018 Oliver E. Williamson Prize for the best article ...
16 May 2018
Join the crew of the 2018 Intreeweek
You can now apply as a crew member or mentor for the Intreeweek, the UvA's introduction for new students. This year's edition will take place from 27 to 31 August.
15 May 2018
UvA through to next round of international architecture prize
With its design for the Roeterseiland Campus (buildings A, B, C, D), the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is through to the next round of the 2018 RIBA International Prize. The campus design is among the 20 nominated ...
14 May 2018
2018 Student council elections: cast your vote!
The student council elections will be held from Monday, 14 May to Friday, 18 May. You can start casting your vote today.
9 May 2018
UvA Economics and Business looking for Diversity focus group members
Diversity Officer Wilma de Kruijf is the coordinator of diversity measures at UvA Economics and Business and she is also responsible for the implementation and monitoring of an action plan that is currently being ...
8 May 2018
Take part in the Student Research Conference
Have you recently finished your Bachelor’s research project, or are you nearly finished? Consider submitting your paper for the Student Research Conference (SRC), where you’ll present your research in front of a ...