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  • 21 Nov 2017
    Randomised invitation for University Forum membership

    The UvA will start an experimental University Forum in January 2018. Membership will be decided by way of randomised selection.

  • 17 Nov 2017
    Alexander Rinnooy Kan receives honorary doctorate from Tilburg University

    Professor Alexander Rinnooy Kan, university professor, Member of the Upper House, and former President of the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands, was granted an honorary doctorate from Tilburg University ...

  • 13 Nov 2017
    Test your health

    We’re in the middle of autumn, so this is a great moment to evaluate your health by taking the student health test. You will receive personalised feedback that includes tips and references.

  • 8 Nov 2017
    Honorary doctorates awarded to Barbara Partee and Nora Volkow

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will award honorary doctorates to Prof. Barbara Partee, an internationally influential linguist and philosopher of language, and Prof. Nora Volkow, a globally respected expert in the ...

  • 7 Nov 2017
    Gazelles win Entrepreneurial Challenge

    Sixteen student teams spent three weeks working full-time on real-life challenges for businesses (mostly start-ups and scale-ups). This ‘Entrepreneurial Challenge’ is part of the Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice ...

  • 7 Nov 2017
    Free Sports Week from 13-19 November

    The Free Sports Week at the University Sports Centre (USC) will take place from Monday, 13 November to Sunday, 19 November. UvA students and staff can enjoy one week of free access to the gym facilities.

  • 31 Oct 2017
    UvA updates Vision on Teaching and Learning

    The UvA has updated its Vision on Teaching and Learning. New challenges meant that the previous, 2012 version needed to be modified and further clarified. Four ambitions have been formulated which encapsulate the ...

  • 31 Oct 2017
    Fill out International Student Barometer for chance to win €1000 or UvA hoodie

    Are you an international UvA student? You will have received an email invitation to take part in the International Student Barometer (ISB). Share your opinion on your Bachelor’s or Master's programme and you could ...

  • 31 Oct 2017
    Experimental University Forum set to start in January

    The University of Amsterdam will establish an experimental University Forum in January 2018. This decision was made by the Executive Board on Tuesday, 24 October. The accompanying regulations have also been adopted.

  • 31 Oct 2017
    Increase in first-year student intake at UvA

    The intake of new Bachelor’s student at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has increased, preliminary figures show. With 6,271 new first-year students this year compared to 5,552 in the 2016-17 academic year, the ...

  • 25 Oct 2017
    U Night: the UvA celebrates 385 years with a festival for the city

    Don't miss your chance to roam around the UvA's century-old buildings. On Saturday, 18 November, between 20.00 and 22.00, the UvA will open the doors of Oudemanhuispoort and surrounding buildings to the people of ...

  • 24 Oct 2017
    Job vacancy: UvA Executive Board Student Assessor

    The Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam is looking for a new Student Assessor for the period from January 2018 until January 2019. Would you like to gain administrative experience at the highest level? ...

  • 16 Oct 2017
    Improve your programme with UvA Q

    At the end of this first teaching period, UvA students will once again have the opportunity to give their views on the courses they have followed via UvA Q. This feedback is very important for programmes, so please ...

  • 13 Oct 2017
    UvA Career Day 2017 on 9 November

    Are you orientating on the next step after your studies? Or are you looking for an internship? The UvA Career Day on November 9th is a unique opportunity to explore your future, focus your career search and increase ...

  • 10 Oct 2017
    Call for entries: 2017 Robbert Dijkgraaf Essay Prize

    The 2017 Robbert Dijkgraaf Essay Prize is open to students, former students and staff members of institutions of higher education in Belgium and the Netherlands.

  • 10 Oct 2017
    UvA academics take on international researchers in Challenging Society Sessions

    An activist philosopher versus a political scientist, a neuroscientist challenging an anthropologist and a biomedical scientists taking on a sociologist: In the new series ‘Challenging Society Sessions’, UvA ...

  • 9 Oct 2017
    UvA honours scholarship students with ceremony

    On Thursday, 5 October, the UvA held a special ceremony in the Aula to honour this year’s UvA scholarship recipients.

  • 6 Oct 2017
    Extended opening hours library locations and extra study places during exam period

    Looking for a study place during the exam period? UB Singel will be open every night until 1 A.M. Extra study places have also been arranged on the Roeterseiland Campus (REC) and in the city centre.

  • 6 Oct 2017
    In memoriam Eberhard van der Laan

    Over the last seven years, mayor Eberhard van der Laan proved time and again to be of immense importance to the city of Amsterdam and to its knowledge institutes. Throughout this period, he displayed a strong ...

  • 3 Oct 2017
    Edith Hooge and Gerard Mols appointed members of UvA Supervisory Board

    The Minister of Education, Culture and Science has appointed Professor Edith Hooge as a member of the UvA Supervisory Board, effective 1 October 2017. The appointment is for a term of four years. Professor Gerard ...