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  • 17 Oct 2019
    Update: Roof construction Science Park 904

    The construction of the new glass roof panel above the central hall of Science Park 904 is moving along smoothly. By the end of the week the temporary roof will have been replaced in its entirety. Next week, the ...

  • 16 Oct 2019
    UvA response to email sent to Turkish student

    The UvA has received many responses with regard to a message on social media, which was posted by a Turkish student about an internship rejection from a UvA staff member.

  • 15 Oct 2019
    Start of Social Safety Taskforce

    During the current academic year the Taskforce on Social Safety will develop an integrated approach to social safety. The Taskforce's aim is to act as a catalyst for improvements in policies, workplace habits and ...

  • 15 Oct 2019
    This student takes part in weekly Executive Board meetings

    ‘It's not like I'm exchanging texts with Karen, Geert or Jan every morning, though’, she says with a laugh. Still, as a student assessor, Master's student in Sociology Iris Kingma (25) sits down with the UvA ...

  • 10 Oct 2019
    Exam Time: from 12 until 25 October

    During exam time the Library, in cooperation with Facility Services, offers you extra study spaces. On campus lecture rooms are available for studying. Need longer for your study? No problem. The Library has extended ...

  • 8 Oct 2019
    NVAO assessment panel positive about UvA quality agreements

    The UvA's plans for using the student loan funds, in the context of the so-called Higher Education Quality Agreements, have been positively assessed by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders ...

  • 8 Oct 2019
    2020 draft budget: investing in teaching and research

    In 2020, the UvA will have more money to spend. The University’s income is expected to be 4% higher than in the 2019 budget, giving greater scope for both short-term and long-term investments in teaching and ...

  • 7 Oct 2019
    Sustainability Week at the Faculty of Science

    At the University of Amsterdam we are continuously working on making our education, research, operations and buildings more sustainable. From 7-11 October, we will highlight the many sustainable projects and ...

  • 7 Oct 2019
    Instruction videos on Information Literacy

    The new videos briefly explain a number of topics to help students find academic sources more intelligently. They also show students how to get more out of the Library’s services.

  • 3 Oct 2019
    Help the Library create the study places in Science Park-LAB42 and give us your suggestions on the Final Design

    How do students want to use the new study places? Does the appearance meet the wishes? The Library wants to know if the design fulfills students expectations.

  • 1 Oct 2019
    Faculty of Science participates in Neighbour Day 2019

    Sunday 29 September was National Neighbour Day 2019. At the initiative of community centre Cybersoek, the Faculty of Science and students organisation Diversity Talks, residents of the Indische Buurt, UvA students ...

  • 1 Oct 2019
    Interim ombudsperson appointed

    Jacqueline Schoone has been appointed interim ombudsperson.

  • 1 Oct 2019
    UvA to introduce extra holiday week from next academic year

    Starting from the 2020-2021 academic year, an additional teaching-free week (holiday week) will be introduced in all the faculties of the University of Amsterdam. The Executive Board took the official decision on ...

  • 27 Sep 2019
    Sign up for the Academic Diversity Programme

    UvA's Academic Diversity Programme (ADP) is a mentoring programme in which students are supported by senior students during their first year at the university. Applications are now open for the upcoming academic ...

  • 26 Sep 2019
    The Tesla Minor

    The Tesla minor is a program for ambitious science students that want to use their scientific knowledge and skills to create societal impact.

  • 24 Sep 2019
    Roof construction works Science Park 904

    Between Monday, 14 October and Friday, 1 November, the temporary roof construction in the central hall of Science Park 904 will be replaced with a new glass roof. The construction works will cause some inconvenience ...

  • 19 Sep 2019
    Access to The New York Times, also available on smartphones

    As of today, students and employees of the University of Amsterdam have access to the full texts articles of The New York Times. De University Library has taken a subscription on this widely read American newspaper.

  • 19 Sep 2019
    Climate strike on 27 September

    There will be a climate strike in The Hague on 27 September. Everyone is free to join the climate strike, but teaching and research will also continue as planned on this day.

  • 17 Sep 2019
    Final version of 2020 Framework Letter

    Following the consent of the Joint Meeting (GV), the Executive Board (CvB) adopted the definitive version of the 2020 Framework Letter on 10 September. Covering the outlines of the budget, the framework letter will ...

  • 17 Sep 2019
    ‘You will be expected to have an opinion on everything’

    This past year, Roeland Voorbergen (20) served as chair of the Central Student Council (CSR), the council that represents the interests of all University of Amsterdam (UvA) students. This academic year, Pjotr van der ...