For best experience please turn on javascript and use a modern browser!

News

Results: 1 - 20 of 757
Results: 1 - 20 of 757
  • Win tickets for concert by J.Pzn Sweelinck orchestra in the Concertgebouw
    17 Jun 2021
    On Monday, 12 July, the UvA Orchestra J.Pzn Sweelinck will be presenting the same classical concert twice, including works by Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky. Join the raffle to win tickets for this programme in the ...
  • Share your ideas on development of Amsterdam Science Park
    14 Jun 2021
    Students and staff are invited to share their ideas on the development and redesign of the former Kruislaan in Amsterdam Science Park. To gather as much input from users as possible, we have created a short digital ...
  • 2021 student council elections results
    11 Jun 2021
    On Friday, 11 June, the Central Voting Office (CSB) announced the election results of the annual student council elections, held from 31 May - 4 June.
  • UvA takes third place in SustainaBul sustainability ranking
    2 Jun 2021
    Last Friday, the SustainaBul, the national sustainability ranking for higher education institutes, was announced. The UvA finished in third place out of 32 participating institutions. This result shows we are taking ...
  • Roeterseiland Health Centre offers care for body and mind
    2 Jun 2021
    General practitioners, dentists, physiotherapists, a dietician and a practice of healthcare psychologists; all these health services are offered at the new Roeterseiland Health Centre, which will open later this ...
  • Peter van Tienderen (photo: Dirk Gillissen)
    Peter van Tienderen reappointed dean of Faculty of Science
    1 Jun 2021
    Prof. Peter van Tienderen has been reappointed dean of the Faculty of Science by the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam. Van Tienderen's second term will commence on 1 January 2022 and will run for a ...
  • Start of fine-free return month for library books
    1 Jun 2021
    If you still have library books at home that have incurred fines of up to 100 euros, you may hand them in without penalty at the desk of one of our library locations during the month of June. Your fines will be ...
  • Voting is open for the 2021 student council elections
    1 Jun 2021
    The polls are open! Between Monday, 31 May and Friday, 4 June, all UvA students can vote for the 2021 student council elections. You will find answers to the most important questions about the elections below:
  • New IIS Honours module: 'The next great/small transformation' starting in September 2021
    31 May 2021
    Society is facing urgent and complex challenges, such as climate change, inequality, pandemics and digitisation. Because these issues are firmly rooted in existing societal structures and institutions, shaping ...
  • Start of consultations on 2022 Framework Letter
    31 May 2021
    On 25 May 2021 the Executive Board adopted the 2022 Framework Letter subject to the approval of the general outline of the budget by the central representative advisory bodies. Staff and students now have until 14 ...
  • Caatje Kluskens named winner of the Sustainability Create a Course Challenge
    26 May 2021
    Caatje Kluskens, a 22-year-old Media and Culture student at the University of Amsterdam, pitched her idea for a course entitled ‘Food, Animals and the Environment: The relationship between humans, non-humans and the ...
  • John van Boxel elected Lecturer of the Year at the Faculty of Science
    25 May 2021
    Lecturer of Biology John van Boxel has been named Faculty of Science Lecturer of the Year. This was announced during 'UvA Hours of Education'. Van Boxel received the most votes within the Faculty of Science and was ...
  • Research into the effects of Covid-19 on education at the Faculty of Science
    25 May 2021
    How have students experienced online education in recent months? Have existing inequalities increased as a result of the lockdown period or have new inequalities arisen? In order to find an answer to this, the ...
  • New IIS Elective courses for first semester 2021-2022
    24 May 2021
    Every academic year, the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies offers a range of electives that are open to all UvA students. Next semester's electives include several new courses relevant to actual contemporary ...
  • Image: Monique Kooijmans
    Consultation of heritage collections possible again
    24 May 2021
    As of 25 May, the Allard Pierson Reading Room, the Humanities Collections and the IWO Reading Room will be open again. External borrowers will again be able to consult the digital collections on location. Reservation ...
  • Online lecture by Jan Lintsen on UvA finances
    20 May 2021
    On Wednesday, 2 June 2021 Executive Board member Jan Lintsen will be giving a lecture for students and employees for the third time, about UvA’s financial management and topical financial subjects. Registration is ...
  • Update study spaces 20 May
    20 May 2021
    From 20 May on, all students will once again be able to book a visit to the University Library with a maximum of 1 reservation per day, 2 times per week. On the study spaces page, you will find information on how to ...
  • Faces of Science Park: Vivek Lakshman
    18 May 2021
    The Faculty Diversity Office interviews a staff member of the Faculty of Science every month about a book, a film or something else that has inspired them within the theme of Diversity. This month in Faces of Science ...
  • Several physical exchange programmes to be allowed to go ahead, subject to conditions
    12 May 2021
    On 20 April, a decision was made to cancel all physical exchange programmes in the first semester of the 2021-2022 academic year. This decision was based on the advice against travelling worldwide and to give ...
  • UvA Hour of Education
    10 May 2021
    The faculty winners of the Lecturer of the Year award will be announced on 25 May 2021. In addition, we focus our attention to how online education was organised and experienced last year.