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Study advisers

Child Development and Education

The study advisers are the first contact person for students who need professional support and information during their studies. You can contact the study advisers in several ways. You can ask a question by mail of telephone, or make an appointment for a personal meeting.

Please note!

  • Due to the measures concerning the coronavirus the study advisors can be reached only by telephone or email. Walk-in hours are cancelled up and until 31 March.
  • If you have any questions concerning your programme or study progress send an email to
  • Check for updates concerning the coronavirus measures the website of the UvA.


For relatively straightforward questions you can contact the Study advisers via e-mail at

Consultation by phone

If you have short, relatively simple questions you can also contact the Study Advisers via telephone on Fridays from 12:00-13:00 at +31 (0)20 525 1338.

Walk-in hours

If you prefer to talk to a study adviser in person and only have a short straightforward question, you can drop by during walk-in hours on Thursdays from 12:00-13:00. Please report at the Education Desk in room REC-E9.91A first.

Personal appointments

For more complex issues such as personal problems, delay in study, or tutoring we advise you to make a personal appointment with one of the study advisers.