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Results: 1 - 20 of 732
  • ACTA presents: Picture a scientist
    5 Mar 2021
    March 8 is International Women's Day. ACTA invites you to watch the documentary Picture a Scientist. The film is about the rise of researchers who are writing a new chapter for female scientists. Be informed and ...
  • Study associations receive funding to help improve student wellbeing
    4 Mar 2021
    As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is hard for students to stay in contact with one another and to fully feel they are part of the academic community. That is why the UvA announced the Keep in Touch campaign at ...
  • Don’t forget to fill out the National Student Survey before March 10
    2 Mar 2021
    You have until March 10 to fill out the National Student Survey! Voice your opinion on your degree programme and the university so you can win some amazing prizes. How about an Apple Macbook Air or Sony noise ...
  • ‘Diversity and inclusion are everybody's responsibility’
    2 Mar 2021
    The Faculty of Science has published the Diversity and Inclusion Policy Document which sets out its ambitions for the next three years.
  • Two more weeks to join the UvA Create a Course Challenge: deadline 17 March
    1 Mar 2021
    The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) challenges all UvA students to submit an idea for a new interdisciplinary course and to develop that course together with IIS curriculum experts. Submit your idea ...
  • Join the UvA panel!
    16 Feb 2021
    Would you voice your opinion on matters at the University of Amsterdam? Are there things the UvA can do better for example? Or do you have ideas on specific topics? Sign up now for the UvA panel. Through the panel ...
  • Over 20% of students have already filled out the National Student Survey!
    15 Feb 2021
    Of all UvA students, 20.3% have already filled out the National Student Survey! Have you given your opinion on your degree programme and the university yet? If not, do so before March 10. It only takes around 15 ...
  • National Student Survey already filled out by 13,1% of UvA-students!
    4 Feb 2021
    Have you already filled out the National Student Survey (NSE)? If not, do so before March 10! Currently 13,1% of students at the UvA have given their opinion on their degree programme and the university. Let your ...
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    UvA open access policy and Diamond Open Access Fund
    4 Feb 2021
    The Executive Board recently adopted the UvA Open Science programme 2020 – 2024. The programme includes an overview of new and well-established initiatives with regard to open access, research data management and ...
  • University Forum on social safety: report Taskforce ‘Breaking the silences. Social safety at the University of Amsterdam’
    3 Feb 2021
    On Monday, February 15, the University Forum will focus on social safety. During this University Forum, the Social Safety Taskforce will present its report with findings and recommendations for strengthening social ...
  • Martin van Hees
    Martin van Hees appointed dean of Amsterdam University College
    2 Feb 2021
    Martin van Hees, Professor at the Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities of Free University Amsterdam (VU), has been appointed as dean of Amsterdam University College (AUC). The appointment is for a ...
  • Erasmus + grant awarded to VISION project
    2 Feb 2021
    The educational innovation project Virtual Interface for Smart Interactions Online (VISION) in which the Faculty of Science is participating has received a subsidy from the European Erasmus + programme. Vision aims ...
  • Onlinebrary: Experience studying together from home
    29 Jan 2021
    Even though you're stuck at home, it’s great to still be able to see your fellow students. After all, you're not the only one studying. Go to MS Teams to find the Onlinebrary. This is a motivating and inspiring ...
  • Executive Board approves joint accommodation of Executive Programmes and PPLE in REC P
    20 Jan 2021
    TThe Executive Board has decided to jointly accommodate the Executive Programmes (EP) and and the interfaculty Bachelor's programme in Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics (PPLE) in REC P. REC P will be renovated ...
  • Take part in the National Student Survey 2021!
    18 Jan 2021
    This week the National Student Survey (NSE) will start. The NSE is a national survey in which students give their opinion about their study and educational institution. From Thursday 21 January you will receive an ...
  • Winners Grassroots Science4all 2020
    15 Jan 2021
    In 2020, employees and students were again called upon to apply for financial support for projects to improve diversity and inclusion at the Faculty of Science. This time no fewer than six projects have received a ...
  • Universities lowering the standard for BSA this year
    14 Jan 2021
    In view of the corona crisis, the 14 Dutch universities have opted to lower the standard for the binding study advice (BSA) this academic year by 10-15%. For the UvA, this means that students who started their study ...
  • Take part in outdoor personal training at USC
    14 Jan 2021
    Interested in a little break from online workouts or your standard run around the park? With a USC PT membership, you can book three outdoor personal training sessions – 50 minutes each – at one of the USC locations.
  • UvA adapts building-related projects
    11 Jan 2021
    The coronavirus pandemic and the expansion of digital education have prompted the UvA to critically reassess the need for renovation or new-build projects. The feasibility of new plans will also be subjected to ...
  • 2021 - 2026 strategic plan: inspiring generations
    7 Jan 2021
    At the beginning of this year the Executive Board (CvB) established its Strategic Plan for 2021 – 2026, entitled Inspiring generations. This states what is needed to maintain and expand our position as a university: ...