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Results: 1 - 40 of 700
  • Amsterdam council approves plan for University Quarter
    9 Jul 2021
    The Amsterdam municipal council has approved the UvA’s plans for the renovation of the University Quarter. Over the next ten years, the UvA will be restoring and preserving its monumental buildings on and around the ...
  • Work location - Allard Pierson
    Update on painting work at Allard Pierson
    8 Jul 2021
    The exterior of the Allard Pierson Museum is to be painted from 28 June to 10 September. In this update, the dates for building and taking down scaffolding have been changed, as the work in week 26 was progressing well.
  • Cyber-attack evaluation: crisis organisation worked well
    7 Jul 2021
    In February, AUAS and UvA were hit by a serious cyber-attack. Both institutions successfully repelled the attack, and were able to declare the situation ‘under control’ on 10 March. In order to learn from this event, ...
  • Students behind computers during the Summer
    Update on study places: No more reservation needed and start of summer opening hours
    7 Jul 2021
    As of 12 July, UvA students and staff no longer need to book a study place in advance as a result of the relaxation of the corona restrictions. At the same time, the summer opening times will begin. Library locations ...
  • Dikran Kassabian appointed as student assessor UvA
    6 Jul 2021
    Political science student Dikran Kassabian has been appointed as student assessor of the University of Amsterdam by the Executive Board. Kassabian is the successor of Rijk van Beek and will start on September 1st for ...
  • NSO 2021 logo
    Ticket draw for NSO performance of Wagner’s Ring cycle
    5 Jul 2021
    In August 2021, the Dutch Student Orchestra (NSO) will perform an adaptation of Richard Wagner's masterpiece Der Ring des Nibelungen. The adaptation is by Henk de Vlieger. The UvA is holding a ticket draw among ...
  • two hands are holding a digitally illustrated network
    The UvA launches new Bachelor's programme in Computational Social Science
    2 Jul 2021
    The University of Amsterdam has been given the go-ahead for the new Bachelor's programme in Computational Social Science. In this programme, students will learn to develop sustainable digital interventions that ...
  • Join the UvA panel!
    30 Jun 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 ...
  • UvA appoints Samera Ouchene as ombudsperson
    30 Jun 2021
    As of 6 September 2021, Samera Ouchene will be the UvA’s ombudsperson. She has been appointed for a period of four years, with the option of being reappointed for two further terms. UvA ombudsperson is a full-time ...
  • Michael Hameleers and Edina Strikovic win ASCoR Baschwitz Awards 2020
    24 Jun 2021
    ASCoR Researchers awarded on June 24, 2021
  • NSE 2021: UvA students score the university a 3,83 out of 5
    23 Jun 2021
    The results of the National Student Survey have been published! Over 35% of all UvA students gave their opinion on their course programme and the university between January and March 2021. The results show that you ...
  • Dutch Higher Education Award: sign up your education team
    22 Jun 2021
    The Dutch Higher Education Premium is awarded every year by the Ministry of OCW to education teams that deliver a special performance. Nominated teams have a chance to win an amount of €1.2 million, €800,000 or ...
  • 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 ...
  • Roeterseiland
    Police community event ‘Waaks’ on Roeterseiland campus
    14 Jun 2021
    On Tuesday 15 June, from 16:00 to 18:00, the police will be on Roeterseiland campus with many officers in uniform and a tuk-tuk serving coffee. The officers will speak to dog owners and ask for their cooperation. ...
  • Work location - Allard Pierson
    Painting work at Allard Pierson
    14 Jun 2021
    The exterior of the Allard Pierson Museum is to be painted from 28 June to 10 September.
  • 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.
  • Priska Breves wins best student paper award
    3 Jun 2021
    Dr. Priska Breves, who will be joining the ASCoR Persuasive Communication group as Assistant Professor in August, received the best student paper award of the ICA’s Communication and Technology division for her ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Access to 75 new databases through Adam Matthew Explorer
    1 Jun 2021
    The University Library has taken out a temporary subscription to Adam Matthew Explorer. This effectively adds no less than 75 databases to our collection for UvA students, lecturers and researchers.
  • Hang-Yee Chan, Christin Scholz and their co-authors receive ‘Promising Early Career Paper’ Award
    1 Jun 2021
    Hang-Yee Chan, Christin Scholz and their co-authors received the award for ‘Promising Early Career Paper’ at the Information System division of ICA 2021.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
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    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 ...
  • Loes Pouwels receives KNAW early career partnership
    20 May 2021
    The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has awarded its Early Career Partnerships for the second time to ten young researchers. They will have the opportunity to organise an interdisciplinary ...
  • Work location - Allard Pierson
    Renovation work on roof of Allard Pierson
    19 May 2021
    The roof of the building at Oude Turfmarkt is due for renovation. This is necessary because of leaks. To resolve this issue, the roofing is being replaced. Part of the roofing was already replaced in the summer of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Have your say on the campus university of the future
    4 May 2021
    The UvA is working on a vision of the education of the future, in which we describe what our education will look like if we make optimal use of the possibilities offered by the campus and digital resources. We ask ...
  • Anne de Graaf announces departure as CDO
    29 Apr 2021
    After four years as Chief Diversity Officer at the UvA, Anne de Graaf has decided to return to focusing fully on teaching, research and publishing. She will hand over her position as of 1 September 2021.
  • Irina Lock, Marijn Meijers, and Anke Wonneberger received IIS and TLC grant on sustainability education
    29 Apr 2021
    Irina Lock, Marijn Meijers, and Anke Wonneberger have received an IIS and TLC grant on sustainability education. Their project aims to integrate and make use of synergies of the two Master electives Corporate Social ...
  • Vote for a new interdisciplinary elective course
    23 Apr 2021
    Out of 36 submitted ideas for the Create a Course Challenge Special Edition: Sustainability, 10 ideas have been selected. Cast your vote and help decide which ideas should continue in the race to become a new, ...
  • Update corona measures - Communication Science
    22 Apr 2021
    During the government press conference of last Thursday, it became clear that there will be more room to come to campus from 26 April onwards. In this news update we would like to inform you about the new possibilities.
  • New: Direct link to PDF for articles in CataloguePlus
    13 Apr 2021
    Would you also like to get the link to the accompanying PDF at a glance when you find an article in CataloguePlus? The LibKey tool makes this possible for a large number of articles. The Library has a trial license ...
  • Ine Beyens, Loes Pouwels, Irene van Driel, and Patti Valkenburg receive Top 100 ranking in Scientific Reports.
    8 Apr 2021
    The article “The effect of social media on well being differs from adolescent to adolescent” by Ine Beyens, Loes Pouwels, Irene van Driel, Loes Keijsers, and Patti Valkenburg (Project AWeSome) is listed in the Top ...