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  • 13 Jun 2019
    15-27 June: Exam Time

    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. We have extended opening ...

  • 11 Jun 2019
    Jan van de Streek wins Saskia J Stuiveling Prize 2018

    Professor of Corporate Tax Law Jan van de Streek has won the Saskia J Stuiveling Prize 2018. It is exceptional for an academic to receive the Stuiveling prize.

  • 11 Jun 2019
    Concert Sweelink Orchestra: ticket raffle

    On Tuesday, 18 June the UvA’s Sweelinck Orchestra is giving a concert in the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. The orchestra will perform together with the Nieuw Amsterdams Klarinet Kwartet (NAKK). 60 tickets are available ...

  • 11 Jun 2019
    Diversity Memorandum presented to the representative advisory bodies

    On 6 June, the Executive Board presented the Diversity Memorandum that it has drawn up to the representative advisory bodies (the Central Student Council and Central Works Council). You can find the Executive Board's ...

  • 6 Jun 2019
    Follow an interdisciplinary elective

    How do we find happiness in our modern society? And what do economic crises, bird flocks and traffic jams have in common? Do you want to know more about oppression and resistance in the former Dutch colonies? Then ...

  • 5 Jun 2019
    Win €5.000 to launch your sustainable project

    Do you have a great idea for improving the world or did you write your thesis on a social entrepreneurial topic? Take part in the competition for the Isaac Roet Prize 2019 and win €5,000 to start up your dream.

  • 3 Jun 2019
    External committee established to probe possible contravention of scientific integrity

    NRC Handelsblad has published an article about our former rector magnificus, Dymph van den Boom.

  • 29 May 2019
    Maximise 'Your Student Life'

    Your study experience is more than obtaining a diploma. It means stepping out of your comfort zone, seeing the world from a new perspective, making contacts and building up memories inside and outside the classroom. ...

  • 28 May 2019
    Elio Baldi chosen as UvA’s Lecturer of the Year

    Lecturer in Romance Languages and Cultures Elio Baldi is the UvA’s 2019 Lecturer of the Year. He was announced as the winner during the UvA Education Day on Tuesday 28 May.

  • 27 May 2019
    The 2019 Student Council election results are in

    The Central Voting Office of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) announced the results of the Student Council elections on Monday 27 May. The total voter turnout was 15.4%. UvASociaal remains the largest party in the ...

  • 27 May 2019
    EB Lecturer of the Year 2019: Lisanne van Bunderen

    After winning the Van der Schroeff Award in January, Lisanne van Bunderen has now been chosen by UvA Economics and Business students as faculty’s winner in the 2019 UvA Lecturer of the Year competition. The Faculty ...

  • 23 May 2019
    27 May to 5 June - Limited Library Services

    From Monday 27 May to Wednesday 5 June, the University Library will be switching over to a new library system. Our services will be restricted during this time. Read more about what temporarily is not possible.

  • 21 May 2019
    Measures to improve social safety

    Last week's communications about the transgressive behaviour of a UvA law professor have generated responses and questions. Most prominent among these is the legitimate question about what we have done since June of ...

  • 21 May 2019
    Let's talk about sustainability at the UvA

    In the midterm review of the Strategic Plan, the UvA announced that it will raise its ambitions with regard to sustainability: 'The University wishes to take on a pioneering role and adopt a clear and ambitious ...

  • 20 May 2019
    Start of consultations on 2020 Framework Letter

    On Tuesday, the Executive Board adopted the 2020 Framework Letter subject to the approval of the general outline of the budget by the central representative advisory bodies. The Framework Letter will serve as the ...

  • 20 May 2019
    Public transport strike on Tuesday, 28 May: exams cancelled, class attendance optional (except ACTA and AUC)

    On Tuesday, 28 May, there will be no public transport throughout the Netherlands because of a strike. All UvA exams scheduled for that day will be cancelled and attendance at seminars and lectures will be optional. ...

  • 16 May 2019
    Omar Ramadan appointed to UvA Supervisory Board

    The Minister of Education, Culture and Science has appointed Omar Ramadan as a member of the UvA Supervisory Board, effective 15 May 2019. The appointment is for a term of four years.

  • 14 May 2019
    18-29 May: Exam Time

    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. We have extended opening ...

  • 8 May 2019
    Creating a safe university environment

    Universities stand for ensuring a safe environment for students, employees and visitors. At the UvA as well, collegiality, integrity, equality and respect are of the utmost importance. All Dutch universities ...

  • 6 May 2019
    Teaching Logistics Office within Facility Services division enhances REC lecture hall with revolutionary screen

    Lecture hall REC Gs.05 has recently received a brand-new piece of audiovisual equipment: a screen that can be used as both a traditional projection screen and a whiteboard that can be written on. In other words, a ...

  • 6 May 2019
    Help out during Introduction Week 2019

    For the past few months, the Introduction Week Committee has been busy preparing Introduction Week 2019. The 31-person committee is well on its way to making Introduction Week 2019 even more fun than previous ...

  • 3 May 2019
    Nominees for the 2019 UvA Thesis Prize

    The nominees for this year's edition of the UvA Thesis prize have been announced. Six students from six of the faculties are in the running to win the prize, which will be awarded by Abdelkader Benali during the ...

  • 30 Apr 2019
    Interesting lectures and workshops during the Health Week – register now!

    Have you seen the Health Week programme? From 13 through 16 May, various lectures, workshops and activities will be organised on the theme of ‘balance’. Various activities are already fully booked, so be sure to ...

  • 29 Apr 2019
    Shaping a UvA-wide diversity policy framework

    These past few weeks, the Executive Board has discussed the draft version of the UvA’s diversity policy with the academic community in a variety of ways.

  • 24 Apr 2019
    National student climate strike

    The action group Students for Climate NL is organising a National Student Climate Strike on Thursday, 25 April. The strike is being supported by a number of student parties and environmental organisations. They are ...

  • 23 Apr 2019
    Come to the UvA Health Week | Registration opened

    It’s time for the UvA Health Week again! From 13 to 16 May, there will be an extensive programme for students, PhD candidates and staff.

  • 18 Apr 2019
    Easily link datasets in UvA/HvA figshare to publications in Pure

    As of today, UvA researchers are able to link published datasets in UvA/HvA figshare to corresponding publications in Pure. The library has created an automated link connecting the two systems. This means that it is ...

  • 17 Apr 2019
    Stand the chance of winning 2019 ECHO Award

    Would you like to stand the chance of winning a fully organised summer course at UCLA in Los Angeles? Then register for the 2019 ECHO Award before 2 May 2019.

  • 16 Apr 2019
    Amnesty petition for UvA alumnus Rami Sidky

    Human rights organisation Amnesty International has launched a petition for the release of Rami Sidky, a former student of International Relations at UvA. Sidky, who is a musician, has been in prison in Egypt since ...

  • 9 Apr 2019
    Extra application deadline QTEM Master's Exchange Programme (1 June)

    For ambitious students with a quantitative orientation, our selective flagship QTEM exchange programme is a great opportunity. A prestigious worldwide academic and business partner network, and a combination of ...

  • 5 Apr 2019
    ABS research: Does it pay for cities to be green?

    Air pollution is considered to be the greatest human health risk and over 60% of the world population has to deal with water scarcity. City governments are expected to take the lead in tackling these major issues. ...

  • 5 Apr 2019
    Accessible REC buildings

    The buildings at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) should be easily accessible at all times to students and staff, including those with a disability. A year ago, Facility Services started a project named Physical ...

  • 28 Mar 2019
    Soap made from coffee

    In the Netherlands, we throw away about 365,000 kilos of coffee grounds per day. This wastefulness is especially regrettable given that coffee grounds are a good material for making other products such as soap. ...

  • 28 Mar 2019
    Recycling plastic: we can do it! 3D printer turns old plastic into new plastic

    Although the concept of 3D printing has been around for years, most 3D printers are only able to use new, pristine plastics. To this end, the Amsterdam-based company vanPlestik has developed a unique 3D printer that ...

  • 25 Mar 2019
    Nexis Uni - The standard databases for finding news

    As from May 1st you can search Nexis Uni to find articles from newspapers, news magazines and other news sources.

  • 18 Mar 2019
    Preliminary NSE response rate: 18,7%

    At present, the Amsterdam University College currently has the highest response rate with 29,5 per cent (this concerns UvA registered students).

  • 17 Mar 2019
    Boekenweek: Open Podium and University Library Ball on 29 March

    On Friday, 29 March, the Faculty Book Week Committee of the Faculty of Humanities, VOX-POP and the University Library of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will be organising an Open Podium and the University Library ...

  • 14 Mar 2019
    UvA to assess cost-efficiency of future building projects

    Last year, the Executive Board ordered the construction of a flexible education building on the Roeterseiland Campus that could seat between 300 and 1,000 people. The faculties located on the Roeterseiland Campus had ...

  • 13 Mar 2019
    Extra Study Spaces and Extended Opening Hours

    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. We have extended opening ...

  • 12 Mar 2019
    Have your say on diversity policy

    The UvA strives to be a place where students and staff feel at home, irrespective of their background. We want everyone to be able to develop themselves fully at the UvA, drawing on their unique personality, ...

  • 12 Mar 2019
    New and renewed open access agreements with publishers for 2019

    The Dutch universities, the university libraries and publishers have made a couple of new agreements and renewed a few existing ones on open access for 2019. The following is an overview of these agreements.

  • 12 Mar 2019
    Find your way and see where it’s busy

    Find your way and see where it’s busy in the UvA buildings. You can do all this at www.uva.nl/spacefinder.

  • 5 Mar 2019
    Analysis tool for scientific output available

    SciVal is a bibliometric tool that uses data from Scopus to analyze the research performance of universities, groups, individuals and even countries. As a researcher, you can use SciVal to create evaluation reports, ...

  • 18 Feb 2019
    Park your bicycle or scooter in the right place

    In the city's busiest districts, parking rules for bicycles and scooters apply. You can only park in a bicycle rack, designated area or shed in these districts. If you leave your bicycle on the street, it may be ...

  • 13 Feb 2019
    UvA supports aims of climate letter

    Since Monday, 4 February university staff have had the opportunity to sign an open letter urging Dutch universities to adopt more ambitious climate policies.

  • 12 Feb 2019
    UvA, AUAS, VU University and InHolland to jointly participate in Pride Amsterdam 2019

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA), Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) and Inholland University of Applied Sciences will jointly participate with their own ...

  • 6 Feb 2019
    Circle of Parents winner of Demo Day

    Second hand children’s clothing should be the standard according to students Lucas van Straalen, Julius van Dijk and David Soesan of the minor Entrepreneurship. They won the first prize of €1,000 for their start-up ...

  • 1 Feb 2019
    This is what you wished for the most at the Library

    During the Holiday season you all together wrote more than 500 wishing cards. The Library feels honored and thanks everyone who took the time to share their wishes in the Wish Tree at the UB Singel and the P.C. ...

  • 29 Jan 2019
    Redesigned UvA website: from Tuesday, 5 February

    As of Tuesday, 5 February, the UvA website will have a new look and feel. The website will be mobile-proof, responsive and more flexible, with a contemporary design. Because the UvA website is large and complex, the ...

  • 29 Jan 2019
    Take part in the National Student Survey

    Recently you will have received an invitation email from Stichting Studiekeuze123 to take part in the 2019 National Student Survey (NSE). The NSE is a nationwide survey in which you and your fellow students can voice ...