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Results: 181 - 200 of 627
  • 31 Jan 2018
    Klaas Knot gives guest lecture

    On 29 January, Klaas Knot, President of De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank) and professor of Monetary Stability at the University of Amsterdam, gave a guest lecture to third-year Economics Bachelor’s students ...

  • 29 Jan 2018
    First University Forum session: finding the UvA's core values

    What values does the UvA wish to represent? This was the chief question during the first meeting of the UvA's University Forum on Thursday 25 January, in which about 40 of the Forum's 66 members came together to ...

  • 29 Jan 2018
    UvA produces strong showing in latest International Student Barometer

    International students have ranked the University of Amsterdam (UvA) 1st in the Netherlands for being 'a good place to be' and for 'host culture'. Moreover, almost 96% of the UvA's international students feel safe ...

  • 24 Jan 2018
    Maarten Pieter Schinkel wins 2017 Van der Schroeff Award

    Maarten Pieter Schinkel was awarded the Van der Schroeff Award 2017 during the New Year’s reception. The award is presented annually to the best lecturer at UvA Economics and Business.

  • 23 Jan 2018
    Robert Verschuren wins H.K. Nieuwenhuis Thesis Award

    Prof. Marc Salomon presented Robert Verschuren (MSc Econometrics) with the H.K. Nieuwenhuis Thesis Award during the New Year’s reception on 18 January.

  • 23 Jan 2018
    Budget for 2018 definitively adopted

    In its meeting of 19 December 2017, the Executive Board definitively adopted the 2018 budget, which includes the updated Accommodations Plan ('Huisvestingsplan') and the ICT Project Portfolio.

  • 18 Jan 2018
    Take part in the National Student Survey

    The 2018 National Student Survey (NSE) officially started on 15 January. The NSE is an annual nationwide survey in which tens of thousands of students voice their opinions about their degree programme. Take part, ...

  • 18 Jan 2018
    Weather alert: lectures to proceed

    The Meteorological Institute has issued a weather alert in North Holland on account of the storm taking place. Teaching and research will continue as usual and buildings will remain open. Students who are unable to ...

  • 12 Jan 2018
    ADS & VIVAT open Insurance Lab

    Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) and insurance company VIVAT are opening a joint insurance research lab. The aim is to apply advanced techniques in mathematics, statistics, computer science and artificial intelligence ...

  • 11 Jan 2018
    Help think about the design for study places of the new UB and win an iPad!

    A new university library will open its doors in 2021 at the Binnengasthuis premises. Right now MVSA Architects is working on the design for the interior and we are looking for as much student input as we can get. ...

  • 8 Jan 2018
    UvA celebrates 386th Dies Natalis

    On Monday, 8 January the University of Amsterdam (UvA) celebrated its 386th Dies Natalis (anniversary). The ceremony was opened by UvA rector magnificus Karen Maex with a speech titled ‘The international paradox’. ...

  • 19 Dec 2017
    Moataz Rageb new student assessor

    Master's of Sociology student Moataz Rageb will begin as the UvA’s new student assessor on Tuesday, 2 January. He succeeds Linda van Exter who held the position of student assessor in 2017.

  • 14 Dec 2017
    Workload Task Force submits proposed action plan

    Recognising and acknowledging work pressure, identifying its causes, creating balance at work and reducing administrative complexity in internal processes: these are a few of the points included in the Action Plan by ...

  • 14 Dec 2017
    SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research not moving to Amsterdam

    The SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research is not moving to Amsterdam. This was announced by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to the consortium of the University of Amsterdam, VU ...

  • 12 Dec 2017
    University Forum members announced

    The UvA will launch a University Forum in January 2018. The randomised selection process recently took place and the new members have now been announced.

  • 12 Dec 2017
    Organisational plan for Student Services following separation

    The Executive Board has adopted the organisational plan for Student Services, following a positive recommendation from the representative advisory bodies. The plan follows a prior decision not to continue merging the ...

  • 12 Dec 2017
    Wish upon a tree. Share your wish for 2018 in the Library!

    What are your hopes for 2018? Pick up a wish card at any library information desk and share your wishes. We will be collecting the wish cards and hanging them in the wishing tree in the hall of the UB Singel.

  • 1 Dec 2017
    Looking back at a successful UvA in Carré 2017

    UvA in Carré is the term used for the Master's course Business Seminar that is part of the curriculum of the MSc Business Administration and the Executive Programme in Management Studies.

  • 29 Nov 2017
    Vote for a new elective in UvA's Create a Course Challenge

    For the second edition of the 'Create a Course Challenge' the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) received 32 entries. And now you can vote for 1 of the 10 nominees.

  • 29 Nov 2017
    Koen van Leeuwen appointed new student assessor

    Master’s student Koen van Leeuwen started as student assessor in October 2017. He succeeds Sophie Wiedijk who previously held this position. Koen’s task will be to highlight the students’ perspective in discussions ...