The second edition of the official Farewell Gala for graduating international bachelor's and master's students in Economics and Business was held on Thursday, 26 June 2014.
2 Jul 2014
Winner of 2013 H.K. Nieuwenhuis Thesis Award
This year’s H.K. Nieuwenhuis thesis award took place on Thursday 26 June in the Artis Koningszaal. The award was presented by Prof. Willemijn van Dolen to the winner, Economics student Bart Staats.
1 Jul 2014
Van Wijnbergen on Piketty: misinterpretation leads to wrong interventions
UvA professor Sweder van Wijnbergen of the Amsterdam School of Economics has known Thomas Piketty’s work for quite some time. Piketty is the French professor who has acquired a kind of rock star status with his book ...
17 Jun 2014
Huawei and UvA launch 'Telecom Seeds for the Future' programme
Huawei, a global ICT solutions provider, and the University of Amsterdam have joined forces to offer the first ‘Telecom Seeds for the Future’ programme in the Netherlands.
4 Jun 2014
Room for Discussion welcomes Gerrit Zalm
On Thursday, 5 June, ABN AMRO CEO Gerrit Zalm will be a guest on Room for Discussion, the discussion platform for economics students at the University of Amsterdam. The former Minister of Finance was appointed to the ...
26 May 2014
Student satisfaction increases in all areas
Student satisfaction at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has increased with regard to almost all aspects of their degree programmes, according to the 2014 National Student Survey (Nationale Studenten Enquête, NSE). ...
30 Apr 2014
Two Economics & Business students nominated for UvA Thesis Prize
Jacobien van Apeldoorn and Valeria Burdea (both enrolled in the MSc Economics programme) are two of the eleven students nominated for the UvA Thesis Prize. This award will be presented to the winner on University ...
23 Apr 2014
Submit your thesis for the Hoofbosch Prize
Students are invited to submit their bachelor's or master's thesis for the Hoofbosch Prize. The subject of the thesis must be practical investment studies or a related subject.
22 Apr 2014
Are you interested in Asia? Check out this Master's programme
Contemporary Asian Studies is an innovative Master programme with a broad, interdisciplinary character and a comparative approach to the study of Asia, a powerhouse of local and global changes. During the programme ...
1 Apr 2014
Amsterdam Business School student earns top-5 place in Bloomberg Aptitude Test
ABS student (MIF) Chantal Hage has scored among the top-5 students in the whole of Europe, Middle East and Africa on the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) in February 2014.
17 Mar 2014
A Joint Student Service Desk for the REC will open in August 2014
In August 2014 a joint Student Desk will be set up in the main lobby of the E-building. This Student Service Desk will replace the current UvA Service and Information Centre (SIC) and partially replace some of the ...
5 Feb 2014
Lilianne Ploumen guest on Room for Discussion
On 12 February, Lilianne Ploumen, Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, will be the guest on Room for Discussion. Room for Discussion is the discussion platform for economics and business ...
23 Jan 2014
UvA and VU University launch joint Master’s in Entrepreneurship
Starting in the 2014–2015 academic year, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and VU University Amsterdam will offer a joint Master’s in Entrepreneurship. Graduates of the programme will receive a Master's degree from ...
14 Jan 2014
Mieke Mulder named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2013
Dr Mieke Mulder was named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2013 during the University's Dies Natalis celebrations on 8 January 2014.
27 Nov 2013
Leading bank executives invited to Room for Discussion
Nout Wellink, former president of the Dutch Central Bank, has been invited to talk to Room for Discussion, the discussion platform for economics students at the UvA, on 4 December. The students will host Augusto ...
26 Nov 2013
How healthy are you?
Are you curious to find out how you score on health, lifestyle and quality of life, compared to your fellow students? Do you want to know more about resources available to you if you need help resolving problems?
3 Oct 2013
UvA maintains ranking of 83rd in THE World University Rankings
The UvA has maintained last year’s ranking of 83rd place in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014. Within the sub-rankings for each discipline, the UvA’s Social Sciences department is ranked ...
11 Sep 2013
Frans Timmermans in Room for Discussion
Frans Timmermans, the Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs will be the guest in Room for Discussion on Monday, 16 September. Room for Discussion is a debate platform for students at the UvA's Faculty of Economics and ...
10 Sep 2013
UvA top Dutch university in QS World University Rankings
For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Amsterdam is the highest ranked Dutch university in the QS World University Rankings. Previously ranked 62nd, the UvA has moved up four places and is now ranked 58th ...
3 Sep 2013
UvA opens academic year with an eye on China
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) celebrated the opening of the 2013-2014 academic year on Monday, 2 September. During the opening, a number of prominent speakers elaborated on the theme ‘Amsterdam in the wider ...