In the 2018 ‘Economentop 40’ rankings listing the top 40 economists in the Netherlands, Hessel Oosterbeek, a professor at the Amsterdam School of Economics(ASE), was ranked in first place. The ranking is published ...
19 Dec 2018
Cost of occupation P.C. Hoofthuis
The total cost of the occupation of the P.C. Hoofthuis on 28 September is 89, 138 euro.
18 Dec 2018
Iris Kingma appointed UvA student assessor
The UvA Executive Board has appointed Iris Kingma, a Sociology Master’s student, as student assessor at the University of Amsterdam. Kingma will take up the post on Wednesday, 2 January 2019. The appointment is for ...
14 Dec 2018
UvA positively assessed in Institutional Quality Assurance Audit
A committee of the Institutional Audit of the NVAO has positively assessed the University of Amsterdam. The committee announced this yesterday during a meeting in Spui25.
6 Dec 2018
Expand your view with Interdisciplinary elective courses
What unites a country as divided as that of India? Was Albert Einstein the only founder of the relativity theory? And can we still approach complex problems from traditional academic methods? The range of ...
6 Dec 2018
Extended library opening hours
Looking for somewhere to study on campus during the examination period? All the major library locations have extended opening hours and additional study rooms.
3 Dec 2018
Create a strong password and play your part in working and studying safely
At the end of November the ‘Do your part to ensure safe working and studying conditions’ campaign kicked off. Creating strong passwords is the first in a series of security-related themes on the agenda. At various ...
28 Nov 2018
ASMF alumnus wins Johan de Witt thesis award 2018
Ted van der Aalst, a cum laude graduate of the Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance MSc programme was awarded the Johan de Witt thesis award on 22 November. He won the award for his thesis 'A network approach ...
26 Nov 2018
Update of Strategic Plan adopted
The Midterm Review of the Strategic Plan 2015-2020 that was adopted by the Executive Board this summer is now available as a PDF file.
21 Nov 2018
Arno Kourula MBA lecturer of the Year 2018
Lecturer Arno Kourula has been voted Lecturer of the Year 2018 by MBA students. Students were able to vote for their favourite MBA lecturer one month before graduating.
20 Nov 2018
Results of the Canvas survey
We were curious about your experience with Canvas so we sent out a survey with the last student newsletter. No fewer than 277 of you took the time to fill this in. Many thanks! In this newsletter we have the results ...
20 Nov 2018
Raffle of 25x2 tickets for Sweelinck Orchestra
Would you like to attend a concert by the UvA’s J.Pzn Sweelinck Orchestra on Monday, 3 December? Join the ticket raffle for a chance to win one of 25 sets of 2 tickets. The raffle is open to UvA students only.
16 Nov 2018
These are the finalists of the UvA Create a Course Challenge 2018
Until November 15, the UvA community could vote on ten ideas from students in the Create a Course Challenge. A total of almost 500 students and employees of the UvA have cast their vote on the subject that they think ...
13 Nov 2018
Let us know your opinion about our food and drink
The aim of this survey is to gauge how satisfied you are with the food and drink currently available and to hear your ideas for improvement. By sharing your experiences, you will help develop and shape the catering, ...
8 Nov 2018
Vote for a new elective in UvA's Create a Course Challenge
For the third edition of the 'Create a Course Challenge' the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) received 26 entries. By voting on your top 3, you will partly determine which course will be offered next ...
6 Nov 2018
UvA to award honorary doctorate to acclaimed journalist Naomi Klein
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will award an honorary doctorate to the Canadian-American journalist, activist and public intellectual Naomi Klein. Klein will receive the doctorate in recognition of her unique work ...
31 Oct 2018
UvA constructing energy-neutral building for Informatics
A new energy-neutral building will be constructed at Science Park in the coming years.
30 Oct 2018
EventPay wins Startup Project Pitch Finals
Students of the Master’s in Entrepreneurship had the opportunity to pitch their startup project during the Pitch Finals on 24 October. The students Joeri Stavleu, Pim Thijssen and Jekaterina Ivanova won the prize of ...
25 Oct 2018
UvA and University of Edinburgh sign Memorandum of Agreement
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the University of Edinburgh have reinforced their commitment to European partnerships by signing a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA). As part of the agreement, both universities ...
24 Oct 2018
Job vacancy: UvA Executive Board Student Assessor
The Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam is looking for a new Student Assessor for the period from January 2019 until January 2020. Would you like to gain administrative experience at the highest level? ...