Bezetting P.C. Hoofthuis voorbij / Occupation P.C. Hoofthuis over
De UvA is blij dat de bezetting van het P.C. Hoofthuis is afgelopen. Wij zijn steeds in gesprek met al onze studenten en wij blijven dat ook doen.Vandaag hebben we meerdere malen geprobeerd met de bezetters in ...
28 Sep 2018
Update 15:49 UvA responds to occupation of P.C. Hoofthuis
Update 15:49 Occupiers demand that Geert ten Dam send away the mobile unit (ME) before she can enter the building. Ten Dam: ‘That is not my decision but that of the mayor. It’s unfortunate that this last attempt at a ...
25 Sep 2018
UvA students among the prizewinners at ECHO Award
The ECHO Award raises the visibility of excellent students with a non-Western background: students who are active as world citizens in various areas, who are driven by a social mission and thus help to promote equal ...
24 Sep 2018
University lecturers and students take action against budget cuts
In the week of 24 September at almost all Dutch universities, a number of lectures will be held out of doors to protest against budget cuts in higher education. This is the first time that academic staff will ...
20 Sep 2018
Make the world your classroom: Study Abroad Fair
Find out the possibilities for studying abroad, and for internships, a full Master's programme, summer programmes and volunteer work abroad during the UvA Study Abroad Fair on Saturday afternoon, 29 September.
18 Sep 2018
Open consulting hour for institutional audit
On 7 and 8 November 2018, a panel from the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) will visit the University of Amsterdam as part of the institutional audit. The panel is charged with ...
18 Sep 2018
ABS lecturers nominated for 2018 Actuary of the Year award
The Actuary of the Year award is presented annually to actuaries who have made a special contribution to the visibility of this profession in society.
4 Sep 2018
Great idea for a new course? Join the Create a Course Challenge!
The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) challenges all UvA students to submit an idea for an interdisciplinary course by 30 September 2018, and to develop your course together with IIS curriculum experts. ...
4 Sep 2018
Roger Laeven reappointed as Academic Advisor to EIOPA
Prof. Roger Laeven has been reappointed by the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) to a second mandate as Academic Member of the Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group (IRSG) advisory ...
3 Sep 2018
Roeterseiland Welcomes Honey Bees
While Amsterdam suffered through this summer’s scorching temperatures, fifteen thousand new inhabitants took up residence on the green roof of the Roeterseiland Campus.
24 Aug 2018
Conversion of Oudemanhuispoort building into student housing begins
On behalf of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), student housing provider DUWO began renovation work on the Oudemanhuispoort university complex this week. A total of 80 temporary student rooms will be created inside ...
15 Aug 2018
The new academic year starts with Canvas!
Canvas replaces Blackboard as a digital learning environment of the UvA as of 1 September 2018. Teachers are now working hard to prepare all courses. Check whether your courses are already in Canvas. Log in on ...
10 Aug 2018
UvA Introduction Week activities at Roeterseiland
On Monday 27 and Thursday 30 August, the Roeterseiland Campus will be hosting the annual Introduction Week activities for all new first-year students.
19 Jul 2018
Framework letter 2019 finalised
On 17 July, following the approval of the Joint Meeting, the Executive Board finalised the Framework Letter 2019 which provides a general budgetary outline. The Framework Letter will serve as the basis for the UvA’s ...
11 Jul 2018
NSE 2018: UvA Economics and Business results
The results of the 2018 National Student Survey (NSE) are in. The results show a decrease in student satisfaction nationwide, including at the UvA.
11 Jul 2018
Extra income through informing prospective students
We’re looking for enthusiastic Bachelor's students at UvA Economics and Business who are willing to speak to prospective students during various Bachelor’s information days scheduled for the next academic year. It’s ...
10 Jul 2018
‘Low turnout at representative advisory council elections because of lack of information’
The main reason that students and staff do not vote in elections for the representative advisory bodies is because they are 'not or insufficiently aware of the standpoints, the parties or the activities'. This was ...
9 Jul 2018
New-look UvA website: watch the video and get a sneak peek
After the summer, the UvA website will be getting a new look and feel.
3 Jul 2018
Space for student housing in Oudemanhuispoort
Over the coming year, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will be creating around 80 temporary student residences inside Oudemanhuispoort in the University Quarter. Municipal authorities have approved the plan and ...
29 Jun 2018
New interdisciplinary electives for first semester of 2018-2019
How far are we removed from the world of 'Black Mirror'? And what does your cup of coffee have to do with Slavery? Find out by following an interdisciplinary elective after the summer. The new electives for 2018-2019 ...