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Results: 161 - 180 of 627
  • 21 Mar 2018
    EB Lecturer of the Year: Maarten Pieter Schinkel

    After winning the Van der Schroeff Award in January, Professor Maarten Pieter Schinkel has now been chosen by UvA Economics and Business students as the faculty’s winner in the 2018 UvA Lecturer of the Year ...

  • 20 Mar 2018
    Take part in the Roeterseiland Football Tournament

    Students and employees of institutes and departments based at the Roeterseiland Campus and at Science Park are invited to take part in the 59th edition of the Roeterseiland Football Tournament on 25 May.

  • 16 Mar 2018
    Extended library opening hours and 750 additional study places during examination period

    Are you looking for somewhere to study during the examination period? All of the major library locations have extended opening hours and additional study rooms during this period. During the peak period, from Monday ...

  • 14 Mar 2018
    UvA campus nominated for architecture award

    The new Roeterseiland Campus has been nominated for the 2018 RIBA International Prize. Architectural firms from all over the globe hope to win this award. In total, 62 firms from 29 countries have enrolled in this ...

  • 13 Mar 2018
    Update on the legal status of Turnitin

    Currently, there are no legal barriers proscribing the use of Turnitin plagiarism detection software.

  • 12 Mar 2018
    UvA wants new building at Amsterdam Science Park for education, research and collaboration

    The UvA wants to invest in a new building at Amsterdam Science Park where education, research and collaboration with the business community, knowledge institutions and social partners all come together in the field ...

  • 7 Mar 2018
    Last call to take part in the National Student Survey

    The response to date of our BSc and MSc programmes is 15-20% on average. A response rate of 30%-40% would give a more complete picture of satisfaction levels for our programmes. If you haven't taken the survey, do it ...

  • 6 Mar 2018
    Updating the Strategic Plan: join the discussion

    Even though we are only half way through the period covered by the UvA's Strategic Plan for 2015-2020 there is plenty of reason to revisit the plan. The project team for the mid-term Strategic Plan invites students ...

  • 5 Mar 2018
    GDPR project group launched

    The UvA has launched a project group to prepare the university for the transition to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The project group, managed by Dominique Campman, will ensure the UvA achieves the ...

  • 28 Feb 2018
    Communication Science & Media Studies ranked 1st in the world in latest QS Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked best in the world in the field of Communication Science and Media Studies in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject. In the latest QS Rankings, which were ...

  • 28 Feb 2018
    UvA subjects ranked highly in latest QS Rankings

    Several subject areas at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have a high ranking in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. Communication & Media Studies is ranked the best in the world (up from 2nd spot ...

  • 16 Feb 2018
    Students offer their ideas on the design for new UB study places

    Books, seclusion, plants, views, light and space. These are the terms students used most to describe their favourite visual impressions of possible study places featured in the Library’s ‘Study Places Tinder’ survey ...

  • 13 Feb 2018
    City Centre Campus to be renamed University Quarter

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA)'s research and teaching takes place in 4 campuses. After the Amsterdam Science Park, the Roeterseiland Campus and the Academic Medical Center, over the next few years the focus will ...

  • 9 Feb 2018
    Take part in the 2018 Amsterdam Science and Innovation Award

    Do you have an innovative idea with social and/or commercial potential? Send in your idea by 22 March for a chance to win €10,000. The competition is open to students and staff of all Amsterdam universities and ...

  • 9 Feb 2018
    Update plagiarism detection Turnitin

    In the spring of 2017, the UvA started a project to replace Ephorus – then the University’s standard plagiarism detection program – with Turnitin. A recent blog post by UvA student Hans de Zwart and a Folia article ...

  • 9 Feb 2018
    Summer 2018: two-week social enterprise trip to Indonesia

    Do you want to be challenged to work in cross-cultural teams and assist rural communities? Do you want to hone social awareness and social responsibility?

  • 7 Feb 2018
    Amsterdam Business School receives AMBA recognition for MBA innovation

    The Association of MBAs (AMBA) recently recognised the Amsterdam Business School’s MBA in Big Data & Business Analytics for its innovative approach to MBA education during the AMBA Excellence Awards Gala. The event ...

  • 6 Feb 2018
    Invitation: English-language meeting on proposed allocation model

    The Executive Board invites all members of the academic community to a meeting about the renewed allocation model on 16 February. The meeting will take place between 13:00 and 14:00 in room C0.07 (Doelenzaal) in ...

  • 6 Feb 2018
    Changing your password every year going forward. What exactly is the story here?

    In order to work securely, students and employees will receive an annual request to change the password of their UvA-net ID. This applies to you as well. Starting six weeks before the expiry of your ...

  • 5 Feb 2018
    Preliminary response rate NSE survey higher than last year

    At present, more UvA students have completed the National Student Survey (NSE) than last year this time. Whereas in 2017 15.5 per cent of students completed the NSE on the quality of education after receiving a first ...