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Total number of students at the UvA rises to 42,324

Published on 11-11-2022
This year, the total number of students at the UvA rose by 2.7% to 42,324. This is mainly due to an increase in the number of new Bachelor's students, both from the Netherlands and abroad. The Master's phase, on the other hand, is showing a decrease in the number of new students.
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Increase in new Bachelor's students

The number of first-year students in the Bachelor's programmes rose by 4.8%. The number of new Bachelor's students from the Netherlands has increased, and the international growth is stronger.

The majority of new Bachelor's students from the EEA (EU countries and also Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) come from Germany, followed by Poland and Italy. Outside the EEA, most of the first-year students come from China, India and Turkey.

Master’s intake showing decrease

This year, there are 6,448 new students in the Master's programmes. This is 398 fewer than last year, when the figure was 6,846. 

The majority of new Master's students from EEA countries come from Germany, Italy and Greece. From outside the EEA, the majority come from China, the United States and India.

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