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Published on 11-06-2024 12:00
Sign up now for an interdisciplinary elective in the first semester of next academic year. Application is possible until 17 June, through Glass.
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What is your study programme?

The electives of the IIS are interdisciplinary, diverse, and (almost always) open to all UvA students. Most courses are taught in English. Some examples are:

Change Making (18ECTS, REC studentsExternal link)

Do you want to work with real-life issues? Are you interested in societal change? Discover the innovative elective Change Making. Change Making is an action-oriented programme where students and professionals work closely together as co-learners. This edition has the theme co-creating Sustainable Future(s).

Big History (6 ECTS, all UvA students)External link

How did the histories of the cosmos, life, Earth and human societies influence each other and shape important aspects of the world together? Big History will help you understand how everything around you became the way it is, so you can develop a better understanding of the challenges facing our societies now.  

Sexology (6ECTS, all UvA students)External link

Sexology is the scientific study of sexuality, ranging from evolutionary, cognitive, and social psychology to history and sexual orientation. This course aims to provide you with an introduction to sexology research that is safe, up-to-date, and inspiring.

Circular Economy and Society (6ECTS, all UvA students)External link

What is needed to boost the transition towards a circular economy? Will plastic continue to play a role? Is it energetically even possible to go without waste?

Curious? Find more course and sign-up at uva.nl/iis-electivesExternal link