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Diverse and inclusive communities

Last modified on 16-09-2022
There are several communities at the UvA to help you feel at home with us.
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There are various communities students can join to help them feel at home at the University of Amsterdam. These (social) networks provide opportunities to get to know others, come together and share their experiences.

UvA Pride

UvA Pride is a social network, knowledge hub and emancipation movement for the LGBTQ+ community at the University of Amsterdam.

Read more about UvA PrideExternal link


UvA IDEAs is a platform run by students with a disability who are committed to creating an accessible and inclusive university. UvA IDEAs is here to help all students with a disability and/or chronic illness who would like to meet like-minded people.

Learn more about UvA IDEAs

Dutch-Caribbean students

In the HvAnti network, Dutch-Caribbean students help each other study and live in the Netherlands.

Learn more about HvAntiExternal link

Surinamese students

The "Successfully from Suriname to the UvA" initiative was set up specifically for Surinamese students who want to study in the Netherlands.

Learn more about financial grants for Surinamese students

Support for refugees

A range of initiatives exists to support refugees who would like to study or gain work experience at the University of Amsterdam.

More information for refugees is available hereExternal link

CARE Amsterdam

CARE is an initiative that provides support and safe spaces for victims and survivors of sexual violence and BIPOC students.

Learn more about CARE hereExternal link