What is your study programme?
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Extracurricular activities

Last modified on 27-05-2022
Student life isn’t just about studying. There are a number of different ways you can gain experience, professional or otherwise, and expand your skill set. Maybe you’d like to sit on a board or do an internship? This page describes just some of the options that are available to you.
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What is your study programme?
  • Work experience during your studiesWhilst studying you can gain work experience in your field of study in different ways, for instance through internships, a part-time job in your field or assisting in research.
  • Study associationsThere is a difference between student associations and study associations. Study associations mainly revolve around academic subjects and are linked to degree programmes.
  • Vacancies and the UvA Job BoardThere are a number of places you can look for jobs, part-time jobs and internships.
  • Go to studyabroad.uva.nlExternal linkDuring the course of your studies there will be a number of opportunities for you to study abroad or to take part in an international experience.
  • CREA student cultural centreCREA is the student cultural centre of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA).
  • Develop your skillsDuring the course of your studies you will gradually find out what you are good at and where your interests lie. Want to gain more skills? You can do this in various ways.
  • Student representationAt the UvA, student representation is organised at several levels. On this page you can find and overview of the different representative bodies available.
  • Ga naar Commissie IntreeExternal linkEvery year, the Intree Committee organises the biggest introduction to the UvA and Amsterdam for first-year students. Do you want to (learn how to) organise big events? Join the committee.