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Help in a crisis

Last modified on 13-02-2024 18:12
Has your home country been hit by a crisis, such as war or a natural disaster? Have you or your family been affected and does this put you at risk of study delays, financial difficulties or mental health problems? The UvA can offer support in various ways.
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  • Student counsellorsThe UvA student counsellors are available to support you in case of special circumstances that affect your study progress.
  • Study adviserThe study adviser can help you with questions about your curriculum, your planning or personal circumstances that are affecting your studies.
  • Student psychologistsAre you having mental health problems that interfere with your studies? UvA’s psychologists offer various types of support, such as groups, workshops, training courses, or consultations.
  • Emergency FundIf you are a UvA student or PhD candidate facing financial difficulties because of an emergency, you can apply to the Emergency Fund for assistance.
  • Profiling FundThe UvA Profiling Fund offers financial assistance to students who have incurred a study completion delay due to force majeure or exceptional circumstances.
  • AUF: support for refugeesExternal linkThe Amsterdam University Fund (AUF) provides grants to refugees who are studying at the UvA or are about to start. This is a financial contribution for study costs.