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23 May 2019
Three Bachelor’s- and three Master’s courses are in the running for the Faculty of Humanity’s Education Award 2019. The jury has created this shortlist from a total of 35 nominations. The award for the best ...
21 May 2019
Last week's communications about the transgressive behaviour of a UvA law professor have generated responses and questions. Most prominent among these is the legitimate question about what we have done since June of ...
21 May 2019
In the midterm review of the Strategic Plan, the UvA announced that it will raise its ambitions with regard to sustainability: 'The University wishes to take on a pioneering role and adopt a clear and ambitious ...
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The Faculty uses the BSA to specify the extent to which a Bachelor's student – after the first year of study – has the motivation and abilities to successfully complete the programme.


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Education Desk
With your study-related questions you can visit the Education Desk of the Faculty of Humanities, in either the P.C. Hoofthuis or BG2.
Study advisers
If you have questions about your study planning, have doubts about your study choice or have suffered a study delay due to illness or personal circumstances, you can visit the study adviser.