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New students

Welcome to the Faculty of Humanities! Here you will find important information and useful links that will guide your first weeks and months at the UvA.

MyUvA app

The MyUvA app offers you direct access to your timetable and marks, as well as the most important announcements. You can also check which study places are available.
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18 July 2019
Andra Danila and Santje Pander, two students from the UvA programme Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, have restored a seventeenth-century globe that had been declared a 'total loss' by experts. A ...
11 July 2019
From Monday, 8 July onward, all Humanities premises, with the exception of the Bushuis/Oost-Indisch Huis and BG 3, will close at 18:00. The adjusted opening hours will remain in place until 19 August.
27 June 2019
Toni Pape's course 'Games' was named best Bachelor's course during the award ceremony of the Humanities Education Award. The title of best Master's course went to Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz's 'Zorgen voor het zelf'. For ...
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Email for students

As a UvA student you can choose to activate your student email address. The UvA uses G Suite for Education for its student email addresses.

BSA (Binding study advice)

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.


As a UvA student, you have access to the UvA’s wireless network and the Eduroam wireless network.


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.