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Results: 1 - 20 of 769
  • Four new courses related to diversity offered from 2021-2022
    18 Feb 2021
    In order to make the curriculum offered by the Faculty of Humanities more diverse, study programmes were asked to develop new courses focusing on the theme of diversity. From the submissions, four new 6-ECTS courses ...
  • Join the UvA panel!
    16 Feb 2021
    Would you voice your opinion on matters at the University of Amsterdam? Are there things the UvA can do better for example? Or do you have ideas on specific topics? Sign up now for the UvA panel. Through the panel ...
  • Faculty plan regarding social safety
    11 Feb 2021
    At the moment, social safety is a much-discussed topic within the UvA and the Faculty of Humanities in particular. Things can and must be improved. Fortunately, there has been a lot of progress in this regard. Below, ...
  • Recruitment begins for new dean of the Faculty of Humanities
    11 Feb 2021
    Fred Weerman, dean of the Faculty of Humanities, has announced that he will not be available for a second term as dean. His term will expire on 1 September 2021. The procedure for recruiting a new dean is currently ...
  • Q&A on Thursdays - Faculty of Humanities
    4 Feb 2021
    Do you have a study-related question and are you unsure who to approach? Attend a Faculty of Humanities live Q&A session and ask our staff members whatever questions you may have, so we can either answer you or ...
  • National Student Survey already filled out by 13,1% of UvA-students!
    4 Feb 2021
    Have you already filled out the National Student Survey (NSE)? If not, do so before March 10! Currently 13,1% of students at the UvA have given their opinion on their degree programme and the university. Let your ...
  • Open Access logo
    UvA open access policy and Diamond Open Access Fund
    4 Feb 2021
    The Executive Board recently adopted the UvA Open Science programme 2020 – 2024. The programme includes an overview of new and well-established initiatives with regard to open access, research data management and ...
  • University Forum on social safety: report Taskforce ‘Breaking the silences. Social safety at the University of Amsterdam’
    3 Feb 2021
    On Monday, February 15, the University Forum will focus on social safety. During this University Forum, the Social Safety Taskforce will present its report with findings and recommendations for strengthening social ...
  • Martin van Hees
    Martin van Hees appointed dean of Amsterdam University College
    2 Feb 2021
    Martin van Hees, Professor at the Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities of Free University Amsterdam (VU), has been appointed as dean of Amsterdam University College (AUC). The appointment is for a ...
  • Onlinebrary: Experience studying together from home
    29 Jan 2021
    Even though you're stuck at home, it’s great to still be able to see your fellow students. After all, you're not the only one studying. Go to MS Teams to find the Onlinebrary. This is a motivating and inspiring ...
  • Join the special edition of The UvA Create a Course Challenge
    25 Jan 2021
    The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) challenges all UvA students to submit an idea for a new interdisciplinary course and to develop that course together with IIS curriculum experts. Submit your idea ...
  • Students wanted for interviews
    25 Jan 2021
    Would you like to help the UvA improve its educational logistics? Educational logistics entails everything that is required to enable you to successfully study at the UvA. Consider, for example, the timetable, course ...
  • Executive Board approves joint accommodation of Executive Programmes and PPLE in REC P
    20 Jan 2021
    TThe Executive Board has decided to jointly accommodate the Executive Programmes (EP) and and the interfaculty Bachelor's programme in Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics (PPLE) in REC P. REC P will be renovated ...
  • Fill out the National Student Survey 2021!
    18 Jan 2021
    This week is the start of the National Student Survey (NSE). The NSE is a national survey in which students express their opinion on their degree programme and university. Starting from Thursday, 21 January you will ...
  • Lockdown extension: consequences for education
    15 Jan 2021
    The extension of the corona measures until (at least) 9 February unfortunately also impacts education at the Faculty of Humanities: teaching in the ongoing block 3 will have to take place online in its entirety. It ...
  • Universities lowering the standard for BSA this year
    14 Jan 2021
    In view of the corona crisis, the 14 Dutch universities have opted to lower the standard for the binding study advice (BSA) this academic year by 10-15%. For the UvA, this means that students who started their study ...
  • Take part in outdoor personal training at USC
    14 Jan 2021
    Interested in a little break from online workouts or your standard run around the park? With a USC PT membership, you can book three outdoor personal training sessions – 50 minutes each – at one of the USC locations.
  • European grant for disclosure of colonial sound collections from Southeast Asia
    14 Jan 2021
    A Dutch-French-British research consortium, led by UvA researchers Barbara Titus and meLê yamomo, has received a European grant for their three-year project titled Decolonizing Southeast Asian Sound Archives ...
  • UvA adapts building-related projects
    11 Jan 2021
    The coronavirus pandemic and the expansion of digital education have prompted the UvA to critically reassess the need for renovation or new-build projects. The feasibility of new plans will also be subjected to ...
  • 2021 - 2026 strategic plan: inspiring generations
    7 Jan 2021
    At the beginning of this year the Executive Board (CvB) established its Strategic Plan for 2021 – 2026, entitled Inspiring generations. This states what is needed to maintain and expand our position as a university: ...