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Results: 761 - 780 of 786
  • Update: court rules in favour of UvA in Bungehuis relief proceedings
    19 Feb 2015
    On Thursday, 19 February, the relief judge of the Amsterdam district court ruled in favour of the UvA after the university initiated preliminary relief proceedings against a group of protestors that have been ...
  • Logic
    UvA Master's in Logic rated 'Excellent'
    11 Nov 2014
    The Master's programme in Logic at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been awarded the status of 'Excellent' by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). The NVAO assessment panel ...
  • THE World University Ranking
    UvA climbs to 77th spot on the THE World University Rankings
    2 Oct 2014
    Building on its solid performance of recent years, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has risen to the 77th spot on the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2014-2015. Last year, the UvA was ranked ...
  • QS World University Ranking
    UvA once again ranked best Dutch university in QS World University Rankings
    16 Sep 2014
    For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the highest placed Dutch university in the QS World University Rankings. The UvA has also risen in the overall rankings and now holds the 50th ...
  • 7th Burgerhartlecture: Divine Fury. A History of Genius
    11 Sep 2014
    The John Adams Institute and the Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies have joined forces to organize the annual Burgerhart lecture, in which an eminent scholar reflects on the Enlightenment.
  • Data Hard Disc
    UvA launches research into big data
    5 Sep 2014
    The University of Amsterdam has started research into how big data is used by businesses, government organisations, and other institutions. In collaboration with ORTEC Consulting Group, an extensive survey has been ...
  • Opening Academic Year 2014, Louise Gunning
    UvA celebrates opening academic year with eye on Africa
    3 Sep 2014
    On Monday, 1 September, the University of Amsterdam celebrated the opening of the 2014-2015 Academic Year. Various speakers reflected on this year’s theme: 'Amsterdam in the wider world: Africa’.
  • Lowlands in the evening
    Lowlands University presents: Ewald Engelen, Frank Linde and Wouter Vansteelant
    11 Aug 2014
    Coolpolitics and Lowlands will give a stage to science at Lowlands 2014. At Lowlands University, UvA researchers Ewald Engelen, Frank Linde and Wouter Vansteeland will give lectures on global inequality, the Higgs ...
  • TEDxAmsterdam Award 2014
    24 Jul 2014
    The Technology Transfer Office UvA-AUAS-AMC is pleased to invite you, on behalf of Amsterdam Science Park and all of its scientific institutes, to participate in the TEDxAmsterdam Award 2014. Amsterdam Science Park ...
  • Vlag half stok
    Day of National Mourning at the UvA
    23 Jul 2014
    Today, the Netherlands mourns for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster. This tragic event has also robbed the UvA of two of its researchers, a student and, as far as is known, one of its graduates. To ...
  • Message in connection with the Malaysia Airlines aircraft disaster
    21 Jul 2014
    With deep sadness and disbelief, we have learnt that UvA/AMC staff members Joep Lange and Jacqueline van Tongeren, UvA student Sascha Meijer and UvA alumnus Laurens van der Graaff were on board the Malaysia Airlines ...
  • Kick-off-evenement-telecom-seeds-for-the-future- CEO Huawei samen met Louise Gunning
    Huawei and UvA launch 'Telecom Seeds for the Future' programme
    17 Jun 2014
    Huawei, a global ICT solutions provider, and the University of Amsterdam have joined forces to offer the first ‘Telecom Seeds for the Future’ programme in the Netherlands.
  • Room for Discussion
    Room for Discussion welcomes Gerrit Zalm
    4 Jun 2014
    On Thursday, 5 June, ABN AMRO CEO Gerrit Zalm will be a guest on Room for Discussion, the discussion platform for economics students at the University of Amsterdam. The former Minister of Finance was appointed to the ...
  • NSE
    Student satisfaction increases in all areas
    26 May 2014
    Student satisfaction at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has increased with regard to almost all aspects of their degree programmes, according to the 2014 National Student Survey (Nationale Studenten Enquête, NSE). ...
  • Woman with digital tablet
    UvA and VU University launch joint Master’s in Entrepreneurship
    23 Jan 2014
    Starting in the 2014–2015 academic year, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and VU University Amsterdam will offer a joint Master’s in Entrepreneurship. Graduates of the programme will receive a Master's degree from ...
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    Mieke Mulder named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2013
    14 Jan 2014
    Dr Mieke Mulder was named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2013 during the University's Dies Natalis celebrations on 8 January 2014.
  • Ratan Tata at Room for Discussion
    Leading bank executives invited to Room for Discussion
    27 Nov 2013
    Nout Wellink, former president of the Dutch Central Bank, has been invited to talk to Room for Discussion, the discussion platform for economics students at the UvA, on 4 December. The students will host Augusto ...
  • QS World University Rankings
    UvA top Dutch university in QS World University Rankings
    10 Sep 2013
    For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Amsterdam is the highest ranked Dutch university in the QS World University Rankings. Previously ranked 62nd, the UvA has moved up four places and is now ranked 58th ...
  • OAJ 2013
    UvA opens academic year with an eye on China
    3 Sep 2013
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) celebrated the opening of the 2013-2014 academic year on Monday, 2 September. During the opening, a number of prominent speakers elaborated on the theme ‘Amsterdam in the wider ...
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    Prestigious ERC Advanced Grants awarded to five UvA professors
    14 Aug 2013
    Neuropsychologist Edward de Haan, chemist Joost Reek, mathematician Lex Schrijver, cell biologist Hergen Spits and oncogeneticist Rogier Versteeg are each to receive a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant from the European ...