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Books and study materials

Amsterdam Law School

The Course Catalogue and Canvas list the recommended study materials for each course, and compulsory study materials are announced no later than two weeks before courses start. Please remember to order your study materials on time – once ordered, it can take up to five business days for readers to arrive.

On this page:

Check the Course Catalogue and Canvas for the recommended study materials for each course,


Textbooks can be purchased throughout the year from the following booksellers; many titles are kept in stock.

A used textbook marketplace for students at the UvA can be accessed at – there is also an app. This UvA student initiative is supported by the University Library.

Readers in Canvas

Teachers can use readers to provide additional literature. You can find these readers in the relevant course in Canvas. As a student you can download readers for free or order a printed version for a fee.

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