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  • 28 Jan 2020
    Consequences of coronavirus for UvA students and staff

    The UvA advises students and researchers not to travel to China for the time being. Because of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, our partner universities in various Chinese cities are closed for teaching and ...

  • 27 Jan 2020
    Digital security requires quick and adequate actions

    Digital threats are rapidly increasing, which requires us to take extra security measures. Just in the last few weeks, Maastricht University fell victim to a large Ransomware attack, our University dealt with a range ...

  • 27 Jan 2020
    UvA introduces new research data management guidelines

    On 15 January, the Executive Board adopted new guidelines on research data management (RDM) at the UvA. These guidelines are based on the FAIR principles, which specify that research data should be as Findable, ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
    UvA takes preliminary decision on report external WI committee

    On 1 June 2019, the UvA’s Executive Board established an external committee for Academic Integrity to investigate possible violations of academic integrity in the speeches and dissertation of former Rector Dymph van ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
    EPICUR strengthens cooperation in a partnership agreement

    On January 10, Rector Magnificus Karen Maex signed an agreement on behalf of the UvA which strengthens the cooperation between EPICUR partners.

  • 21 Jan 2020
    Executive Board members Jan Lintsen (UvA) and Hanneke Reuling (AUAS) with students from the AUAS and UvA Green Offices.
    Sustainability at the UvA: from Warm Sweater Day to Warm Sweater Week

    We will be dialling down the thermostat in UvA buildings from Monday 3 to Friday 7 February. This article explains why UvA is taking part in National Warm Sweater Day and why we are taking the initiative to extend ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
    Minister approves UvA plans for ‘quality agreements’

    Minister of Education, Culture and Science Ingrid van Engelshoven has approved the UvA's plans for the use of student loan funds, in the context of the so-called ‘Higher Education Quality Agreements’. The minister ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
    Student behind desk working on laptop
    New thesis publication environment

    The University Library has recently revamped the thesis publication environment UvA Scripties (formerly Scripties Online). The web page with faculty information about publishing theses has also been updated. These ...

  • 15 Jan 2020
    21 until 24 January: entrance Roetersstraat bicycle parking garage closed

    From Tuesday 21 January until Friday 24 January the entire entrance to the bicycle parking facility on Roetsersstraat will be sealed off (roller blind will be shut). Scooters and cargo bikes will no longer be able to ...

  • 10 Jan 2020
    Library study area
    Pilot: University Library Singel open every day until 1 a.m.

    After deliberation with the Central Student Council (CSR), the study rooms of the UB Singel will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. from 13 January to 12 April.

  • 9 Jan 2020
    Budget for 2020 definitively adopted

    In its meeting of 3 December 2019, the Executive Board definitively adopted the 2020 budget, which includes the updated Accommodations Plan and the ICT Project Portfolio.

  • 8 Jan 2020
    Highlighted: IIS electives Science and Life of Albert Einstein and University Masterclass China

    Do you have your curriculum complete for the 2nd semester? If not: some interdisciplinary electives that will start soon still have room for some extra students! For example, enrol to Science and Life or Albert ...

  • 8 Jan 2020
    UvA celebrates its 388th birthday

    On Wednesday, 8 January 2020 the University of Amsterdam celebrated its 388th birthday or Dies Natalis. Rector magnificus Karen Maex opened the celebration with a speech in which she argued for new and fundamental ...

  • 8 Jan 2020
    Graduate School of Communication
    Communication Science on the Spot with Loeki Westerveld

    On Tuesday the 24th of September we were happy to welcome Loeki Westerveld, UvA alumnus and now campaign strategist for BKB, to Communication Science on the Spot. Assistant professor Bert Bakker hosted the event.

  • 7 Jan 2020
    Preventing ransomware together

    You must have noticed that Maastricht University fell victim to a ransomware attack. Among other things, e-mail, wifi and the DLO were no longer accessible. Some of the services are now available again. We need your ...

  • 3 Jan 2020
    Warm sweater week 2020
    Warm sweater week

    The University of Amsterdam and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences are jointly organising a Warm Sweater Week from 3 to 7 February.

  • 18 Dec 2019
    No new student assessor found, new recruitment round in September

    The recruitment for a new student assessor has not resulted in any new candidates. The vacancy was advertised for several weeks, but no students applied in that period.

  • 17 Dec 2019
    Reaction of the UvA to the report of the external committee on scientific integrity

    Both the Volkskrant and the NRC Handelsblad reported this morning on the report of the external ad hoc committee set up by the UvA to investigate possible violations of the rules of scientific integrity in the Dies ...

  • 17 Dec 2019
    The University Library at the Singel remains open

    Do you need a study space during the Christmas break? If this is your case, come to study in the University Library. The UB Singel remains open except on 25 & 26 December and 1st January. All other library locations ...

  • 16 Dec 2019
    UvA completely smoke-free as of August 2020

    As of 1 August 2020, smoking will no longer be allowed on UvA premises. From that day, Dutch educational institutions, from primary schools to universities, will be obligated to keep their premises smoke-free.

  • 11 Dec 2019
    Holiday closure Roeterseiland Campus

    On Tuesday 24 December the UvA buildings on Roeterseiland Campus will be closed from 18:00. On this day Building J/K will be closed all day because of maintenance.

  • 10 Dec 2019
    The winning group and the jury of the Create a Course Challenge 2019
    Winner Create a Course Challenge 2019: Post-humans in the Anthropocene

    The fourth edition of UvA's Create a Course Challenge took place on Thursday 28 November. The prize went to "Post-humans in the Anthropocene: a relational inquiry into Humanity Futures, other Species, and the ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    ‘I remember getting home and falling asleep with my clothes on’

    Ömür (20), Roos (20), Saachi (18) and Artem (20) all became members of the Central Student Council (CSR) in September this year. Their job is to promote the interests of student across the entire UvA. How do they ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Joost van Spanje receives ERC Consolidator Grant

    New Parties on the News. How New(s) Media and New Parties Shape Attention and Electoral Support for Political Ideas.

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Dr. Edmund W.J. Lee wins ASCoR McQuail Award 2018

    On December 9, dr. Edmund Lee won the McQuail award and visited ASCoR for his McQuail lecture on explicating problematic social network sites use. Dr. Lee will be McQuail Honorary fellow of ASCoR for the year 2020.

  • 6 Dec 2019
    Available research funding grants in one overview

    Researchers from the UvA that are looking for ways to fund their research can now use Research Professional. This is offered by the Library.

  • 5 Dec 2019
    Tentamenformulier met potlood
    Extra Study Spaces and Extended Opening Hours

    During exam time the Library offers extra study spaces. On campus lecture rooms are available for studying. Need longer for your study? No problem. The Library has extended opening hours.

  • 25 Nov 2019
    Follow an interdisciplinary elective

    Want to follow lectures in Artis Zoo and study the relationships between humans and animals? Can a climate crisis still be averted? Can we keep up with the developments of Artificial Intelligence? Or would you rather ...

  • 25 Nov 2019
    Amsterdam Light Festival
    REC faculties in the spotlight during the Amsterdam Light Festival

    The three faculties on the Roeterseiland Campus – Economics & Business, the Amsterdam Law School and Social & Behavioural Sciences – will literally be in the spotlight during the Amsterdam Light Festival. Ten ...

  • 22 Nov 2019
    Geert ten Dam and Karen Maex reappointed to the Executive Board

    Geert ten Dam and Karen Maex have been reappointed by the Supervisory Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as, respectively, chairperson of the Executive Board and Rector Magnificus of the university. This ...

  • 21 Nov 2019
    Construction of roof over Roetersstraat entrance to bicycle park

    From 18 November through mid-December, the UvA will be installing a roof over the access ramp to the bicycle park at the Roetersstraat entrance. The roof will reduce noise disturbance and protect the access ramp ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Orange the World
    UvA says no to violence: Orange the World

    The University of Amsterdam is participating in Orange the World. During this international campaign, from 25 November to 10 December 2019, we will demonstrate that our university supports the fight against violence ...

  • 19 Nov 2019
    Audience reaction at Strategic Planning Conference on 14 November 2019.
    Conference on Strategic Plan for 2012-2026

    On Thursday, 14 November members of the UvA community met in de Rode Hoed to discuss important questions for the new Strategic Plan.

  • 12 Nov 2019
    UvA Green Office, Satyam Kathpalia en Julia Dalibor
    'Sustainability is so important that it's vital we make it fun too!'

    To Satyam Kathpalia (21) and Julia Dalibor (25) at the UvA Green Office, sustainability isn't just about recycling more or eating less meat. 'There's nothing wrong with occasionally eating meat or flying as long as ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
    2019 UvA Scholarship recipients
    Warm welcome for UvA scholarship students

    'Having a scholarship has given me the breathing space to enjoy the city a little more and be inspired by it enough to effect change back home.' Jacqueline Tizora, a Research Master’s student in Communication ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
    Have your say on sustainability policy at the UvA

    What should a UvA sustainability programme look like? What is our vision, which goals do we aim to achieve and –most importantly – what measures can we take in order to maximise our contribution to sustainability?

  • 7 Nov 2019
    UvA_Create_a_Course_Challenge
    Vote for a new elective in Create a Course Challenge

    Students can help decide which new elective course will be offered next year at the UvA. Cast your vote and help decide which of the ten proposals will go on to the finals.

  • 5 Nov 2019
    Lecture on the UvA’s financial management

    On 15 October 2019, Executive Board member and Finance portfolio holder Jan Lintsen gave a lecture about the financial management of the University of Amsterdam.

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Dirty hands? You can wash them sustainably in the REC H building

    A new toilet block in the Roeterseilandcampus H building has been fitted with Hydrowashrs. The Hydrowashr is the most sustainable way to wash and dry your hands in 15 seconds, without using soap or a hand towel, and ...

  • 29 Oct 2019
    Join a workshop and receive a €50 gift card from Albert Heijn

    Got an opinion about course registration, checking your timetable and checking your grades and study progress? We aim to improve these three themes but we cannot do so without your input!