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  • 19 Sep 2019
    Access to The New York Times, also available on smartphones

    As of today, students and employees of the University of Amsterdam have access to the full texts articles of The New York Times. De University Library has taken a subscription on this widely read American newspaper.

  • 19 Sep 2019
    Climate strike on 27 September

    There will be a climate strike in The Hague on 27 September. Everyone is free to join the climate strike, but teaching and research will also continue as planned on this day.

  • 17 Sep 2019
    Two UvA-students nominated for ECHO Award

    Two Master’s degree UvA students have been nominated for the finale of the ECHO Award 2019: Sahar Afzal (Conflict Studies) and Ahmed Bayoumy (Medicine).

  • 17 Sep 2019
    Nice to meet you: Faculty Student Council

    With the start of the new academic year, the new Faculty Student Council (FSR) of the FMG has also started. Who is who within the FSR-FMG? We hereby introduce the members to you.

  • 17 Sep 2019
    Final version of 2020 Framework Letter

    Following the consent of the Joint Meeting (GV), the Executive Board (CvB) adopted the definitive version of the 2020 Framework Letter on 10 September. Covering the outlines of the budget, the framework letter will ...

  • 17 Sep 2019
    ‘You will be expected to have an opinion on everything’

    This past year, Roeland Voorbergen (20) served as chair of the Central Student Council (CSR), the council that represents the interests of all University of Amsterdam (UvA) students. This academic year, Pjotr van der ...

  • 17 Sep 2019
    First pile new University Library ‘driven’

    On 16 September, district councillor Ilse Griek and UvA Economics and Business Economics student Maya Moreno ‘drove’ the first pile of the new University Library in the presence of local residents, university staff ...

  • 16 Sep 2019
    Round tables for Strategic Plan 2021-2026

    The UvA is working on a new Strategic Plan, to be implemented from January 2021. The content for this plan will be partly informed by current policy papers (such as the Strategic Framework for Internationalisation ...

  • 16 Sep 2019
    Livestream TEDxHvAmsterdam at UB Singel

    On Tuesday October 1st, 2019 the first edition of TEDxHvAmsterdam will take place. Were you unable to get a ticket? No worries, the UB Singel provides a live stream in the Potgieterzaal. Please note: there is a ...

  • 12 Sep 2019
    UvA in 62nd place in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam is ranked 62nd in the 2019-2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, the same position that it occupied in last year’s list. The rankings were published on 11 September.

  • 3 Sep 2019
    Sign up your interdisciplinary research for the Student Research Project Award

    Are you almost done with your bachelor- or master degree thesis or have you just completed a wonderful project with your team? Is it groundbreaking both in terms of subject matter and the knowledge that you have ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    Diversity Document final and position of ombudsperson established

    The Diversity Document adopted by the Executive Board on 28 May 2019 is now final. The representative advisory bodies (CSR and COR) have approved the proposed decision to appoint an ombudsperson, which gives the ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    Opening of the academic year 2019-2020: What inspires academia?

    The ivory tower is a thing of the past, as these days scientists and students play an active and outspoken role in public debate. During the opening of the 2019-2020 academic year, staff and students talked about how ...

  • 29 Aug 2019
    Follow an interdisciplinary elective

    Is your programme not complete yet? Still looking for an interesting course to add to your curriculum? Then follow an elective at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS). Two courses are still open for ...

  • 29 Aug 2019
    Join the UvA Create a Course Challenge

    The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) challenges all UvA students to submit an idea for an interdisciplinary course and to develop that course together with IIS curriculum experts. Submit your idea before ...

  • 27 Aug 2019
    UvA starts with the renovation of REC P

    The UvA will start from 2020 with the renovation of building REC P (formerly the Euclides building at Plantage Muidergracht 24 in Amsterdam).

  • 27 Aug 2019
    FMG dean Agneta Fischer to attend Real Opening of Academic Year in Leiden

    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) dean Agneta Fischer will be attending the Real Opening of the Academic Year in Leiden with her colleague Fred Weerman from the Faculty of Humanities. Organised by ...

  • 22 Aug 2019
    Fitness: special offer for first-year students

    Are you a first-year student? For just €10 a month you can work out at USC, the sports centre of the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.

  • 8 Aug 2019
    Handles removed from the panels in B/C/D; do not open the shutters

    The door handles on the gray panels in Building B / C / D have recently been removed, because the cover panels on the outside of the shutters in REC-BCD can become detached from the hatches. Urgent request: leave the ...

  • 27 Jul 2019
    University Library Singel closed on 11 August, collections closed on 15 August

    Due to maintenance and cleaning work, the University Library Singel will be closed on Sunday 11 August. Moreover, the collections in the E-building will not be accessible on Thursday 15 August.