UvA uses Lecture Rooms as Project Rooms at REC and Science Park
2 Dec 2020
In addition to the study spaces offered by the Library, several lecture rooms have now also been made available at the Roeterseilandcampus and Science Park. The University of Amsterdam is constantly looking into the ...
Meeting Room and Extra Study Spaces in City Centre
1 Dec 2020
From Tuesday 1 December, the Library will be offering extra study spaces in the P.C. Hoofthuis Library, and it will also be possible to book a space in the large meeting room in the University Library Singel. Are you ...
Winner Create a Course Challenge 2020: Digital Warfare
27 Nov 2020
The finals of already the fifth edition of UvA's Create a Course Challenge took place on Thursday 26 November, where five finalists presented their ideas online to the jury and audience. Even though all courses were ...
UvA brings together students and mentors in Meet Your Mentor project
26 Nov 2020
The new UvA mentoring programme Meet your Mentor (MYM) launches on Thursday 26 November. In this project, 29 third-year bachelor’s and master’s students with non-western backgrounds and/or first-generation students ...
Four UvA students nominated for ECHO Award 2020
26 Nov 2020
Four students have been nominated for an ECHO Award 2020, which will take place on 8 December. Marwa Ahmed and Saad el Morabit are nominated for the Science & Technology Award. Achraf El Johari is nominated for the ...
These 5 ideas will advance to the Create a Course final on 26 November
24 Nov 2020
178 ideas. 40 project plans. 10 nominees. 1530 votes. 5 finalists. This is the Create a Course Challenge 2020 in numbers. Never before have UvA students submitted so many ideas and cast so many votes for the top five ...
Transition from Streaming Media Service to Kaltura
23 Nov 2020
At the beginning of August the UvA made the transition from Streaming Media Service to the online video platform Kaltura. Kaltura is a sustainable state-of-the-art solution for uploading or making video or audio. All ...
Follow an interdisciplinary elective
19 Nov 2020
What are our options to deal with climate change? Are we witnessing a new Cold War in the relations between Russia and the West? What can we learn about societies by studying gender and sexual diversity? Or are you ...
Han van Dissel to stay on as dean of Faculty of Economics and Business
18 Nov 2020
The UvA Executive Board has decided to extend the appointment of Professor Han van Dissel as dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business by six months. Van Dissel's second term as dean was initially due to come to ...
The UvA hoists the orange at Orange the World 2020
16 Nov 2020
The University of Amsterdam is participating in Orange the World (OTW) again this year. In 2019 the Bridge building on the Roeterseiland Campus was lit up bright orange in support of the worldwide campaign for the ...
Every day is Open Day in the Open House
16 Nov 2020
What will it be: Artificial Intelligence, Communication Science or Psychology? New and existing students alike will soon be making their study choice for the next academic year. This has always been hard, for there ...
Vote for a new elective in Create a Course Challenge
11 Nov 2020
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.
UvA publishes Energy Transition Road Map
3 Nov 2020
The UvA is accepting its share of responsibility in the struggle against climate change. In line with the Dutch government’s Climate Agreement, the UvA has published an Energy Transition Road Map setting out measures ...
External committee reports on social safety
2 Nov 2020
The external committee that examined, on behalf of the Executive Board, the UvA’s system of reports and complaints relating to social safety, has issued its report.
Flags at half-mast for free and safe education
2 Nov 2020
French schools will today pay tribute to the murdered teacher Samuel Paty. That is why the flags on UvA buildings will also be flying at half-mast today.
UvA Crisis Monitor is resuming: get involved
28 Oct 2020
The end of the coronavirus crisis is unfortunately not yet in sight. This remains a difficult and demanding time for us all. It is therefore important for the faculties and the central organisation to have a good ...
Draft Strategic Plan 2021-2026 submitted to Central Works Council and Central Student Council
28 Oct 2020
The Executive Board provisionally adopted the draft Strategic Plan on 20 October 2020. The strategic plan describes the UvA’s direction: what do we want to achieve in the coming years and how do we want to do that, ...
Kohnstamm report on accessibility and equal opportunities at the UvA
28 Oct 2020
A report by the Kohnstamm Institute on accessibility and opportunities for students shows that the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is widely accessible and has a diverse student population in terms of gender, migrant ...
Statement on the death of Samuel Paty
23 Oct 2020
It was with great horror that we learned of the murder of teacher Samuel Paty in France. A passionate and committed teacher, he was murdered for teaching freedom of speech. As fellow educational professionals, we ...
Login failure on UvA services - update 5.10 pm
20 Oct 2020
Update 5.10 pm: Online exams will take place tomorrow. The login system is working properly again, so the expectation is that students will be able to log in to TestVision as normal tomorrow.