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Results: 1 - 40 of 1005
  • 2 Jun 2020
    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 ...

  • 29 May 2020
    Studying at the University Library Singel

    From Tuesday 2 June, UvA students and staff are welcome to study at the University Library Singel again. We will start with a limited amount of 67 study places (including 25 places with a PC). You have to book your ...

  • 29 May 2020
    UvA campuses 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.

  • 29 May 2020
    UvA campuses 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.

  • 27 May 2020
    UvA Crisis Monitor follow-up shows a similar picture

    The follow-up surveys done as part of the UvA Crisis Monitor, which have been conducted over recent weeks, paint a similar picture on most points to that seen in the first survey. The impact on the well-being of ...

  • 26 May 2020
    UvA Supervisory Board members reappointed

    Marise Voskens, Pauline Meurs and Rob Becker have been reappointed by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science as, respectively, chairperson and members of the Supervisory Board (Raad van Toezicht) of the UvA. ...

  • 26 May 2020
    Online lecture by Jan Lintsen on finances and Framework Letter

    On Wednesday, 3 June 2020, Executive Board member Jan Lintsen will give an online lecture for students and staff about the UvA’s financial management and the 2021 Framework Letter. Registration is now open.

  • 25 May 2020
    Follow an interdisciplinary elective

    How did the world react to previous pandemics and which lessons can be learned for the future? How do we create a circular economy? Or would you rather be informed about the geopolitics of China? Follow an elective, ...

  • 20 May 2020
    National open science partnership between Dutch research institutions and Elsevier

    The VSNU, NFU, NWO, KNAW and Vereniging Hogescholen have agreed upon a national open science partnership with Elsevier for five years. The new agreement contains conditions about access to journals, open access ...

  • 20 May 2020
    Small-scale education and research on-site from 15 June

    Yesterday we received more clarity about the scope we will have to resume education and research on location from 15 June.

  • 20 May 2020
    Borrowing of printed books possible again from 25 May 2020

    In the coming weeks the services of the Library will be extended in phases. Keep an eye on our website for the latest news.

  • 15 May 2020
    Now on display: digital exhibition ‘Corona in the City'

    The digital exhibition ‘Corona in the City’ set up by the Amsterdam Museum - in collaboration with, among others, the UvA - opened on Friday, 15 May. On coronaindestad.nl you can view, read and listen to stories of ...

  • 15 May 2020
    Candidates for Student Council elections announced

    The UvA's Student Council elections will take place from Monday, 8 June to Friday, 12 June. Students will be able to vote using the online voting application. The Central Voting Office has finalised the candidates ...

  • 14 May 2020
    Publishers offer wider access to digital scientific information

    Due to the corona crisis, many platforms and publishers offer universities and university libraries unlimited user access to eMaterials.

  • 12 May 2020
    "ORCID provides me as a scientist with a unique identifier"

    ORCID stands for Open Researcher and Contributor iD. It is a persistent digital identifier to distinguish researchers. In short, ORCID is a personal ID for researchers like ISBN is for books, ISSN for journals and ...

  • 11 May 2020
    Start of consultations on 2021 Framework Letter

    On 6 May 2020 the Executive Board adopted the 2021 Framework Letter subject to the approval of the general outline of the budget by the central representative advisory bodies. The Framework Letter will serve as the ...

  • 7 May 2020
    For research support you go to rsp.uva.nl

    The UvA Research Support Portal collects existing information for UvA researchers that is relevant when preparing, executing and completing research.

  • 6 May 2020
    Minne Fekkes, professor by special appointment of Social Skills and Resilience

    Dr M. Fekkes (1971) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Social Skills and Resilience at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair was established on behalf ...

  • 30 Apr 2020
    Will you come up with a theme for the facade screen of the new University Library?

    Construction on the new library building in the University Quarter will finish in 2022. The facade will be covered by a facade screen measuring 10 metres in height and 50 metres in length. Send in your idea for this ...

  • 28 Apr 2020
    First results of the UvA Crisis Monitor

    According to the initial results of the UvA Crisis Monitor almost half of students and staff at the UvA are very or extremely worried about the coronavirus crisis. Their primary concerns are about the health and ...

  • 28 Apr 2020
    'Something that is normal for you may be unique for someone else'

    'Why bother with diversity? The best people will always float to the top!' This was one of the statements made during the Faces of Science Park event in February on diversity, which included discussions, workshops ...

  • 21 Apr 2020
    UvA begins preparations to move the bicycle parking facility at Amsterdam Science Park

    UvA has given the green light for the contractor to start preparatory work on Monday 20 April to move the current bicycle parking facility. In mid-May, the facility opposite Science Park 904 Building A will be ...

  • 14 Apr 2020
    Additional management measures for REC buildings with regard to safety and hygiene

    You will also have to study at home in the near future. For students who still need to be on the Roeterseiland Campus (REC), the buildings are open from Monday to Friday from 8:00-18:00. As of this week, the UvA will ...

  • 14 Apr 2020
    UvA launches ‘Crisis Monitor’ survey among students and staff

    ​​​​​​​How are the measures that the University has had to take due to the coronavirus crisis impacting the well-being of students and staff? To gain more insight into this topic, the University of Amsterdam is ...

  • 8 Apr 2020
    SAGE grants extra access to online sources

    In view of the corona crisis, the Library is expanding its offering of online sources. SAGE, one of the world's largest publishers of academic publications, has granted UvA students and staff members extra access.

  • 3 Apr 2020
    Postponed: 2020 Student Council elections

    The student council elections will be postponed by three weeks and will now be held in the week of 8-12 June. The processes surrounding the elections have also been adjusted in such a way that any moments requiring ...

  • 31 Mar 2020
    Thanks for your feedback on the Outlines of the 2021-2026 Strategic Plan

    UvA staff and students had until 12 March to respond to the Outlines of the 2021 - 2026 Strategic Plan on the online platform denkmee.uva.nl. The Executive Board would like to thank the more than 50 contributors for ...

  • 31 Mar 2020
    Ward Berenschot, professor by special appointment of Comparative Political Anthropology of South and Southeast Asia

    Dr Ward Berenschot (1977) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Comparative Political Anthropology of South and Southeast Asia at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences at the University of ...

  • 26 Mar 2020
    Dutch citizens support European solidarity in fighting epidemic

    Dutch citizens are prepared to give the European Union a more central role when it comes to fighting an epidemic. This is the result of a survey conducted before the outbreak of the coronavirus crisis by an ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    All teaching on location suspended until the end of March

    The new measures announced by the cabinet to limit the consequences of the coronavirus also have major implications for the UvA. It has been decided that for the rest of this month teaching activities will be ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    UvA Bachelor’s Day cancelled

    After consulting with experts the UvA has regretfully had to decide that the Bachelor’s Day scheduled for this Saturday, 14 March cannot go ahead, to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. The most important ...

  • 10 Mar 2020
    'We're all guardians of our own academic integrity'

    Real science requires integrity by definition, according to Ed van Bavel, one of the UvA's five Confidential Advisers for Academic Integrity. His colleague Annette Groot couldn't agree more: 'If you don't act with ...

  • 9 Mar 2020
    Coronavirus: latest update Noord-Brabant

    The RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and Environmental Protection) advises inhabitants of the province of Noord-Brabant to minimize social contact if they have symptoms of a cold, coughing, or fever. If you ...

  • 6 Mar 2020
    New course offering: the Citing Sources online course

    The Library is offering a new course called Citing Sources. This course is made up of two modules, is available online and everyone can take it at their own pace.

  • 5 Mar 2020
    UvA scientists explain the implications of the coronavirus

    The coronavirus last week reached the Netherlands and began to spread around the country. How has the Dutch population reacted? What is a useful frame of reference for this situation? And what are the legal ...

  • 4 Mar 2020
    UvA Communication & Media Studies once again number 1 in world: QS ranking

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been ranked best in the world for Communication Science & Media for the third year in a row. The UvA ranks among the top 100 worldwide in 27 out of the 47 subject areas measured ...

  • 3 Mar 2020
    Tracking the rise of Euroscepticism and support for the far-right

    Support for Eurosceptic and far-right political parties continues to rise across Europe, according to a new version of the PopuList, which is launched today. The PopuList is an international collaboration, led by UvA ...

  • 2 Mar 2020
    Joana da Silveira Duarte, professor by special appointment of Global Citizenship and Bilingual Education

    Dr Joana da Silveira Duarte (1977) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Global Citizenship and Bilingual Education at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Amsterdam ...

  • 2 Mar 2020
    Readers to go to Canvas

    During the summer of 2020 the UvA is switching to a new reader system. Lecturers wishing to offer their students readers will soon have an easy way of doing this within Canvas, the UvA's digital learning environment.

  • 28 Feb 2020
    Update 28-02-2020: Consequences of coronavirus for UvA students and staff

    The UvA is following developments around the Coronavirus closely. See uva.nl/coronavirus for updates.