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Results: 81 - 120 of 652
  • The 2020 Student Council election results are in
    8 Jul 2020
    The Central Voting Office of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) announced the results of the Student Council elections on Wednesday 8 July. The total voter turnout was 15%. UvASociaal remains the largest party in the ...
  • Temporary external reporting point for undesirable behaviour open from 15 July
    7 Jul 2020
    From 15 July, a temporary external reporting point for undesirable behaviour will be made available.
  • The Library welcomes non-UvA borrowers again
    3 Jul 2020
    The Library is in a phased reopening. From Monday 6 July, the Library will further expand its (physical) services. From then on, borrowing and returning can be done at multiple locations, the Humanities Collections ...
  • Intreeweek 2020: a warm welcome - online and in the city
    2 Jul 2020
    A warm welcome to all new students, the perfect start to your time at the UvA and to your studies, getting to know the city and each other. These are the goals of Intreeweek at the UvA. The Intreeweek Board, ...
  • Readers in Canvas launched
    2 Jul 2020
    Starting in July, lecturers wishing to offer their students readers or reading lists will be able to do this within Canvas, UvA's digital learning environment. Students can download their readers free of charge in ...
  • External reporting point for undesirable behavior
    1 Jul 2020
    The UvA is opening an external contact point for reporting undesirable behaviour starting from 15 July.
  • Student Council election results found to be reliable
    30 Jun 2020
    The investigation into possible manipulation of the voting application used in the 2020 Student Council elections has been completed and discussed.
  • Borrowing books from other libraries possible again
    30 Jun 2020
    From Wednesday 1 July it will again be possible to borrow books from other libraries via interlibrary loan. You can also request scans of journal articles or chapters of books again.
  • Onlinebrary: Digital study space available now!
    29 Jun 2020
    For students who miss studying in the library with fellow students, we now offer Onlinebrary, a digital study space available from Monday 29 June to Friday 3 July. This online environment helps you study at home, and ...
  • External committee on social safety begins work
    24 Jun 2020
    The Executive Board has set up an external social safety committee to investigate (the operation of) the system for reports and complaints relating to social safety at the UvA. The committee will be composed of Marry ...
  • I want everybody to be able to realise their dreams
    23 Jun 2020
    'Diversity is essential. Diversity is seeing someone working in a certain position and thinking: that person is just like me. I could end up doing that too. It allows us to dream and to realise our dreams, and that's ...
  • 2020 Student Council election results postponed
    18 Jun 2020
    The determination of the Student Council election results, which was scheduled to take place on Friday, June 19, has been postponed until an investigation into the reliability of the results has been completed. This ...
  • Inge van der Stap
    Diversity is nothing to be afraid of
    17 Jun 2020
    'I want to make more people aware of the importance of cultural diversity. To let them know that it’s nothing to be afraid of. I’ve noticed that people sometimes shy away from the subject or sometimes don’t really ...
  • Lecture on UvA’s financial management well attended
    17 Jun 2020
    On 3 June, Executive Board member and Finance portfolio holder Jan Lintsen gave a lecture about the financial management of the University of Amsterdam. The online lecture was offered in Dutch and in English.
  • Diversity in 2021-2026 Strategic Plan
    17 Jun 2020
    On Friday, 12 June, the first working paper of the 2021-2026 Strategic Plan was discussed by the Executive Board and the Central Student Council and the Central Works Council. The emphasis was on what according to ...
  • Social safety top priority
    16 Jun 2020
    Social safety of students and staff is an absolute priority for the UvA and for us personally too. We are deeply ashamed by any case that surfaces. We must all be aware that there can be no place for sexism and ...
  • Library Learning Centre (REC H) reopens study places
    12 Jun 2020
    As of Monday 15 June, UvA students and staff will be able again to use the study spaces in the Library Learning Centre in REC H. The Library also expands the reservation options for all reopened library locations.
  • Focus on equality must continue
    12 Jun 2020
    'Equality is certainly not an assumption. National and international research, for example, indicates that students from a migration background are less likely to be selected to be specialists. There must also be a ...
  • Diversity is not only about the business case
    10 Jun 2020
    'Diversity has a lot going for it, since it can improve decision-making, foster creativity and increase productivity. It’s nice that we have the experience of creating good outcomes when we work on diversity and ...
  • Rijk van Beek appointed UvA student assessor
    9 Jun 2020
    The Executive Board has appointed Rijk Vegard van Beek as a student assessor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). for a period of one year starting Monday, 31 August 2020.
  • Overzicht keuzevakken IIS 2020, semester 1
    Register now for an interdisciplinary elective
    9 Jun 2020
    Since 9 June it is possible to register for an interdisciplinary elective for the next semester! Will it be Pandemic, Degrowth, The Eternal Pursuit of Happiness or do you rather prefer Human (e) AI? View all ...
  • Invitation to vote: 2020 Student Council elections
    8 Jun 2020
    The elections for the UvA's Central Student Council and Faculty Student Councils have begun. From today until Friday, 12 June at 23:59, you can vote for the representative advisory bodies of the University.
  • Library reopens Science Park study areas
    5 Jun 2020
    As of Monday 8 June, UvA students and staff will be able to use study places at the Science Park library location. From that day on, the reservation options for the reopened library locations will also be expanded.
  • Join the UvA Create a Course Challenge
    2 Jun 2020
    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 ...
  • Studying at the University Library Singel
    29 May 2020
    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 ...
  • UvA campuses smoke-free as of August 2020
    29 May 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.
  • UvA Crisis Monitor follow-up shows a similar picture
    27 May 2020
    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 ...
  • UvA Supervisory Board members reappointed
    26 May 2020
    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. ...
  • Online lecture by Jan Lintsen on finances and Framework Letter
    26 May 2020
    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.
  • National open science partnership between Dutch research institutions and Elsevier
    20 May 2020
    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 ...
  • Small-scale education and research on-site from 15 June
    20 May 2020
    Yesterday we received more clarity about the scope we will have to resume education and research on location from 15 June.
  • Borrowing of printed books possible again from 25 May 2020
    20 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.
  • Candidates for Student Council elections announced
    15 May 2020
    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 ...
  • "ORCID provides me as a scientist with a unique identifier"
    12 May 2020
    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 ...
  • Start of consultations on 2021 Framework Letter
    11 May 2020
    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 ...
  • UvA researcher Peter Kuperus in the molecular lab for DNA Isolation
    For research support you go to rsp.uva.nl
    7 May 2020
    The UvA Research Support Portal collects existing information for UvA researchers that is relevant when preparing, executing and completing research.
  • First results of the UvA Crisis Monitor
    28 Apr 2020
    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 ...
  • 'Something that is normal for you may be unique for someone else'
    28 Apr 2020
    '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 ...
  • Additional management measures for REC buildings with regard to safety and hygiene
    14 Apr 2020
    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 ...
  • UvA launches ‘Crisis Monitor’ survey among students and staff
    14 Apr 2020
    ​​​​​​​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 ...