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  • 16 Oct 2019
    UvA response to email sent to Turkish student

    The UvA has received many responses with regard to a message on social media, which was posted by a Turkish student about an internship rejection from a UvA staff member.

  • 15 Oct 2019
    Start of Social Safety Taskforce

    During the current academic year the Taskforce on Social Safety will develop an integrated approach to social safety. The Taskforce's aim is to act as a catalyst for improvements in policies, workplace habits and ...

  • 15 Oct 2019
    This student takes part in weekly Executive Board meetings

    ‘It's not like I'm exchanging texts with Karen, Geert or Jan every morning, though’, she says with a laugh. Still, as a student assessor, Master's student in Sociology Iris Kingma (25) sits down with the UvA ...

  • 10 Oct 2019
    Exam Time: from 12 until 25 October

    During exam time the Library, in cooperation with Facility Services, offers you extra study spaces. On campus lecture rooms are available for studying. Need longer for your study? No problem. The Library has extended ...

  • 10 Oct 2019
    Students paint walls in the new pop-up learning space

    Recently, the Library called on UvA students to come up with inspiring designs for the temporary learning space in the J/K building on the Roeterseiland Campus. The proposals by students Pruthvi Vellanki (Qatar, ...

  • 8 Oct 2019
    NVAO assessment panel positive about UvA quality agreements

    The UvA's plans for using the student loan funds, in the context of the so-called Higher Education Quality Agreements, have been positively assessed by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders ...

  • 8 Oct 2019
    2020 draft budget: investing in teaching and research

    In 2020, the UvA will have more money to spend. The University’s income is expected to be 4% higher than in the 2019 budget, giving greater scope for both short-term and long-term investments in teaching and ...

  • 1 Oct 2019
    Interim ombudsperson appointed

    Jacqueline Schoone has been appointed interim ombudsperson.

  • 1 Oct 2019
    UvA to introduce extra holiday week from next academic year

    Starting from the 2020-2021 academic year, an additional teaching-free week (holiday week) will be introduced in all the faculties of the University of Amsterdam. The Executive Board took the official decision on ...

  • 27 Sep 2019
    Sign up for the Academic Diversity Programme

    UvA's Academic Diversity Programme (ADP) is a mentoring programme in which students are supported by senior students during their first year at the university. Applications are now open for the upcoming academic ...

  • 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.