Here you can find a summary of all the useful information that you need as a new student.
You can find also more detailed the information in the A-Z list.
The Introduction Day for new students starting in September 2019 will be held on the 29th of August.
Please keep in mind that attendance at the Introduction Day is compulsory. If you are unable to attend please contact the study advisor Janine de Schutter: firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction Day programme:
|13.00-13.30||Doors open, registration, coffeee/tea in Central Entrance Hall|
|13.30-14.15|| Welcome to all new Master students of the 1-year Master's Programmes
|14.15-15.00||Tour of the Campus|
|15.00-16.30|| Programme per Master: Introduction to the programme by the Programme Director/ lecturers/ students
|16.30-21.00||Reception with drinks and snacks for all new Master students of the Graduate School of Informatics|
With your UvA-net ID you need to register for courses via https://datanose.nl/#masterenrol.
As of the second semester, you have to register for courses yourself through SIS, see:
Please note that the deadline for registration for courses of the 2nd semester is in December 2019 or January 2020. You will be informed about this in time through email.
As soon as you are enrolled as a student at the UvA you will receive a UvAnetID from the Central Registration Office. If you completed your bachelor study at the UvA, your UvAnetID is still the same. If you have any problems with your UvAnetID password, you can contact the Education Desk for assistance.
You will need a student ID card to identify yourself for classes, exams and study centres at all UvA locations, and to borrow books at the University library (UB).
UvA students can use an UvA email address via Google Apps for Education.
Consult the Course Catalogue for general educational information and for specific information about the master’s programmes, courses, contact persons, etc. The Course Catalogue is available online.
Most UvA-courses are supported by Canvas, our online learning environment. Login with your UvAnetID.
All students of the master Software Engineering are expected to use their own laptop.
In October, The Faculty of Science will organize a special event for all its international students. You will get acquainted with the Dutch academic environment, receive information about social activities and meet the other international students during drinks and pizza.
We hope to see you all there! In September you will receive an invitation with more details for this event by email.
Students may consult the study adviser for advice on individual situations like studying with a disability/chronic illness, combination study/work, personal circumstances, (temporarily) terminating the study programme as well as for advice regarding planning or doubts about your master’s programme. The study adviser can refer to lecturers, committees and departments within or outside the Faculty. The study adviser has knowledge of the rules and regulations concerning the educational system.
The Education Desk is situated at Science Park 904 on the first floor. Opening hours daily from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.
Master students primarily contact the Education Desk for:
Please contact the Education Desk FNWI.