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Contact information

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has numerous faculties, colleges and graduate schools. The activities are divided across a large number of locations in Amsterdam. Below you will find the most important addresses and contact details of the UvA.

Postal address: University of Amsterdam (UvA)

Visiting address

  • Spui 21
    1012 WX Amsterdam
    The Netherlands
  • T: +31 (0)20 525 1400 (main switchboard)

Postal address:

  • P.O. Box 19268
    1000 GG Amsterdam
    The Netherlands

The University of Amsterdam is dispersed across a number of locations in Amsterdam.


The contact details of individual employees can be found by using the search function on the UvA website.

Central Student Service Desk

For general information about studying at the UvA, please contact the Central Student Service Desk, which is located at the Roeterseiland Campus in Amsterdam. The desk is open Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 17:00.

  • T: +31 (0)20 525 1401
  • WhatsApp: +31 (0)6 48 34 76 69

Information and services at the UvA may vary per degree programme. For most questions about study programmes or courses, you can contact the Student Desk or academic study adviser for your study programme

Student Services

Student Services provides a wide variety of support before, during and after your studies. These services provided by Student Services are divided into various departments: Student counsellors, Student psychologists, Student Careers Centre, Office of International Student Affairs and the Student Service Desk.

Faculty contact details

The UvA has seven faculties in which teaching and research is conducted: the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, the Faculty of Economics and Business, the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Dentistry.

ICT Services

The ICT Service Desk is the first port of call for staff and students with ICT-related queries and questions.

Facility Services

The Service Desk at Facility Services is the first port of call for service provision requests, notification of malfunctions and general inquiries.

Administration Centre

The AC Service Desk deals with questions and requests concerning personnel and administrative matters for all UvA employees. You can ask a question or submit a request via the AC Digital Service Desk.

Press Office

The University of Amsterdam Press Office is the first port of call for journalists contacting the University. The press officers handle all incoming media enquiries and issue all statements to the media.

  • Spui 21
    1012 WX Amsterdam
    The Netherlands
  • T: +31 (0)20 525 2695 (for press only; this number can also be phoned outside office hours) 
  • E: (for press only)

The University Library

  • Singel 425
    1012 WP Amsterdam
    The Netherlands

Editorial Desk