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Welcome new students

Welcome new students

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.

  • Introduction Day

    The next introduction day for new students starting in September 2019 will be held on 29 August 2019.


    13.00-13.30  Doors open, registration, coffee/tea in Central Entrance Hall
    13.30-14.15  Welcome to all new Master students of the 1-year Master's Programmes in C1.110
    14.15-15.00  Tour of the building by VIA students (Start of groups in Central Entrance Hall)
    15.00-16.30  Programme for SNE students starts in B1.23
    16.30-21.00  SNE BBQ


  • Course registration

    First semester

    With your UvA-net ID you can register for courses via  After registering via datanose, you will be automatically enrolled in all the courses for the first semester (also the VU course).

    Second semester

    To register for the courses in the second semester, you have to do this 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 through email.

    More information on Course registration

  • Course Catalogue

    You can also 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.

    Course catalogue 2019-2020

  • UvAnetID

    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 Study Centre (Library) at Science Park 904 for assistance.

    More information on UvAnetID

  • Timetables

    The Security and Network Engineering schedule is available on the OS3 website.

    Also, there is a timetable available on DataNose, login with your UvA-net ID.


  • Canvas

    Most UvA-courses are supported by Canvas, our online learning environment. Login with your UvAnetID.


  • Meeting for International Students in October

    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.


  • Study adviser

    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.

    Study adviser ESC


  • Education Desk FNWI

    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 Service Centre for:

    • the registration of study results
    • information on schedules if not on-line
    • to pick up forms
    • to inquire about study and examination procedures
    • to make an appointment for the application of a MSc degree 
    • for a Transcripts of Records and English translations 
    • for procedures concerning approval from the Board of Examiners, such as approval of study programmes, special courses etc. 
    • for statements from various authorities

    Contact information Education Desk FNWI

Still need more information?

Please contact the Education Desk FWNI.

Contact information Education Desk FWNI