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Study advisers

Social Sciences

If you have questions about your study planning, have doubts about your study choice or have suffered a study delay due to illness or personal circumstances, you can visit the study adviser.

Questions?

For simple questions please visit the Education Desk Social Sciences or send an email.

When to contact your study adviser

Students can consult their study adviser about:

  • Information regarding (possibilities within) the study programme
  • Study plan, for instance in case of electives, internship, thesis problems, delays in their studies or graduation
  • Complaints about the study programme, lecturers etc.
  • Reference to lecturers, thesis supervisors, committees and organisations within or outside the faculty
  • Their personal situation, for instance when combining studies with top-class sport or a job or when struggling with a handicap, illness or other personal/family circumstances etc.
  • Doubts about their study track and/or a (temporary) break or change of their studies

Availability study advisers

  • All walk-in hours are cancelled until further notice;
  • The study advisers are available via e-mail (see contact details below);
  • Appointments will take place via Skype, Zoom, phone or email (in consultation with the study adviser);
  • See uva.nl/coronavirus for the latest updates on the measures that the UvA is taking.

How to contact a study adviser

Please select your programme from the list below for contact details.

  • Bachelor's in Sociology

    Ms. Inge Velthuijs is the study adviser of the Bachelor's programme in Sociology.

    Questions?

    For questions about the programme, your course registration or other administrative issues, please contact the Education Desk Social Sciences first.

    Appointment

    Appointment hours of Inge Velthuijs:

    - Mondays (10.30-13.00)
    - Wednesdays (10.30-13.00)
    - Thursdays  (10.30-13.00)

    Students can make a personal appointment online. An appointment is set for twenty minutes.

  • Master's in Conflict Resolution and Governance

    Ms. Kim Ribbink is the study adviser and programme co-ordinator in the Master’s programme Political Sciences (all tracks) and Conflict Resolution & Governance.

    Question?

    Appointment

    • Students can make a personal appointment with the study adviser through the Education Desk Social Sciences.
    • If you have an appointment with your study adviser, please call in at the Education Desk Social Sciences first.
  • Master's in Medical Anthropology and Sociology

    Ms Yvette Jansen is the study adviser of the Master's programme in Medical Anthropology and Sociology.

    Questions?

    For questions about the programme, your course registration or other administrative issues, please contact the Education Desk Social Sciences first.

    Appointment 

    • Personal appointment hours: Wednesdays (13:30-14:30). 
    • You can make an appointment online
  • Master's in Political Science

    Ms. Kim Ribbink is the study adviser and programme co-ordinator in the Master’s programme Political Sciences (all tracks) and Conflict Resolution & Governance.

    Questions?

    Appointments 

    • Students can make a personal appointment with the study adviser through the Education Desk Social Sciences.
    • If you have an appointment with your study adviser, please call in at the Education Desk Social Sciences first.
  • Master's in Sociology

    Ms. Marieke van Leeuwen is the study adviser of the Master’s programme in Sociology.

    Questions

    For questions, please contact the Education Desk Social Sciences first.

    Appointment

    • Personal appointment hours: Tuesday (13:00-15:00)
    • You can make an appointment online