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Results: 801 - 850 of 851
  • Keyboard 'privacy'
    UvA to host international privacy conference
    16 Sep 2015
    What are the privacy implications of new technologies? How should medical data be shared with proper regard for patients’ privacy? And why do privacy and accountability trump security in a democratic state? At the ...
  • Appointment procedure UvA-AUAS board members
    10 Sep 2015
    The representative advisory bodies of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) are to be given the right of approval to the basic profile of new members of the UvA-AUAS ...
  • Ingang B/C
    Valckenierstraat entrance open only to persons with reduced mobility from 1 September onward
    26 Aug 2015
    As from Tuesday, 1 September, the entrance on Valckenierstraat is open exclusively to persons with reduced mobility. From this date onward, all other employees and students may use the main entrance to building zones ...
  • Grassroots: help us improve education quality
    4 Aug 2015
    Do you have any ideas about how we could use ICT to improve the quality of education at the UvA? If so, take part in Grassroots and send in an application by 18 September 2015.
  • What progress is being made with the problems, requests and suggestions?
    13 Jul 2015
    Over the past few months, the Faculty Student Council, Works Council, representatives of the four Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) domains (Social Sciences, Communication Science, Child Development ...
  • Close involvement of UvA/AUAS representative advisory bodies in appointments
    9 Jul 2015
    The Supervisory Boards of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) have decided to closely involve the representative advisory bodies in procedures for appointing a ...
  • Lianne Schmidt
    Lianne Schmidt appointed student assessor at the UvA
    8 Jul 2015
    Lianne Schmidt, Master’s student in International Development Studies, has been appointed as student assessor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), effective 1 September 2015. The Executive Board appointed Schmidt ...
  • Roeterseiland B/C
    What is your opinion about Roeterseiland?
    16 Jun 2015
    Share your experiences with Roeterseiland (REC) via the online survey of Anke de Vrieze, student in the Master's programme in Cultural and Social Anthroplogy
  • Bart Bakker
    Statement in response to brief squat of UvA’s Student Services building
    30 Apr 2015
    The following statement was issued by the Executive Board in response to the brief squat of the UvA’s Student Services building at the Binnengasthuisstraat.
  • Press statement UvA-AUAS/HvA Executive Board
    20 Apr 2015
    The Executive Board would like to thank the Supervisory Boards for their enormous efforts and the speed and assiduousness with which they have drawn conclusions and taken decisions. The broad support makes it ...
  • Press statement Supervisory Boards
    19 Apr 2015
    Today, the Supervisory Boards held talks about the current situation with the Executive Board, the deans, the domain chairs and the representative advisory bodies of the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam ...
  • President UvA Executive Board tenders resignation
    19 Apr 2015
    Yesterday evening, Louise Gunning tendered her resignation as president of the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences to the Supervisory Boards.
  • Decision to evict Maagdenhuis occupiers
    13 Apr 2015
    We realise that questions exist about our decision this past Friday to observe the ruling of the court and formally request the police to vacate the Maagdenuis building. In the following letter, we would like to ...
  • Maagdenhuis vacated
    11 Apr 2015
    After six weeks, the police made an end to the Maagdenhuis occupation this morning. Yesterday, the district court ordered the occupiers to immediately vacate the building. After the judge’s ruling, the UvA observed ...
  • Judge rules that occupiers must leave the Maagdenhuis
    10 Apr 2015
    The interim relief judge of Amsterdam’s district court has decided that the occupiers of the Maagdenhuis must leave the building immediately and that for safety reasons the planned festival must be cancelled.
  • Update: Maagdenhuis
    8 Apr 2015
    In recent weeks, a number of concerns have been raised within the academic community. The Executive Board has taken note of these concerns and has presented a 10-point plan to address them.
  • Update: 10-point plan
    20 Mar 2015
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) will set up a committee to develop proposals for modernising the way the UvA is governed. In addition, a committee of inquiry will look at the UvA’s finances, together with its real ...
  • Guide de Wilde with the Orange Carpet Award
    UvA wins EP-Nuffic prize for Ambassador Programme
    19 Mar 2015
    During the EP-Nuffic Annual Conference on 12 March, the Orange Carpet Award for higher education was awarded to the University of Amsterdam (UvA) for its Global Exchange Ambassador Programme. EP-Nuffic has created ...
  • Weekly meeting with Executive Board
    13 Mar 2015
    On Monday, 16 March, the third meeting in a series of weekly meetings between students, staff and a delegation of the Executive Board will take place.
  • Weekly meeting with Executive Board
    6 Mar 2015
    On Monday, 9 March, the second meeting in a series of weekly meetings between students, staff and a delegation of the Executive Board will take place. The discussion will take place in CREA’s Muziekzaal from 13:30 to ...
  • Update: UvA Maagdenhuis
    2 Mar 2015
    For the moment, there is no intention to evacuate the Maagdenhuis.
  • Weekly meeting with Executive Board
    27 Feb 2015
    On Monday, 2 March, the first of a series of weekly meetings between students, staff and a delegation of the Executive Board will take place. The first meeting will be held in CREA’s Muziekzaal from 13:30 to 14:30.
  • Livestream agenda-setting meeting at REC
    26 Feb 2015
    Watch the livestream of the agenda-setting meeting at Roeterseiland.
  • Update: agenda-setting meeting 26 February
    26 Feb 2015
    Because of increased interest, today’s agenda-setting meeting will be moved from CREA to REC C 1.04 to enable more people to attend. The meeting is meant table subjects for discussion with the Executive Board.
  • Student member in UvA Executive Board
    26 Feb 2015
    The UvA’s Supervisory Board has unanimously approved a proposal to appoint a student member to the Executive Board and faculty management. The deans also unanimously support the proposal.
  • Update: Statement Executive Board on Maagdenhuis occupation
    26 Feb 2015
    Following a peaceful demonstration last night, a group of protestors broke into the UvA’s Maagdenhuis building. The door was forced open and a member of security assaulted. The Executive Board has laid formal charges.
  • Statement Executive Board on Maagdenhuis occupation
    26 Feb 2015
    Following a peaceful demonstration last night, a group of protestors broke into the UvA’s Maagdenhuis building.
  • Statement Executive Board on Bungehuis eviction
    24 Feb 2015
    Issued by Louise J. Gunning-Schepers, president of the Executive Board
  • Serious Request
    Hands off our girls: Social Sciences supports Serious Request
    16 Dec 2014
    Sexual violence against women is the featuring topic of this symposium organised by the Social Sciences of the University of Amsterdam. It is a benefit symposium, which means that all visitors can make a voluntary ...
  • E.J. Fischer
    Eric Fischer appointed interim dean of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    11 Dec 2014
    The Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed Professor Eric. J. Fischer as interim dean of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, effective 1 January 2015. Fischer will fill this ...
  • THE World University Ranking
    UvA climbs to 77th spot on the THE World University Rankings
    2 Oct 2014
    Building on its solid performance of recent years, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has risen to the 77th spot on the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2014-2015. Last year, the UvA was ranked ...
  • QS World University Ranking
    UvA once again ranked best Dutch university in QS World University Rankings
    16 Sep 2014
    For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the highest placed Dutch university in the QS World University Rankings. The UvA has also risen in the overall rankings and now holds the 50th ...
  • Opening Academic Year 2014, Louise Gunning
    UvA celebrates opening academic year with eye on Africa
    3 Sep 2014
    On Monday, 1 September, the University of Amsterdam celebrated the opening of the 2014-2015 Academic Year. Various speakers reflected on this year’s theme: 'Amsterdam in the wider world: Africa’.
  • Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
    UvA Social Sciences climbs in Shanghai Top 50 Ranking
    15 Aug 2014
    This year Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam has climbed in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) field ranking, also known as the Shanghai Ranking, from 50 to 39 globally.
  • TEDxAmsterdam Award 2014
    24 Jul 2014
    The Technology Transfer Office UvA-AUAS-AMC is pleased to invite you, on behalf of Amsterdam Science Park and all of its scientific institutes, to participate in the TEDxAmsterdam Award 2014. Amsterdam Science Park ...
  • student service desk
    Student Service Desk opens on 4 August on Roeterseiland
    23 Jul 2014
    The Student Service Desk on the Amsterdam Roeterseiland Campus will open on Monday, 4 August. The desk brings together the services of the current Service and Information Centre (SIC) and some of the services of your ...
  • Message in connection with the Malaysia Airlines aircraft disaster
    21 Jul 2014
    With deep sadness and disbelief, we have learnt that UvA/AMC staff members Joep Lange and Jacqueline van Tongeren, UvA student Sascha Meijer and UvA alumnus Laurens van der Graaff were on board the Malaysia Airlines ...
  • Vacancy: student council assistant
    8 Jul 2014
    The Faculty Student Council of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences is looking for a new student council assistant.
  • NSE
    Student satisfaction increases in all areas
    26 May 2014
    Student satisfaction at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has increased with regard to almost all aspects of their degree programmes, according to the 2014 National Student Survey (Nationale Studenten Enquête, NSE). ...
  • Faculty buildings closed during holidays
    6 May 2014
    The buildings of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences will be closed during holidays.
  • Temporary library and study centre locations
    17 Apr 2014
    The Pierson Révész Library and the study centre Roeterseiland at REC H are being renovated until Summer 2014. Where to go instead?
  • Win the FMG Student Research Prize or apply for jury board member
    2 Apr 2014
    Have you published a research article or are you on the verge of publishing one in a scientific journal? Embrace your chance to send in your article for the FMG student research prize (500 euros). Or apply for jury ...
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    Mieke Mulder named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2013
    14 Jan 2014
    Dr Mieke Mulder was named UvA Lecturer of the Year 2013 during the University's Dies Natalis celebrations on 8 January 2014.
  • Arbeidsmarkt van Morgen
    Win 5000 Euro with your innovative idea for the labour market
    26 Nov 2013
    Take part in the contest ‘Arbeidsmarkt van morgen’ (Dutch only).
  • Photo competition: send in your best photos for a chance to win a subscription to FOAM Magazine
    30 Oct 2013
    A good photo says more than a thousand words. Looking at our FMG archives, we've realised there's sadly little picture material to use in our communications. Do you take great photos? Then enter our photo competition!
  • Vacancy: secretary of the Faculty Student Council ’13-‘14
    18 Sep 2013
    As of 1 November 2013, the Faculty Student Council is looking for a secretary.
  • QS World University Rankings
    UvA top Dutch university in QS World University Rankings
    10 Sep 2013
    For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Amsterdam is the highest ranked Dutch university in the QS World University Rankings. Previously ranked 62nd, the UvA has moved up four places and is now ranked 58th ...
  • OAJ 2013
    UvA opens academic year with an eye on China
    3 Sep 2013
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) celebrated the opening of the 2013-2014 academic year on Monday, 2 September. During the opening, a number of prominent speakers elaborated on the theme ‘Amsterdam in the wider ...
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    Prestigious ERC Advanced Grants awarded to five UvA professors
    14 Aug 2013
    Neuropsychologist Edward de Haan, chemist Joost Reek, mathematician Lex Schrijver, cell biologist Hergen Spits and oncogeneticist Rogier Versteeg are each to receive a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant from the European ...
  • Honorary doctorate for Jan Breman in recognition of half a century of unique research
    1 Jul 2013
    The School for Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London has conferred an honorary doctorate on Jan Breman, emeritus professor of the University of Amsterdam, for research he conducted in ...