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Social Sciences

Results: 1 - 46 of 46
Results: 1 - 46 of 46
  • Isaac Roet Prize: Win €5,000 for your socially sustainable project
    17 Aug 2020
    We invite students and (young) researchers to submit a project proposal that contributes to solving societal issues and embraces Isaac Roet's philosophy: a fair, safe and sustainable world.
  • Additional management measures for REC buildings with regard to safety and hygiene
    14 Apr 2020
    You will also have to study at home in the near future. For students who still need to be on the Roeterseiland Campus (REC), the buildings are open from Monday to Friday from 8:00-18:00. As of this week, the UvA will ...
  • Coronavirus: latest update Noord-Brabant
    9 Mar 2020
    The RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and Environmental Protection) advises inhabitants of the province of Noord-Brabant to minimize social contact if they have symptoms of a cold, coughing, or fever. If you ...
  • Mark Jordans uses science to improve psychological support for children in war zones
    20 Jan 2020
    To reduce the huge psychological suffering of children in war zones: this mission is what drives Mark Jordans, who was recently named professor by special appointment of Global Child and Adolescent Mental Health at ...
  • 21 until 24 January: entrance Roetersstraat bicycle parking garage closed
    15 Jan 2020
    From Tuesday 21 January until Friday 24 January the entire entrance to the bicycle parking facility on Roetsersstraat will be sealed off (roller blind will be shut). Scooters and cargo bikes will no longer be able to ...
  • Amsterdam Light Festival
    REC faculties in the spotlight during the Amsterdam Light Festival
    25 Nov 2019
    The three faculties on the Roeterseiland Campus – Economics & Business, the Amsterdam Law School and Social & Behavioural Sciences – will literally be in the spotlight during the Amsterdam Light Festival. Ten ...
  • Construction of roof over Roetersstraat entrance to bicycle park
    21 Nov 2019
    From 18 November through mid-December, the UvA will be installing a roof over the access ramp to the bicycle park at the Roetersstraat entrance. The roof will reduce noise disturbance and protect the access ramp ...
  • Faculty Student Council
    Nice to meet you: Faculty Student Council
    17 Sep 2019
    With the start of the new academic year, the new Faculty Student Council (FSR) of the FMG has also started. Who is who within the FSR-FMG? We hereby introduce the members to you.
  • Prof Agneta Fischer
    FMG dean Agneta Fischer to attend Real Opening of Academic Year in Leiden
    27 Aug 2019
    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) dean Agneta Fischer will be attending the Real Opening of the Academic Year in Leiden with her colleague Fred Weerman from the Faculty of Humanities. Organised by ...
  • Panel without handle
    Handles removed from the panels in B/C/D; do not open the shutters
    8 Aug 2019
    The door handles on the gray panels in Building B / C / D have recently been removed, because the cover panels on the outside of the shutters in REC-BCD can become detached from the hatches. Urgent request: leave the ...
  • ‘Go out and vote to help determine the University’s direction’
    1 May 2019
    The Student Council elections will be held from 13 until 17 May. Evi de Rover, the current chair of the FMG Student Council, explains why you should vote. We’ve also included a list of the candidates you can vote for.
  • UvA
    Why stand for the Student Council?
    20 Mar 2019
    If you would really like to have an influence and join in the discussion about the policies of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG), why not stand for the Student Council elections? For the first time ...
  • Building B/C/D closes at 6 p.m. today
    13 Aug 2018
    Due to the power outage this past Thursday 9 August, the electrical systems in REC A, B, C and D need to be tested. This will take place on Monday 13 August. In order to carry out the necessary tests, all persons ...
  • Zomerfestival
    End the academic year with a bang at the SummerFest - 21 June
    12 Jun 2018
    End the academic year with a bang on 21 June. Join the SummerFest Roeterseiland with your fellow students  and enjoy an awesome and varied programme.
  • Vacancy: student assistant / trainer Canvas
    7 May 2018
    The departments of Psychology, Communication Science and Social Sciences are looking for a student assistant / trainer Canvas.
  • SummerFest Roeterseiland is back!
    5 Apr 2018
    Save the Date, on Thursday 21 June from 16:30 to 21:00 to celebrate the end of the academic year with your fellow students and/or colleagues!
  • Vacancy: student assistant Education Desk Social Sciences.
    3 Apr 2018
    The team at the Social Sciences Education Desk is looking for a new colleague from the beginning of May 2018.
  • FAQ on the FMG budget
    28 Feb 2018
    The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) is facing a decline in income. The faculty will therefore be reducing its spending, focusing on the quality of teaching and research as the key principle. Below ...
  • Is it possible to organise participation in decision-making more efficiently?
    21 Feb 2018
    The working group on the Organisation of Participation in Decision-making at the FMG has published its latest advice, in which it explores possibilities for organising participation in decision-making differently.
  • Are you the new secretary of the Faculty Student Council?
    1 Feb 2018
    The Faculty Student Council is looking for a new secretary.
  • Introduction Week activities on 28 and 29 August and how they will affect you
    15 Aug 2017
    As part of our Introduction Week, on 28 and 29 August new UvA students will be getting acquainted with the Roeterseiland Campus. This should not cause any major disruptions for UvA staff and other students.
  • 2017 summer recess: adjusted REC opening hours
    20 Jul 2017
    During the summer recess, buildings on the Roeterseiland Campus will have adjusted opening hours.
  • Vacancy for two student assistants
    20 Jul 2017
    The College of Social Sciences is looking for two student assistants to help the Education Desk.
  • Summer Festival REC 2017
    REC Summer Festival returns
    24 May 2017
    This year you can once again expect a great Summer Festival at the Roeterseiland Campus on Thursday 29 June, starting at 16:30. It promises to be a creative and varied programme with local bands and heroes, DJs, ...
  • REC A and REC BC demolition work
    26 Apr 2017
    From the end of April, work will commence on breaking open a section of the walls between REC A and REC BC. This work will continue through to the project's completion on 30 June 2017.
  • Give tours at the campus and earn some extra money
    11 Apr 2017
    Do you want to help out at the faculty and earn some extra money? That’s possible!
  • Summer Festival REC 2017
    Summer Festival REC 2017: sign up for the event programme committee
    3 Apr 2017
    Following the success of previous editions, the next Summer Festival Roeterseiland will be held on 29 June 2017. This is a festival organised for – and by - students and employees of the Faculty of Social and ...
  • Social Sciences Academic Workshop Series: participate as a refugee buddy
    6 Feb 2017
    The Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences is offering an academic skills workshop series open to refugees in the second semester of the 2016/2017 academic year. We are currently looking for UvAstudents who would ...
  • Facility Services memo regarding REC B/C/D power failure
    18 Jan 2017
    The large power failure in Amsterdam yesterday morning also caused a prolonged disruption of power to the REC B/C/D building. Problems with the central energy supply made it impossible for the building to switch back ...
  • Summer period: revised opening hours
    21 Jun 2016
    During the summer period, buildings on the Roeterseiland Campus will have different opening hours than normal.
  • Are you the new FSR assistant?
    24 Mar 2016
    Are you curious about what students can really change at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) ? Want to know how participation works and do you have an affinity with social media, internal ...
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    Tugba Oztemir, winner of the Roeterseiland Campus bicycle
    22 Sep 2015
    Tugba Oztemir is the winner of the 'Park your bike and win one' bicycle competition. The idea behind the campaign, which ran at the Roeterseiland Campus two weeks ago, was to raise awareness of the need to park ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
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    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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Send in your article for the FMG student research prize (500 euros)
    9 Apr 2013
    Have you published a research article or are you on the verge of publishing one in a scientific journal? Do not hesitate and embrace your chance to send in your article for the first FMG student research prize!