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Social Sciences

Results: 1 - 47 of 47
Results: 1 - 47 of 47
  • 14 Apr 2020
    Additional management measures for REC buildings with regard to safety and hygiene

    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 ...

  • 9 Mar 2020
    Coronavirus: latest update Noord-Brabant

    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 ...

  • 20 Jan 2020
    Mark Jordans uses science to improve psychological support for children in war zones

    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 ...

  • 15 Jan 2020
    21 until 24 January: entrance Roetersstraat bicycle parking garage closed

    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 ...

  • 25 Nov 2019
    REC faculties in the spotlight during the Amsterdam Light Festival

    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 ...

  • 21 Nov 2019
    Construction of roof over Roetersstraat entrance to bicycle park

    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 ...

  • 17 Sep 2019
    Nice to meet you: Faculty Student Council

    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.

  • 27 Aug 2019
    FMG dean Agneta Fischer to attend Real Opening of Academic Year in Leiden

    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 ...

  • 8 Aug 2019
    Handles removed from the panels in B/C/D; do not open the shutters

    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 ...

  • 1 May 2019
    ‘Go out and vote to help determine the University’s direction’

    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.

  • 20 Mar 2019
    Why stand for the Student Council?

    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 ...

  • 13 Aug 2018
    Building B/C/D closes at 6 p.m. today

    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 ...

  • 12 Jun 2018
    End the academic year with a bang at the SummerFest - 21 June

    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.

  • 7 May 2018
    Vacancy: student assistant / trainer Canvas

    The departments of Psychology, Communication Science and Social Sciences are looking for a student assistant / trainer Canvas.

  • 5 Apr 2018
    SummerFest Roeterseiland is back!

    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!

  • 3 Apr 2018
    Vacancy: student assistant Education Desk Social Sciences.

    The team at the Social Sciences Education Desk is looking for a new colleague from the beginning of May 2018.

  • 28 Feb 2018
    FAQ on the FMG budget

    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 ...

  • 21 Feb 2018
    Is it possible to organise participation in decision-making more efficiently?

    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.

  • 1 Feb 2018
    Are you the new secretary of the Faculty Student Council?

    The Faculty Student Council is looking for a new secretary.

  • 15 Aug 2017
    Introduction Week activities on 28 and 29 August and how they will affect you

    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.

  • 20 Jul 2017
    2017 summer recess: adjusted REC opening hours

    During the summer recess, buildings on the Roeterseiland Campus will have adjusted opening hours.

  • 20 Jul 2017
    Vacancy for two student assistants

    The College of Social Sciences is looking for two student assistants to help the Education Desk.

  • 24 May 2017
    REC Summer Festival returns

    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, ...

  • 26 Apr 2017
    REC A and REC BC demolition work

    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.

  • 11 Apr 2017
    Give tours at the campus and earn some extra money

    Do you want to help out at the faculty and earn some extra money? That’s possible!

  • 3 Apr 2017
    Summer Festival REC 2017: sign up for the event programme committee

    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 ...

  • 16 Mar 2017
    Want to learn how to develop an effective project or grant proposal?

    Are you interested in learning how to develop an effective project or grant proposal? Do you want to maximize the chances of getting you proposal approved? The Graduate School of Social Sciences Summer Programmes ...

  • 6 Feb 2017
    Social Sciences Academic Workshop Series: participate as a refugee buddy

    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 ...

  • 18 Jan 2017
    Facility Services memo regarding REC B/C/D power failure

    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 ...

  • 21 Jun 2016
    Summer period: revised opening hours

    During the summer period, buildings on the Roeterseiland Campus will have different opening hours than normal.

  • 24 Mar 2016
    Are you the new FSR assistant?

    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 ...

  • 22 Sep 2015
    Tugba Oztemir, winner of the Roeterseiland Campus bicycle

    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 ...

  • 26 Aug 2015
    Valckenierstraat entrance open only to persons with reduced mobility from 1 September onward

    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 ...

  • 4 Aug 2015
    Grassroots: help us improve education quality

    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.

  • 13 Jul 2015
    What progress is being made with the problems, requests and suggestions?

    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 ...

  • 16 Jun 2015
    What is your opinion about Roeterseiland?

    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

  • 16 Dec 2014
    Hands off our girls: Social Sciences supports Serious Request

    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 ...

  • 11 Dec 2014
    Eric Fischer appointed interim dean of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

    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 ...

  • 15 Aug 2014
    UvA Social Sciences climbs in Shanghai Top 50 Ranking

    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.

  • 23 Jul 2014
    Student Service Desk opens on 4 August on Roeterseiland

    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 ...

  • 8 Jul 2014
    Vacancy: student council assistant

    The Faculty Student Council of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences is looking for a new student council assistant.

  • 6 May 2014
    Faculty buildings closed during holidays

    The buildings of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences will be closed during holidays.

  • 17 Apr 2014
    Temporary library and study centre locations

    The Pierson Révész Library and the study centre Roeterseiland at REC H are being renovated until Summer 2014. Where to go instead?

  • 2 Apr 2014
    Win the FMG Student Research Prize or apply for jury board member

    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 ...

  • 26 Nov 2013
    Win 5000 Euro with your innovative idea for the labour market

    Take part in the contest ‘Arbeidsmarkt van morgen’ (Dutch only).

  • 18 Sep 2013
    Vacancy: secretary of the Faculty Student Council ’13-‘14

    As of 1 November 2013, the Faculty Student Council is looking for a secretary.

  • 9 Apr 2013
    Send in your article for the FMG student research prize (500 euros)

    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!