Facts and figures

The University of Amsterdam has its origins in the Athenaeum Illustre (1632) and, with over 30,000 students, over 5,000 employees and an annual budget of 600 million euros, is one of the largest general research universities in Europe. This ‘Electronic Fact Book' provides current and detailed facts and figures about the University.

Degree programmes

(open for intake starting September 2015)

  Total        

English-taught

incl.

tracks

Joint degree

with VU

Joint degree

with Aarhus

Universitet

Bachelor's programmes 57   3 -
Master's programmes 66   5 -
Research Master's programmes 21   1 -
Dual Master's programmes 7   - -

Teacher training programmes

(Master's)

23   - -
Executive Master's programmes 11   - 1

 

Students 2016

  • Total enrolled: 31,019
  • Number of first-year students: 8,481*

* Number of students enrolling at the UvA for the first time (at the Bachelor's, pre-Master's or Master's level)

Research

  • Number of PhDs awarded (2016): 546
  • Number of scientific publications (2016): 8,427

Staff 2016**

UvA employees:

  • Academic members of staff, excluding doctoral candidates: 2,626 (2,024 FTE)
  • Members of staff in non-academic positions: 2,571 (1,941 FTE)
  • Doctoral candidates: 1,467 (900 FTE)

** excluding the Amsterdam Medical Center (AMC)

Published by  University of Amsterdam

12 July 2017