• Antropologie beeldmerk


    Anthropology is the most prominent research and teaching programme of its kind in the Netherlands, in terms of its international visibility, its research productivity, the size of its academic staff, and its success in attracting and retaining ...

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  • Child Development and Education

    Child Development and Education

    Staff participate in both the College and Graduate School of Child Development and Education, which coordinate the Department's Bachelor's and Master's programmes and the Research Institute of Child Development and Education, which is a centre of ...

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    Communication Science

    The impact of media and communication on individuals, groups, and society is central in both societal debates and research. Communication Science studies the contents, uses, and consequences of media and communicatio

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  • Human Geography, Planning and International Development

    Human Geography, Planning and International Development

    Research and education focus on spatial-social relations (both within and between the North and South), on urban aspects and on the social, economic and environmental aspects of development and sustainability.

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  • Political Science

    Political Science

    Political Science at the UvA is characterized by its broad study of politics at and between local, national, European and global levels of governance. The research and teaching that manifest that study draw on the full array of the discipline’s ...

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  • Psychologie


    Research and education in Psychology contribute to a better understanding of the human mind and human behavior.

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  • Sociology


    Sociology deals with human society in its entirety both at the micro level (behavior of individuals in relation to his or her social environment) as at the meso and macro level (institutions and larger social systems).

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