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University of Amsterdam

A modern institution with a long and rich history, the UvA is one of Europe’s most prominent research-led universities.

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Choose from over 200 Master's programmes, from Accountancy to Astronomy and from Medical Informatics to Media Studies.

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'The future of the Earth and sustainability were things that interested me already.'
Pleun Aarts, student of Biology
Meet the UvA
What makes the UvA unique? It’s not one thing, but the thousands of individuals who study and work here. Let us introduce you to some of them.


Leaving microbes out of climate change conversation has major consequences

An international group of leading microbiologists, including UvA professor Jef Huisman, have issued a warning that climate change will have a major impact on microorganisms with cascading effects on ecosystems, agriculture and human health.

Does independent mobility help children know their cities better?

Travelling from A to B can influence how we feel about our cities, especially in times when we seem to increasingly live in social and spatial bubbles. How is this for children in Dutch cities? Does travelling independently help them to know their environment better? UvA researchers launch a new project around this theme in cooperation with the NEMO Science Museum.

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WeMakeThe.City festival
How can we work together to make our cities better? From 17-23 June, the WeMakeThe.City festival will celebrate urban living while also adressing important challenges. A number of resaerchers from the UvA's centre for Urban Studies will be involved in a wide range of conferences, debates and seminars.
Research at the UvA
Find out more about the UvA's research priorities, its research policy and organisation.