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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.

Bachelor's programmes

Looking for an undergraduate degree? Browse our range of English-language Bachelor's programmes.

Master's programmes

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

Short courses and other programmes

Browse the UvA's range of other programmes, including Executive Master's programmes or MBAs for professionals, summer and winter courses and a wide range of open modules.
Bachelor's Day: 12 October
Get to know our Bachelor's programmes and discover what it is like to study at the UvA on Saturday, 12 October!


'You will be expected to have an opinion on everything'

Chair of the Central Student Council Roeland Voorbergen is making way way for his successor, Pjotr van der Jagt. Does Roeland have any advice, and what does Pjotr hope to achieve? We interviewed them both to find out.

Findings on University Library construction site

An archaeological dig was undertaken in the courtyard between the former Zusterhuis and Tweede Chirurgische Kliniek buildings as part of realising the new University Library. This investigation was carried out by the municipality of Amsterdam's Knowledge Centre for Monuments and Archaeology (MenA).

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‘A university has to be a part of its community.’
Geert ten Dam, president of the Executive Board and professor of Educational Sciences
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.