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Facts and figures

The University of Amsterdam has over 40,000 students, 6,000 employees, 3,000 PhD researchers and an annual budget of €850 million, making us one of the largest broad-based research universities in Europe.

Degree programmes



Joint degree

with VU

Joint degree

with Aarhus


Bachelor's programmes 62 14 3 -
Master's programmes 73 53 5 -
Research Master's programmes 21 19 1 -
Dual Master's programmes 8 3 - -

Teacher training programmes


23 - - -
Executive Master's programmes 12 9 1 1



  • 40,000 students (of whom 10,000 are international students)


  • 6,000 employees

PhD researchers

  • 3,000 PhD researchers
  • 550 PhDs are awarded each year

Academic publications

  • 9,500 scientific articles published per year


  • THE World University Rankings: the UvA ranks 59th worldwide and 1st in the Netherlands
  • QS World University Rankings: the UvA ranks 58th worldwide and 2nd in the Netherlands

UvA Fact Book

For detailed and current information on the UvA, consult the UvA Fact Book.