Welcome to the Roeterseiland Campus, home base of UvA Economics and Business, Social and Behavioural Sciences and the Amsterdam Law School.
With more than 7,000 students, 500 staff and 60 PhD students, UvA Economics and Business (EB) is one of the Netherlands’ largest faculties in this field at the Netherlands’ largest university. Our education and research are organised across two schools: the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) and the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE).
Top research in our subject areas
Each year we publish 245 top-class academic publications in a variety of subject areas such as economics, micro and behavioural economics, business analytics, accountancy, econometrics, finance, entrepreneurship, leadership, strategy and marketing.
We safeguard the social relevance of our research work through our close ties with social organisations and the business community, at both national and international level. This means that our education is directly linked with both our research and with practice.
Students and staff are stimulated to operate with a global mindset throughout different countries and cultural settings. This is reflected in all our study programmes and throughout our organisation, at all levels.
Get to know the University of Amsterdam (UvA)
All employees are part of the ambitious, creative and committed UvA community. Since 1932, the UvA has been an inspiration to students, a leader in international science and a partner in innovation. UvA staff produce more than 10,000 scholarly publications each year. Fundamental academic research conducted at the university is in the international vanguard in a broad range of disciplines.
The UvA community has close ties with the city of Amsterdam and is contributing to the city’s development through education and research projects. Also, The UvA is one of Amsterdam’s largest employers and provides a significant contribution to the employment opportunities in the city.