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  • 22 Oct 2019
    Interdisciplinary Doctorate Agreement
    IAS hosts celebration for interdisciplinary PhD candidates

    Following the establishment in 2017 of the UvA’s Interdisciplinary Doctorate Agreement (IDA), a gathering was held on Monday, 21 October, at the Institute for Advanced Studies to celebrate the hiring of the last of ...

  • 16 Oct 2019
    UvA response to email sent to Turkish student

    The UvA has received many responses with regard to a message on social media, which was posted by a Turkish student about an internship rejection from a UvA staff member.

  • 16 Oct 2019
    Increase in total number of students at UvA

    The total number of students currently enrolled at the UvA has increased by 4% this year, from 34,183 to 35,511. The intake of Master’s students has increased slightly, by 2%, with 5,578 students last year rising to ...

  • 15 Oct 2019
    This student takes part in weekly Executive Board meetings

    ‘It's not like I'm exchanging texts with Karen, Geert or Jan every morning, though’, she says with a laugh. Still, as a student assessor, Master's student in Sociology Iris Kingma (25) sits down with the UvA ...

  • 14 Oct 2019
    Sofie Dubbeldam wins Migelien Gerritzen Prijs
    Sofie Dubbeldam wins Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen thesis award 2019

    Sofie Dubbeldam has won the Rijksmuseum-Migelien Gerritzen thesis award 2019 for her Master's thesis on the painting Dogs in a Landscape by Adriaen Cornelisz Beeldemaker. The Rijksmuseum has been handing out this ...

  • 8 Oct 2019
    NVAO assessment panel positive about UvA quality agreements

    The UvA's plans for using the student loan funds, in the context of the so-called Higher Education Quality Agreements, have been positively assessed by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders ...

  • 8 Oct 2019
    Future Talks 019
    Conservation reachers and alumni at Future Talks 019

    Researchers of the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture and alumni of the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage programme in the specialisation Contemporary Art are presenting their ...

  • 8 Oct 2019
    2020 draft budget: investing in teaching and research

    In 2020, the UvA will have more money to spend. The University’s income is expected to be 4% higher than in the 2019 budget, giving greater scope for both short-term and long-term investments in teaching and ...

  • 1 Oct 2019
    UvA to introduce extra holiday week from next academic year

    Starting from the 2020-2021 academic year, an additional teaching-free week (holiday week) will be introduced in all the faculties of the University of Amsterdam. The Executive Board took the official decision on ...

  • 30 Sep 2019
    Owls
    UvA FGw Aspasia Fund 2020 Call for proposals

    The UvA FGw Aspasia Fund is currently inviting applications for the year 2020. The fund was established as an encouragement for women faculty members, to help them take a next step in their career by strengthening ...

  • 17 Sep 2019
    ‘You will be expected to have an opinion on everything’

    This past year, Roeland Voorbergen (20) served as chair of the Central Student Council (CSR), the council that represents the interests of all University of Amsterdam (UvA) students. This academic year, Pjotr van der ...

  • 12 Sep 2019
    UvA in 62nd place in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

    The University of Amsterdam is ranked 62nd in the 2019-2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, the same position that it occupied in last year’s list. The rankings were published on 11 September.

  • 5 Sep 2019
    The Dutch Method
    Getty Foundation awards Dr. Emilie Froment grant in Conserving Canvas initiative

    The Department of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage of the University of Amsterdam is pleased to announce that Dr. Emilie Froment has been awarded a grant by the Getty Foundation under its Conserving ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    academic yearOpening
    Opening of the academic year 2019-2020: What inspires academia?

    The ivory tower is a thing of the past, as these days scientists and students play an active and outspoken role in public debate. During the opening of the 2019-2020 academic year, staff and students talked about how ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    New technologies
    Fourth AI University Professor appointed

    The University of Amsterdam has appointed Prof. Natali Helberger as a new University Professor to the chair in Law and Digital Technology, with a special emphasis on Artificial Intelligence. Her appointment will ...

  • 30 Aug 2019
    Ihab Saloul
    Ihab Saloul appointed professor by special appointment of Memory Studies and Narrative at the University of Bologna

    From September 2019 until September 2022, Ihab Saloul will hold the chair 'Memory Studies and Narrative' at the International Centre for the Humanities Studies ‘Umberto Eco' (ex Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici), ...

  • 22 Aug 2019
    UvA Conservation and Restoration Alumni 2014©Arie de Wit
    Launch Alumni Network Conservation and Restoration

    On Tuesday, 3 September, the UvA's Alumni Network Conservation and Restoration will be launched. Both the board and the future plans for those who want to join the network and participate will be introduced.

  • 15 Aug 2019
    Two Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellows in Modern Greek to be hosted at the UvA in 2019-2020

    The Faculty of Humanities will host two visiting researchers in 2019-2020 via the Marilena Laskaridis Visiting Fellowships. The fellowships are sponsored by the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, which is also the ...

  • 30 Jul 2019
    Medical instruments
    Cutting Edge Research Fund | Call for proposals

    The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers the funding scheme 'Cutting Edge Research Fund' that fosters (inter)national collaboration aimed at innovative, cutting edge research. The call for proposals for the Cutting Edge ...

  • 29 Jul 2019
    Glass sphere
    Call for Proposals | Research Innovation and Sustainability Fund

    The UvA Faculty of Humanities offers the Research Innovation and Sustainability (RIS) Fund that aims to support research staff in their career development and to expand their opportunities to conduct research. The ...