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Learn more about the UvA's management and structure.

Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board oversees university governance and advises the Executive Board.

Executive Board

The three-member Executive Board is responsible for University's general management.


Research and education on a wide range of disciplines, from anthropology to urban studies, takes places with seven faculties.
Staff directory
Use our staff directory to find academic and support staff by name or faculty/unit.

UvA organisational chart

Organisational chart (PDF, 1 p.)

Graduate schools and colleges

Faculty teaching activities are organised in Colleges (Bachelor’s) and Graduate Schools (Master's).

Participation in decision-making

Students and staff participate in the University's decision-making through student councils, works councils and programme committees.

Examination Boards

The Examinations Boards of programmes are responsible for assessing whether each student meets the programme requirements for obtaining a degree. Find out more about their duties and powers.

Legal Affairs department

Legal Affairs advises the UvA's units on the implementation and interpretation of various laws and regulations, and processes objections and appeals from students and staff.