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Working at the University of Amsterdam

The UvA is an inspiring learning and research environment, where staff enjoy plenty of opportunities for personal and professional development.

With over 6,000 employees and 3,000 PhD researchers, the UvA is one of Amsterdam's largest employers. We offer an independent, creative, innovative and international climate characterised by an open atmosphere and a genuine engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society.


Find a research, teaching or supporting role at the UvA.

Terms of employment

A good pension scheme, career development opportunities and financial incentives, these are just some of the benefits of working at the UvA.

Information for applicants

Most of the UvA's recruitment takes place through published vacancies or PhD positions, work experience programmes or fellowships.
Staff immigration office
Moving to the Netherlands to work at the UvA? Our Staff Immigration Office is here to provide support and practical information.
Find out about the UvA's housing service for PhDs, postgraduates and other international researchers.