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English at the University of Amsterdam combines literature and culture from the entire English-speaking world with English Linguistics - the language as it was spoken in the past and today.
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10 October 2019
With the 2019-20 academic year now underway, students and staff of the English Department and the wider UvA community have been welcoming three new faces to the teaching team.
2 September 2019
An article by English Department staff member Rudolph Glitz has recently been published in the journal Shakespeare and is now freely available via Open Access. It highlights the age-political dynamics at work in ...
30 August 2019
Staff have completed the finishing touches for all courses in preparation for another exciting year at the English Department. All that remains is to welcome a new cohort of students, which will take place with the ...
41st in the world and top-ranked in the Netherlands
The QS World University Rankings for English Language and Literature 2019 places the UvA English Department joint 41st in the world. This puts the UvA ahead of many prestigious and well-respected institutions in English-speaking countries, and makes it the top-ranked university in the Netherlands for English Language and Literature.

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