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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.

Guest Lecture Series 2022-2023

The English Department hosts a series of guest lectures, including upcoming talks from Dr. Thomas Thoelen (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Dr. Laura Bieger (Ruhr-Universität Bochum) and Dr. David Anderson (Queen Mary, University of London). Further details to follow.
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42nd in the world and top-ranked in the Netherlands

The QS World University Rankings for English Language and Literature 2023 places the UvA English Department 42nd 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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