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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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43rd in the world and top-ranked in the Netherlands
The QS World University Rankings for English Language and Literature 2020 places the UvA English Department 43rd 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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