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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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Guest Lecture Series 2021-2022

The English Department hosts a series of guest lectures, starting this autumn with lectures by Dr. David Lipson (University of Strasbourg), Dr. Leigh Claire La Berge (CUNY/FU Berlin) and Dr. Ruth Ramsden-Karelse (University of Oxford).
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41st in the world and top-ranked in the Netherlands

The QS World University Rankings for English Language and Literature 2021 places the UvA English Department 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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