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Office of International Student Affairs

The Office of International Student Affairs (BIS) is the central international office of the UvA and is situated at the Roeterseiland Campus, Building J/K (2nd floor), Valckenierstraat 65-67, Amsterdam. 

The office provides support and oversight for various aspects of international student affairs.

It oversees and manages global student mobility, facilitates (international) student engagement including the award-winning Cultural Exchange Ambassador Programme, administers and disburses student scholarships and loans and collaborate with academic units and faculty international offices to cultivate and build strategic partnerships and collaborations around the world.

Contact

Email
Internet
Social Media

Snapshots of study abroad student experiences in exchange, summer school, conference, scholarships, student loans, and virtual mobility:
www.instagram.com/uvaglobal

Events and Dutch integration for exchange and international students:
www.instagram.com/uvaerasmus

Postal address

University of Amsterdam
Student Services
International Student Affairs
Valckenierstraat 59 - P.O. Box 15832
1001 NH AMSTERDAM
The Netherlands

Visiting address

Roeterseiland Campus
Building J/K
Valckenierstraat 65-67
1018 XE Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Directions to Building J/K

Department Head

Linda van der Weg (she/her) Temporary leave of absence
Office of International Student Affairs & Student Careers Centre

Francien Rensenbrink (she/her) Interim
Office of International Student Affairs

Mariana de Visser (she/her) Interim
Funds & Scholarships

Manager

Willeke Jeeninga (she/her)
global partnerships

Manager

Guido de Wilde (he/him)
global student experience & engagement (also Unitas 21 Officer)

Institutional Coordinator

Marleen van der Ven (she/her)
erasmus & financial aid experience & engagement

Liaison Officers

Ingeborg de Brieder (she/her)
global student mobility & partnerships

Maarten Terpstra (he/him)
global student mobility inbound & ESN contact person

Milou Pol
global student mobility inbound & outbound

Abigail Tjhay (she/her)
global student mobility outbound

Evi Rongen (she/her)
global student mobility outbound

Julia Brandsteder (she/her)
global student mobility outbound

Aïsha Daw (she/her)
other international opportunities (EPICUR, INCiTE, NICE, U21, UNICA)

Erasmus Project Officer

Pieter van Niel (he/him)
erasmus+ grants

Funds & Scholarships Officers

Jenny Fang (she/her)
financial aid, erasmus scholarships & loans

Manisha Kalloe (she/her)
financial aid, erasmus scholarships & loans

Tjibbe Hiemstra (he/him)
financial aid, erasmus scholarships & loans

Arezoo Fedai (she/her)
financial aid, erasmus scholarships & loans

Student Assistants

Diederik Schiet (he/him)
global student mobility & partnerships

Floor Stolte (she/her)
funds & scholarships