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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

global@uva.nl (outbound global student mobility; students going abroad)

exchange-sts@uva.nl (inbound global student mobility; students coming to Amsterdam)

global@uva.nl (other international opportunities student mobility)

partnership-sts@uva.nl (global partnerships)

foreignloans@uva.nl (Direct Loan Program & Private Loan Program)

scholarships@uva.nl (Amsterdam Merit & other scholarships)

erasmus@uva.nl (Erasmus+ grants)

financialaid-sts@uva.nl (other forms of financial support)

Internet

www.uva.nl/worldmap (student mobility)

www.studyabroad.uva.nl (outbound student mobility)

www.uva.nl/globalexchange (inbound global student mobility)

www.uva.nl/scholarships (scholarships & loans)

www.uva.nl/ambassadors (global & Erasmus student engagement)

esn-amsterdam.nl (Erasmus Student Network Amsterdam)

Social Media

Global student ambassadors:

www.facebook.com/globaluva  

www.instagram.com/uvaglobal 

Erasmus student ambassadors:

www.facebook.com/uvaerasmus 

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)
Student Careers Centre & Office of International Student Affairs

Manager

Willeke Jeeninga (she/her)
global partnerships

Manager

Guido de Wilde (he/him)
global student experience & engagement

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 & engagement

Abigail Tjhay (she/her)
global student mobility & experience

Danna Harmsen (she/her)
other international opportunities student mobility & engagement

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

Luca Meijer (she/her)
global student mobility & partnerships

Pam Hermelink (she/her)
other international opportunities student mobility & engagement

Jonli So (he/him)
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