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Open programmes

Interested in continuing your education without enrolling in a full study programme? At the UvA, you can follow one or more courses or modules as long as space is available. See the course catalogue for an overview of all open UvA courses.

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Results: 1 - 83 of 83
  • Summer course
    Advanced Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture and Society
    Spend the summer studying at the Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture and Society at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Open programme
    Analytics Translator - hybrid programme
    In this 4-day interactive course you will learn key skills to perform as an Analytics Translator.
  • Winter course
    Anthropocene: Ecologies, Tensions, Futures
  • Open programme
    Artificial Intelligence for Managers
    2-day masterclass Big Data for Managers: strategic overview for CEOs and managers about the challenges of data-driven strategies.
  • Open programme
    Asset Management modules
    Master in International Finance (MIF) Modules can have a profound impact on your career. The MIF is a well-recognised programme that builds on the school’s strengths in corporate finance, asset management, banking, quantitative finance and new paradigms in the industry. The MIF Modules combine business relevance and academic rigour in unique ways – integrating the input of top academics, policy makers and key figures in the financial arena.
  • Open programme
    Banking and Quantitative Finance modules
    Master in International Finance (MIF) Modules can have a profound impact on your career. The MIF is a well-recognised programme that builds on the school’s strengths in corporate finance, asset management, banking, quantitative finance and new paradigms in the industry. The MIF Modules combine business relevance and academic rigour in unique ways – integrating the input of top academics, policy makers and key figures in the financial arena.
  • Summer course
    Behavioral Macro and complexity
  • Open programme
    Big History (EN)
  • Winter course
    Bootcamp: Ethnography and Design
    At the end of this intensive online bootcamp you will have developed new skills and methods to help transition from study to work, and create a portfolio project to show to a potential employer.
  • Summer course
    Building Brands and Influencing Behaviour
    Spend the summer in Amsterdam studying the summer programme on Building Brands and Influencing Behaviour at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Open programme
    Business Negotiation
    Improve your abilities to prepare and conduct business negotiations in the 2-day Masterclass Business Negotiation.
  • Open programme
    CFA® Program Preparation Courses
    The CFA® Program Preparation Course offers you an ideal preparation for the Level I or Level II CFA® Program exam including a mock exam.
  • Open programme
    Child Development and Education
  • Open programme
    Circular Economy (EN)
  • Open programme
    Climate Crisis (EN)
  • Open programme
    Communication Science
  • Open programme
    Complexity: can it be simplified? (EN)
  • Summer course
    Comprehensive Introduction to Research Methodology and Design
    Spend the summer studying a Comprehensive Introduction to Research Methodology & Design at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Open programme
    Corporate Finance modules
    Master in International Finance (MIF) Modules can have a profound impact on your career. The MIF is a well-recognised programme that builds on the school’s strengths in corporate finance, asset management, banking, quantitative finance and new paradigms in the industry. The MIF Modules combine business relevance and academic rigour in unique ways – integrating the input of top academics, policy makers and key figures in the financial arena.
  • Open programme
    Crime Science (EN)
  • Open programme
    Data Science Essentials
    Get more from your data with one of our five Data Science Essentials modules. Kickstart your career as a business analyst.
  • Open programme
    Data Science for Auditors
    Wil jij als financieel professional de stap maken naar de data-gedreven audit? Kennis én vaardigheden opdoen? Volg de universitaire masterclass Data Science for Auditors.
  • Open programme
    Degrowth (EN)
  • Open programme
    Design Driven Business Innovation
    Design Driven Business Innovation course: learn the theory and tools on design thinking. Apply it to your own organisation.
  • Winter course
    Digital Methods
  • Summer course
    Digital Methods Summer School
    The UvA Summer School Digital Methods Initiative in Amsterdam, is organised by one of Europe's leading Internet Studies research groups.
  • Winter course
    Dutch for Foreigners
  • Open programme
    Ethics in Information Design
    Join the 2-day masterclass Ethics in Information Design and learn about information design from the perspective of ethics and responsibility. Download the factsheet for more information or apply now!
  • Open programme
    Executive Peak Performance
    2-day masterclass Big Data for Managers: strategic overview for CEOs and managers about the challenges of data-driven strategies.
  • Open programme
    Finance modules
    Update your financial knowledge with a Finance Module, combining business relevance and academic rigour.
  • Open programme
    Fintech & Blockchain
    Join the interactive online masterclass Fintech and Blockchain lectured by professor David Yermack. Download the factsheet for more information or apply here
  • Winter course
    Global Mental Health
  • Open programme
    High Performance Computing and Big Data
  • Open programme
    Human(e) AI (EN)
  • Open programme
    Human-Animal Studies (EN)
  • Summer course
    Introduction to Sexuality Studies
    Spend the summer studying Introduction to Sexuality Studies at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Winter course
    Introduction to Western Esotericism
  • Winter course
    Key Topics in Urban Studies | Study at your own pace
  • Open programme
    Local Big Histories (EN)
  • Summer course
    Machine-Learning for the Social & Behavioural Sciences
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  • Winter course
    Materialities in Practice
  • Open programme
    Mentoring Startups
    The university masterclass Mentoring Startups enhances your coaching and mentoring skills. Read more and register today.
  • Winter course
    Migration and Integration: Refugees, Rights & Realities
    This two-week online winter course will look at legal, political and human ramifications of displacement around the world.
  • Summer course
    Mindfulness and Compassion-based Interventions
    Spend the summer in Amsterdam studying A Peaceful Mind at the University of Amsterdam
  • Summer course
    Multilateralism, Globalization & Corporate Diplomacy
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  • Summer course
    Musicality: Unraveling our capacity for music
    The ABC Summer School on Social Cognition and the Brain in an interdiscplinary 2-weeks course at the University of Amsterdam in June.
  • Open programme
    New Paradigms in the Finance Industry modules
    Master in International Finance (MIF) Modules can have a profound impact on your career. The MIF is a well-recognised programme that builds on the school’s strengths in corporate finance, asset management, banking, quantitative finance and new paradigms in the industry. The MIF Modules combine business relevance and academic rigour in unique ways – integrating the input of top academics, policy makers and key figures in the financial arena.
  • Open programme
    Online Lecture: Artificial Intelligence for Managers
    Get an overview of the AI modalities and the applications in different business functions - Tuesday 28 September 2021
  • Open programme
    Online Lecture: Big Data for Managers
    Elaborate on the concepts of analytics, business intelligence and big data - Thursday 27 January 2022
  • Open programme
    Online Lecture: Business Negotiation
    Focus on new practical challenges for negotiators - Tuesday 12 October 2021
  • Open programme
    Online Lecture: Climate Risk
    Elaborate on the 'phenomenon' of climate change and the importance of acting on it for organisations - Tuesday 14 December 2021
  • Open programme
    Online Lecture: Continuity and Liquidity Insight
    Elaborate on the concepts of analytics, business intelligence and big data - Tuesday 22 February 2022
  • Open programme
    Online Lecture: Financial Technology and Innovation
    Explore the innovative power of Fintech companies, how financial services companies collaborate with Fintech and the value this collaboration brings - Tuesday 23 November 2021
  • Open programme
    Pandemic (EN)
  • Summer course
    Placemaking: Sense, Space & Strategy
    Spend the summer studying Urban Studies: Sense, Space & Strategy at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Summer course
    Planning the Cycling City
    Spend the summer studying Planning the Cycling City at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Winter course
    Political Economy
    This online programme will make use of creative examination methods that allow students to get to know the material and content in an updated and innovative manner, and will include both individual assignments and (small
  • Winter course
    Politics, Identities, and Inequalities
  • Open programme
    Posthumans in the Anthropocene (EN)
  • Summer course
    Power to the People: Activism and Grassroots Organising
    Spend the summer in Amsterdam studying Social Movements and Social Change at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Summer course
    Pre-University Honours Programme: Media, Journalism & Society
    Spend the summer in Amsterdam studying in the Pre-university Honours Programme on History & Culture at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Open programme
    Queer Planet (EN)
  • Summer course
    Racialized Othering
  • Open programme
    Radical Imagination (EN)
    With complex and wicked problems like the climate crisis ever present in the public eye, academic teaching can no longer permit itself to be conservative, teaching only existing methods, theories and viewpoints. Radical Imagination aims to offer students transgressive and radically new insights into existing issues on man and the planet.
  • Open programme
    Resistance! Rebellion and Culture in the Former Dutch Colonies (EN)
  • Open programme
    Rethinking Sustainable Societies: New Perspectives (EN)
  • Open programme
    Rethinking Sustainable Societies: Urban Lab (EN)
  • Open programme
    Russian Geopolitics (EN)
  • Open programme
    Science and Life of Albert Einstein
    In this course we will discuss the science and life of Albert Einstein in the context of his time.
  • Open programme
    Scientific Programming
  • Winter course
    Sex, Reproduction and Development
  • Open programme
    Sexology (EN)
  • Winter course
    Social Science Switch
    This eight-week online programme will bring together people from a variety of scientific disciplines, giving them the tools and perspectives necessary to approach their study, research and work in a more holistic.
  • Open programme
    Social Sciences
  • Open programme
    Strategy and Sustainability
    Do you want to incorporate sustainability into your business, join the 2-day Masterclass Strategy and Sustainability.
  • Open programme
    Technology in Finance modules
    Want to advance your financial career? Apply now for a Technology in Finance course.
  • Summer course
    The Circular City: Towards a Sustainable Urban Ecosystem
    Spend the summer studying The Circular City: Towards a Sustainable Urban Ecosystem at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Open programme
    The Eternal Pursuit of Happiness (EN)
  • Open programme
    The Next Big Thing (NL)
  • Open programme
    The Unknown Caribbean: Artistic Key Moments in Dutch-Caribbean History (EN)
  • Open programme
    University Masterclass: Europe, China & Geopolitical Strategy (EN)
  • Summer course
    Urban Studies: Planning and Living in Cities
    Spend the summer studying Urban Studies: Planning and Living in Cities at the University of Amsterdam.
  • Summer course
    Visions of The Occult