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Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Navigating a complex world
Animation on Health, Behaviour & Society
Watch the animation we made to give you a glimpse of the knowledge we offer on the theme of 'Health'.
Faculty conference 'Health, Behaviour and Society' - 18 May
Join our conference on a wide range of social and behavioural issues related to health.

News highlights

Dutch have nuanced opinions on Europe

This year's European elections will be held on 23 May. How do the Dutch really feel about Europe? UvA research has revealed that Dutch people have reasonably nuanced opinions on this topic.

Bruce Springsteen makes the decline of the American city tangible

The vast body of work by Bruce Springsteen offers a gripping picture of the decline of the industrial American city. Economic geographer Robert Kloosterman analyses how Springsteen's work illustrates this decline.

Organised crime groups and popular culture

Criminal gangs, the Mafia and cartels are extremely popular global phenomena in film, video games and popular music. These normalise and celebrate their authority. What do we know about this role and how can their appeal be explained?
Research
The research, carried out in the Faculty's various research institutes, is extensive and innovative and has a strong international focus.
Education
The faculty offers 15 bachelor’s programmes, which are taught in Dutch, and offers 79 master’s and research master's programmes with a variety of specialisations.