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UvA Press Office

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) Press Office is the first port of call for journalists contacting the University.

The press officers handle all incoming media enquiries and issue all statements to the media. These can cover both academic and policy-related information and general information. The UvA press officers also advise academic staff and managers on dealing with the media.

The UvA Press Office

The UvA Press Office consists of:

  • Yasha Lange: head of corporate communications and official spokesperson for the Executive Board
  • Annelies van Dijk: spokesperson
  • Laura Erdtsieck: press officer
  • Nick Beston: creative content writer/persvoorlichter
  • Bob Munten: press officer

Contact details

  • UvA Press Office
    Spui 21
  • T: +31 (0)20 525 2695 (for press only; this number can also be phoned outside office hours) 
  • E: