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UvA Press Office

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
  • Bob Munten: press officer
  • Nick Beston: press officer/creative content writer
  • Karen Kraal, press officer/science communication advisor
  • Klaas Omta, press officer/content maker

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: