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Facts and Figures

How many students are currently enrolled? How many hours of class will you have? How satisfied are our students?

First year students 131
Male / female ratio 39/92


Hours of class per week:        

Lecture 8
Tutorial 6
Self-study 26

Source: UvA-data (2018-2019)



How satisfied are our students?          (very)satisfied
The programme in general 80 %
Programme content 78,9 %
Programme staff 71,9 %
Acquired academic skills 82,5 %
Acquired general skills 78,9 %
Support during studies 45,1 %
Atmosphere on campus 81,2 %
Class size 81,2 %

Source: National Student Survey (NSE) 2017-2018                                                                                            


The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked #14 in the field of Sociology in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

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