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Research at the UvA

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23 January 2020
A central European asylum system supported by all Member States is never going to happen. Organise the reception of asylum seekers among willing Member States, let the other Member States financially contribute and ...
13 January 2020
When salty water evaporates, the salt can crystallize and creep over a long distance. This effect, which can cause serious problems in for example outdoor electronics, was investigated in detail by a team of ...
8 January 2020
Amsterdam Business School scholars have studied who benefits financially from working for a multinational enterprise (MNE), and in which situations we see a wage premium.
Artificial intelligence
Find out about UvA research in the field of artificial intelligence: new algorithms, practical applications and their impact on society.
Research priority areas

Academic integrity

All those involved in university education and academic research at the UvA have a responsibility for maintaining academic integrity.

Professorial appointments

Approximately 50 professors are annually appointed at the University of Amsterdam. An overview of the most recent appointments.

Research awards and grants

A number of organisations in the Netherlands and abroad promote scientific research by allocating awards and grants to scientists and academics to enable them to continue their research.