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Social safety

Support guide for staff

Depending on the circumstances, you may want to discuss an undesirable situation with a manager or supervisor first. If, for whatever reason, this is not possible, you can use one of the other options listed here. When you talk to someone they may also refer you to these options.

More information on social safety at the UvA

You can find more information on the UvA policy and initiatives regarding social safety at uva.nl/socialsafety.

Also see the UvA's code of conduct, which sets out how students and staff should treat each other and what to do when undesirable behaviour occurs.

New regulations have recently been adopted for the ombudsperson, the confidential advisers for undesirable behaviour and the complaints procedure. These regulations go into effect on 1 November 2021. Read more about the new regulations.