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Sociology: Urban Sociology (track)

Meet the people

Sociology: Urban Sociology (MSc)

Academic staff

The programme director is dr. Marguerite van den Berg.

dr. M.A. (Marguerite) van den Berg

Track coordinator Social Problems and Social Policy

Lecturers

dr. A. (Apostolos) Andrikopoulos

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Globalising Culture and the Quest for Belonging

Dr J.W. (Janna) Besamusca

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Institutions, Inequalities and Life courses

dr. D.J. (David) Bos

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Sociology: Power, Place and Difference

prof. dr. S.A.E. (Sarah) Bracke

Track coordinator Gender, Sexuality and Society

dr. P.R. (Patrick) Brown

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Sociology: Power, Place and Difference

dr. J.J. (Johan) De Deken

Track coordinator Comparative Organisation and Labour Studies

Dr K. (Kobe) De Keere

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Cultural Sociology

prof. dr. H.G. (Hein) de Haas

Track coordinator Migration and Ethnic Studies

Dr M.A. (Margriet) van Heesch

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

WP Groep: Docenten Sociologie

dr. C. (Chip) Huisman

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Cultural Sociology

dr. M.P.C. (Marie-Louise) Janssen

Track coordinator Gender, Sexuality and Society

Dr P.J. (Pamela) Prickett

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Sociology: Power, Place and Difference

dr. O. (Olga) Sezneva

Track coordinator Urban Sociology

prof. dr. O.J.M. (Olav) Velthuis

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Cultural Sociology

dr. A.T. (Alex) van Venrooij

Track coordinator Cultural Sociology

Ms S. (Simona) Vezzoli

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Sociology: Power, Place and Difference

prof. dr. H.G. (Herman) van de Werfhorst

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Institutions, Inequalities and Life courses

Study associations 

To meet fellow students and take part in social and study-related activities, you can become a member of a study association, join events organised by MasCot or visit the UvA's Sports Centre or CREA.

MasCot

GSSS MasCot is a student-based organisation that is actively engaged in internationalisation within the UvA. The organisation was founded in 2014 upon initiative from the BOS (Board of Studies) students of the UvA Graduate School of Social Sciences. MasCot operates independently for, and within the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. Today, MasCot is more active than ever.

The GSSS aims for an international and diverse student population. Beyond offering Master students good education and future career prospects, international students at the GSSS need to feel welcome, and establish social networks to feel related here at the UvA. It is with this goal in mind, that MasCot bridges the gap between international and Dutch students, by organising social, educational and career events for all Master Students at the GSSS.

MasCot on Facebook

Each discipline within the Graduate School of Social Sciences has its own student association. These associations organise social and study related events and often play an important role in department and faculty committees.

Anthropology - Kwakiutl

Geography and Planning - Sarphati

Political Science - Machiavelli

Sociology - Sociologisch EpiCentrum

Sport, culture and other student organisations

If you would like to go to a sports & fitness centre before or after class, you can visit the University Sports Centre (USC). Or would you rather take up a creative course in photography or theatre for example? Then visit CREA, the cultural organisation of the UvA.

For other options to meet fellow students, check the list with student organisations.

www.usc.uva.nl

www.crea.uva.nl

Other international student organisations at UvA