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On Monday, 31 August, we will open the academic year 2020-2021 with an online programme in the form of a livestream from Amsterdam Science Park. You are cordially invited to attend this opening online.

Detail Summary
Datum 31 augustus 2020
Tijd 15:00 -15:20


  • 'Connect', opening by Geert ten Dam, president of the Executive Board
  • Reinout Wiers, professor of Developmental Psychopathology, on the academic and social well-being of students and the coronavirus' influence on this
  • Music by the UvA Sweelinck Orchestra (pre-recorded)

Due to recent coronavirus-related developments, the UvA has unfortunately had to cancel the small-scale events at various UvA locations.

On 31 August you can watch the online broadcast here. Any questions you may have can be sent to: congres@uva.nl

Watch the livestream of the opening of the Academic Year (in Dutch)

Online magazine: 'Connect'

To celebrate the start of the new academic year we are also launching an online magazine. Get to know the UvA people pictured above. What are their thoughts on the past year? And what are they looking forward to in the coming year. Read more in the online magazine.