Publication of UvA/AUAS Library Annual Report and facts & figures for 2016
The Annual Report [in Dutch] has been published in the form of an infographic showing the goals, intended results and specific actions per strategic line, with hyperlinks to relevant web articles. The facts & figures ...
19 Sep 2017
Law Library and IVIR documentation centre have moved to the REC
The Law Library and The Institute for Information Law (IVIR) documentation centre moved to the Roeterseiland Campus over the summer months. Have you already taken a look?
15 Sep 2017
Teaching Training open day
Are you interested in becoming a teacher in higher education in the Netherlands? Are you committed to share your knowledge and skills with the next generation? Then come to the Open day of the Graduate School of ...
14 Sep 2017
Reshelving collections Singel 425 almost done
After the reshelving of the books at P.C. Hoofthuis Library, the last few months the Humanities collections in the University Library Singel is reshelved according to the Library of Congress Classification (LCC). The ...
13 Sep 2017
Give us your idea for using ICT to improve education
UvA Grassroots offers you the opportunity to implement your idea in an easy and accessible way. Various lecturers and students have already paved the way!
12 Sep 2017
Update restaurants and seating areas
While many of us were enjoying a well-deserved summer holiday, Cormet and Facility Services were working hard to improve and expand the various UvA restaurants. Besides restyling and furnishing/refurnishing the ...
11 Sep 2017
Configuring a printer or topping up your print credit? Go to uva.canon.nl!
The Canon Portal is the place to go if you need to top up the print credit on your student ID card or configure a printer. From now on, there is a new version of the Canon Portal!
11 Sep 2017
Great idea for a new course? Join the UvA Create a Course Challenge!
The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) challenges all UvA students to submit an idea for an interdisciplinary course by 29 September 2017, and to develop your course together with IIS curriculum experts. ...
6 Sep 2017
Bicycle park at Building REC A open
This week, the new underground bicycle park at Building A on the Roeterseiland Campus has been fully opened. With the recent move of the Faculty of Law to Roeterseiland, these new parking spaces for bicycles are a ...
5 Sep 2017
Learning Spaces REC A0 and BC1 now in use
Need a few minutes as a group to work on a project, before or after a lecture? Or somewhere for concentrated study on your own? At the new Learning Spaces close to the teaching facilities, you can choose a workplace ...
5 Sep 2017
Live translation makes Opening of the Academic Year more accessible
This year the Opening of the Academic Year was made more accessible for international students and staff. Around 60 people used headsets to listen to the live translation of the event into English, which was provided ...
5 Sep 2017
UvA celebrates the Opening of the 2017-2018 Academic Year
On Monday, 4 September, UvA staff and students celebrated the opening of a new academic year in the Aula. The theme of the programme was 'Inspiring Generations', also the motto of this year's anniversary celebrations.
5 Sep 2017
Already using the Blackboard app?
With the updated Blackboard app, you will always have your educational material at your fingertips.
4 Sep 2017
Help make the UvA more accessible to students
As a university, we want to become more accessible, so that a larger number of students have the chance to do an academic degree. To help us achieve this, we’re asking for input and ideas from our current students.
4 Sep 2017
Calling the UvA? Dial 020 525 1400 for all Service Teams
From now on, the Service Teams and the Library’s information desk can be reached at a new shared telephone number: 020 525 1400. This number has replaced 020 525 9111 and other specific numbers.
28 Aug 2017
Fitness: special offer for first-year students
The University Sports Centre (USC) has a special offer for first-year students: a three-month gym membership with unlimited use of the facilities (fitness equipment, classes, sauna and more) for just €30. Sign up for ...
22 Aug 2017
UvA international policy updated
The international development experienced by the UvA in recent years has led to a need to adjust its internationalisation strategy. This has now been done. The modified objectives and actions can be read in the ...
16 Aug 2017
Lecture pavilion at Roeterseiland
Work on the Roeterseiland Campus is currently in full flow as the finishing touches are being made to Building A. There is a possibility that the large circular lecture hall in Building A, with a seating capacity of ...
2 Aug 2017
Anne de Graaf appointed UvA Diversity Officer
Anne de Graaf has been appointed Diversity Officer of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The appointment will enter into force on 1 November 2017. She is currently Head of Studies for Academic Core and Outreach ...
25 Jul 2017
Changes to study places in the city centre and Roeterseiland Campus
This Summer, the Faculty of Law is moving to the Roeterseiland Campus. How will this affect study places in the city centre and Roeterseiland Campus?