General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established
Abbreviation UvA
Teachers 2,671
Students 26,721
Foreigners 12%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Universitas Amstelodami
Accreditation
• Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland
Affiliations
• European University Association (EUA)
• League of European Research Universities (LERU)
Rankings
World ranking65
Country ranking2
Academic Reputation54
Employer Reputation80
Quality of teaching284
International Faculty208
International Students387
Citations per Faculty85
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities52
Engineering and Technology111
Life Sciences and Medicine32
Natural Science114
Social Sciences and Management45
Ranking in world by discipline
Physics101
Computer Science101
Economics & Business76
Cost of living in Amsterdam, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 455 680
Food 212 449
Transportation 76 224
Communications and utilities 80 102
Clothing 30 113
Sports and leisure 24 111
Accommodation in Amsterdam, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre460
Shared room in city centre687
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre861
1 bedroom apartment in city centre1,157
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking65
QS World University Rankings55
ARWU Academic Ranking101
Webometrics Ranking86
Alternative title
Russian Амстердамский университет
Spanish Universidad de Ámsterdam
Chinese 阿姆斯特丹大学
Arabic جامعة أمستردام
French Université d'Amsterdam
German Universität von Amsterdam
Japanese アムステルダム大学
Korean 암스테르담대학
Portuguese Universidade de Amsterdão
nl Universiteit van Amsterdam
Location on map - University of Amsterdam
University of Amsterdam or Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) - public higher education institution in Netherlands.

University of Amsterdam - Description

University of Amsterdam The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is a leading international research university located in the historic city of Amsterdam. With over 3,000 international students and researchers from more than 100 countries, the UvA offers a unique opportunity to pursue academic studies in a truly international environment. The UvA consistently ranks among the best universities in Europe and offers over 150 English-taught degree programmes, some of which are unique to the UvA. The interactive teaching style encourages independent thought and personal development.  Tracing its roots to the establishment of the Athenaeum Illustre in 1632, this modern University has a rich history. Today, students can attend classes and lectures at one of several integrated city campuses. Why choose the UvA? Prime location: Amsterdam is ideally located in Europe and is a vibrant creative, cultural and business hub. It was ranked 11th out of 200 cities in Mercer’s 2014 global ‘Quality of Living Survey’. Range of study programmes: We offer over 150 English-taught degree programmes - one of the largest selections of any university in Europe. Research networks: The UvA actively partners with other institutions as a member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and Universitas 21. Rankings: The UvA is ranked 50th in the 2014 QS World University Rankings and is the highest placed Dutch university. International classrooms: In our classrooms you can find students from all over the world. The diverse viewpoints represented in this international environment stimulate unique discussions. Study programmes at the UvA faculties Follow the links below to find more information about the Master's programmes that we offer at our faculties: Faculty of Economics and Business Faculty of Humanities Faculty of Law Faculty of Science Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences Find out more about how to apply, practical matters and scholarships at: www.uva.nl/international 

Bachelor - University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is a leading international research university located in the historic city of Amsterdam. With over 3,000 international students and researchers from more than 100 countries, the UvA offers a unique opportunity to pursue academic studies in a truly international environment. The UvA consistently ranks among the best universities in Europe and offers over 150 English-taught degree programmes, some of which are unique to the UvA. The interactive teaching style encourages independent thought and personal development.  Tracing its roots to the establishment of the Athenaeum Illustre in 1632, this modern University has a rich history. Today, students can attend classes and lectures at one of several integrated city campuses. Why choose the UvA? Prime location: Amsterdam is ideally located in Europe and is a vibrant creative, cultural and business hub. It was ranked 11th out of 200 cities in Mercer’s 2014 global ‘Quality of Living Survey’. Range of study programmes: We offer over 150 English-taught degree programmes - one of the largest selections of any university in Europe. Research networks: The UvA actively partners with other institutions as a member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and Universitas 21. Rankings: The UvA is ranked 50th in the 2014 QS World University Rankings and is the highest placed Dutch university. International classrooms: In our classrooms you can find students from all over the world. The diverse viewpoints represented in this international environment stimulate unique discussions. Study programmes at the UvA Follow the links below to find more information about the Bachelor's programmes that we offer at our faculties: Faculty of Economics and Business Faculty of Humanities Faculty of Law Faculty of Science Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences Find out more about how to apply, practical matters and scholarships at: www.uva.nl/international 

Description of University of Amsterdam

A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with more than 30,000 students, 5,000 staff and 250 study programmes (Bachelor's and Master's), many of which are taught in English, it is one of the larger comprehensive universities in Europe. It is a member of the League of European Research Universities and also maintains intensive contact with leading research universities around the world. Teaching and research at the UvA are conducted in seven faculties: the Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Law, Science, Medicine and Dentistry, with programmes offered in almost every field. Over time, the UvA has risen to international prominence as a research university, gaining an excellent reputation in both fundamental and socially relevant research. The UvA's thriving doctoral programmes provide an excellent foundation for engaging in high-quality teaching and research. The UvA seeks to offer an inspiring international academic environment in which both staff and students can develop their talents optimally. Characterised by a critical, creative and international atmosphere, the UvA has a long tradition of open-mindedness and engagement with social issues, in keeping with the spirit of the city with which it is inextricably linked

Programs - Bachelor

Bachelor Actuarial Science
Bachelor Amsterdam University College
Bachelor Arabic Language and Culture
Bachelor Archaeology and Prehistory
Bachelor Art History
Bachelor Artificial Intelligence
Bachelor Beta-Gamma
Bachelor Bio-Medical Sciences
Bachelor Biology
Bachelor Chemistry
Bachelor Communication Studies
Bachelor Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology
Bachelor Cultural Information Science
Bachelor Dentistry
Bachelor Dutch Language and Culture
Bachelor Earth Sciences
Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research
Bachelor Economics and Business
Bachelor Educational Sciences
Bachelor English Language and Culture
Bachelor European Studies
Bachelor Fiscal Economics
Bachelor French Language and Culture
Bachelor Future Planet Studies / Multidisciplinary
Bachelor General Cultural Studies
Bachelor General Social Sciences
Bachelor German Language and Culture
Bachelor Greek and Latin Language and Culture
Bachelor Hebrew Language and Culture
Bachelor History
Bachelor Human Geography and Planning
Bachelor Informatics
Bachelor Information
Bachelor Italian Language and Culture
Bachelor Jurisprudence
Bachelor Language and Communication (Dutch)
Bachelor Latin Language and Culture
Bachelor Linguistics
Bachelor Linguistics, Sign Language Studies Program
Bachelor Literature
Bachelor Mathematics
Bachelor Media and Culture
Bachelor Medical Informatics
Bachelor Medicine
Bachelor Modern Greek Language and Culture
Bachelor Musicology
Bachelor Notarial Law
Bachelor Pabo University of Amsterdam
Bachelor Philosophy
Bachelor Physics (Physics and Astronomy)
Bachelor Planning (Social Geography and Planning)
Bachelor Political
Bachelor Psychobiology
Bachelor Psychology
Bachelor Religious Studies
Bachelor Romanian Language and Culture
Bachelor Scandinavian Languages ??And Cultures
Bachelor Slavic Languages ??And Cultures
Bachelor Sociology
Bachelor Spanish Language and Culture
Bachelor Tax Law
Bachelor Theatre Studies
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