University of Amsterdam


The University of Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most prominent research-led universities. It is a modern institution with a long and rich history dating from 1632.

The University of Amsterdam is one of the world’s intellectual hubs. A university with a leading international reputation, it is firmly rooted in the city of Amsterdam. With five thousand staff members, thirty thousand students and a hundred different nationalities, the UvA is connected to thousands of researchers and hundreds of public and private institutions in the Netherlands and around the world. It has an an international outlook, fitting in with Amsterdam’s character and history as an independent, innovative and engaged city.