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Universiteit van Amsterdam (University of Amsterdam)

Universiteit van Amsterdam (University of Amsterdam)

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THE WUR Rank (2015/2016): 58 (↑19)
URAP Rank (2014/2015): 61 (↓8)
CWTS Leiden Rank (2016): 70 (↓2)
QS Rank (2015/2016): 55 (↓5)
ARWU Shanghai Rank (2016): 101-150 (~)
Description:
  • name            = University of Amsterdam
  • native_name = Universiteit van Amsterdam
  • motto            =
  • established    = 1632
  • type              = Public university
  • president        = Prof. dr. Louise Gunning
  • head              = (Rector) Prof. dr. Dymph van den Boom
  • admin staff     = 2,360
  • academic staff= 2,269
  • students        = 29,783
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  •  | doctoral       =
  • city                = Amsterdam
  • province         = North Holland
  • country          = Netherlands
  • campus          = Urban area
  •  former_names  = ''Athenaeum Illustre'' (1632-1877), Municipal University of Amsterdam (1877-1961)
  • sports           =
  • colours          = Red & Black
  • nickname      =
  •  mascot          =
  • athletics        =
  • affiliations     = LERU, UNICA (Institutional Network of the Universities from the Capitals of Europe), EUA (European University Association), Universitas 21
  •  website         = www.uva.nl

 

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The University of Amsterdam (Dutch: Universiteit van Amsterdam) or the UvA is a public research university located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Founded in 1632 as the Athenaeum Illustre by the scholars Gerardus Vossius and Caspar Barlaeus, it is the third-oldest university in the Netherlands. The UvA is one of Europe's largest research universities with an endowment of €613,5 million, 29.783 students, 4.629 staff, and 7.900 scientific publications each year. It is the largest university in the Netherlands by enrollment and has the second-largest university endowment in the country. The campus of the UvA is located primarily in the City Centre of Amsterdam, with a few faculties located in adjacent bouroghs. The school lies within the largest megalopolis in the Netherlands, the Randstad, with a population of 7.2 million inhabitants.

There are seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Economics and Business, Science, Law, Medicine, and Dentistry. The university offers 59 Bachelor's programs, 133 Master's programs, and 10 postgraduate programs. In addition, the university has developed a strong internationalization program and offers over 58 Master programs taught in English, as well as a number of Dutch and English language courses. Through international collaboration with other universities, the UvA offers exchange options with 200 universities in Europe and 40 institutions outside of Europe and enrolls over 2,500 international students and researchers.

The University of Amsterdam's research history has produced six Nobel Laureates and seven Spinoza Prize winners.

The University of Amsterdam is a member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), the Institutional Network of the Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA), European University Association (EUA), and Universitas 21.

Brief description: The University of Amsterdam (Dutch: Universiteit van Amsterdam) or the UvA is a public research university located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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