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  • 26 Jun 2019
    Screenshot Service page – the place for information regarding ICT problems

    From now on, is the place where the UvA informs you about ICT problems. This service page is always available because it is outside of our own digital environment.

  • 3 Dec 2018
    Play your part - passwords
    Create a strong password and play your part in working and studying safely

    At the end of November the ‘Do your part to ensure safe working and studying conditions’ campaign kicked off. Creating strong passwords is the first in a series of security-related themes on the agenda. At various ...

  • 3 Sep 2018
    Roeterseiland Welcomes Honey Bees

    While Amsterdam suffered through this summer’s scorching temperatures, fifteen thousand new inhabitants took up residence on the green roof of the Roeterseiland Campus.

  • 3 Jul 2018
    Space for student housing in Oudemanhuispoort

    Over the coming year, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will be creating around 80 temporary student residences inside Oudemanhuispoort in the University Quarter. Municipal authorities have approved the plan and ...

  • 9 Jun 2018
    Reaction to end of student action

    On Friday, June 8, a March for Education took place in Amsterdam. UvA students and staff, together with students from other university cities, came out in support of higher education in the Netherlands.

  • 31 May 2018
    Faculty of Science Lecturer of the Year Frank Nack cuts his cake
    Frank Nack chosen as UvA’s 2018 Lecturer of the Year

    Frank Nack was officially named as the UvA’s 2018 Lecturer of the Year during the Education Day on Thursday, 31 May. Frank Nack is the programme director of the MSc in Information Studeies at the Faculty of Science.

  • 6 Sep 2017
    First bike in parking building A, Roeterseiland
    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 ...

  • 16 Aug 2017
    Impression college pavilion with banner
    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 ...

  • 30 Jun 2017
    Marlene Straub in the Amsterdam Law Trials
    Two internships after competing in the Amsterdam Law Trials

    Law major student Marlene Straub competed as a judge in the Amsterdam Law Trials competition 2017 and made it to the finals. She can look forward to two legal internships as a result of her outstanding performance.

  • 10 May 2017
    Vote Inter
    PPLE students start crowd-sourced political party

    From 10-16 May 2017, elections are held for the student councils at the University of Amsterdam. PPLE College welcomes a fresh new addition to the political landscape: Inter, a party that aims to better represent ...

  • 2 May 2017
    ‘Canvas is user-friendly and can take education to the next level’

    Canvas has won the tender to provide a new virtual learning environment (VLE) for the University of Amsterdam.

  • 26 Apr 2017
    DamMUN organizing committee
    PPLE students launch DamMUN: an Amsterdam-style Model UN

    From 21-23 April 2017 the first DamMUN was launched by PPLE students. DamMUN was introduced to the world as 'a conference based on a traditional Model United Nations structure, but with a fresh Dutch twist, ...

  • 12 Apr 2017
    vraagteken uitroepteken
    Many ways to find your major

    How do PPLE students find out what they would like to major in? 'I have made a determined effort not to think too much about it,' says Rens Feenstra, first-year student at PPLE College.

  • 29 Mar 2017
    PPLE students in class
    Major market helps students choose their specialization

    In the beginning of March, PPLE College organized a 'major market' for first-year PPLE students, who will need to choose a major for the next two years of their studies.

  • 21 Mar 2017
    PPLE College - Student Desk
    Record number of 950 applications for 2017 enrolment in PPLE

    Application for September enrolment in the English-taught Bachelor's programme PPLE closed on 1 March. In the last week the total number of applications rose to over 950, with only 200 places available.

  • 9 Feb 2017
    Legal counsel
    New: 'Civiel Effect' Pre-Master for Dutch Law Masters

    PPLE is happy to announce that students with a law major can now take a Pre-Master before going on to Dutch law Master's (LLM) to obtain 'civiel effect'.

  • 23 Dec 2016
    Rhetoric presentations - music
    First-year students show off their skills

    In the first year, PPLE students take a course in Rhetoric to find, examine and improve their persuasive powers in writing, speaking, presenting and collaborating. To show off what they had learned, the course ended ...

  • 10 Nov 2016
    PPLE webinar
    PPLE webinar for prospective students

    On 3 November we organized our biannual PPLE webinar. Webinars are aimed at prospective students who are unable to attend one of our open days at PPLE. Programme coordinator Noah Millman and PPLE student Sean Becker ...

  • 17 Oct 2016
    Dick Swaan and the brain
    Guest lecture by Dick Swaab on the brain and free will

    On Tuesday 11 October the second year PPLE course of Law, Justice and Morality II hosted the famous neuroscientist Dick Swaab. Swaab gave a guest lecture on the working of the brain and its implications for our ...

  • 20 Sep 2016
    Thy Pham at TDP
    TDP as research inspiration

    The TDP programme serves several goals, one of which is giving ideas for interesting research goals and methods. This week’s lecture by Thy Pham on “Good Corporate Governance” was an excellent example.