The University of Amsterdam is the Netherlands' largest university, offering the widest range of academic programmes. At the UvA, 30,000 students, 6,000 staff members and 3,000 PhD candidates study and work in a diverse range of fields, connected by a culture of curiosity.
The UvA is a top-100 university globally and one of Europe's 15 best universities.
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is a leading international research institution that values, promotes and rewards excellent research. The UvA enables researchers to perform groundbreaking research and combines a broad research palette with quality by investing selectively in research priority areas.
Research priority areas
The UvA is a first-class research university. To sustain and build on this position, the UvA has designated 20 fields in which it wishes to actively foster further development.