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 UvA is a research-intensive university where top-quality research takes place across the full range of our disciplines. We stand for cutting-edge research that builds knowledge while seeking to understand and find solutions to complex issues facing society.
Research priority areas
Interfaculty research priority areas have the aim of stimulating innovation at the UvA by bringing together various disciplines from across faculty boundaries.