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University of Amsterdam
English Name: University of Amsterdam
Region: Western Europe
Country/Region: Netherlands
Found Year: 1632
Address: Spui 21

A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with more than 30,000 students, 5,000 staff and 250 study programmes (Bachelor's and Master's), many of which are taught in English, it is one of the larger comprehensive universities in Europe. It is a member of the League of European Research Universities and also maintains intensive contact with leading research universities around the world. Teaching and research at the UvA are conducted in seven faculties: the Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Law, Science, Medicine and Dentistry, with programmes offered in almost every field. Over time, the UvA has risen to international prominence as a research university, gaining an excellent reputation in both fundamental and socially relevant research.  The UvA's thriving doctoral programmes provide an excellent foundation for engaging in high-quality teaching and research. The UvA seeks to offer an inspiring international academic environment in which both staff and students can develop their talents optimally. Characterised by a critical, creative and international atmosphere, the UvA has a long tradition of open-mindedness and engagement with social issues, in keeping with the spirit of the city with which it is inextricably linked.

Total Enrollment:31005
           International Students:2674(9%)
Undergraduate Enrollment:22126
           International Students:812(4%)
Graduate Enrollment:8879
           International Students:1862(21%)

Undergraduate Programs
           Actuarial Science
           Amsterdam University College
           Arabic Language and Culture
           Archaeology and Prehistory
           Art History
           Artificial Intelligence
           Bio-Medical Sciences
           Communication Studies
           Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology
           Cultural Information Science
           Dutch Language and Culture
           Earth Sciences
           Econometrics and Operations Research
           Economics and Business
           Educational Sciences
           English Language and Culture
           European Studies
           Fiscal Economics
           French Language and Culture
           Future Planet Studies / Multidisciplinary
           General Cultural Studies
           General Social Sciences
           German Language and Culture
           Greek and Latin Language and Culture
           Hebrew Language and Culture
           Human Geography and Planning
           Italian Language and Culture
           Language and Communication (Dutch)
           Latin Language and Culture
           Linguistics, Sign Language Studies Program
           Media and Culture
           Medical Informatics
           Modern Greek Language and Culture
           Notarial Law
           Pabo University of Amsterdam
           Physics (Physics and Astronomy)
           Planning (Social Geography and Planning)
           Religious Studies
           Romanian Language and Culture
           Scandinavian Languages ??And Cultures
           Slavic Languages ??And Cultures
           Spanish Language and Culture
           Tax Law
           Theatre Studies

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