UvA six times best in the Netherlands in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2012
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the best Dutch university in six subjects according to the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2012. In the rankings for Communication and Media Studies, the UvA occupies 13th ...
29 May 2012
Rokus de Groot receives Faculty Special Merit Award
Rokus de Groot, Emeritus Professor of Musicology at the Faculty of Humanities, was awarded the Faculty Special Merit Award during an official ceremony held in the Aula on Friday, 25 May.
4 Apr 2012
Faculty of Humanities researcher wins Veegens Prize 2012
Faculty of Humanities researcher Lodewijk Petram has been awarded the Dirk Jacob Veegens Prize 2012.
30 Mar 2012
International award for UvA archaeologist Joris Kila
UvA scholar Joris Kila will be awarded the 2012 Art Protection and Security Award jointly with Dr Karl von Habsburg. The award is presented annually by ARCA, the Association for Research into Crimes against Art. Last ...
22 Mar 2012
11 November: Inaugural lecture Prof. M.W.M. van den Brekel
Michiel's inaugural lecture will take place at 16:00. No further details available.
6 Feb 2012
Henkjan Honing appointed professor of Cognitive and Computational Musicology
Henkjan Honing (1959) has been appointed Professor of Cognitive and Computational Musicology at both the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam as of 1 March 2012.
30 Jan 2012
Major NWO grant for researching paints used in fine arts
Within the framework of Science4Arts programme, The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has provided funding for the project titled ‘How paint changes: consequences for conservation, presentation ...