Have you ever wondered where your Heineken beer comes from? Join us at Room for Discussion this Monday, and discuss the corporate responsibility giant multinationals such as Heineken have in middle-income countries. Jean-François van Boxmeer, the CEO of Heineken, will be interviewed about the global beer market, current trends such as craft beers and much more.

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Curious what a typical day is like for a UvA student? Xueyao Yin, a Research Master’s student in Communication Science and one of our UvA International Student Ambassadors gives us a peek into her daily schedule.
Come to the UvA Masterweek - UvA Master's Week at the University of Amsterdam. Still deciding what Master’s programme you would like to do? Choose at Master’s programme at the information sessions during the UvA Master’s Day. To register and find more information, check . Questions? Ask the Student Service Desk:
Interested in doing a PhD after you graduate? The UvA Student Careers Centre is hosting one of its UvA Career Networking Events on the theme of PhD and Research on Thursday, 2 February. Come along and hear what UvA alumni have to say about their experiences in academia. Other upcoming sessions will be on Culture and the Creative Sector, Non-Profit and NGOs, and Start-ups and SMEs.

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Early morning at the UvA's Amsterdam Business School. Great photo by Instagrammer @hannahberkers - Also want to be featured? Use #uva_amsterdam on Instagram:
Are you a Master's student, PhD candidate or post doc who is eager to explain scientific concepts to a general audience… in just three minutes? Then take the up challenge and enter Famelab, a competition for young scientists: [ Bit.ly Link ] Last year, UvA postdoc Bert Vercnocke won with his presentation on gravity.
Door een grote stroomstoring in Amsterdam zijn een aantal UvA-gebouwen momenteel nog gesloten en er is (nog) geen treinverkeer mogelijk rondom Amsterdam. Volg de laatste stand van zaken rondom UvA-gebouwen en diensten op de website: *ook updates via comments op dit bericht*

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Dit is de laatste week waarin je op de IJ-promenade in Amsterdam een replica op schaal van de zon, aarde, maan, Mercurius en Venus kunt bewonderen. De aarde en de zon zijn door middel van een verlicht LED-pad verbonden. ‘The Speed of Light Project' geeft zo een indruk van de afstanden in het heelal. De UvA heeft bijgedragen aan de wetenschappelijke inhoud van de audiotour voor het project.

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The UvA is proud to call respected HIV/AIDS advocate Peter van Rooijen one its newest honorary doctors. Watch here to find out more.
Onze constant veranderende wereld zit vol kansen en mogelijkheden voor studenten en starters. Kom naar de voorlichting 'De wereld van werk anno nu' op 7 februari en leer de belangrijkste trends op het gebied van werk en solliciteren.

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Start preparing for your future career. Join our workshop on 24 January and create a professional profile: identify your strengths and find inspiration for your next step. Register now: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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During its Dies Natalis ceremony this past Monday, the UvA conferred an honorary doctorate degree on Canadian sociologist Michèle Lamont for her important role in bridging American and European sociology. Watch the video to learn more about our new honorary doctor!
Looking for a scholarship to study at the University of Amsterdam? Various scholarships, loans and grants are available for talented and motivated international students. UvA scholarships include the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship, Amsterdam Merit Scholarship, Holland Scholarship and Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship.

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James Hathaway, professor of Law at Michigan Law School, was recently awarded an honorary doctorate by the UvA in recognition of his tireless efforts for the rights of refugees. To celebrate his achievements, we commissioned the following video.
Ken jij iemand die Geneeskunde, Biomedische wetenschappen, Tandheelkunde of Psychobiologie aan de UvA wil gaan studeren vanaf september? Tag hem of haar dan, want je moet 15 januari ingeschreven staan in Studielink.

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Instagrammer @e.milili captured this wonderful quiet moment of the book market at the UvA's Oudemanhuispoort. Great job!

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Wat willen onze studenten eten en drinken op de UvA? Welke thema’s vinden zij belangrijk? Om dit te achterhalen is een enquête uitgevoerd onder bijna 5000 studenten en medewerkers. Met die resultaten zijn we aan de slag gegaan: de nieuwe invulling eten en drinken wordt de komende jaren in fases verder ingevoerd. Al nieuwsgierig naar de eerste veranderingen? Kom zelf de sfeer en het eten...
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Canvas has won the tender for a new virtual learning environment at the UvA and VU. It’s been chosen because it’s user-friendly, innovative and adaptable, making it easier to create a more interactive and integrated learning experience. It will also be laptop, tablet and mobile-friendly.

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Opening speech by Rector Magnificus Karen Maex during the UvA's 385th Dies Natalis at the Oude Lutherse Kerk. #UvA385