About The Institution
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is a modern university with a rich history, providing a high-quality education in inspiring surroundings. The University is a world-class centre for research and teaching, and is committed to helping students think in an original, independent and academic way.
With over 30,000 students, 5,000 staff, from more than 100 nationalities, it is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe.
A highly ranked university, the University of Amsterdam ranked 55th in the 2015-16 QS World University Rankings, making it the highestranked Dutch universityon the list, and 58th in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2015-16.