University of Amsterdam magazine 2017

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Meet our students

With more than 31,000
students, 171,500 alumni
and nearly 6,000 employees,
the UvA is one of the largest
comprehensive research
universities in Europe, with
seven faculties for teaching
and research.

ALUMNI
& STAFF

INTERNATIONAL

INDIA

INDIA

INDIA

INDIA

RUSSIA

RUSSIA

SWITZERLAND

SWITZERLAND

BRAZIL

BRAZIL

RUSSIA

RUSSIA

GERMANY

GERMANY

CHINA

CHINA

DENMARK

DENMARK

UNITED KINGDOM

UNITED KINGDOM

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Alumni facts and figures

Alumni facts and figures

Facts and figures

Read more about our alumni

Read more about our alumni

Research at the UvA

Research at the UvA

The UvA is a first-class
research university and has
designated 20 fields in which
it actively fosters further
development. Nearly 30%
of our 3,400 researchers
(including PhD), lecturers and
professors are international.

RESEARCH AT THE UVA

The UvA has alumni chapters
in locations such as New York,
Shanghai, Beijing, London and
St. Petersburg, and stays in
touch with 165,000 alumni in
over 110 countries. To get in
contact with our alumni visit
the UvA Alumni LinkedIn
profile and Alumni website.

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‘My experience at the UvA was excellent and more than met my expectations. The environment
was very international, and the facilities and activities allowed me to interact with colleagues from other programmes and fields.'

JAYME BOSSI DE CASTRO (BRAZIL), ALUMNUS OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCE (MSC)

‘The UvA has a long tradition
of scholarship on Russia and
Eastern Europe. Students can
expect rigorous course work
from an interdisciplinary group
of scholars that includes
historians, geographers and
specialists on religion.’

ARTEMY KALINOVSKY (RUSSIA), ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES

‘Studying at the UvA is
studying in a very international
environment where you
cooperate with students from
places all over the world. It
was a great opportunity to
learn from outstanding
researchers and experts.'

TAREK RICHARD BESOLD (GERMANY), ALUMNUS OF
LOGIC (MSC)

‘I can truly say that choosing
the UvA was the right choice.
I am part of something exciting:
an academic community
founded on mutual respect and
a shared love of the unknown.'

SI HIMIN (CHINA), PHD RESEARCHER IN
BEHAVIOURAL ECONOMICS

‘The UvA has an open, intellectual culture. It employs intelligent, strong-minded professionals.‘

CLAES DE VREESE (DENMARK), PROFESSOR OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCE

‘The informal environment at
the UvA has really given me
faith in my own academic
capabilities and motivates me
to perform to the best of my
abilities.’

GEORGIA WALKER (UNITED KINGDOM), ALUMNA OF ARTS
& CULTURE: CULTURAL ANALYSIS (RESEARCH MA)

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STUDENTS

OUR

MEET

SOUTH
AFRICA

SOUTH
AFRICA

BRAZIL

BRAZIL

SOUTH AFRICA

SOUTH AFRICA

AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIA

UNITED KINGDOM

UNITED KINGDOM

GERMANY

GERMANY

CHINA

CHINA

ROMANIA

ROMANIA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

BRAZIL

BRAZIL

MEXICO

MEXICO

MEXICO

MEXICO

INDIA

INDIA

Meet our alumni and staff

Meet our alumni and staff

Top 10 countries of origin

Top 10 countries of origin

Germany
United Kingdom
China
Italy
Greece
United States of America
Belgium
Poland
Spain
France

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Top 10 countries
of origin of international
students

GERMANY
UNITED KINGDOM
UNITED STATES
BELGIUM
FRANCE
SPAIN
ITALY
CHINA
SWITZERLAND
GREECE

FACTS & FIGURES

The UvA currently has more than 171,500 alumni.
Nearly 4,700 of our alumni are from abroad.

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https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=15451

http://alumni.uva.nl/en

www.uva.nl/ambassadors

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