University of Amsterdam

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Public university in Amsterdam, Netherlands

About University of Amsterdam

According to Wikipedia, The University of Amsterdam is a public research university located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The UvA is one of two large, publicly funded research universities in the city, the other being the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam . Established in 1632 by municipal authorities and later renamed for the city of Amsterdam, the University of Amsterdam is the third-oldest university in the Netherlands. It is one of the largest research universities in Europe with 31,186 students, 4,794 staff, 1,340 PhD students and an annual budget of €600 million. It is the largest university in the Netherlands by enrollment. The main campus is located in central Amsterdam, with a few faculties located in adjacent boroughs. The university is organised into seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Science, Law, Medicine, Dentistry.

What Is University of Amsterdam Known For?

University of Amsterdam is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Amsterdam's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Amsterdam's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Amsterdam's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Economics. Here are some of University of Amsterdam's most famous alumni:

Alonzo Church
Alonzo Church
An American mathematician .
Arend Heyting
Arend Heyting
A Dutch mathematician and logician .
Edsger W. Dijkstra
Edsger W. Dijkstra
A Dutch computer scientist.
Bartel Leendert van der Waerden
Bartel Leendert van der Waerden
A Dutch mathematician and historian of mathematics .
L. E. J. Brouwer
L. E. J. Brouwer
A Dutch mathematician and logician.
Tjalling Koopmans
Tjalling Koopmans
A Dutch American economist.
Christiaan Eijkman
Christiaan Eijkman
A Dutch physician.
Henri Theil
An Econometrician .
Abraham Pais
Abraham Pais
An American physicist .
Witold Hurewicz
A Polish mathematician.
Eugène Dubois
Eugène Dubois
A Graphic Designer.
Guido van Rossum
Guido van Rossum
A Dutch programmer and creator of Python.