University of Amsterdam

#96
Most Influential School

University in Amsterdam

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 enrolment. 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

Mathematics
#40
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Biology
#84
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Computer Science
#45
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Philosophy
#72
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Medical
#93
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Physics
#101
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Chemistry
#121
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Economics
#62
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Psychology
#95
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Literature
#214
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Law
#158
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Political Science
#156
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History
#154
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Engineering
#405
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Communications
#127
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Education
#261
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Business
#332
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Anthropology
#61
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Sociology
#86
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Religious Studies
#200
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Earth Sciences
#172
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Social Work
#248
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Criminal Justice
#597
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Nursing
#842
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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 Mathematics, Computer Science, and Anthropology. Here are some of University of Amsterdam's most famous alumni:

Carlos Gussenhoven
A Dutch linguist.
Claudio Grossman
A Chilean-American legal academic.
Hans Rookmaaker
Hans Rookmaaker
A Dutch Christian scholar, professor, and author.
Max Kohnstamm
Max Kohnstamm
A Dutch historian and diplomat.
Manfred Gerstenfeld
An Israeli businessman and scholar of antisemitism.
Tina Strobos
Tina Strobos
A Dutch physician and psychiatrist. Tina Strobos is rescuer of Holocaust refugees, named one of the Righteous Among the Nations.
Godfried Bomans
Godfried Bomans
A Dutch writer.
Willem B. Drees
A Dutch philosopher.
Nico Frijda
Nico Frijda
A Dutch psychologist.
Theodorus Dekker
A Dutch mathematician.
Marjan Sax
Marjan Sax
A Feminist, activist for lesbian rights.
Titia de Lange
Titia de Lange
A Dutch geneticist.