University of Amsterdam (UvA)

Doing your PhD at the UvA

The UvA offers PhD candidates an attractive research environment where they can develop their talents fully. Key qualities of the UvA are its critical, creative and international climate, an open atmosphere and active engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society.

Fundamental research in many areas at the UvA is rated highly in international rankings. The UvA is very successful in competing, both nationally and internationally, for external research funding. You can find more information at