University of Amsterdam

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Spui 21
1012 WX Amsterdam

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Introduction to Communication Science

"Great free course that provides indepth knowledge into communication science from History to present." - 2013-03-24 13:10

"Great free course that provides indepth knowledge into communication science from History to present. " - 2013-03-24 13:10

Description

The University of Amsterdam has its origins in the Athenaeum Illustre (1632) and, with more than 32,000 students, over 5,000 employees and an annual budget of 600 million euros, is one of the largest general research universities in Europe. This ‘Electronic Fact Book' provides current and detailed facts and figures about the University

Study programmes

  • 60 Bachelor's programmes (2 taught in Eng…

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The University of Amsterdam has its origins in the Athenaeum Illustre (1632) and, with more than 32,000 students, over 5,000 employees and an annual budget of 600 million euros, is one of the largest general research universities in Europe. This ‘Electronic Fact Book' provides current and detailed facts and figures about the University

Study programmes

  • 60 Bachelor's programmes (2 taught in English)
  • 114 Master's programmes, including: 
    72 taught in English (4 Erasmus Mundus) 
    23 teacher-training programmes 
    11 Dual Master's programmes (2 taught in English)
  • 20 Research Master's programmes

Students (reference date 1 October 2011)

  • Total enrolled in 2011: 32,165
  • Number of first-year students 2010-2011: 7,207*

Mission

A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age schoolAthenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with more than 30,000 students, 5,000 staff and 285 study programmes (Bachelor's and Master's), many of which are taught in English, and a budget of more than 600 million euros, it is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe. It is a member of the League of European Research Universities and also maintains intensive contact with other leading research universities around the world.

Teaching and research at the UvA are conducted at seven faculties: the Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Law, Science, Medicine and Dentistry, with programmes offered in almost every field. Over time, the UvA has risen to international prominence as a research university, gaining an excellent reputation in both fundamental and socially relevant research. The UvA's thriving doctoral programmes provide an excellent foundation for engaging in high-quality teaching and research.

The UvA seeks to offer an inspiring international academic environment in which both staff and students can develop their talents optimally. Characterised by a critical, creative and international atmosphere, the UvA has a long tradition of open-mindedness and engagement with social issues, in keeping with the spirit of the city with which it is inextricably linked.

9
Average grade for University of Amsterdam
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Roderick de Rode
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Roderick de Rode
COO at Springest
9
Introduction to Communication Science

"Great free course that provides indepth knowledge into communication science from History to present." - 2013-03-24 13:10

"Great free course that provides indepth knowledge into communication science from History to present. " - 2013-03-24 13:10

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