University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam
Type Public
Established 1632 (1632)
President Geert ten Dam
Rector Karen Maex
Location Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Campus Urban
Colors Red and black
Website uva.nl
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=15451

University of Amsterdam (UvA; Dutch: Universiteit van Amsterdam) is a public university located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The main campus is located in central Amsterdam, with a few faculties located in adjacent boroughs. The university is organized into seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Science, Law, Medicine, and Dentistry. The university enrolled more than 31,000 students[1], and it ranked 63 among universities worldwide and 75 for global research reputation according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs

Bioinformatics

The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
~30 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.uva.nl/en/education/master-s/master-s-programmes/item/systems-biology.html


Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

B.S. in Medical Informatics
~120 credit hours, offered only in Dutch
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.uva.nl/onderwijs/bachelor/bacheloropleidingen/item/medische-informatiekunde.html


M.S. in Medical Informatics
~30 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.uva.nl/en/education/master-s/master-s-programmes/masters-programmes/masters-programmes/content/folder/medical-informatics/medical-informatics.html


Additional external links

References

  1. "Kerncijfers". University of Amsterdam. http://www.uva.nl/over-de-uva/uva-profiel/feiten-en-cijfers/feiten-en-cijfers.html. Retrieved 23 November 2016. 
  2. "University of Amsterdam". U.S. News & World Report - Best Global Universities. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/university-of-amsterdam-502957. Retrieved 23 November 2016.