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.