University of Amsterdam

WORLD RANK

2012-13
83

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    60.1
  • Teaching
    45.6
  • International outlook
    57.0
  • Industry income
    49.0
  • Research
    61.3
  • Citations
    75.1

Trade and philosophy were core to the Athenaeum Illustre of Holland's "Golden Age", founded in 1632. Changing its name in 1877, the institution is home to 5,000 academic staff who teach 28,000 students in the humanities, social and behavioural sciences, economics and business, law, the natural sciences, medicine and dentistry.