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Associations for academic or social engagement

A number of student associations have a focus on academic or social engagement. You can find more information about these associations below.

ASDV (Bonaparte Amsterdam Student Debate Association)

Amsterdamse Studenten Debat Vereniging Bonaparte

Vendelstraat 2 
1012 XX Amsterdam 

Enactus UvA

Enactus utilises entrepreneurship to tackle social, economic and ecological issues in Amsterdam. In this way, Enactus UvA aims to change lives and work towards a better and more sustainable world.

Nieuwe Achtergracht 170
1018 WV Amsterdam


IFMSA is an international student association that focuses on global health. Many students at the Faculty of Medicine (AMC-UVA) are a part of this association. Because global health is a very broad concept, IFMSA organises many activities within this theme. They include clinical internships, research internships, electives and conferences. IFMSA is also known for its Teddy Bear Hospital, exchange programmes, and sex education.

Meibergdreef 15 (J0-111) 
1105 AZ Amsterdam 
T: +31 (0)20 566 5297 


Mozaïek is a medical student association that aims to draw attention to current medical and societal issues in the Netherlands. They organise various projects, such as debates, symposiums, sports days for overweight children, student trips to the United States and England, and film evenings themed around a medical topics.

Meibergdreef 15, kamer J0-105 
1105 AZ, Amsterdam 

SIB (Dutch United Nations Student Association)

Studentenvereniging voor Internationale Betrekkingen (SIB)

Vendelstraat 2 
1012 XX Amsterdam 
T: +31 (0)20 525 3720 

(UNISCA) United Nations International Student Conference of Amsterdam

UNISCA is a Model United Nations (MUN) organised by the University of Amsterdam. The study programme consists of a two-week Summer course, during which a simulation of a United Nations Conference takes place.

Vendelstraat 2 
1012 XX Amsterdam
T: +31 (0)20 525 2963 
F: +31 (0)20 525 2964