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The UvA Create a Course Challenge

Do you have a great idea for a new course? Join the UvA Create a Course Challenge! We challenge you to submit an idea for a course and to develop it together with the curriculum experts of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS). Who knows – next year, you may get to work as a student assistant in your own course!

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The IIS challenges all UvA students to help think about how teaching should be organised, what subjects should be taught, the kinds of methods that should be used and the roles students and lecturers should play. The UvA Create a Course Challenge is calling for students to explore uncharted terrain and to think about ways to make education fun, challenging and meaningful.

With this challenge, the IIS wants to give students a say in the way education is organised at the Institute and within the University. The Challenge gives you the chance to make your vision on education a reality. The winning course will be launched in September 2019.

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Students without borders

Crossing boundaries is what the Challenge is all about. Not just between students and lecturers and between faculties and disciplines, but also between academia and society.