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Educational development

Over 20 years of experience in interdisciplinary education

The IIS has over 20 years of experience in developing and executing interdisciplinary education and is the expertise centre for knowledge sharing and advice. We assist educational developers and curriculum leaders in the field of organisational development, vision development, educational development and curriculum development. We always do this in close collaboration with the faculties of the UvA.

Create a Course Challenge Special Edition: Sustainability
Do you think the UvA should pay more attention to sustainability in education? Do you have a great idea for a new course? Join the special edition of the UvA Create a Course Challenge!
UvA Sustainability grant
Do you as a teacher at the UvA have ideas for a course in which you want to address a more sustainable use of land, climate, energy sources or other natural resources like water, oceans, biodiversity and air? This grant might give you the opportunity to actually do so.
In progress at the IIS
New Bachelor's and Master's programmes, teaching methods, electives and publications
Best practices interdisciplinary educational development
Over the years, the IIS has completed a number of projects and gained and shared a lot of experience in the field of interdisciplinary educational development.
Advice and guidance
The IIS has more than 20 years of experience in the development and implementation of interdisciplinary education and is the centre for knowledge sharing and advice.
Knowledge sharing
Have a look at our workshops and publications and listen to the IIS Brown Bag Lunch Podcast episodes.
Workshops and training sessions
Are you interested in learning more about interdisciplinary learning and teaching? The IIS organises workshops and training sessions.
Podcasts
Hosts Julia Conemans and Lina Dokter share knowledge on education from within and beyond the UvA in the Brown Bag Lunch Podcast.
Publications
The IIS has published a number of handbooks that provide suggestions, practical examples and theoretical insights in relation to academic skills, teaching methods, interdisciplinary research for students and the development of interdisciplinary education
Project-based learning
The IIS wants to give everyone at the UvA the opportunity to experiment with their teaching. In 2020, grants were awarded to lecturers to develop their skills in project-based teaching and learning.
Contact us
Is there an issue within your organisation that ties in with our educational activities, projects or areas of expertise? Then please contact us.
Community
Sign up to receive our newsletter, connect with us on social media and join our interdisciplinary education networks and conferences.