University of Amsterdam

About the University of Amsterdam


As a modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with more than 30,000 students, 5,000 staff and 250 study programmes (Bachelor's and Master's), many of which are taught in English, it is one of the larger comprehensive universities in Europe. It is a member of the League of European Research Universities and also maintains intensive contact with leading research universities around the world.


Teaching and research at the UvA are conducted in seven Faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Economics and Business, Law, Science, Medicine and Dentistry, with programs offered in almost every field. Over time, the UvA has risen to international prominence as a research university, gaining an excellent reputation in both fundamental and socially relevant research.  The UvA's thriving doctoral programs provide an excellent foundation for engaging in high-quality teaching and research. See for more information about the University of Amsterdam.


About the Department of Psychology


The Psychology Department is one of six departments in the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Amsterdam. Departmental teaching and research activities are organized within six program groups: Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Brain and Cognition, Social Cognition, Emotion and Identity, Validity of Empirical Research in Psychology, and Work and Organizational Psychology. With 2,300 students and 340 staff, the Department is the second largest Department of Psychology in the Netherlands. See for the Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam website for more information.



Important Dates and Deadlines

Conference Dates:

July 3-5, 2012

July 2, 2012 (Pre-Conference Workshops)



Submissions are now closed since 20 January 2012

Early bird registration has been closed on 15 April 2012


Second announcement of conference:

Download 2nd Announcement 8th Conference of the ITC