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Vossius Fund for the History of the University of Amsterdam

This Fund was made available by the Faculty of Humanities.

It was established to support initiatives in the field of the History of the UvA, to be carried out by students, lecturers and/or researchers.

Applications must make clear how the proposed activity will benefit the knowledge or the dissemination of knowledge about the History of the UvA.

Application deadline

Annually there are two deadlines for submission: 1 April and 1 November.

Candidates will be notified of the result no later than 4 weeks after the relevant deadline.


In principle, a maximum of 5,000 euros can be awarded per submission deadline.

What can be applied for?

Candidates can apply for funding for organising conferences, publications or other research costs concerning the History of the UvA (max. 5,000 euros).


Applications should include a work plan, a CV, a sound budget, and a motivated request for funding, submitted together as one PDF file.

Submissions should be sent to the Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research (AIHR), for the attention of the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities,

Applications are assessed by the Board of the Vossius Fund for the History of the University of Amsterdam, which has the following members:


Prof. F.P. Weerman (Dean of the Faculty of Humanities)


Prof. C.M. Cappon
Prof. G.H. Janssen
Dr A.M.R. de Dijn
Dr S. de Haro Ollé

Application form

Please apply by using this application form.

For further information about the fund please contact us at