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Stay involved, join in and contribute!

At the Graduate School of Communication, we are very keen to stay in touch with our alumni. Therefore, you will receive a free one-off three year membership to the University of Amsterdam Alumni Association (AUV) once you graduate. As an AUV-member and Communication Science alumnus, you will automatically become a member of the Alumni Circle Communication Science.

A fantastic network

Now that you are a Communication Science alumnus, you are part of a diverse community of high achievers, connected by a shared experience. A fantastic network of more than 1,500 fellow communication scientists is yours now. Benefit from their expertise, and contribute to the community yourself by attending events or becoming an Alumni Ambassador.

Alumni events and benefits

The Alumni Circle Communication Science organises several alumni events throughout the year. These events are free of charge and take place after working hours. As an AUV member, you are also invited to the annual AUV members’ day.

Besides numerous networking opportunities, benefits of membership also include:

  • Free library card with access to online database JSTOR;
  • Discount on a membership at the University Sports Centre;
  • Discount on career workshops and advice offered by the Student Careers Centre;
  • Discount at numerous museums and cultural activities, such as the Allard Pierson Museum, the Hortus, Foam, the Hermitage and De Nieuwe Kerk;
  • An invitation to the annual University day.

University of Amsterdam Alumni Association (AUV)

Our Alumni Circle Communication Science is part of the general University of Amsterdam Alumni Association (AUV). The AUV has over 8,000 members from every discipline and faculty of the University of Amsterdam. Once your free one-off three-year membership expires, you can become a member for 35 euros a year to keep making use of exclusive services and discounts and to continuously expand your professional network.

International UvA Alumni Chapters

The University of Amsterdam programmes are becoming increasingly international. Special international UvA Alumni Chapters have been established for alumni in China, Russia, the UK and the USA. A chapter is a local group of alumni who gather twice a year for a lecture or to network over drinks.