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Amsterdam Centre for Ancient Studies and Archaeology

UvA & VU

ACASA is an academic centre with the combined expertise of the UvA and the VU in the fields of ancient studies, classics and archaeology.

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17 October 2019
The 2020 Archon Winter School 'Sharing Practices: 3D visualisation in Dutch archaeology' aims to move beyond traditional research boundaries, and seeks to establish a cross-disciplinary community of practice of young ...
16 August 2019
Recently, an archaeological dig was undertaken in the courtyard between the former Zusterhuis and Tweede Chirurgische Kliniek buildings as part of realising the new University Library. This investigation was carried ...
6 June 2019
Recently, the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change (JPI CH) has launched a new call for transnational research proposals entitled CONSERVATION, PROTECTION AND USE. It invites proposals ...


Bachelor's programmes
Interested in studying Archaeology, Greek and Latin languages and culture, or Ancient Studies? The UvA and VU offer several joint-programme Bachelor's programmes.
Master's programmes
Together, the UvA and the VU offer a variety of Master's programmes relating to archaeology, heritage, ancient studies and classics.

Student initiatives

Various activities are organised for and by ACASA students.


A large number of UvA and VU lecturers is connected with ACASA.