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Due to the government advice for preventing the spread of COVID-19, large events will be cancelled until the 31st of March. Please contact for more information.

june 1, 2020 - june 7, 2020

  • mar 09, 2020 - mar 15, 2020
  • mar 16, 2020 - mar 22, 2020
  • mar 23, 2020 - mar 29, 2020
  • mar 30, 2020 - apr 05, 2020
  • apr 06, 2020 - apr 12, 2020
  • apr 13, 2020 - apr 19, 2020
  • apr 20, 2020 - apr 26, 2020
  • apr 27, 2020 - may 03, 2020
  • may 04, 2020 - may 10, 2020
  • may 11, 2020 - may 17, 2020
  • may 18, 2020 - may 24, 2020
  • may 25, 2020 - may 31, 2020
  • jun 01, 2020 - jun 07, 2020
  • jun 08, 2020 - jun 14, 2020
  • jun 15, 2020 - jun 21, 2020
  • jun 22, 2020 - jun 28, 2020
  • jun 29, 2020 - jul 05, 2020
  • jul 06, 2020 - jul 12, 2020
  • jul 13, 2020 - jul 19, 2020
  • jul 20, 2020 - jul 26, 2020
  • jul 27, 2020 - aug 02, 2020
  • aug 03, 2020 - aug 09, 2020
  • aug 10, 2020 - aug 16, 2020
  • aug 17, 2020 - aug 23, 2020
  • aug 24, 2020 - aug 30, 2020

03jun12:00 am1:00 pmSlayUC Workout with Stijn

03jun7:30 pm9:00 pmFuture Careers in IR

04jun12:30 amCraft Your Pride

07jun2:00 pm3:30 pmHow to Work With One's Emotions - A Workshop with Sinsi

What is the AUCSA

The Amsterdam University College Student Association (AUCSA), founded in 2010, is the umbrella organization that provides a platform for all the social activities of students at AUC. Activities include sports tournaments, parties, MUN-conferences and other initiatives proposed by groups of students of all sizes.


The association has around 900 members – all AUC students are included in the AUCSA body. Of our members, around 170 are in a board of one of the dozens of committees. These committees form the heart of the social life at AUC, and organize almost every event.


AUCSA is part of the University College Student Representatives of the Netherlands (UCSRN), a joint initiative by all University Colleges around the country to unite, support, and foster competition between them. We are proud of our active role in supporting the UCSRN, and even more so to have won the last four annual tournaments in a row.

Why is the AUCSA here

The primary role of the AUCSA is to facilitate and coordinate student endeavours: the actual organization and realization of events and activities is done by the committees and their respective boards. Together with all its members, the AUCSA Board strives for the further development of extra-curricular student activities at AUC. In order to achieve this, AUCSA encourages all students to take initiatives and become involved in one of the many projects and activities available, or realise an idea themselves. By encouraging these ideas put forth by enthusiastic students we fill the student’s agenda’s with exciting events throughout the year. Together, AUCSA and the committees endeavour to foster an active student community so that all students take full advantage of their time as an AUC student.

While our beloved Student Council is concerned mainly with academic matters, improving the curriculum, student welfare and other topics, the AUCSA is concerned with all social aspects of the community.


The AUCSA provides funding and an organizational framework for the committees, thus creating a platform that enables students to develop themselves professionally and organize fun and social events. The committee boards have a set structure with clearly divided tasks, comprising at least of chair, secretary, and treasurer, all of which are vital for the functioning of committee boards. Furthermore, the AUCSA strives to create a great, open, and interactive social community at AUC, to create a full community feeling for the students. It adheres to its six pillars, which guide every decision made.


Committees, Commissions & Teams


Board meetings


Committee members


UCSRN wins

The AUCSA Board
Our Pillars


The student body of AUC is diverse in many shapes and forms and AUCSA builds bridges between them by representing their interests. A place where one can learn from another, as well as a place of acknowledgement, is important for an inclusive Association. Understanding for each other and for everyone’s respective goals is the key for the whole association to flourish. To make sure the diversity of students is respected and everyone can be included, we do our best to minimize barriers by hosting easy accessible and varied AUCSA events; striving for the highest quality while maintaining a reasonable price, and in the best case free admission, making our events open to all members. By wide involvement of our members, open General Assemblies, and the Diversity Commission we aim for the Association to be an inclusive community in which everyone can proudly feel part of.


The committees are the heart of the Association. Thanks to the 27 different committees, the social calendar bursts with events every week, differing from cooking workshops and evening socials to sport competitions and our own TEDx. We provide every committee with a budget and the means to plan, promote, and host events for our members. As the committees exist to represent the interests of the members, this is also the place for the members to exercise what they enjoy, to learn to work in a team, and to gain experience in chairing, administration, treasury, public relations, and other board related tasks. This year we want to promote cooperation between committees with similar aims and concentrate on the survival of smaller committees for particular niches.


The AUCSA can not exist without the world around us, a world of which we use resources to make our events possible. We should be grateful that we have the opportunity to do so and therefore we should act responsibly in regards to our usage and the environmental consequences this causes. Thus, we have decided that we need to actively strive to become a sustainable Association. By introducing a Sustainability Commission as the extension of the Board, we will take on an exemplary role in dealing with climate change as an Association. SUSCOM will improve the awareness of the Association of its impact on the environment and oversee its sustainability-level. Checking the carbon footprint of the Association, thinking of innovative sustainable ideas to improve the Association, and providing more environmentally friendly options will be their main tasks.


Our Association is sustained by the proactive members that fill committee positions and put their time and energy into organising events. To inspire first years to get involved, we make sure to impress them with all we have to offer. It is important to us that new students feel a sense of belonging to our community and we will achieve this through organising social activities in the introduction week, taking the new students on a weekend trip before classes start, and keeping positions free in committee boards. Allowing the newest generation of AUC students to explore, take part in, and flourish within our community. We hope that this welcoming atmosphere forms the foundation for students to participate in the community and maintain this atmosphere when the future generations arrive at AUC.


Our bubble is a beautiful, integrated community made up of talented students with unique diplomas and experiences. Representing this to the outside world is one of our priorities. We aim to maintain close relationships with other UC’s through the UCSRN, the umbrella organisation of the 9 UC’s in the Netherlands. By attending many student association assemblies, meetings, and constitutions we maintain our good relations and promote our Association throughout the Netherlands. Furthermore, we want to expand our external outreach to local organisations in Amsterdam Oost such as Zeeburgia and look to larger organisations in the city for more opportunities for our members.


As the largest University College in the Netherlands, we have to make sure that all 900 members are aware of our activities and can reach information easily. By renewing the website, we want to make sure that information is communicated inclusively. Therefore we want to centralize most information to the website, making it easier to reach out to others. We want our members to decide in which direction(s) we grow and integrate the community’s feedback which they are able to give at numerous events. Improving the Board’s approachability during office-hours, renewing the Policy Manual, providing multiple online gateways, and being available for questions through email at all times is crucial to smooth communication between the members, committees, commissions, and teams.