AUC to celebrate its 10th Dies Natalis in honour of its second lustrum

Amsterdam University College will celebrate its 10th Dies Natalis on Friday, 27 September from 15.30 – 19.00 at the KIT Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam.

Celebrating AUC’s 10th anniversary.

During the programme, AUC will look back on the experiences and achievements of staff, students and alumni during the first 10 years. Throughout the evening, there will be speeches, lectures, videos and interactive elements for guests to enjoy, along with a celebratory drink and light refreshments at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Speakers and guests of honour
Speakers will include:

  • Prof. Dr. Teun Dekker, keynote address, first Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences Education in Europe, University College Maastricht
  • Prof. Dr. Murray Pratt, Dean of AUC
  • Prof. Dr. Marijk van der Wende, Founding Dean of AUC
  • Dr. Ramon Puras, former Vice Dean of AUC
  • Prof. Dr. Geert ten Dam, President of the University of Amsterdam Executive Board
  • Prof. Dr. Vinod Subramaniam, Rector Magnificus of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

A full programme will become available closer to the date of the event.

Questions about AUC’s 10th Dies Natalis celebration can be sent by email to

AUC alumni will receive an invitation soon.