CEDLA/UvA Master Latin American Studies > Testimonials
Reaccreditation of CEDLA Master's Program - Overal evaluation = Good
Last year CEDLA Master Program appliedfor the reaccreditation with the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). The visitation panel that consisted of Prof. Dr. Dirk Kruyt, Prof. Dr. Ann Varley, Dr. Gerdien Steenbeek and Veronika Macku as the student representative, visited CEDLA during two days in November 2015. Their report appeared in May 2016 with the recommendation to NVAO to grant CEDLA the reaccreditation. At the end of December 2016 the NVAO followed their recommendations and reaccredited the Master Program for six years until 29 December 2022. The overall conclusions were: ‘The panel established that CEDLA offers an attractive master's programme, which is unique in Europe. The panel assessed both the orientation and the content of the curriculum, as well as the facilities, as excellent. Furthermore it assessed the learning outcomes, the curriculum structure, the teaching staff and the tutoring and information, the quality assurance system, the assessment system and the learning outcomes achieved as good. Given the predominance of excellent and good achieved for most parts of the programme assessment, the overall evaluation of the programme by the panel is good.’
QANU Report on the CEDLA’s Master Latin American Studies of the Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation
NVAO report: Besluit strekkende tot het verlenen van accreditatie aan de opleiding wo-master Latijns Amerika Studies van de Centrum voor studie en documentatie van Latijns Amerika
Testimonials of Master students
"The library is without question fantastic!"
"The supervision is intensive and of high quality"
"The programme aimed at current issues is embedded in a research institute; this provides an optimum link between education and research"
"The study succeeds in offering a well-organized programme regarding its content, that is flexible enough to respond to the demands and previous education of the students"
Quotes from QANU (Quality Assurance Netherlands Universities) report