Princess Máxima visits Amsterdam University College

23 March 2010

On Monday 29 March, Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of The Netherlands visited Amsterdam University College (AUC) where she attended two education sessions.

During her visit Princess Máxima took part in two education sessions. In the first session, chaired by Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf, a number of AUC students discussed the theme Excellence across the Disciplines, which focused on the importance of interdisciplinary education. After this, Professor James Kennedy and Professor Halleh Ghorashi examined the theme Diversity in the Global City. In this session, students talked about their experiences related to the concepts of identity and diversity in the context of Amsterdam as a global city.

Princess Máxima Arrives at AUC.

Princess Máxima Arrives at AUC.

Princess Máxima is greeted by the President of the AUC Student Council, Ignacia Paul

Princess Máxima is greeted by the President of the AUC Student Council 2009-2010, Ignacia Paul.

Princess Máxima participates in one of the education sessions.

Princess Máxima participates in one of the education sessions.

Princess Máxima greets AUC students during the second information session.

Princess Máxima greets AUC students during the second information session.

Professor James Kennedy opens the second education session.

Professor James Kennedy opens the second education session.

Princess Máxima and Dean of AUC Prof. Dr. Marijk van der Wende participate in one of the education sessions.

Princess Máxima and Dean of AUC Prof. Dr. Marijk van der Wende participate in one of the education sessions.

Princess Máxima poses for a group photo with the Board of AUC and the students that attended the information sessions.

Princess Máxima poses for a group photo with the Board of AUC and the students that attended the information sessions.

Princess Máxima greets member of the AUC Student Council during the reception.

Princess Máxima greets member of the AUC Student Council during the reception.

Princess Máxima speaks with Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf and Professor Halleh Ghorashi, two of the chairs of the education sessions.

Princess Máxima speaks with Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf and Professor Halleh Ghorashi, two of the chairs of the education sessions.