Head of the UvA Executive Board Louise Gunning addresses the occupants of the Maagdenhuis (Photo: Hanna Daych / NL Times) - Credit: Head of the UvA Executive Board Louise Gunning addresses the occupants of the Maagdenhuis (Photo: Hanna Daych / NL Times)
Friday, 12 June 2015 - 13:45
Univ. Amsterdam occupation cost over €700k
The occupation of the Maagdenhuis and Bungehuis cost the University of Amsterdam more than 700 thousand euros, NOS reports. The occupation of the Maagdenhuis cost at least 505 thousand euros - the amount is expected to be somewhat higher because not all costs have been calculated yet. The costs amounted by the occupation of the Bungehuis was more than 200 thousand euros. These costs include all kinds of things, such s the deployment of security during debates and demonstrations and relocating staff to a temporary work place. The University has submitted the costs of the occupations to its insurance. The insurer is still assessing the claim.