The Faculty of Humanities forms an ideal environment for internationally renowned professors, researchers and PhD candidates to perform high-quality research together. The faculty carries out fundamental research as well as socially relevant research, allowing us to keep up with current debates and developments. We are one of the top research faculties both nationally and internationally, and our research has an impact on the academic world as well as the wider world around us.
The research centres conduct research focused on specific themes. When taken together, these provide a good indication of the current research profile of the Faculty of Humanities.
Research at the VU is organized in twelve interfaculty research institutes (IOZIs). In the Faculty of Humanities, all research is done within two of these institutes:CLUE+ and the Netwerk Instituut.
Research projects are either financed by external funds (national, European or global), or by companies or institutions form via contract research.
The Faculty of Humanities provides various opportunities for PhD research.
The Faculty of Humanities possesses a wealth of knowledge and expertise that can be used for your own projects. Would you like to have a specific piece of research carried out? In addition to regular research, we also perform research commissioned by companies, authorities and other social organizations.
Scientific research is becoming increasingly dependent on external financial support, with various organizations and institutes subsidizing or financing research.
Contact information for questions about research.