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Social and Behavioural Sciences

Organisation

The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences is a centre of outstanding and internationally competitive research.

Location

The Faculty is housed in the Pieter de la Court Building, which is located close to the Leiden Central Railway station. The faculty has ca. 5000 students and 750 staff. The Faculty offers an inspiring, international working envirionment with ample space for diversity and re-newal to national and international students and staff.  Students have a choice of 4 Bachelor's , 4 Master's, 3 research master's programmes and 4 research programmes for PhD candidates.

Research and education is organised within 4 institutes and the Centre for Science and Technology.


Faculty Board

The Faculty Board is responsible for the management and infrastructure of the faculty on behalf of research and education. The Board is supported by the Faculty's Office.

  • The Dean, prof. Hanna Swaab (General Management, Human Resources Management (chair positions), Library Policy and Research Policy), and Dean of  the Graduate School.  
  • De Vice-Dean, prof. Paul Nieuwenburg, is Director of Education (Education Policy)
  • Rolf Oosterloo LLM, MA, MPA is executive Director (Human Resources Management, Organisation Policy, ICT Policy, Finances)
  • Pepijn Knops BSc is the Student Member (Student Matters)

The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences regulations.

Faculty Council

The Faculty Council advises the Faculty Board solicited and unsolicited advice on all matters on Faculty level relating to teaching, research, and organisation. Half of the Faculty Council is elected from and by the staff, the other half from and by the students. The members of the Council are elected in accordance with the regulations concerning University elections (Dutch), as drawn up by the University Executive Board.

Participation

Half of the Faculty Council is elected from and by the staff, the other half from and by the students. The members of the Council are elected in accordance with the regulations concerning University elections (Dutch), as drawn up by the University Executive Board.

Website Faculty Council