Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities encompasses the disciplines of history, art, philosophy, music, literature, language, religion and media. Our education and research are primarily aimed at contributing to a better understanding of the Netherlands and Europe in a rapidly changing social and cultural context. Read more about our profile.


Prof. dr. Bert van den Brink
5 February 2016
As of 1 August 2016, Bert van den Brink succeeds Barbara Oomen as Dean of University College Roosevelt in Middelburg.
4 February 2016
Columbia University's Council for European Studies has awarded 'Honorable Mention' to Knittel's book on the politics of Holocaust memory.
28 January 2016
With this new book, Paul Franssen presents an analysis of Shakespeare's many appearances as a character in popular culture.


9 February 2016 15:00 -
Opportunities and pitfalls of interdisciplinary collaboration in the focus area game research
Dr. Britta Schilling
11 February 2016 16:00 -
During this Memory Seminar, Britta Schilling will speak about 'Material Memories of Empire: Coming to Terms with German Colonialism'.
UCLA Lecture 2016 by Teofilo F. Ruiz
12 February 2016 15:30 -
The annual UCLA lecture is held this year by Teofilo F. Ruiz, Professor of Medieval History.

Faculty of Humanities