Our research is versatile and has an international level. Most parts of Biology are represented.

Research in the Department falls under the aegis of the Institute of Environmental Biology(IEB) and the Intitute for Biocomplexity and Bioinformatics (IBB)
These two institutes contain various specialized research groups, as listed below.

Research groups

Prince Bernhard Centre

Prince Bernhard Centre for International Nature Conservation. The Prince Bernhard Centre initiates, coordinates and executes international research, training and extension programmes in the field of nature conservation in partnership with countries in the southern hemisphere.

PhD Programs

The department participates in the PhD programs Environmental Biology, Computational Life Sciences, Biomembranes

Research Schools

In addition, the Department participates in the inter-university research school: