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.


Johan Schot
14 November 2018
As of 1 January 2019, Johan Schot will be joining the Centre for Global Challenges as Professor of Global Comparative History.
13 November 2018
The case studies represent European women writers and comparatively reflect the nuances of their participation in a burgeoning commercial market.
Foto van B. Groote & Co, collectie Stadsarchief Amsterdam
9 November 2018
Queen Wilhelmina played a much more active role in the Kaiser’s fleeing to the Netherlands than has always been assumed.


boy playing with toy car
19 November 2018 12:00 - 31 December 2018 12:00
Our Massive Open Online Course 'Understanding child development – from Synapse to Society' starts again on 19 November. Enroll now!
Rosanne Kennedy. Foto: ANU/Stuart Hay
19 November 2018 16:15 - 18:00
On 19 November 2018 Utrecht Forum for Memory Studies organizes a seminar with Rosanne Kennedy on holocaust remembrance.
20 November 2018 14:30 - 17:30
On 20 November the Gender & Diversity Hub organises a stakeholder meeting.