The Faculty of Science is a place to share and exchange ideas and insights with other curious people who are fascinated by how the world works.

We get a thrill out of advancing fundamental and applied research and inspirational teaching, bringing future innovations closer. This is how we work towards a better world.


  • Researcher working in the lab


    In order to have impact with our research, we need to ask fundamental questions and find out how things work in detail.
    Themes, institutes and collaboration
  • People working in a building of Faculty of Science


    With innovative Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programmes, we inspire our students to want to know even more.
    Programmes and initiatives
  • Rotstuin

    Botanic Gardens

    The largest academic botanic garden in the Netherlands with an area of 90,000 m2 and a plant collection of more than 10,000 plants.
    Let your curiosity blossom
  • About us

    To make things run smoothly, our faculty is organised in departments, institutes and schools.
    Faculty organisation explained