The General Affairs' Office
The administrative office is headed by University Secretary Martine Verbeek and consists of the Administrative Secretariat, Legal Affairs, Internal Audit and the Animal Welfare Body. The administrative office also includes a number of (independent) functions that are administratively embedded within the administrative office: data protection officer, ombudspersons and confidential advisors, HOVO, UU holdings and the coordinator of the EWUU alliance.
The administrative office supports the organisation of strategic, administrative processes and promotes consistency in administrative and support processes. The office is also responsible for providing legal advice to the Executive Board and faculties, and for supporting the University Council.