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Faculty of Humanities

Departments Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty’s academic staff are accommodated in eight departments, each under the supervision of a Department chair and within CEDLA as a separate institute. The individual departments are responsible for the deployment of staff in education and research, implementing the HRM-policy, and managing human resources.

  • ACASA

    The ACASA (Academic Centre for Ancient Studies and Archaeology) department consists of the discpilines Classical and Ancient Civilizations and Archaeology.

    Secretariat: secretariaat-acasa-fgw@uva.nl, T: +31 (0)20 525 5830 / 2572
    Postal address: P.O. Box Postbus 94203, 1090 GE Amsterdam

    Discipline website Archaeology
    Discipline website Classical Languages

    prof. dr. V.V. (Vladimir) Stissi

    Department chair

    drs. J.H.J. (Jobien) Kuiper

    Head of operational management

    BG 1
    BG 1

    Room Location

    Turfdraagsterpad 9
    1012 XT Amsterdam

  • Philosophy

    The Philosophy department consists of the education groups Critical Cultural Theory, Logic and Language, Philosophical Tradition in Context and Philosophy and Public Affairs. 

    Secretariat: secr.wijs-fgw@uva.nl, T +31 (0)20 525 4511
    Postal address: P.O. Box 94201, 1090 GE Amsterdam

    Discipline website Philosophy

    prof. dr. B. (Beate) Roessler

    Department chair

    drs. A.J. (Agaath) Homminga

    Head of operational management

    Oude Turfmarkt 145-147
    Oude Turfmarkt 145-147

    Room Location

    Oude Turfmarkt 145-147
    1012 GC Amsterdam

  • Media Studies

    Film, television, new media, journalism, information and digital humanities are the focal points within the discipline of Media Studies. They are studied separately as well as cross-medially. 

    Secretariat: mediastudies-fgw@uva.nl, T +31 (0)20 525 2980
    Postal address: P.O. Box 94550, 1090 GN Amsterdam

    Discipline website Media Studies

    prof. dr. L.W.M. (Rens) Bod

    Department chair

    drs. M.A. (Marten) Hidma

    Head of operational management

    BG 1
    BG 1

    Room Location

    Turfdraagsterpad 9
    1012 XT Amsterdam

  • Modern Foreign Languages & Cultures

    The department Modern Foreign Languages and Cultures consists of the following disciplines: English Language and Culture, Roman Languages and Cultures, Semitic Languages and Cultures, German and Scandinavian Languages and Cultures and Slavonic Languages and Cultures.

    Secretariat: secretariaatPCH-fgw@uva.nl, T +31 (0)20 525 3864
    Postal address: P.O. Box 1641, 1000 BP Amsterdam

    Discipline website Languages at the UvA

    prof. dr. A.P. (Arjen) Versloot

    Department chair

    Ms H.C. (Hermien) de Boer

    Head of operational management

  • Dutch Studies

    The Dutch Studies department staff conduct their research in the area of Dutch language and literature, language acquisition and command, argumentation theory and rhetorics. The academic staff of the Institute for Dutch Language Education (INTT) also belong to this department.

    Secretariat: secr.nrl-fgw@uva.nl, T +31 (0)20 525 3991
    Postal address: P.O. Box 1637, 1000 BP Amsterdam

    Discipline website Dutch

    prof. dr. G.J. (Gerard) Steen

    Department chair

    drs. M.A. (Marten) Hidma

    Head of operational management

    P.C. Hoofthuis
    P.C. Hoofthuis

    Room Location

    Spuistraat 134
    1012 VB Amsterdam