About Social Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences is a faculty of Radboud University. People and society form the focus of our work. In that framework we look at themes such as the human psyche and behaviour, artificial intelligence, education and upbringing, communication, society and culture.

Het uitgave van de strategie van de Radboud Universiteit

Faculty strategy

In line with the university strategy 'A Significant Impact', the Faculty of Social Sciences has developed a faculty strategy with spearheads and ambitions for the coming years.

Download the strategy

Faculty Board

The Faculty Board determines the direction the faculty as a whole will take. That direction is shaped in dialogue with the Faculty Joint Meeting (FGV) in which both staff and students are represented.

Faculteitsbestuur Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen voor het Maria Montessorigebouw

Board members


Contact the faculty board at bestuur.fsw [at] ru.nl (bestuur[dot]fsw[at]ru[dot]nl) or via the contacts below.


Dean: Julia Verhoef (secretariat)
Vice Dean of Research: Bert Steenbergen
Vice Dean of Education: Rob van Lier
Management Director: Monique Scheepmaker (secretariat)
Secretary: via bestuur.fsw [at] ru.nl (bestuur[dot]fsw[at]ru[dot]nl)

Participational bodies

There are various participatory bodies in the faculty in which both staff and students are represented. These bodies and committees support the Faculty Board in the shaping of strategy and policy.

View the participational bodies

Maria Montessori Building

The Maria Montessori Building is the main building of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Contact and accessibility

Faculty documents

Annual plan

The Annual plan describes the main goals and actions for the coming year.

Annual plan and Budget 2024

Annual report

In its annual report, the faculty accounts for the policy and results that are applicable to its education and research and the organisation.

Annual report 2023