Mensen demonstreren voor gelijke samenleving.
Mensen demonstreren voor gelijke samenleving.


How do we ensure an inclusive society where everyone can be themselves and still have equal opportunities? We research diversity in the broadest sense of the word.


Researchers from various faculties and research institutes work on interdisciplinary research on the theme of diversity.

Prof. Benschop, Y.W.M. (Yvonne)
Prof. Brink, M.C.L. van den (Marieke)
Dr Bijlstra, G. (Gijs)
Prof. Lange, T. de (Tesseltje)
Dr Galen, C.W. van (Coen)
Dr Spierings, C.H.B.M. (Niels)
Prof. Terlouw, A.B. (Ashley)
Prof. Murre-van den Berg, H.L. (Heleen)
Dr Blommaert, E.C.C.A. (Lieselotte)
Journalist? Contact us

News about diversity research

DEI music community

Join Radboud University’s music community

Do you like to play an instrument, sing or perform spoken word? The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Office is exploring the possibilities of setting up a music community at Radboud University.

Slinger van regenboogvlaggen onder een lichtbewolkte lucht

Radboud University and Radboud university medical center research team issues recommendations for better transgender care in the Netherlands

Een team van onderzoekers van de Radboud Universiteit en het Radboudumc onderzocht hoe de toenemende wachttijd voor transgenderzorg verklaard en opgelost kan worden. ‘Er is een mismatch tussen de vraag naar en de inrichting van de transgenderzorg’.

Achttiende-eeuwse aquarel

Reports of neighbourhood conflicts give voice to people of Sri Lanka under VOC administration

In his PhD research at Radboud University, historian Luc Bulten discovered that not only the VOC made use of the Sri Lankan registers; the registered persons also used them to their own advantage, for example in conflicts between neighbours.


Moslima's having a high tea

Is Islamic religiosity a friend or foe of democracy and emancipation?

Islam is often said to be anti-democratic. By combining new and existing data, the researchers aim to gain new insights and redefine this perception.

Legacies of Bondage

This project will involve the construction of a database of the Surinamese population that existed between 1830 and 1950. It will combine the individual records of both enslaved, bonded labourers from China, India and Indonesia and free citizens.

Migrant working in a crucial sector

Migrants in the Front Line

An interdisciplinary team is examining both the effects that coronavirus measures are having on migrant workers who work in key sectors and the opportunities that the coronavirus crisis has offered for improving the protection of migrant workers.

Discover more research projects

Contact information

Media publications looking for information or in-depth explanation from experts about this theme can contact the Press Information and Science Communication team of Radboud University. We are also available for more information about current research, promotions and other questions.

+31 24 361 60 00

You might also like


How is a country or region governed? How do politicians campaign? Our political research spans from topical current-day issues to major global themes that have impacted the world for decades.


Research about everything that goes on outside our planet Earth. From lunar missions to black holes, within our galaxy and far beyond.