Research departments

Head of the department: Prof.dr. Joske Bunders-Aelen 
Department Manager: Astrid Kooijmans MSc 
Administrative Office: Saira Mamadeus (Thu + Fri) and Michèle Verschoor 
Telephone: +31 (0)20 59 87031 
Email: secretariaat.athena.falw@vu.nl

CHEMISTRY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
Head of the department: Prof. dr. Iwan de Esch 
Secretary: Anna Kuczynski
Tel: +31 (0)20-5982376 

COMPUTER SCIENCE
Head of the department: Prof.dr. Dick Bulterman 
Secretary: Caroline Waij 
Tel: +31 (0)20-59 83563 

Head of the department: Prof.dr. Wim van Westrenen 
Administrative Office: Fenny Bosse and Barbara Simon 
Telephone: +31 (0)20 59 87310 / +31 (0)20 59 87303 

Head of the department Animal Ecology: Prof.dr. Jacintha Ellers 
Head of the department Systems Ecology: Prof.dr. Rien Aerts 
Management support: Tanja Elzer
Telephone: +31 (0)20 59 87004 

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Head of the department: Prof.dr. Jacob de Boer 
Administrative Office: Caroline de Graaf
Telephone: +31 (0)20 5988963 

Head of the department: Prof.dr. Maurits van Tulder 
Department Manager: Astrid Kooijmans MSc 
Administrative Office: Heleen Heijstee, Karin Uyldert and Jozien Vedder (Mon + Fri) 
Telephone: +31 (0)20 59 86985 / +31 (0)20 59 87005 / +31 (0)20 59 84344 

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Head of the department: Prof.dr. Jeroen Aerts 
Administrative Office: Marjolijn Staarink and Corry Zoll 
Telephone: +31 (0)20 59 89555 

MATHEMATICS
Head of the department: prof.dr. Mathisca de Gunst 
Secretary: Marielle van der Aa 
Tel: +31 (0)20-59 87700 

Head of the department: Prof.dr. Holger Lill 
Administrative Office: Jacqueline Cransberg and Jeannet Wijker 
Telephone: +31 (0)20 59 87241 / +31 (0)20 59 87228 
Email: secretariaat.mcb.falw@vu.nl

NEUROSCIENCES (CNCR)
Head of the department: Prof.dr. Guus Smit 
Administrative Office: Brigitte Borgman 
Telephone: + 31 (0)20 59 87116 
Email: brigitte.borgman@vu.nl

PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY
Head of the department: Prof.dr Gijs Wuite 
Secretary: Régine Anmuth (Mo + Thu) and Marja Herronen (Mo to Fri) 
Tel: +31 (0)20 – 5987890  / +31 (0)20 – 5987892

HISTORY AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF SCIENCE
Head of the department: Prof.dr. Frans van Lunteren 
Tel: +31 (0)20-59 87891