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Political Science: Management

Institute Board ›
Programme Board ›
Institute Council ›
Advisory Council ›

Institute Board

The Institute of Political Science is managed by the Institute Board, which consists of a scientific director (appointed from within the professors of the institute) and at most two other members (appointed from the faculty). They are appointed for three years. The Board manages the workflow of the employees of the Institute of Political Science and stimulates the connection between education and research in the field of Political Science.

The members of the Institute Board are:


Programme Board

The Institute of Political Science has a Programme Board, consisting of the scientific director and at most two other members including a student member. The student member is given the opportunity to be present at meetings and is an auditor with advisory authority. The Programme Board, amongst other tasks, takes care of the organisation and integration of the offered education compliant to the Rules and Regulations. It advises the Institute Board about the content of the educational programmes.

Programme Board BSc Political Science and MSc Political Science


Institute Council

The Institute Council advises the Institute Board on all issues concerning the Institute of Political Science.

Advisory Council

The Advisory Council advises the Institute Board on a wide range of topics that concern the Institute. This advice is mainly dispensed on matters concerning education, research and the link between studies and the labour market.


The members of the Advisory Council are:

  • mw. drs. Wilma Bakema (former study adviser Political Science)
  • mr. Jeroen van Dommelen (parliamentary journalist NOS)
  • Rianne van Doeveren (former student Master International Relations & Diplomacy, now works at ING Bank)
  • drs. Remco Frerichs (managing director research institute Team Vier bv)
  • mw. drs. Riemke Riemersma (chair department The Hague VVAO)
  • drs. Roeland Buijsse (director MBO Wellantcollege)

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