The Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Education Office plays an important role in the practical organisation of teaching. Students can also contact the education office for information about rooms, times, examinations and other matters, in case any misunderstandings remain despite the announcements in the course guides or on OSIRIS.
The Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Education Office can be reached Monday to Thursday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Sjoerd Groenman building, room A2.07. Telephone: +31 (0)30 -253 9054.
The Master’s programme is included in the Education and Examination Regulations (OER) of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences:
The Student Information Point (STIP) is the first point of contact for students and interested others. It is the place to go with questions about your (future) degree programme at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
Telephone number: +31 (0)30 2534949
Mondays through Fridays: 10:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m. and 01:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
No telephone hours on 12 December from 01:00 pm
No telephone hours from 21 December 2019 to 5 January 2020
Sjoerd Groenmangebouw, Padualaan 14, Ground floor
- Up to 11 December 2019: Mondays through Fridays, 11:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
- 12 December 2019: 11:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.
- 13 - 20 December 2019: Mondays through Fridays, 11:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
- 21 December 2019 - 5 January 2020: Closed
- 6 January 2020 onwards: Mondays through Fridays, 11:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Please fill out the questionnaire
Contact a study advisor if you have any study-related questions or problems. This can include matters related to: planning your studies, doubts about your studies, regulations or falling behind due to personal circumstances.
The study advisors are not dedicated to a particular degree programme. There are six study advisors who are available to all students, regardless of their degree programme. Additionally, each study advisor has his / her own area of expertise. This may be either a particular degree programme and / or a subject such as 'studying and world-class sport'.
A study advisor can provide advice, support and information in a confidential meeting and is available during the designated telephone office hours or walk-in hours. It is also possible to make an individual appointment with a study advisor.
If you have any questions, you can call in during the walk-in hours (maximum of fifteen minutes per student).
When: Monday to Thursday, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Please note: There are no study avisors available on 12 december from 1:00 p.m.
Where: Sjoerd Groenman building, room A0.04 / A0.06, Padualaan 14, Utrecht Science Park
Telephone: +31(0)30 253 4876, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
If you expect your question to be too complicated to answer in fifteen minutes you can make an appointment with a study advisor. You can make an appointment via the Student Information Point (STIP). Tel.: +31(0)30 253 4949, every working day from 10:00 to 12:00 a.m. and from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. On 12 december, the STIP is closed from 1:00 p.m.
The International office offers information and support for incoming and outgoing exchange students of the Faculty of Social Sciences. Contact us if you have any questions about studying abroad on a temporary basis.
International Office of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Visiting address: Sjoerd Groenman building
Padualaan 14, 3584 CH Utrecht
Tel: +31 (0)30 253 3659
Closed on 12 December from 1:00 p.m.
Walk-in Office Hours (max. 5 min a person)
Only for short questions and handing in documents.
Location: Information Desk STIP, ground floor, Sjoerd Groenman building
- up to 19 December 2019: Monday 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Tuesday 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
- 20 December 2019 - 5 January 2020: Closed
- 6 January 2020 onwards: Monday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Tuesday 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Office Hours by appointment
Appointments can be made via email: firstname.lastname@example.org (please, add your phone number).
Tuesday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Bart Weerdenburg (Coordinator International Relations): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Nicole van den Hoeven-Sneijder (International Officer): Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Loes van Velzen (International Officer): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
International office of Utrecht University
For questions about universitywide programmes, contact one of the University International Office employees.
The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences has plenty of (computer) study places in the Martinus J. Langeveld building, the Sjoerd Groenman building, the Marinus Ruppert building and the Willem C. van Unnik building.
Opening hours (also in the evenings)
Martinus J. Langeveld building, Sjoerd Groenman building and Marinus Ruppert building: Monday to Thursday 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM, Friday 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM.
Willem C. van Unnik building: Monday to Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:00 PM, Friday 8:45 AM - 8:30 PM.
Visit studyspot.uu.nl to find out which study spots are available.
The university’s has a Code of Conduct designed to prevent misconduct. In case of misconduct, you can contact the Confidential Counsellor.
One of the key roles of the Confidential Counsellor is support and supervision. The Confidential Counsellor can also mediate between the parties involved in the complaint. If this fails to reach a solution, a decision can be made jointly to submit a complaint to the complaints committee. The committee will instigate an enquiry and make recommendations to the Executive Board on appropriate measures to be taken.
Student Services provides information about studying and student life, regarding admission, enrolment, tuition fees, grants, student organisations, career orientation and studying abroad. Contact Student Services.
The Skills Lab is there to help you if you'd like to know more about developing your academic skills or if you encounter any problem during your studies. We try to map out as clearly as possible what's on offer in terms of trainings, workshops, classes, individual guidance and tools.
The Facilities Service Centre (FSC) is responsible for providing facility services at Utrecht University, such as audiovisual teaching support, catering, room hire, cleaning, waste removal, post and transport, building care and maintenance.
You can use the FSC service request form for all reports relating to facilities.
FSC Reporting Centre
Address: Marinus Ruppert Building, Leuvenlaan 19, De Uithof
Tel. +31 (0)30 253 9595
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.00 - 16.30
FSC service request form