The press officers of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam are the first point of contact for journalists. They coordinate the handling of incoming media requests and arrange all outgoing communications with the media. That includes, for instance, communication concerning scientific and policy information and more general communication. The press officers also advise academics and administrators on their contacts with the media.
The press officers of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam can be contacted by telephone on +31 (0)20 5985666 and by email at email@example.com. For urgent media inquiries, they are available outside office hours on +31 (0)6 52361519.
- Wessel Agterhof: Spokesperson
+31 (0)20 5982910 / +31 (0)6 11620382 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Marijke Völlmar: Media and scientific communication officer
- Niels Stet: Media and scientific communication officer
+31 (0)20 5982460 / +31 (0)6 25763091 email@example.com
If you have any questions about a specific academic area, please contact one of the faculty press officers:
- Science: Laura Janssen and Hanneke Vonk
+31 (0)20 5985219 / firstname.lastname@example.org
+31 (0)20 5982631 / email@example.com
- Law and Social Sciences: Eva Plijter
+31 (0)20 5983422 / firstname.lastname@example.org
When she is unavailable: Marieke ter Veer: +31 (0)20 5982670 / email@example.com
- Humanities, Behavioural and Movement Sciences, Religion and Theology: Doede van der Hoeven
+31 (0)20 5982726 / firstname.lastname@example.org
- School of Business and Economics: Marieke ter Veer
+31 (0)20 5982670 / email@example.com
When she is unavailable: Eva Plijter +31 (0)20 5983422 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Finding the contact details of a staff member:
If you are looking for the contact details of a specific academic staff member or another university employee, you can visit our people page.
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