The research of the Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences is characterized by high quality, innovation, collaboration with other disciplines and social relevance. The faculty is is leading in research that provides new insights into the foundations of human behaviour and movement. These foundations may be both biological and social and everything in between.

Behavioural and Movement Sciences beliefs that good research requires a multidisciplinary approach. This multidisciplinary approach is evident in the cooperation with research institutes, national research schools and other academic partnerships.
With our research we respond to social developments and we look for outcomes that will bring us further.


Obtaining a PhD

The Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers doctoral students a high quality, stimulating and well-equipped research environment. This applies to both PhD students with a position within the faculty itself as for external candidates.